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


As the photos show, we had an awesome, fun night at our first Fall Festival Fundraiser in Eagan last Friday. The big surprise was U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar making a guest appearance and speaking for a few minutes about the successes we’ve achieved together, including protecting the Great Lakes, and getting rid of microbead pollution. […]

Friday, October 14, we are holding our first annual Fall Festival Fundraiser at the Eagan Community Center. Food, drink, fun, games, door prizes and silent auction items will support our continued work. Guest speaker will be fishing guide Matt Doth,  who will reveal his secrets for catching trophy trout on the Vermillion River, from Lakeville […]

I’m Dan Callahan, chair of our chapter communications committee. First off, thank you for supporting our work. I don’t know if you know this, but we’re all volunteers in the chapter. I first took advantage of volunteer opportunities with the chapter so I could broaden my work experience and get a new job. I also […]

The new edition of Trout Unlimited Minnesota should have landed in your mailboxes by now, featuring the great stream restoration work done on Garvin Brook, an update on the Lost Trout Streams of Burnsville and Eagan, and a new fly tying recipe from Paul Johnson for one of the basics: The Pheasant Tail Nymph. You […]

Learn How to Flyfish and Tie Your Own Flies
August 27, 2016

One reason many of us joined Trout Unlimited is to learn how to fly fish.  The Twin Cities Trout Unlimited chapter holds at least one free fly fishing clinic a year.  Last fall, we held it on Hay Creek near Red Wing.  Our chapter’s volunteers have restored about six miles of the stream, beginning back […]

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