Category: Monthly Meeting

2023 Spring Opener Cancellation and Alternative Fundraiser

After much discussion and contemplation the Badger Fly Fishers’ Board of Directors has concluded that it is best to cancel its annual fundraiser, the Badger Fly Fishers Spring Opener.  This annual fundraiser supports local conservation projects and was scheduled for February 11, 2023.  A… Continue Reading “2023 Spring Opener Cancellation and Alternative Fundraiser”

September 7th Meeting – P.J. Smith on “Driftless Area Fly Fishing Opportunities”

P.J. Smith is the owner of PJ’s Guide Service located out of his home in Westby, WI known as the “Smith Schoolhouse.”  P.J. has been fly fishing the clear spring creeks in the Driftless Area for more than 20 years and it is truly… Continue Reading “September 7th Meeting – P.J. Smith on “Driftless Area Fly Fishing Opportunities””

Meetings to Begin on Wednesday, September 7th

The Badger Fly Fishers are happy to announce that it will resume its meeting schedule beginning on Wednesday, September 7th.  Please note that we have changed our meetings to the first Wednesday of the month and will now meet every other month instead of… Continue Reading “Meetings to Begin on Wednesday, September 7th”

Monthly Meetings and 2022 Spring Opener Cancellations and Some Great Fish Pictures

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and our concern for everyone’s safety, all Badger Fly Fishers monthly meetings are still cancelled until further notice.  Please 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 2022 Spring Opener Cancellations and Some Great Fish Pictures”

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””