Twin Cities Trout Unlimited
Committed to conserving, restoring, and protecting coldwater fisheries in Minnesota and throughout the Driftless Region of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa, with a focus on the Twin Cities metro area.
Our Streams
Hay Creek, The Vermillion River and Hust Creek
Upcoming Events
Fly Tying, Work-Days, Outreach Events and more...
Our Mission

To Conserve, Restore and Protect the cold water fisheries throughout the Driftless Region of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa with concentrated efforts in the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Western Wisconsin regions

Latest TCTU News

What's happening

WCCO 4 News meteorologist Molly Rosenblatt went down to the Vermillion River in Farmington, to show how kids from St. Paul got to release the trout they had raised from eggs in their classroom aquarium. The watershed education program is run by Minnesota Trout Unlimited, with the help of many volunteers, local donations, and additional […]


It’s back! Get an EYEFULL of awesome new fly fishing films in the International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4), (, Monday, May 22. These are all new, and many say, are better than, the Fly Fishing Film Tour (FT3) that stopped at the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis in March. Show up early to Surly’s Destination Brewery, at 520 Malcolm Ave SE, […]

On Sunday, April 16, 2017, Channels 5, 9 and 11 all covered the story of Minnesota Trout Unlimited warning that our streams are in trouble. Language in the omnibus environmental bills now in conference committee would shrink existing 50-foot wide unplowed strips of plants along the edges of some streams to just 16.5 feet, on 70% of the […]

Thanks to our Eagle Creek Volunteers
April 10, 2017

We had a great day of doing stream restoration work in the MNDNR Eagle Creek State Aquatic Management Area (AMA) in Savage, MN on Saturday, April 8.  The Savage Pacer newspaper did a great article about the day, and included photos at this link. It’s a continuation of the work we started back in 1993 to save Eagle Creek, […]

Minnesota’s first official “fishing opener” is Saturday, April 15, 2017, when the stream trout season opens in the central and southern part of the state. Trout fishing along the North Shore of Lake Superior is open all year, and southeastern Minnesota counties have had catch-and-release fishing since January. You must have a trout stamp added to your regular fishing […]

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