Central Wisconsin Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Conserving, Protecting and Restoring Coldwater Fisheries

Welcome to the Central WI Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

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 and/or Calendar to find out more about planned activities and events. 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. 

September 2018 Meeting
and Program

CWTU’s 2018-2019 monthly program series will begin on Tuesday, September 11, 7:30 pm, at the Fin ’N Feather in Winneconne.

"Spring Pond Trout Secrets"

by Jim Hauer and Tony Garvey

Wisconsin has the highest concentration of natural spring ponds in North America - well over 200 in nearby Langlade County alone. These spring ponds have never seen a hatchery truck and are populated by native brook trout. Join us and learn about these unique and fascinating native brook trout fisheries.

Jim Hauer and Tony Garvey will be presenting a "Cliff Notes" view of where, when and how to fish. Handouts are provided - bring along your own pen - Jim and Tony may spill a few secrets.

Tony Garvey is an avid Fly fisher and active member of Fox Valley TU. Tony Loves to fish Wisconsin’s spring ponds and has presented a number of programs for his club.

Jim Hauer has fly fished most of his life and has also been very involved in the fly fishing industry for many years. In semi-retirement, Jim has worked at Tight Lines Fly Fishing Company in DePere for more than 10 years in sales and service. Jim founded BlueSky Furled Leaders, a small business he sold in 2012.

Jim has developed and presented numerous fly fishing programs. He is a charter member of the The Classic Anglers of Wisconsin fly fishing club in Green Bay and was their program director for over 12 years.

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