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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fly Tying

Please join the Laughing Trout Fly Fishing Group this May, as we learn how to tie some of the best warmwater fly patterns. Laughing Trout is an informal group of fly tying and fly fishing enthusiasts. We meet at 6:30 pm (or earlier) every Wednesday at the American Legion Post 118 in Wayzata. Come and […]

Fly Tying

Fly Tying Instructions with Laughing Trout Fly Fishing Please join the Laughing Trout Fly Fishing group as we learn how to tie the top 8 Midwest Spring Creek Trout Fly Patterns. Laughing Trout is an informal group of fly tying and fly fishing enthusiasts. We meet at 6:30 pm every Wednesday at the American Legion […]