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.
GBTU members: 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.
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... ]
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... ]