Category: Membership

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SWMTU launches ambitious temperature monitoring study – volunteers needed

In 2009 and 2010, SWMTU will conduct a temperature monitoring program on several area trout and salmon rivers in West Michigan. On SATURDAY, MAY 2 we will be installing temperature logging equipment in the Rogue River and Tyler Creek in Kent County, the Pigeon River in Ottawa County, and Prairie Creek in Ionia County.  Volunteers...

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Michigan Trout Celebrating 50 Years

The idea for Trout Unlimited was “born” on July 18, 1959 on the banks of the AuSable River.  Fifty years later, TU remains dedicated to the protection of not only Michigan’s coldwater rivers and streams, but those across America.  Michigan Trout Unlimited, a grassroots organization consisting of almost 7000 volunteers in 22 Chapters, is committed...

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Holiday Get Together

Please join with other members and friends of our chapter for an informal get together for the holidays. Bring your stories, fish photos, information to share and any questions you have that we might be able to answer. We will also have information on upcoming events. We will be providing salad, bread sticks, pizza and...

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Fly Tying Celebration 2009

Grand River Fly Tiers, a FFF/GLC club, is hosting a celebration of the arts, skills and lore of fly tying on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at the Knights of Columbus hall located at 5830 Clyde Park in Wyoming. Doors will be open from 9am to 4pm. SWMTU will be there in force representing Trout Unlimited....

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Want to help with the next banquet?

The 2009 Banquet Committee Kick-off Meeting will be held at Pietro’s backdoor at 6 pm on September 16th.  If you are interested in volunteering for the 2009 Schrems West Michigan Annual Banquet please contact Marc Montpetit at 616-560-8264 or at [email protected]  We are looking forward to another successful banquet on March 19th 2009 and would...

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Wa Wa Sum annual meeting recap

Congratulations to our newly elected board members and officers for SWMTU! Elected to the board for the first time are: Jim Flamming Jason Cook Reelected were: Andy Milnes Dave DeJonge Rob Fox JR Hartman Jim Scott Officer Elections were: President – Andy Milnes Vice-President – Jason Cook Secretary – Rich Steketee Treasurer – Marc Montpetit...