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.
Duane Watson, long time GBTU member, was honored with the installation of a plaque in his memory in the workshop of the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum. He had an interest in fishing bamboo fly rods. A number of the donated rods were from the historical makers in the Catskill region.
Having lived... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]
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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... ]