February 2019

Time to Renew

It’s time to renew your Brule River Sportsmen Club membership! A renewal form and election ballot have been mailed to members receiving the paper newsletter. Those members receiving the e-newsletter should have received an email reminder. If you wish, you can use our new online store to renew your membership, make donations, and purchase any merchandise.…

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Great Waters Fly Expo

The expo is being organized by Minnesota Trout Unlimited again this year and and will be at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN.  Events are scheduled for March 15 – 17.  The Club will again be sharing a booth with the Lake Superior Steelhead Association (click on LSSA for information about the association).  Volunteers are needed…

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Extended Trout Season (Steelhead) Opens

The Brule River north of U.S. highway 2 has an extended trout season (for steelhead) that opens the last Saturday in March.  Click on trout regulations for the 2019 – 2020 regulations.

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So Many Thanks!

Three longtime board members with more than 56 years of service retired from their Club positions at the end of December. Ron Pearson was elected to the board in 1988 and has served the Club for 30 years. Ron has been active in all Club activities, including trout habitat improvement and spring clean-ups. He was…

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Protecting the Brule

Many thanks to the Wells family for your considerate protection of a very important part of the Bois Brule River through a conservation easement.  To read more, click on New Easement.

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South Shore Railroad Grade Update

The South Shore Railroad abandoned its operations in the early 1900s. 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 find a solution to…

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Clean Water Act

The Trump administration has proposed to limit Clean Water Act protection of smaller streams and many wetlands. For more information, click on Clean Water. Trout Unlimited has also expressed an opinion on the proposed rule change. Click on TU Position for a look at their take on the issue. Stay informed! This proposed rule change could…

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Kicking and Screaming, Part 3

By now, you’re all aware of the Club’s frightening (to some of us anyway) move into the digital world. Earlier this year, we launched our e-newsletter. That was followed by the launch of our online store (click on Club Store). Now, Part 3 will provide members receiving their newsletter electronically a means to renew their…

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