As a Trout Unlimited Chapter, joining the Bluebacks means signing up for TU National.  New members that have never belonged to TU before can sign up for a special introductory rate of $17.50 for a year’s membership by clicking here.  To renew your membership or start a membership after yours has lapsed, click here.  When you sign up, just choose The Bluebacks- Chapter #196 from the list of chapters you’d like to be affiliated with.  Membership gets you some sweet TU swag, a subscription to Trout Magazine, and a host of other benefits, as well as eligibility to serve as an officer or board member with the Bluebacks and participate in chapter meetings and decision-making processes.