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Trout Unlimited's mission is to conserve, protect, and restore America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. Wisconsin Trout Unlimited supports this mission at the local and state level with an extensive and dedicated volunteer network consisting of 21 chapters and more than 4000 members. Hover on WTU for more information.

 Trout Stamp Available

Artist Jean Berens won this year’s Trout Stamp Contest. Prints are available for $125 (plus $5 shipping) and includes a stamp. All prints are signed and numbered. This is also the 2013 Trout Regulations cover. Commemorative stamps are also available for $10. All proceeds go to Wisconsin Trout Unlimited. Contact Tim Waters at MuddyWaters@new.rr.com with any questions and orders.


 Chairman's Message
Welcome to the web site of the Wisconsin Council of Trout Unlimited.
Wisconsin Trout Unlimited is a comprised of 21 unique chapters, located all across and covering all of Wisconsin.  Each chapter is different, and each chapter operates differently.  That is, in a nutshell, the nature of a volunteer organization.
Trout Unlimited is a cold water conservation organization, not a fishing club.  Its a broad, non-profit organization that includes members from both sides of the political spectrum, and everywhere in between.  It includes people who like to fish, some who don’t, folks who like to work on rivers, and people who just want to work with U.S. Military Veterans or to educate children.  In short, there is no “cookie cutter” Trout Unlimited member, and absolutes do not apply. 
With that said, however, fishing is the common denominator. To that end, I don’t care how you fish: whether its with a fly rod, with a spinning rod, or with live bait.  I don’t care if you keep and eat trout. I do, and I’ve done everything that I just listed heretofore from time to time throughout my life.  There is no “right answer” when it comes to such things.  What I do care about is our streams, their health, and their future.  If you care about those things too, then there is a place for you in Trout Unlimited.  
TU is a great outlet.  It affords people with the chance to get involved in things which are inherently good:  Like working with disabled U.S. Military Veterans, or introducing kids to the outdoors, or working on a stretch of stream to clean it up and ensure that future generations will have a place and opportunity to fish.  These are things that most of us don’t get to do in our 9-5 jobs.  We spend the majority of our time working for someone else, making money for someone else, and with little opportunity to help others.  TU is a great outlet for many do to something which is just truly good for the simple sake of doing something good.
So please take a look around, see what we’re about and what our chapters are doing.  If anything interests you, please sign up and get involved.  If you stick with it, show up to some volunteer events and pitch in, I have a feeling you’ll be happy that you did.
Henry E. Koltz
Chair, Wisconsin Trout Unlimited
 Registration Instructions

If you are a member of Trout Unlimited, you can become a registered user of this site by clicking
Register.  You'll be required to supply your membership number at the time of registration, which can be found on your membership card or on the mailing label of your latest issue of Trout Magazine.  During the registration process, you will create your username and password, which you will use to login to the site once your registration information has been verified.  Benefits of becoming a registered user include:

  • Increased access to information and resources
  • Ability to participate in forum dicussions
  • Ability to participate in online surveys
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