The Ann Arbor Chapter of Trout Unlimited welcomes you to view our Website and newsletter, The Reel News. We are a friendly and active chapter. We fish together and work together. We organize several fishing trips each year as well as working trips where we practice “hands on” river habitat restoration. We also host monthly informative meetings each year, from September to May. Click on the
for our newest schedule.
AATU Past President
Below is a summary of upcoming TU activities going on this summer and fall.
2015 Meeting Location: Weber's Inn
More information below:
We will be holding our meetings at Weber’s Inn, 3050 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor. We will be using their Ann Arbor Room, which is located straight back from the hostess station at their restaurant entrance. We will be able to order food and beverages directly from their menu, so members are encouraged to arrive anytime after 5:30 to have something to eat and to visit and network with other members prior to the actual meeting, which will start at 7:00. Hope to see you there!
Mill Creek Fishing Survey
If you have tried your hand at fishing in Mill Creek near Dexter we would sure like to hear about your experience. Please fill out form and tell us about it. This vital information will be submitted to the DNR for their continued suport of out fishery.
2015-2016 Meeting Schedule
Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor Room
September 14: Guide Matt Supinski on the Muskegon River
October 12: Jen Ripple- Women and Flyfishing
November 9: Mike Wiley (UM Fisheries Professor), Shiawassee Flats and/or the Huron River
JOIN The FLYGIRLS & IFFF
Au Sable River Cleanups and Annual Membership
Meeting Scheduled for September 12
The cleanups of the upper river system and the Big Water are scheduled for September 12. As usual, there will be organizational meetings in the morning, the river work, and food and festivities in the afternoon. The annual membership meeting will be held after the cleanup, at Gates Lodge.
There will be more information coming, but here are the basics:
Upper River: volunteers will meet at Gates Lodge between 9:30 and 9:45. To volunteer, call Gates Lodge, at 989-348-8462, or email Josh Greenberg at
Big Water: Volunteers will meet at Comins Flats. Boats should get there around 8:00, and walkers at 9:00. Festivities on site will be held around 11:30, giving folks plenty of time to get back to Gates in time for food and fun, and the annual meeting. To volunteer, call Tom Buhr at 989-745-4957, or email Tom at
State and Local News
Teach Women to Hunt, Fish and Families Will Follow
By Kate DuHadway Lansing State Journal
8-2-15 Sunday's Detroit Free Press, pg. 9A
Permit Seems a Bit Fishy
Lynda Lohrer smells trouble for the Au Sable
7-12-15 Sunday's Detroit Free Press, pg. 12 C