Zoom Virtual Chapter Meetings Starting at 7:00 PM

Zoom Meeting invitation scheduled delivery Monday before the Thursday Chapter Meeting each month. Request invitation at mayfly@wcwtu.com

Fly's, Fly Lines, and Sink Tips 11/12/2020

Brian from Lunds Fly Shop and Gabe Schurt Scientific Angler rep is on tap to explain the wide range of fly lines and flies presentations, and to add to the already wide range of choices throw in sink tips.

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Tracy Hames from Wisconsin Watersheds Association is our guest speaker. Tracy 12/10/2020

Establish and Manage Brook Trout Reserves 1/14/2021

Two of our Chapter areas DNR Fish Biologist Kasey Yallay and Emma Easterly will explain how streams are designated as brook trout reserve, the changing in habitat design, and stream resistance for “Brookies.”

Josh Smelter

February Chapter Meeting 2/11/21

Eau Claire Anglers – Josh Smeltzer
Join Us and Experience the Art of Smallmouth and Musky  Fly Tying

Josh has earned a reputation as one of the finest trophy musky fly anglers in the United States. He specializes in finding the biggest fish in the river and excels at putting them in the boat. In addition, he is a fantastic smallmouth and trout angler. You won’t find another guide with a more positive attitude and desire to share his skills than Josh. With his state of the art jetboat, Josh can offer a truly unique experience. 

Below is info on what we’ll be tying for the Musky Bug and the Bass Bug, Materials list, Great resources for purchasing materials, and a couple helpful tying video references for future use.
 

Single Hook Mini Buford

• Bucktails: Any colors you want
• Feathers: Shlappen Feathers, or saddle feathers at least 6-8″ long
• Thread: 150 or 200 Veevus GSP, Uni Big Fly Thread, Danville Flat Waxed or Flymaster Plus 210 Denier, or if you’re in a pinch 6-10lb Braided bass line spun onto an empty spool using a drill
• Flash: Flashabou Magnum
• Hooks in either 4/0, 6/0, 8/0 size : Really any hook you can have like the Ahrex PR350 light predator, Ahrex TP 610 Trout Predator, Ahrex PR 320 Predator Stinger Hook, Kona Big Game, Gamakatsu Spinner Bait, Gamakatsu B10s Stinger, Partridge Bad Boy Predator, Partridge absolute Predator, Misfit Musky Hooks
• Super glue or UV glue optional
Single Hook Bulkhead Deceiver
• Bucktail: Any color you want
• Flash, Either polar flash or magnumb flash
• Thread: 150 or 200 Veevus GSP, Uni Big Fly Thread, Danville Flat Waxed or Flymaster Plus 210 Denier, or if you’re in a pinch 6-10lb Braided bass line spun onto an empty spool using a drill
• Hooks in either 2/0 – 5/0, size : Really any hook you can have like the Ahrex PR350 light predator, Ahrex TP 610 Trout Predator, Ahrex PR 320 Predator Stinger Hook, Kona Big Game, Gamakatsu Spinner Bait, Gamakatsu B10s Stinger, Partridge Bad Boy Predator, Partridge absolute Predator, Misfit Musky Hooks, Eagle Claw
• Super glue or UV glue optional
Buying Resources:
• MuskyFool.com
• Nightmaremuskyflies.com
• LundsFlyShop.com
• Dakota Fly Angler: https://shop.flyfishsd.com/
• Mendprovisions.com
• Ace hardware
• Scheels

 

Chapter Meeting March 11,2021

STREAM Girls is Trout Unlimited’s watershed STEM program for girls that builds confidence and breaks down barriers in science and the outdoors. Through the eyes of a scientist, artist, and angler, girls make a personal connection to their home waters.

Zoom Presentation by Tara Granke

Zoom Registration Link


Trout Unlimited – Headwaters Youth Program Coordinator

Learn More About Stream Girls 

Gone Fishing!!!! Until Next October

Nothing more to say, but tight lines and wear sunscreen.

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