Hamilton Creek: Water Monitoring Event

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Please join fellow Gateway Trout Unlimited members at a Missouri Stream Team (4913) Water Quality Monitoring event Saturday October 8, 2016 on Hamilton Creek near Rockwoods Reservation in West St. Louis County from 0930-1200. Monitors will meet at the Whitsetts Fork subdivision bridge off of Whitsetts Fork Road Wildwood, MO (off Hway 109 across from LaSalle Middle School) at 0915. Water quality monitoring certification or experience is not required. Come on out and learn about how the water quality of this small creek influences aquatic life...

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Youth Fly Fishing Day

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Join us Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9am-3pm for our Fall Youth Fly Fishing Day at Westover Farms. The cost per child is $20 and that includes lunch, fly rod/reel/flies  and assistance from volunteer fishing guides. Westover Farms is conveniently located just 90 miles from St. Louis and 25 miles south of Cuba, Missouri at Interstate 44. Note: GPS directions to Westover are slightly off. When you are notified of your arrival, continue ahead for approximately three miles. I-44 to the Cuba/Steelville exit (Exit 208). Head South on Highway 19...

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Beginning Fly Fishing A-Z: April 15-17th

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Beginning Fly Fishing A-Z April 15-17, 2016 at Montauk State Park Classes will be held in the Searcy Building across from the lodge The Stream Team Academy is offering a Beginning Fly Fishing A-Z workshop for any Stream Team member who has completed an Introductory Level Water Quality Monitoring Workshop. The class is limited to the first 15 registrants. This is a three-day course designed to provide Stream Team volunteers with a beginning to intermediate level experience in fly fishing and fly tying while utilizing their knowledge of aquatic...

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Yadkin Creek Progress

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Yadkin Creek Watershed Coalition, in conjunction with Gateway Trout Unlimited (GTU) and Forest ReLeaf of Missouri, completed the first phase of stream improvement project along the creek on Saturday. About 25 local volunteers helped plant 30 trees and 30 shrubs to help reduce stream bank erosion, improve habitat and reduce flood damage along the creek. The trees and shrubs were planted along a 200-foot section of the creek near Country Mart adjacent to the Greenway Trail. In addition, volunteers worked to repair a serious erosion problem...

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Steelville Stream Project: Volunteers Needed!

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Attention GTU Members and Friends: On March 19th GTU will begin work on the Steelville Stream Project. This initial effort is a streambank preservation featuring tree and shrub planting (30 each) to stem runoff and erosion of Yadkin Creek. We will be working in close collaboration with the Steelville Watershed Coaltion led by Rob Viehman. Rob and his team will provide planting machinery, tools, soil, mulch, and volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering for an opportunity to hang out with like-minded conservationists helping to improve...

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Dam Repair At Maramec Spring Moving Forward

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dam Repair At Maramec Spring Moving Forward Work to repair a dam damaged by recent flooding is in progress at Maramec Spring Park, and proceeding quickly. State and local workers have been working to recreate the dam, while maintaining the historical element to the spring. Work is almost completed for the time being, with some cleanup and landscaping coming at a later time. “We are very pleased with the work so far. It has been a little over a week that our local and the guys from the state have had to get the repair done,” Mark Benton,...

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Yadkin Creek Update

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Yadkin Creek Project Gets Thumbs-up From Council Steelville’s city council has approved a plan to make improvements along the Yadkin Creek. The proposal to put native plants in streambank plantings and rain gardens along the creek was brought to the February 17 council meeting by Rob Viehman, representing the Yadkin Creek Watershed Coalition. The project proposal was created as a coordinated effort between the local coalition, Gateway Trout Unlimited, and Forest ReLeaf of Missouri. This project is part of a larger one, the Steelville Stream...

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GTU Special Membership Drive

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Since 1959, Trout Unlimited has worked to conserve, protect and restore North America’s cold-water fisheries and their watersheds. We have protected more than 10,000 river miles nationwide and pioneered new scientific, legal and legislative tools to make America’s cold-water rivers cleaner and healthier.  Every $35 membership contribution to TU produces over $170 worth of conservation on the ground through the combination of: Grassroots action. TU’s volunteers work out of more than 400 chapters nationwide and donate well...

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GTU Stream Team – Hamilton Creek Monitoring

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Gateway Trout Unlimited is conducting our first Stream Team Monitoring this Friday on Hamilton Creek in Rockwoods Reservations. This is an exciting time for your Gateway Chapter of Trout Unlimited as participating in the Stream Team program is very important to our chapter.  Details of the event are listed below.  As always, if you plan to attend, please let us know by visiting the Facebook Event page (or you could always, just show up).  We look forward to seeing you this Friday. Sincerely, Matt Tucker President Gateway Chapter of Trout...

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Membership Meeting Cancelled For February 5, 2014 Due to Weather

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

This week’s meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday, February 5 at Mike Duffy’s will be rescheduled.  Our program speakers from Indigo Guide Service are unable to make the drive down from Michigan due to an impending blizzard warning in combination with the weather that they are forecasting for our area and to the north.  Don’t worry, we are already working on a new date for this program. For those wishing to still make it out to hang out with other fly fisherman and GTU members, I would welcome any members to join me at...

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