At a minimum, these workshops focus on teaching basic
spincasting and incorporating related topics in a K-12 curriculum.
School teachers, fishing club members, and community youth fishing
program leaders are invited.
Please check back from time to time for updates to this
schedule. Unless otherwise noted, all workshops are free of charge
and include lunch or dinner. However, we do have a $15 workshop
commitment fee to ensure good attendance by registrants. Please
arrive a few minutes early to settle in so that we may begin on
time. If your plans change, please notify us so that we may plan
accordingly and refund your workshop commitment fee.
Pre-registration is required.
To schedule a volunteer or teacher training workshop in your
community, please contact Theresa Stabo, Aquatic Resources
Educator, (608) 266-2272. We need a minimum of 8 to 12 adult
participants, depending on location, to hold a workshop.
General Angler Education Instructor Training
No general workshops are currently scheduled. We’ll post them as
we learn of the details.
Learn to be a Fly Fishing Instructor
Fly Fishing Instructor certification will be offered just prior
to the State Trout Unlimited Banquet in Stevens Point. This
certification class will be presented by Dennis Vanden Bloomen,
UW-Stout Fly Fishing Instructor and Past-President of the WI Clear
Waters TU Chapter and Theresa Stabo, Wisconsin DNR.
Trout Unlimited members, fishing club members, youth leaders,
classroom teachers, and civic leaders are encouraged to attend as a
team or form one at the workshop. Successful models include
after-school fishing clubs, summer enrichment classes,
school-family events, and Boy Scout Fly Fishing merit badge
Workshop participants will receive Scott Rod Company Fly Fishing
booklets and materials from the Junior Angler program and Hook,
Line, & Thinker that can be adapted to a fly fishing program.
Participants will also be given complimentary raffle tickets if
they attend State Council banquet, for $25, held later that
evening. This class is limited to 25 people. Reserve your seat and
Date: Saturday, February 5, 2011
Time: Noon – 5:00 P.M. Please plan to eat lunch before you
arrive as none will be served.
Place: Holiday Inn Convention Center: 3 miles east of I-39/51 on
Contact: Theresa Stabo, (608) 266-2272 or Kim Anderson, (608)
Registration Form: Download, complete and return the
Registration Form [PDF, 176KB]
to Kim Anderson by January 31, 2011 (see form for details).