2013-Aug-17 Ninemile Creek
On August 17th, over 35 Trout Unlimited members converged on Ninemile Creek, a tributary of the Wolf River, to clear heavy cover of tag Alders, bundle that brush, and place those bundles to narrow stream channel, increase flow and scour channel itself.
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On July 20th, 15 workers ventured to the upper North Branch of the Oconto River to continue work from two years prior with Tom Moris of the U.S. Forest Service. Brush bundles and woody trout covers were installed.
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Green Bay Trout Unlimited, Brown County Social Services and the Izaak Walton League arrange for children to enjoy a day of fishing in a relaxing natural environment away from the stress of daily life.
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On June 15th 2013, the Chapter finished stream rock placement began in May. The rock repaired old trout habitat bank cover structures which GBTU helped install ~1981.
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On May 18th 2013, members from Green Bay and the Oconto River Chapters lead by WI DNR trout habitat expert Cliff Sebero and biologist Chip Long worked on repairing 30 year old habitat structures. In total, 30,000 pounds of rock were placed over a 3-hour period with four refurbished bank covers.
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On May 8th 2013, chapter members assisted the DNR in floy-tagging 1,000 brown trout that ranged from 10-16 inches in length. The tagged fish were then released into the lower Oconto river.
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On March 5th, 2013 members participated in a Saturday morning introduction to fly fishing in co-operation with the Brown Co. Izaak Walton League and their children's Jr. Ikes program. Instructors and kids enjoyed casting and fly tying.
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