TCTU Latest News & Alerts

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 […]

Community

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. […]

About 45 volunteers turned out Saturday, March 5th to help improve habitat along the Vermillion River We cleared invasive trees along the South Branch of the Vermillion River near Farmington, MN, removing buckthorn and other invasives, which are degrading trout and riparian forest habitat.  We will helped create better public access for our community.  Volunteers were […]

Advocacy

YAY! All the emails from TU members, other environmental groups, and clean water advocates we alerted worked! Last night at a public hearing on the 10-year Draft Watershed Management Plan for the Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Organization (VRWJPO), staff prefaced the public comment period by saying they had been inundated with emails, and they have agreed […]

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