Category: <span>General</span>

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2008 Banquet

All members should have received their invitation in the mail. That invitation should have come with a return envelope, but I am hearing that a few members did not recieve one. If you did not receive a return envelope and are wondering where to mail your RSVP, here is the address: SWMTU, PO Box 230094, Grand Rapids,...

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The fly fishing movie … no, not that movie!

The Fly Fishing Film Tour is being described as “pure fly-fishing entertainment” and it’s making its way to Grand Rapids. Imagine a bunch of young guys traveling to really remote ares of the world to fly fish. Throw in action, adventure and humor and you get the idea.

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GLCFFF 8th Annual Fly Tying Expo

The Great Lakes Council of the Federation of Fly Fishers will host the 8th Annual Fly Tying Exposition at the Ingham County Fairgrounds in Mason, Michigan on Saturday, December 1, 2007. The expo will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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2007 SWMTU Holiday Social

Please join us for an informal holiday social gathering. This is a great opportunity to meet other chapter members, recall fish tales, learn what the chapter is working on, quiz board members, and maybe get some holiday shopping done.  We will be drawing winners for a couple of fly rod packages, so bring a few extra...

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SWMTU Blog goes live!

Welcome to the new SWMTU blog! We are excited to offer this new communication medium for our membership. Did you know that our chapter has traditionally spent $2,500-$5,000 annually for newsletters? While I do not argue the validity and quality (Trout Unlimited National award winner) of our newsletter Trout Talk, I can argue that the...

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Mission

WMTU MISSION AND VISION STATEMENTS Adopted 1999 Mission Statement To conserve, protect and restore West Michigan’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds and to provide a forum for the exchange of information concerning coldwater fisheries and the techniques and the sport of trout fishing. Vision Statement The West Michigan Chapter of Trout Unlimited looks to an...