Gitche Gumee Chapter

Serving Northeast Minnesota, The Gitche Gumee Chapter is active along Minnesota’s North Shore and works to protect, preserve and enhance our local trout, steelhead and salmon resources.  There are lots of opportunities to get involved in our upcoming habitat work this season, and some great meetings open to the public yet this season.  Come on out, get in contact with us and we hope to see you at the meetings and on the water.
SE MN Winter Fishing Roundup

Learn all about fishing SE Minnesota, where the fish are, what watersheds to target and what flies will bring the trout to hand from a variety of sources. The meeting will begin at 7 PM at Hartley Nature Center in Duluth on February 13th.

Coaster Brook Trout & North Shore DNR Update Meeting

Little Isabella River Habitat Work

Little Isabella River Habitat Work

The chapter is excited to announce that we again will be partnering with the Arrowhead Fly Fishers to host a joint meeting at the Clyde Iron Works in Duluth on Tuesday, March 18th. A socia

l meeting
will start at 6 PM and the presentation will begin at 7 PM. Open indoor flycasting is available so bring your rod. Dinner can be ordered. Bring your friends and learn the latest information

MN DNR fisheries.

State of the Steelhead and Annual Chapter Meeting

Manitou River Habitat Work

Manitou River Habitat Work

The chapter will host its annual state of the steelhead meeting on April 10th at 7 PM at Hartley Nature Center in Duluth.  Come down to discuss the steelhead run, the annual rainbow trout report and learn what rivers are running and where the fishing is hot. Bring your friends and

hang out at our last formal meeting of the season before the habitat improvement

season begins. The chapter will also hold board elections and update its bylaws.
A spring tree planting is scheduled for Saturday, May 17th beginning at 9AM.  Planting will take place on the Sucker River at our habitat improvement locations where we worked last season, starting at the Ryan Road bridge. Contact the chapter for more information and to help plant trees. Other tree planting dates and mid-summer habitat improvement information will come out in the next MNTU newsletter and via email.


Don Mitchell