Tonight the NLC Education Workgroup met on conference call, and they asked The YLC to provide some input specifically: What might a TU chapter try to get local high school and college aged kids involved? This includes kids who have already gone to TU camps. Please reply with ideas so we can... [ READ MORE... ]
Logan attended the third annual national TU Teen Summit, held this past summer in the Driftless Area in Wisconsin. We appreciated Logan's reflections on what makes TU tick.
TU chapter: Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter
Favorite stream: Timber Coulee in Driftless Wisconsin
On being outside: I... [ READ MORE... ]
Does your chapter or council have a youth leader in it—as in, a leader who is a young person? Young people in their teens and early twenties take on MANY leadership roles at TU. Here are just a few of the ways they can be involved:
· Chapter leaders – teens can be members of Chapter... [ READ MORE... ]
Hey guys it's Ryan Heisler,
Hey i just think it would be cool for everyone who's going to the summit to add what their looking forward too the most to this post! i look forward to talking to all of you about how TU has changed you as a person, and i'd be lying if i said i didn't care about the... [ READ MORE... ]
Hello, my name is Austin Chu and I'm from Washington. Although I am a second time summiteer, I still feel pretty new to TU and I'm always looking for more ways to get involved.As for fishing.... I love to fly fish, but I also gear fish quite a lot. When I fish, I usually carry both a fly rod and a... [ READ MORE... ]
This is a simple but must have pattern for the summit.
tied on a size 6 to 10 long shank hook with a conehead
black 3/0 thread (ideal)
Black marabou or dubbing for the tail, and for the body (spun in a loop)
optional black estaz chenille under the body
Hello,My name is Logan Ambrookian. I am 14 years old and I will be attending the Teen Summit. I live in Eastern Wisconsin and I regularly fish the Driftless Area. Fly fishing is not only a hobby for me, but it is my life. Fly tying is also a passion of mine. I look forward to meeting you all!
Today's fly, the black hippie stomper (cricket pattern) size 8 to 12
Black 3/0 or 6/0 thread
any floating black fibers work for the tail
black dubbing under black foam body ( this color seems to be the best, but to change colors just use a different color dubbing)
2 rubber legs
white... [ READ MORE... ]
I am Sam Zabronsky, a second time summiteer. I would love to connect with new people going to the summit who just want to talk about what it is like, or what we try to accomplish after. I am also an avid fly tyer and have done a lot of reaserch about the driftless area. I will... [ READ MORE... ]
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