Welcome to the Green Bay Chapter of Trout Unlimited

February Program Meeting

Tim Lanwehr with a Bolivian Fish

GBTU's Thursday, February 5th program will feature Tim Landwehr of Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co.

Tim will be sharing pictures and stories of his recent fishing trip to Bolivia. It should be a very interesting and exciting presentation.

GBTU program meetings are at 6:30pm in the upstairs conference room at the De Pere Festival Foods. We look forward to seeing you there!

GBTU Community Outreach at Cabelas

GBTU Community Outreach at Cabelas

On January 17th and 18th, Green Bay Trout Unlimited and Cabelas, held a community outreach fly tying event.

In attendance from GBTU were Dave Ostanek, Adrian Meseberg, Paul Kruse, Doug Seidl, Pat Hill and Mike Renish.  Brian Mease was the master fly tyer working for Cabelas whilst Dan Ferron and Al Jamir were guest tyers.

Please visit the GALLERY PAGE to see all the photos from the two days.

We'd like to thank everyone for coming out and especially Cabelas for hosting.  THANK YOU !

GBTU Fundraising Banquet

Banquet ImageOn Thursday, February 19th, at Stadium View Hall on Holmgren Way, Green Bay Trout Unlmited will hold its Annual Fundraising Banquet.  Please click on the GOOGLE MAP for directions.

This is GBTU's 40th annual fundraising banquet.  The proceeds from this banquet drive our budget sfor 2015 o it's incredibly important that we receive support.

Please click on the SPONSOR and/or BUY TICKETS to donate on-line.  We thank you in advance for your generous support.

Thank You Randy !

RandyRakePlaque2This July, Green Bay Trout Unlimited past president Randy Rake moved to Montana.

Randy has donated so much to our chapter in terms of leadership, time and dollars. He is one of our most experienced fly-tiers, and is always quick to lend a helping hand.

Thanks to the power of the internet, he will continue to serve on our Board as Past President.

"Thanks Green Bay TU!"

Payton @ CampBird 2014In June Green Bay Trout Unlimited sponsored 6 Brown County kids attending the Sand Lake Conservation Camp. This is what one attendee had to say...

"Green Bay Trout Unlimited, Thank you for allowing me to go to Camp Bird. It has been my 3rd and last year there, and I had an AWESOME time!"  -Payton Meseberg

For the complete article CLICK HERE!

NEW Zoo Trout Trail History

Lunker StructureThe planning for the New Zoo Educational Trout Trail started in 1992.  Installation occured primarily in the summer of 1993.  READ MORE about the trail's history.

Please check out the Educational TRAIL GALLERY.

Perched Culverts Block Fish Passage

Perched Culverts imageAccording to the U.S. Department of Transportation, a culvert becomes a barrier to fish passage when it demonstrates conditions exceeding fishes' biological ability.

Obstructions include high water velocities, perched culverts, weirs, baffles, caught debris, water pressure increase caused by inlet contraction, and low water flows.

Orvis is currently working with Trout Unlimited to help fix culvert impediments with the goal of reconnecting over 1,000 miles of fishable habitat. LEARN MORE about the TU / Orvis 1,000 mile program here.

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation ( CAFO ) of CowsEach Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation ( CAFO ) has the potential of polluting our ground water in a huge way.

LEARN MORE about Wisconsin's 250 CAFOs and CHECK OUT Wikipedia's definition of the operations.

Just recently, a 600,000+ gallon CAFO manure spill occurred in Door County. READ THE STORY HERE!