Thank you for visiting the Central Wisconsin Chapter of Trout Unlimited's website. We are an active group of TU members from the central sands area of Wisconsin with over 300 members who all share in a common goal: to conserve and protect our cold water resources. Please take some time to look around our website to find out more about us by clicking on About Us, or by clicking on News to find out what we have been doing. You can also click on Activities or Calendar to find out what events are coming up. By clicking on River Keepers you can find out all about our water monitoring program and by clicking on Workdays, you can find out more about our stream restoration projects and activities. Many of our members enjoy fly fishing and fly tying and you can find out more about Fly Tying by clicking on this tab. We support fishing by all legal methods, including spin fishing and live bait fishing for trout. Our Multimedia section includes pictures and video's of some of our activities and other things you might be interested in, so you might want to check that out. Finally, our Forums allows you to provide input and to comment on what we are doing.
Please scroll down to see information on current activities and events, and to the bottom for our program schedule.
CWTU will kick-off the its 2014 - 2015 monthly program series, on September 16, at 7:30 pm, with a program titled "All About Fall Fishing: With an All-Star Panel of Ten Fly Fishing Experts" at the Fin 'N Feather in Winneconne. Each panel member will take three minutes to introduce themselves and tell people about their particular Fall fishing activities. Then individual panel members will go to designated tables where they will display their rods, reels, flies, maps, books, and any other gear that they feel is relevant. People in the audience at this time will be able to go from table to table to ask questions and visit with panel members.
The program is free to the public and all ages are invited. The CWTU business meeting will start at 6:15 pm and all members and the public is invited to attend.
Here is a list of current panel members and their topics.
John Tucker---western fishing
Dan Harmon---salt water fishing
Bob Haase---muskie fishing
Ira Giese---Arkansas Fishing
John Gremmer---SW Wisconsin fishing
Jeff Treu---Lake Michigan tribs and migratory fish
Scott Bahn---central Wisconsin fishing
David Seligman---Maine fishing
Scott Grady---central Wisconsin fishing
Russ Bouck---Brule River/White River in Arkansas
Tim Waters---Fall Night Fishing In Wisconsin
Steve Heuser---fishing and kayaking on the Brule River
For a list of our monthly programs scroll down to the bottom of this screen. For information on a specific program---call John Gremmer at 920-582-7802 or eMail email@example.com/.
The 2014 CWTU River Keepers' training session was held at Riverside Park in Waupaca on May 10. People came from all over the state to be trained in the water monitoring process. This is the ten year anniversary of our chapters first water monitoring efforts. At this time the River Keepers have 33 teams monitoring around 40 sites in Wisconsin.