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Women on the Water 2019 – Pere Marquette River

July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Women on the Water 2019

Join us for the second annual Women on the Water weekend getaway!  Schrems West Michigan Trout Unlimited Chapter is proud to present a women’s only weekend at the Pere Marquette River Lodge, an Orvis Endorsed Outfitter with a fully stocked fly shop. The PM Lodge is located along the banks of one of Michigan’s most prized blue-ribbon trout streams – the Pere Marquette River.  Beginners welcome, intermediate and experienced fly fishing ladies will also find this trip fun and informative.  Support the TU Women’s Initiative and register today!  (Group is limited to the first 20 registrants.)

$400/pp – 2 nights/double occupancy, meals, instruction + full day shared guide trip.  (pricing does not include tips and gratuities for guide services or rental equipment if needed)

Photos from the 2018 Women on the Water

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Friday, July 12

  • Check-in @ Pere Marquette River Lodge between 3-7pm
  • Social / Reception at 6pm
  • Special Presentation: Nicole Watson, Arctic Grayling Project / Rewild Michigan
    Nicole WatsonNicole Watson, PhD Candidate from Michigan State University Fisheries and Wildlife Department will talk about a subject she is very passionate about … bringing Arctic Grayling back to Michigan’s cold-water streams. She will share her experiences with predatory and competitive interactions between young Grayling and resident Brook and Brown trout which may be one of the greatest hurdles to overcome for a successful reintroduction. Nicole’s research examines predation by young Brook and Brown trout on newly hatched Grayling fry and competition between age-0 Grayling and Brook and Brown trout of the same year class. She also investigates early-life imprinting to home-waters of Arctic Grayling. The information learned through this research will provide guidance to the reintroduction program and aid in the selection of suitable streams based on fish community structure. Nicole will also give some insight to the group about proper fish handling for successful Catch and Release fishing.

Saturday, July 13

  • Coffee & Full Breakfast
  • Educational Session
  • Riverside Chat / Entomology
  • Casting Assistance
  • Lunch & Gear Prep
  • Meet Your Guide & Float Trip
  • Foam & Fur – Hoppers & Mousing (5pm-1am)
  • Dinner on the Water

Sunday, July 14

  • Coffee & Lite Breakfast
  • Check-out of Room
  • Casting Contest/Prizes
  • Orvis Gear & Clothing Review at noon


RSVP by June 28

Questions? Contact Marci Cisneros, SWMTU Board Member, [email protected] or text/call 616.502.0544.

NOTE: If you have your own gear, plan on bringing it: rigged rod, waders/boots or wet wading shoes. If you don’t have your own gear, let us know when you register.


July 12, 2019
July 14, 2019
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Marci Cisneros


Pere Marquette River Lodge
8841 S M 37
Baldwin, MI 49304 United States
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