Ann Arbor Trout Unlimited

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Welcome to Ann Arbor Trout Unlimited

President's Message

Ann Arbor TU

Our Mission - To conserve, protect and restore Michigan's cold water fisheries and their watersheds including our own Huron River!

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, click on the Meetings / Activities tab for dates and times.

Feel free to contact us; just click on the Contact Us tab for a list of email addresses and phone numbers.

Explore the entire site and you will find that there is something for everyone. We are continually updating and adding new information. Tell us how you like it and make suggestions on how we can improve our services to you.

 

Tight Lines

Mike Mouradian

AATU President


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 send us a brief E-Mail (click here This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) and tell us about it.  If you were able to catch any trout please include the following info -

  1. Date caught  -
  2. Number of Browns caught -
  3. Length of each (be honest now - no exagerating)  -
  4. Approximate Location caught -

Thank You for helping out!


Fall Member Meeting Update

We had a nice turnout for our October meeting with Jim Craig.  He did a great job of sharing some inside info from a guide's viewpoint and focused on his priority of Have Fun!

Thanks Jim for a great show! 

Next Up up on Monday, Nov. 10 - 

Huron River Watershed Council Stream Bugs - Stream bugs; how to be a stream steward
Jeff Braunscheidel - Sr Fisheries Biologist, MI-DNR - Mill Creek and Our DNR Connection

This meeting (and most others) will be held at the Creekside Grill on Jackson Road (1/4 mile west of Zeeb Rd.) in Ann Arbor.  Program begins at 7:00 pm sharp, but come early for dinner, drinks and light conservation!  See you there!


One more News Flash !!!

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Simply put, if you currently use Amazon.com or are a Prime member, after you log into Amazon Smile, everything looks the same as regular Amazon, except they donate 1/2% of everything you purchase to your favorite non-profit, namely, Ann Arbor Trout Unlimited.

While we certainly recommend you support our local fly shops and small businesses, if you shop on Amazon, a simple sign-up could send some cash money our way!

Here is the link to the Smile information - check it out if you would like to help AATU!
http://smile.amazon.com/about/ref=smi_se_ft_abt_saas


 

 

Use this link to view new information regarding the Mill Creek Fisheries Project and check the "Projects/Conservation" section of the menu for a brief Trip Report on the Sept. 18 electroshocking survey.

Updated on Nov. 30,2012


Please follow this link to see the revised Ann Arbor TU By-Laws

 

 

 2014 / 2015 Events Planner

 

Note: The formal meeting and program for all regular meetings at the Creekside Grill begin at 7:00 pm, but please come early to meet, mingle, have dinner and refreshments.  Doors open at 5:30. Check the "Calendar" and watch the Reel News E-Mail for information about special events at other venues.

Saturday

Oct. 25


Mill Ceek Electro-shocking Survey

Volunteers are still needed to assist with the electro-shocking of Mill Creek on Saturday, October 25 as part of our AATU Mill Creek project. 

We will start at 9am, meeting at Warrior Park in downtown Dexter.  We will using a barge shocker, and we will plan to target the public access points near downtown Dexter.

Give me a call
201-232-8214 if you are able to help out. 

Hope to see you on Saturday -- I'll bring coffee, cider, and apple donuts.

Thanks! - Lane Davis

Saturday

Nov. 1

Great Lakes Council FFF 2014 Fly Tying Expo in Lansing at the Best Western Plus

See the Great Lakes Council FFF website for more info.

Monday

Nov. 10

Huron River Watershed Council – Stream bugs; how to be a stream steward;
Jeff Braunscheidel, Sr Fisheries Biologist, MI-DNR - Mill Creek and Our DNR Connection

Monday

Dec. 8

Holiday Party and Gear Swap

Monday

Jan. 12

Jeff Schaeffer, USGS Researcher – Meeting Challenges to Our Watersheds

Monday

Feb. 9

Brian Burroughs, Michigan TU Executive Director - State of our rivers and environmental threats

Monday

March 9

Member “Home Movie” Night – Several AATU members will share slides and stories from their recent angling adventures - stay tuned for further info !

April 16, 2015

AATU Annual Banquet 2015

May 11

Bamboo & Brats at The Painted Trout – Casting on the lawn, barbeque, and short AATU annual business meeting
   

 Click on the "Calendar" link for more info regarding all of these events!


Ann Arbor Trout Logo Gear is now availabel On-Line -

Click on the "Logo Wear" link and Shop Till You Drop!


Tell us what you think of the new web-site.  What are you looking for - more local news & issues, fishing reports, entertainment, information ???? 

Please E-Mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with any and all comments!

 

 

 


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