We had great weather for our first outing!! Highland Park High School works together with volunteers from the Highland Park Nature Center and TU to bring classroom concepts into practice at the Ravines. These students also participate in the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) program. This year, we [ READ MORE... ]
Center for Conservation Leadership – 2014 Summer Great Lakes Field Trip
The Au Sable River, in Grayling, Michigan, was the last stop for students participating in the Center for Conservation Leadership's Great Lakes Field Trip. Under the leadership of Director Susie Hoffmann, the group spent several months learning about caring for the environment and taking action to [ READ MORE... ]
A Perspective on the 2014 Youth Fly Fishing and Conservation Camp
Audrey Jennings provided her perspective on this year's Youth Fly Fishing and Conservation Camp. Here's her story: Overall, my experience at camp was fantastic. I learned a lot, laughed a lot, and had a lot of fun. This camp was great if you enjoyed science or are simply curious, because the long [ READ MORE... ]
Duane Watson honored by Catskill Fly Fishing Museum
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... ]
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... ]
Bass Pro Fishing Classic - Success thanks to our volunteers
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. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=91e_1392504581 The link was provided to me by Elizabeth from the Highland Park Ravine project.
October 24, 2013 was a day to experience fun fishing and variable weather. We had more than 4 inches of snow on the northern Manistee River in the night, making the travel to Cadillac slow. Throughout the day, we had snow, sleet, hail, rain, and sun. The fishing was good, until the sun came out [ READ MORE... ]