Category: Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings and 2021 Spring Opener Cancellations, Membership Dues and Some Great Fish Pictures

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our concern for everyone’s safety, all Badger Fly Fishers monthly meetings are cancelled until further notice.  Please continue to check the Badger Fly Fishers’ website at badgerflyfishers.org for future updates.  Additionally and for the same reason, we have… Continue Reading “Monthly Meetings and 2021 Spring Opener Cancellations, Membership Dues and Some Great Fish Pictures”

Cancelled – March 23rd Meeting

Bradd Sims’ presentation on “Smallmouth Bass of the Driftless Area” for Monday, March 23rd has been cancelled due to the health concerns related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the need for groups and really everyone to encourage the practice of social distancing to… Continue Reading “Cancelled – March 23rd Meeting”

February 24th Meeting – Tim Landwehr on “A Tight Lines Patagonia Adventure”

Tim Landwehr is the owner of Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co. in De Pere, WI.  Tim has a dedicated fly fishing retail operation and has developed a robust guiding operation on the Rivers of NE Wisconsin.  In addition, he has had the good fortune… Continue Reading “February 24th Meeting – Tim Landwehr on “A Tight Lines Patagonia Adventure””

January 27th Meeting – Rich Osthoff on “Fly Fishing Skills and Strategies for the Driftless Region”

For nearly twenty years Rich Osthoff has guided fly fishers for trout on his home waters, the Driftless Region of Western Wisconsin.  His trips take fly fishers on dozens of streams both north and south of the Wisconsin River, including the Viroqua area, Grant… Continue Reading “January 27th Meeting – Rich Osthoff on “Fly Fishing Skills and Strategies for the Driftless Region””

February 8th Spring Opener Fundraiser – Bob Clouser on “Bass, Both Species, Top to Bottom” and “Clouser’s Top Tips” and Much, Much More!

Bob Clouser is a long time high profile smallmouth bass fisherman and is the creator of the famed Clouser Minnow fly pattern.  The Clouser Minnow is known world-wide and has caught more varieties of fish than any other fly.  Bob has also developed numerous… Continue Reading “February 8th Spring Opener Fundraiser – Bob Clouser on “Bass, Both Species, Top to Bottom” and “Clouser’s Top Tips” and Much, Much More!”

December 16th Meeting – Jim Lattis, Director of the UW Madison Space Place on “140 Years on the Frontiers: UW Madison’s Washburn Observatory”

Dr. Jim Lattis is director of the UW Madison Space Place, the outreach and public education center for the University’s Department of Astronomy, in which he is also a Faculty Associate.  Jim teaches astronomy by many methods to a wide variety of audiences from… Continue Reading “December 16th Meeting – Jim Lattis, Director of the UW Madison Space Place on “140 Years on the Frontiers: UW Madison’s Washburn Observatory””

November 25th Meeting – Matt Mitro on “Trout Research in Wisconsin: An Overview of Three Studies”

Matt Mitro is a fisheries research scientist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR).  Based in Madison, Matt has been working with the WDNR since 2003 on statewide fisheries issues with a focus on trout in Wisconsin’s inland streams.  Previously he worked for… Continue Reading “November 25th Meeting – Matt Mitro on “Trout Research in Wisconsin: An Overview of Three Studies””

October 28th Meeting – Mat Wagner on “Golden Dorado Fishing in Northern Argentina”

Mat Wagner, along with his wife Geri, owns the Driftless Angler Fly Shop in Viroqua, WI.  Mat will make a presentation titled “Golden Dorado Fishing in Northern Argentina” at this month’s meeting. Mat has fished all over North America for pretty much anything that… Continue Reading “October 28th Meeting – Mat Wagner on “Golden Dorado Fishing in Northern Argentina””

September 23rd Meeting – Scott Osborne on “Fly Fishing Adventures and Conservation Efforts in Cuba”

Welcome to our new season of presentations!  Scott Osborne represents Avalon Outdoor in the United States and has been involved in fly fishing destination travel for nearly a decade which includes guiding clients in Virginia and hosting trips around the world.  Scott began working… Continue Reading “September 23rd Meeting – Scott Osborne on “Fly Fishing Adventures and Conservation Efforts in Cuba””

May 20th Meeting – “Decoding the Driftless” Movie Showing with Steve Born Answering Questions

Emmy Award-winning filmmakers George Howe and Tim Jacobson of Sustainable Driftless and Rob Nelson of Untamed Science have teamed up again to produce a one hour feature-length film on the amazing origins, diversity, and resources of the Driftless Region.  The creative team also includes… Continue Reading “May 20th Meeting – “Decoding the Driftless” Movie Showing with Steve Born Answering Questions”