The Chapters of Trout Unlimited do some amazing things to promote and educate about the conservation and protection of coldwater habitats. We would like to share just a few nuggets of the amazing effort and selfless dedication that our volunteer leaders are giving in their communities.
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Location: Southwestern Wisconsin
Type of stream: Freestone spring creek
Angling methods: Fly, Spin
Species: Browns, brook trout
Supporting Services: Viroqua, Westby
Short take: Gentle meadow river with great browns
Handicapped Access: None
Closest TU Chapter... [ READ MORE... ]
The 58-foot-wide concrete channel, which extends upstream to the Canadian Pacific Railway bridge, is severely deteriorated and its removal will allow stronger swimming fish — salmon, walleyes and even northern pike — to push up the river to Menomonee Falls.
After that work is completed this... [ READ MORE... ]
As a self-proclaimed girly girl who grew up with a single mother who didn't fish, I had been sorely lacking in some of the vocabulary that is thrown around at typical TU meetings.
My first two years of TU were dedicated to helping with my local chapter's (Frank Hornberg) conservation efforts and... [ READ MORE... ]
Ever since I can remember, my beloved 87-year old grandfather, Grampie, has had a hearing problem. It has gotten worse in the last twenty years, and he hates his hearing aids. They must not be comfortable (or maybe he’s hiding from Grandma!) as he’d rather not hear what’s going on than wear them.... [ READ MORE... ]
What follows is an e-mail which was sent to all Wisconsin TU leaders this morning. Please feel free to post any pertinent information as a comment to this post.
Dear Wisconsin TU Leaders and Friends:
As many of you know, New Zealand Mudsnails have been... [ READ MORE... ]
I have just learned that the Wisconsin Trout Unlimited License Plate Bill has been set for an Executive Vote on November 12, 2013, at 9:00 a.m.
THE MISSION CHANGES NOW.
Our mission is to contact our legislators and tell them to VOTE YES on AB-173, and to ADVANCE IT ONWARD to the full... [ READ MORE... ]
I grew up in Jefferson County in an area about as flat as flat gets in Wisconsin. We knew who farmed most of the land we drove past on the way to church each Sunday, and more than a few of those families sat in the pews around us.
When the Brewers were on, we listened to Bob Uecker call games on... [ READ MORE... ]
In southwest Montana earlier this summer, I was driving in to town for dinner with a few friends. We’d fished big water: One stream which was subject to agricultural dewatering was warm and about to be shut down to fishing, and another was a tail water full of an endless school of large brown... [ READ MORE... ]