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It’s back! Get an EYEFULL of awesome new fly fishing films in the International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4), (www.flyfilmfest.com), 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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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