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New MNTU Statewide Newsletter is Online
February 24, 2017

The MNTU winter newsletter is a weighty one, full of news such as: Fishing Mill Creek; Book Review: Young Men and Fire; Fly Fishing the BWCAW; The Secrets of Tying Jerk Flies; Float Tubing NE MN Trout Lakes; The History of Brown Trout in SE MN; plus, what’s going on with the money raised from the sale of trout stamps? You […]

You’ll get good at cutting and hauling buckthorn.  You’ll get muddy doing it.  But you’ll get a free lunch when you are done! We’re inviting the community to join our Vermillion Riverkeepers volunteers at another stream restoration event on Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. Everyone is welcome: school groups, civic organizations, students […]

The Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo is our biggest event.  Proceeds benefit Minnesota Trout Unlimited.  We need about 40 volunteers to do everything–take tickets at the door, hand out newsletters, help people buy raffle tickets, help people find presentation rooms, and helping presenters know when their time is running out. Give us four hours, and […]

Indeed Brewing 711 15th Ave NE in Minneapolis, is the site for this month’s Trout on Tap meet-up, Thursday, March 2, from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. No agenda, no formal meeting.  Just friendly people telling lies about where they fish. This event will feature fly tying demonstrations, awesome fishing art displays, and the artists who did […]

Many people joined Trout Unlimited to learn more about fly fishing.  Take advantage of our next free presentation on the basics of fly fishing, Tuesday, February 28, at 6:30 p.m., at Wood Lake Nature Center, 6710 Lake Shore Dr., Richfield. Robert Hawkins, the owner of the new Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop in St. Paul, will […]

This map of Hay Creek near Red Wing shows sections restored by Twin Cities Trout Unlimited (TCTU) volunteers since 2009; six miles in all. The gold section shows fishing access provided by private landowners through state angling easements.  Thank landowners if you see them.  Leave farm gates the way you found them, and don’t block […]

Thanks to 19 Vermillion Riverkeepers!
December 12, 2016

The hardy souls in that photo braved the cold December 3, 2016, to cut 800 feet of buckthorn along the South Branch of the Vermillion River in Vermillion Township.  They dragged the brush into big piles for the DNR to burn this winter. Anyone can help at these events; you don’t have to be a […]

You can help wounded veterans by joining your fellow Twin Cities Trout Unlimited volunteers in our Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing program.  We are the local sponsor of this national program that helps active and retired military veterans with disabilities rehabilitate, emotionally and physically, through education and activities involving fly fishing.  We help them learn […]

Thanks to 55 Vermillion Riverkeepers Volunteers!
November 11, 2016

The photo shows 45 of the 55 volunteers who teamed up to cut invasive buckthorn brush choking the banks of the South Branch of the Vermillion River east of Farmington, MN on Saturday, October 29. It was a lot of fun, and we accomplished a lot, clearing about 1100 feet of this awesome trout stream. […]

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