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EGR students help clean up Rum Creek
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EGR students help clean up Rum Creek

East Grand Rapids students helped clean up Rum Creek in Rockford today! Thanks to Nichol DeMol from Home Rivers, EGR students/parents and rock star teachers Kris Grieffendorf, Andrea Becket, and Kathy Larson.

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Fly Fishing Film Tour returns February 7

The original and preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, The F3T (Fly Fishing Film Tour) is a one-of-a-kind experience. Each year fishy folk of all ages gather at premieres to soak up films from around the world, spin a few yarns amongst friends and dream about casts still unmade. If you’ve been, you know what...

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Brews & Bugs

From Nomad Anglers, here’s are a couple event that may interest you … Fly Tying Instruction at Schomhz Brewery (2600 Patterson Ave SE,  Grand Rapids). Cost is $20. All materials provided.  Please bring your vise, tools and fly tying thread – 6/0 black & 100 g.s.p. Please contact the shop so they can get a...

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Recap of 2013 Holiday Party

In mid-December nearly 100 people came out for a wonderful evening of family fun to our annual holiday party. In the photo gallery you can seen the fun on the kids faces as they drew pictures of fish and enjoyed their gifts from Santa. We want to give a special shout-out to Ron Barch for...

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Jay Allen on the Muskegon River

Our February seminar will feature fishing guide Jay Allen and includes dinner. He’ll talk about fly-fishing on the Muskegon River. February 5, 2014 at Stonewater Country Club 7177 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Caledonia (map) 6:30 pm until 9:30 pm Cost is $30 per person and pays for dinner. Please pay via PayPal now or we can...

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Fly Tying Expo coming to Holt

The Great Lakes Council of the International Federation of Fly Fishers will host the 14th Annual Fly Expo on December 7th, in Holt, Michigan.  The Fly Expo is the Council’s largest single fundraiser to support its Conservation and Education programs. Click here to read more about the 2013 Fly Expo

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SWMTU helps out Reel Recovery

In early September, three SWMTU members volunteered their time to help out a group of men on a fishing retreat with Reel Recovery, an organization that takes men who are recovering from cancer on free fly-fishing retreats. We’d like to thank Larry Risbridger, Eric Johnson and Tom Mundt for helping out with this great cause....