Pat Dorsey is a Denver, Colorado based fly fishing guide and co-owner of the Blue Quill Angler, a full-service fly shop that has served customers since 1988. Pat has pursued selective Rocky Mountain trout for over thirty-five years and as a result has a vast knowledge… Continue Reading “February 9th Spring Opener Fundraiser – Pat Dorsey on “Western US Rivers’ Tailwaters and Colorado’s Best Trout Streams” and Much More!”
Emily Buege is a Research Scientist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) and a database manager and spatial analyst on the Snapshot Wisconsin project. She has a B.S. in Ecology and a M.S. in Geography with an emphasis in environment and natural… Continue Reading “December 11th Meeting – Emily Buege (WDNR) on “Snapshot Wisconsin: Let’s Discover our Wildlife Together!””
As we all know, Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario are collectively known as the Great Lakes but these well-known bodies of water all originate from a lesser known source. Lake Nipigon and the Nipigon River in northwestern Ontario drain into Lake Superior making… Continue Reading “November 26th Meeting – Don Wolf on “Fishing Lake Nipigon and the Lake Nipigon Region””
Lisie Kitchel is a Conservation Biologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) working in the Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation where she is an expert on Wisconsin’s native freshwater mussels. Lisie is trained as an Aquatic Ecologist with a BS in Ecosystems… Continue Reading “October 22nd Meeting – Lisie Kitchel (WDNR) on “Wisconsin’s Native Freshwater Mussels: A Unique Resource””
Jason Randall has been an outdoor writer for the last twelve years with feature articles appearing regularly in American Angler, as well as Fly Fisherman, Eastern Fly Fishing, Northwest Fly Fishing and many other outdoor magazines. He is a veterinarian certified in fish health… Continue Reading “September 24th Meeting – Jason Randall on “Nymph Fishing Secret Weapons””
August 4th will be our annual members summer picnic at Donald Park located just north of Mt. Vernon on Hwy 92. There will be food and conversation; Brian Ramsey will be there to teach, or help you improve your fly casting. So bring your… Continue Reading “Summer Picnic – August 4th”
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The monthly meetings are over until September. Please use all the knowledge you have gained from the great speakers/presentations and go out fishing. Better yet – Take a kid fishing.
Paul Ladell will be doing a presentation on his “Alaska Adventure” Join us on May 21st, 7:00 PM at “The Maple Tree” in McFarland
Jim Bartelt will talk about his trip to the end of the world. Fly fishing for giant sea-run brown trout in Argentina.