October Fly of the Month

Pink and Purple Dolly Llama Dean Wellman, BRSC Financial Secretary – Brule, WI I recently fished silver (Coho) salmon in Cold Bay Alaska. Cold Bay is in the Aleutian Islands about 785 miles southwest of Anchorage. I wanted to make sure that I had the right flies for the silvers as I prepared for the…

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Threats to Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Funding

Proposed legislation (HR 8167) introduced by Georgia congressman Andrew Clyde (https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/8167?r=4&s=1) would eliminate Pittman Robertson funding. The Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, enacted in 1937 is now known as the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act and provides funding for states and territories to support wildlife restoration, conservation, and hunter education and safety programs. The proposed…

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2022 Northwestern High School Scholarship Awarded

We are pleased to announce that the Faculty at Northwestern High School has selected Lily Danz as this year’s $500 Northwestern High School scholarship recipient. Lily will be attending the University of Wisconsin – Madison campus this fall with the intention of majoring in Conservation Biology and later continuing to graduate school. Other than spending…

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The Importance of Habitat

Maintaining the Brule River’s habitat in a healthy state has long been an important focus of the Club. In-stream habitat work by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with the help of Club members, along with donations by local businesses, the help of the Wisconsin National Guard, and the work of Animal and Plant Health…

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2022 Brule River Sportsmen’s Club College Scholarship Awarded

Our 2022 recipient is Danny McCann. Danny is a graduate student in the Integrated Biosciences Program at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in the aquatic biology at Bemidji State University. His Master’s Degree research is on the Bois Brule, examining the role of different habitat types and invertebrate…

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South Shore Railroad Grade Update

July 1, 2022 Update Two critical aspects need more time: (1) planning for construction of Bellwood Pit Road to fortify it to handle the heavy trucking; and (2) procuring flooding easements with landowners. The road’s integrity is a primary concern of the Town of Brule due to the road’s corduroy foundation. The Town is interested…

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