October Monthly Meeting

Meeting will be held on October 25th at 6:00 PM at the Round Up North in Brule. We will hold the drawing for the Scholarship Raffle.

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September Fly of the Month

October Caddis or Great Brown Sedge Dean Wellman, BRSC Financial Secretary – Brule, WI Our “October caddis” (Pycnopsyche spp.) is known as the Great Brown Sedge. They hatch primarily in September on the Brule.  I found one on my entryway yesterday morning, September 6th. They are the largest of the stick builders, meaning the larvae…

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2020 – 2021 Brule River Steelhead Run

Department of Natural Resources fisheries personnel have completed the fishway steelhead counts for the 2020 – 2021 run year. The link to the most recent counts downloads as a pdf file that requires Adobe® Reader®. If you don’t have this software you can download it free by clicking on the Adobe Reader link below.  Click …

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Lost and Found Items

Lost item 5-wt Redington Path fly rod/reel June 12 between Big Lake and Winneboujou. Lost about 10 min upstream from Winneboujou landing.  Posted 20 June 2021. If you happen to find any of these items, contact us using the “contact us” form on our website (click on Contact Us). Found item A kayak on the…

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2021 Brule River Sportsmen’s Club College Scholarship Awarded

Our 2021 recipient is Benjamin Schleppenbach, a graduate student in the Water Resources Science program at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Originally from Stoughton, Wisconsin, Ben grew up exploring the lakes and streams around the family cabin near Barnes, Wisconsin. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences at University of Wisconsin-…

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Scholarship Fundraising Raffle

We’ve been fortunate to have 2 great items donated to support our scholarship raffle.  Winners will select their prizes in the order their tickets are drawn.  Proceeds will be used to help maintain our scholarship funds (click on The Scholarships for information).  Thanks to all who generously contributed in the past! Choice # 1.  Dave…

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South Shore Railroad Grade Update

May 14, 2021 Update Easements completed – The DNR received a signed land use agreement from the Canadian Pacific Railway in mid-April and now has consent for the project from all landowners. Douglas County has also authorized use of their gravel pit as the disposal site for the grade material. DNR Fisheries staff is now…

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Mudsnails Spreading

There are a few invasive species present along or in the Brule River that need monitoring, but one of the most troubling potential invaders is the New Zealand mudsnail (click on Mudsnails to learn more).  In 2013, mudsnails were discovered for the first time in inland Wisconsin waters in Black Earth Creek, a popular trout…

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