Expo News clip

We had a great weekend at the Expo.  Thanks again to all of those who helped out at the booth.  Also, KSTP did a great story about the Expo, shining some light on the amount of women getting into the sport.  Check it out below!  

Laughing Trout Speaker – Jeff Broberg

This Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Speaker at Laughing Trout – conservation Wed. Feb. 1 – 6:30 PM. Speaker – Jeff Broberg A Geologist, environmental risk manager, resident of Whitewater Watershed & President of MN Trout Assoc. and Preston’s National Trout Center. Topic – How can we prevent incidents like the 2015 South Branch Whitewater fish kill? […]

Casting Clinic 2017, Vadnais Sports Dome

The Vadnais Dome Casting clinic was a great success.  We had a fun time honing our casting skill. This year there were four stations: Basic- lift and cast; roll casting; mending your cast; and spey casting demonstration. We rotated through the stations working in small groups with instructors. The attendees enjoyed learning and had fun.  Thanks to our instructors […]

Volunteering with Girl Scouts

On February 27, several members from FFWMN, two gals from a Wisconsin TU group, and two gals from the U of M entomology dept., met several Girl Scouts at an elementary school in Menomonie, WI. The Girl Scouts had a great time learning about trout streams, the insects they eat, how to know what brook, brown […]

MinnAqua Youth Mentoring

Members of the club mentored youth ages 11-17 to teach basic fly fishing skills that included practice on a stream. The event is sponsored annually by the Minnesota DNR at the end of May.  We had a wonderful time at the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center in Lanesboro recruiting the next generation of fly fishers. Spread the word […]