Twin Cities Trout Unlimited
Our mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds, with an emphasis on Minnesota, and a focus on the Twin Cities metro area.
Our Streams
Hay Creek, The Vermillion River and Hust Creek
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Fly Tying, Work-Days, Outreach Events and more...

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This is the biggest fly fishing and conservation outreach event in the Upper Midwest, and is presented by our statewide coordinating board of volunteers from the six chapters, Minnesota Trout Unlimited (MNTU).  Check out all the cool exhibitors and dozens of seminars at the official website: TCTU will have booth space, and we need volunteers to staff […]

Save $10 by ordering your tickets online here. Please join us for some fun, and raise money to support our stream protection, environmental education, and outreach efforts, by attending our Spring FUNdraiser, Saturday, April 21, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Eagan Community Center. The event includes a buffet dinner, silent auction items, […]


January 1, 2018, the winter catch-and-release trout season opened for southeastern Minnesota. We used this day to remind people to be smart about spreading salt and other chlorides that melt ice on our sidewalks, driveways, and roads.  Fortunately, the news media carried that message to a broad audience on New Year’s Day!  Thank you to reporter Samuel King […]

New MNTU Statewide Newsletter is Online
December 31, 2017

The MNTU winter newsletter is a weighty one, full of news such as how to catch big trout at night, a new fly pattern to tie, and the results of a new fish survey on the Vermillion River. You can find this issue and all the back issues online, at the Minnesota Trout Unlimited site.  […]

The new winter catch-and-release trout fishing season opens Monday, January 1, 2018, in eight southeastern Minnesota counties. They include Goodhue, Wabasha, Dodge, Olmstead, Winona, Mower, Fillmore, and Houston counties. The season is closed in the metro area. Generally, trout streams don’t freeze over in this area, because so much of their flow comes from groundwater springs.  The […]

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