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Name: Michelle Sparrow
Date registered: October 23, 2011

Latest posts

  1. The Traveling Fly Box — July 21, 2014
  2. The TCTU Summer Picnic! — July 21, 2014
  3. Thank You to our Volunteers on May 3rd — May 21, 2014
  4. Current Volunteer Opportunities on the TCTU Board — May 12, 2014
  5. Work on the Vermillion — May 8, 2014

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Jul 21

The Traveling Fly Box


  A lot about fly fishing is connections… connections with our environment, connections with our deeper selves, and connections with our fellow anglers.  Thus “Vagabox The Traveling Fly Box”. TCTU and Paul Johnson of Laughing Trout have joined forces to create this special fly box and journal. Today these two items started its travels in …

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Jul 21

The TCTU Summer Picnic!


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

May 21

Thank You to our Volunteers on May 3rd

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Hi All, Stream work on the south branch of the Vermillion went great! We had 25 volunteers and we removed a lot of brush & trees(mostly buckthorn). We also treated the stumps to kill the roots with chemicals supplied by the DNR. Mark Nemeth of the DNR was there & trained volunteers to treat the …

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May 12

Current Volunteer Opportunities on the TCTU Board

The Twin Cities Chapter of Trout Unlimited is committed to conserving, restoring and protecting our cold water fisheries throughout the Driftless Region.  Our effort consists of volunteers for both on-stream work and administrative work.  Your help is needed!  We currently have several openings that involve monthly meetings with the TCTU Board (2nd Tuesday of the …

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May 08

Work on the Vermillion

All the rain we had has pushed the Vermillion River over its banks in the south metro, flooding fields and woods east of Farmington. The Vermillion drains the largest area in the Twin Cities, starting in Scott County and flowing east to Hastings and the Mississippi River.   The U.S. Geological Service gauging station in …

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Apr 26

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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Apr 04

Habitat Update from Tony

For 2014, we are starting with 5300 feet on Hay Creek downstream of the Camp Ground. The plans, bids & final research were done over the winter & will start hopefully by mid-April barring any delays with all the permits. The chapter can expect some additional cleanup(brush & tree removal) on Hay Creek as well. …

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Mar 21

We need your help on 3/24

Please see the below note from “Friends of the Kinni”: Important meeting with the City on Monday The “Friends of the Kinni” is a grassroots citizens group that is concerned about the impact of our two dams on the long-term health of our river. The “Friends” recently formed in response to the City’s application for …

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Feb 27

TCTU Banquet Prize: Guide Trip on the North Platte River for GIANT Rainbow, Brown, and Cutthroat Trout!!


Guide Trip on the North Platte River for GIANT Rainbow, Brown, and Cutthroat Trout PLUS One Night’s Lodging!! Cowboy Drifters is truly Grey Reef’s most experienced and finest guiding outfitter.  World class guides providing lifetime experiences for men, women, children, beginners, and professionals on the famous blue ribbon water of the Grey Reef, at the …

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Feb 23

TCTU Banquet Prize: Jewelry by Arte Bella


RSVP for the Annual Fundraising Banquet Today!!! 

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