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.
Once again, our headquarters will be the Fenway House in Fennimore, WI. You must make your own hotel reservations. We are holding a block of 12 rooms. Please make your own reservation. Rooms can be viewed on the hotel web site, www.thesilentwoman.com, and each has its own flavor. Make your... [ READ MORE... ]
Dun Magazine, in conjunction with a Tight Loop Magazine and Fly2Media are bringing the International Fly Fishing Film Tour to Chicago!
The details are below:
When: March 18
Time: Doors open at 6, film at 7
Where: Star Cinema Grille – 53 S. Evergreen Avenue, Arlington... [ READ MORE... ]
Make your reservations with Kurt-Space is Limited
The first GBTU trip of 2014 is now set. The location is the same as last year: Gene's Trout Fishing Resort, 324 river Acres Drive, Salesville, Arkansas 72659-9796. Website: www.norfork.com/genes/. Phone: (870)
499-5381. We're going back... [ READ MORE... ]
This river restoration project included removing river platforms and replacing them with new structures. New posts were set in place using water pressure to drill holes in the river bottom. On top of the posts, structures were built by repurposing logs and wood from the old platforms. This... [ READ MORE... ]
February monthly chapter meeting. Our scheduled speaker is unavailable at this time. Jim Moore and Myra Coddens will conduct a session to familiarize members with the new web site hosted by TU National.