April Monthly Meeting

Meeting will be held on April 24th at 6:00 PM at the Round Up North in Brule.

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We’re Going Digital!

You’ll be receiving your newsletters electronically beginning with the May issue if we have your email address. The board of directors decided last year to transition to a digital newsletter primarily because of the rising cost of printing and mailing the newsletter. Our projections indicated that we would have needed to raise the Club dues substantially […]

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Steelhead, Kamloops Rainbows Interbreeding on North Shore

The Duluth News Tribune reports that first-year results from a steelhead genetics study on Minnesota’s North Shore streams confirm that hybridization between steelhead and stocked Kamloops rainbow trout is occurring. Click on Hybridization to read the entire article.

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DNR’s Cathy Stepp Defends Her Record on Climate Change and Pollution

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources secretary Cathy Stepp defended her agency’s record on climate change and environmental protection during a legislative hearing Thursday on Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed 2017-19 budget. Click on Climate Change and Pollution.

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Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

The deadline to apply for Club’s scholarship is April 30th.  Click on Scholarship Information for BRSC Scholarship details.

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South Shore Railroad Grade

The South Shore Railroad abandoned its operations in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s. After operation ceased, maintenance of their grades also ended. Over time, the grade crossing Nebagamon Creek has become a problem. Concern about this grade first surfaced more than 25 years ago. The Club is working with the Wisconsin DNR and Brule River Preservation to […]

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State Politics Hit Home in Brule

WDNR Set for Reorganization The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), which is responsible for managing the Brule River State Forest, has, for a year and a half, been planning its response to a governor’s directive to streamline operations and better “align” with customers. According to the Governor’s Budget Proposal, released February 9, the “realignment” […]

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UW Superior Proposes Brule River Research

The Brule River and a lagoon near the mouth of the Brule are sites for a research project that the University of Wisconsin Superior Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) hopes to fund with an Enbridge Ecofootprint Grant. The grant proposal was submitted by LSRI on January 26. At the lagoon, separated from the Brule River […]

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Lost and Found

For some time now, we’ve discussed establishing a lost and found page through our website. Who hasn’t heard of someone who placed their fly rod on the roof of their vehicle and drove off only to realize it was missing sometime later? Or, what about the fly box that slipped out of a vest somewhere […]

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The New Hats are Here

Our new hats are here just in time for the Holidays! Price is $20 (members) plus $4 shipping and handling or $25 (non-members) plus $4 shipping and handling. The hats can be ordered through our Club Store. Click on Club Store.

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