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.
Please scroll down to see information on current activities and events, and to the bottom for our program schedule.
On January 13, 2015, the Central Wisconsin Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting a program called "Night of the Tiny Insects". The program will be held upstairs at the Fin N Feather in Winneconne, WI, and will run from 6:30pm to around 8:45pm. The program will help us learn about all the tiny insects that trout feed on and the flies that represent them. Tom Lager from the Fox Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited will present a Powerpoint program on the entomology aspects of these tiny insects and Charlie Piette from Tightlines in DePere will be talking about how to fish them.
From around 6:30pm to around 8:45pm we will have some of the areas best fly tiers tying their favorite fly patterns to represent these tiny insects. Starting at around 7:30pm Tom and Charlie will presenting their programs.
This will be a great opportunity to learn more about these tiny insects, the flies that represent them, and how to fish them.
The program is open to the public.
FREE ADMISSION. BRING A FRIEND!
Dick Kraus(left) was awarded the CWTU prestigious "Brookie Award" at the November 4th CWTU Annual Banquet by Awards Chair Dan Harmon III. Kraus has been a CWTU President, the State TU Chair, as well as a long time TU activist. Thanks for all you have done Dick!
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.