Central Wisconsin Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Conserving, Protecting and Restoring Coldwater Fisheries

Welcome to the Central WI Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Thank you for visiting the Central Wisconsin Chapter of Trout Unlimited's website.  We are an active group of TU members from the central sands area of Wisconsin with over 300 members who all share in a common goal:  to conserve and protect our cold water resources.  

Please take some time to look around our website to find out more about us by clicking on About Us, or by clicking on News to find out what we have been doing. You can also click on Activities and/or Calendar to find out more about planned activities and events. By clicking on  River Keepers you can find out all about our water monitoring program and by clicking on Workdays, you can find out more about our stream restoration projects and activities.  

Many of our members enjoy fly fishing and fly tying and you can find out more about Fly Tying by clicking on this tab.  We support fishing by all legal methods, including spin fishing and live bait fishing for trout.  Our Multimedia section includes pictures and video's of some of our activities and other things you might be interested in, so you might want to check that out. 

January 14th Meeting & Program

The CWTU business meeting will run from 6:15pm until 7:15pm.  The program will begin at 7:30pm.  All programs are free and open to the public. 

The Awesome Fly tied by John Gremmer


Trout Unlimited’s “The Night Of The Streamer, Flies That Catch Big Fish” Program.


Sixteen Central Wisconsin Trout Unlimited and Fox Valley Trout Unlimited Fly Tiers will be discussing and tying their favorite streamer patterns on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Fin ’N Feather in Winneconne.  The program will start at 7:00 pm and will be highlighted by a 20 minute slideshow showing each fly with information on how to tie and fish them.   A handout featuring all flies will be available to all involved.


This program is free to the public!  Google CWTU and/or FVTU to learn more about our programs and other activities.

Program Schedule for 2019-2020

The following is the schedule of programs and activities for 2019-2020. The business meetings are from 6:15 to 7:15 with the programs starting at 7:30. 

September 10, 2019 - An Environmental History of Northwood's Trout Streams - speaker, Professor Nelson Ham

October  8, 2019 (No Meeting October 8, Banquet will be held on October 26) Please try to make the Banquet and Fund Raiser to help support our chapter.

November 12, 2019 - What's in Your Box - Program on Selection and Organization of the Flies You Fish - Organized by Bob Haase

December 10, 2019 -  Living the Fisherman's Dream: A Month of Western Fly Fishing - Speaker, Ira Giese

January 14, 2020 -  Streamer Expo - Tying and Fishing Streamer patterns - Speaker, John Gremmer

February 11, 2020(No Meeting on February 11, Trout Fest February 22)

March 10, 2020 -  Fly Fishing - (Topic TBD), Speaker Rich Osthoff

April 14, 2020 -  Bob Hunt Science Night: A Night Wtich Ray White, John Gremmer Coordinating the Interview

May 12, 2020 - Father & Son Wyoming Cut-Slam 2019, Speakers Wayne and Clay Parmley

June   - Picnic - Location to be determined

July  - Picnic - Location to be determined

August  - Picnic - Location to be determined

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