Category Archive: Events


The TCTU Summer Picnic!


Thanks to everyone who came to the annual picnic!   Good Times!


Volunteers needed Saturday May 3 on Vermillion River – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

Twin Cities Trout Unlimited needs your help Saturday May 3 removing brush and invasive trees on the new DNR Aquatic Management Area located on the South Branch of the Vermillion River. We will be working with the MNDNR to cut and clear undesirable brush and trees and build an angler access trail on this mile …

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Laughing Trout Program Special – Andy Roth

True Confessions of a Fly Fishing Guide: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly ~ Andy Roth ~ Gray Goat Fly Fishing Wednesday, January 22, 2014 – 6:30pm American Legion Post 118 949 E.Wayzata Blvd.


Laughing Trout Fly Fishing Group – Top 10 Midwest Spring Creek Trout Patterns

Fly Tying Instruction Please join the Laughing Trout Fly Fishing group as we learn to tie the top 10 Midwest Spring Creek Trout Patterns. Laughing Trout is an informal group of fly tying and fly fishing enthusiasts. We meet at 6:30 pm (or a little earlier) every Wednesday night at the American Legion Post #118, …

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Casting for Recovery


Our 4th MN/WI Casting for Recovery Retreat took place last weekend (June 1 – 3) and was once again an amazing experience.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with Casting for Recovery…  14 ladies whose lives have been affected by breast cancer are invited to Siren, WI for a weekend retreat filled with all …

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Habitat Update from Tony

Mall of America Stream will being May 14th, with DNR crews doing the work.  If you are open to volunteering during a weekday, please contact Mark Nemeth of the DNR ( or Tony Nelson (  On Satruday June 2, TCTU will be laying down mats and re-seeding with the DNR from 10am-2pm.  Please contact volunteer …

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Fly Tying with Laughing Trout

Join our friends, Laughing Trout, Wednesday evening at 6:30pm at American Legion Post 118 in Wayzata, MN for fly tying and stories.  Paul Johnson will demonstrate tying a Pink Squirrel and Scud. The following is a list a materials needed to tie the 2 fly’s. Pink Squirrel: Nymph Hook, size 14 or 16 Bead Head …

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Presentation by Dr. Michael Osterholm at St. Olaf College 12/13

Dr. Michael Osterholm, epidemiologist and trout enthusiast, will share the story of rehabilitating three trout streams on his Prairie Song Farm in Iowa. Until 2002 the streams were degraded by severe bank erosion and a lack of in-stream cover. Since that time, an extensive effort was made to enhance stream habitat, increase fish and prey …

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Women’s Focus Group – 11/1

Trout Unlimited is looking into how the organization can better engage women in its mission. We are conducting outreach to women who fish to learn what TU can do at the national, council and chapter levels to engage both members and non-members alike. As part of this effort, we’re looking to talk with women who …

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October Membership Meeting – Scott Thorpe

Ever wonder about the heritage of our fly fishing traditions? Scott Thorpe will present “Fly fishing in Ireland,” a photo essay based upon several journeys to the Emerald Isle in search of brown trout, Atlantic salmon and whisky. Scott is a locally known trout and steelhead guide and also spends his summers guiding in Alaska. …

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