May 8th is our last general meeting of the year. At the meeting we are going to have two programs. One will be a refresher on casting. We are having Donna Smith a IFFF Certified fly casting instructor. She works part time at the Yorktown Orvis Store and also help set up Orvis’s F101... [ READ MORE... ]
For information on this please email Darwin Adams (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kyle kamp (email@example.com.
Just a reminder that the Women's Initiative is hosting a seminar at Cabela's on Saturday, April 5th. See the events listing for details.
Thirty four (34) women who stopped by the TU Booth at the BassPro Fishing Classic expressed interest in TU. We followed up with these women, via email, providing information regarding the Membership Drive and the next event April 5 at Cabela’s. We also provided our contact information for the... [ READ MORE... ]
Bring the Family to GBTU's summer picnic!
The date for our summer picnic is Thursday, June 12. Bring your rod, kid's fishing gear, balls, Frisbees, scooters, or even a boat or canoe!
This year’s picnic will be back at the Century Park, Boat Dock Pavilion, in Vernon Hills (between Little and Big... [ READ MORE... ]
April Chapter Meeting
Fly Fishing for Musky. Chris Willen presenting.
Spread the word! The Illinois Council TU Women’s Initiative is sponsoring a free introductory fly fishing seminar for women.
DATE: April 5, 2014
TIME: 9 am – 12 Noon
LOCATION: Cabela’s, 5225 Prairie Stone Pkwy. Hoffman Estates IL 60192, (847) 645-0400
Seminar includes introduction to casting,... [ READ MORE... ]
Thanks to our volunteers for making the TU booth at the Fishing Classic a success. In the two weekends, we gathered names of women interested in learning more about TU and fly fishing. Youth Camp flyers were distributed to youths and parents/guardians/grandparents, etc. interested in the camp. A... [ READ MORE... ]
When the morning light started to show in the windows I awoke. There was a strong argument to just stay in bed. After all there was no hurry to fish. A mist blanketed the valley floor hiding the trout stream and it promised to be a cool September day, with enough cloud cover to make for good... [ READ MORE... ]
This video explains the impact that the reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone National Park has had on the ecosystem, including the rivers.
The link was provided to me by Elizabeth from the Highland Park Ravine project.