At our November 13th meeting we are having Gene Kazmark, from DRIFT, as our speaker. He will be talking about how DRIFT is working with the veterans by showing them how to tie flies, how this helps the veterans and how DRIFT over comes some of the difficulties that the veterans encounter. Also,... [ READ MORE... ]
Trout raised in the classroom are released into the stream in Ravine #7 in Highland Park, Illinois
Photos of the student activities and classroom tanks.
This July 12th is GBTU third and final BSA Fly Fishing Merit Badge day for the year. It starts at 8:30 am and finished at 4 pm. It is being held at Nippersink Forest Preserve just west of Grayslake, IL on rte 120.
June 7th is GBTU secnond BSA Fly Fishing Merit Badge for the year. It is being held at Nippersink Forest Preserve. Located just west of Grayslake, IL on rte 120. It starts at 8:30 am and goes until 4 pm.
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 (email@example.com) or Kyle kamp (firstname.lastname@example.org.
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... ]