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Come alone and meet new friends! Or bring friends, kids and anyone else.  Learn the basics of fishing, and fly fishing. Already know a thing or two? Please help us as a volunteer at these events. Minnesota Trout Unlimited Education Coordinator Benji Kohn and Twin Cities Trout Unlimited Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program Lead Rob Noirjean have planned some fun […]

WCCO 4 News meteorologist Molly Rosenblatt went down to the Vermillion River in Farmington, to show how kids from St. Paul got to release the trout they had raised from eggs in their classroom aquarium. The watershed education program is run by Minnesota Trout Unlimited, with the help of many volunteers, local donations, and additional […]

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 […]

Minnesota Trout Unlimited (MNTU) and the volunteers in its seven state chapters has begun a second year of teaching science students about watershed protection, and its key role in protecting the water we all depend on from pollution.  That includes protecting our groundwater, which provides the drinking water for most of the metro area. Coincidentally, […]

Watch the TCTU Fly Fishing Clinic at Hay Creek!
January 15, 2016

35 people had a great time learning how to fly fish for trout along a stretch of Hay Creek near Red Wing, MN last September.  We fished along a section restored by volunteers from the Twin Cities chapter of Trout Unlimited. We’ve done four miles of stream restoration on Hay Creek since 2008. This was […]

In 2015, MNTU began a new, three-year program to educate Minnesota science students about the water cycle and the role watersheds play in keeping our groundwater and surface waters clean. Part of the program includes “Trout In the Classroom” (TIC), where MNTU provides aquariums and special chilling equipment to science classes so they can raise […]