Badger Fly Fishers in action


We are committed to preserve, restore, and educate, and have funded over $91,387.00 in conservation projects. Some of the projects we’ve funded or co-funded include the following:





● Southern Wisconsin TU – Stream work trailer–$3000
● Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of TU – Improvement of Blue River, 2017 –$2500.00
● Roger Lapenter Fund – Chequamegon Bay, 2017 -$600.00
● Menominee River fund (Back Forty mine project, 2017 –$750.00
● River Alliance of Wisconsin, 2017 –$250.00
● River Alliance of Wisconsin, 2016 –$250.00
● Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of TU – Improvement of Blue River, 2016 –$2,000
● SouthWest Trout Unlimited – Improvement upper Sugar River, 2016 –$2500
● Menominee River endangerment help, 2016 –$250
● WI Trout Unlimited – Stream Access Fund, 2015 –$500
● Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of TU – Improvement of Pompey Pillar Creek, 2015 –$3,000
● Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of TU – Improvement of Six
Mile Branch, 2015–$3,000
● Wisconsin DNR – Streamside Monitoring, 2014–$2,500
● Southwest Trout Unlimited – Chainsaws and equipment, 2014–$915
● Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of TU – Improvement of Six
Mile Branch–$2,500
● Aldo Leopold Chapter of TU for Phase 2 – Bear Creek
Habitat Improvement–$2,500
● Southwest WI TU Chapter – Brush Cutter and
● WI DNR Wild Trout Automatic Feeders–$1,500
● WI DNR Black Earth Creek Water Quality Project–$2,000
● Aldo Leopold Chapter of T.U. for Bear Creek Habitat
● Green/Rock County Audubon Society – Stream Monitoring
● Badger Fly Fishers have provided tying demonstrations at
local, regional, and national levels–such as the Dane County
Fishing Expo – Fly Fish Wisconsin – Gander Mountain – Earth
Day -National Ducks Unlimited Convention and sponsoring
small events for schools, boy scouts, sports shows,
conservation shows, and other events. Value estimated to
● The FFF and Gary Borger Enterprises produced a
videotape/study guide called Where the Trout Are–The
Importance of Our Cold Water Resources in 1993. The
Badger Fly Fishers has provided copies with study guides to
over five hundred+ Wisconsin schools–more than any other
club in America! — $5,000+
● Baraboo River cleanup–$130
● Black Earth Creek monitoring project–$500
● Wisconsin River landing repairs–$400
● Black Earth Creek prairie restoration–$500
● Sugar River Easement Program–$1000.00
● WDNR Blockhouse Creek Project–$1500
● Shabazz High School (Madison,WI) “Green Team”
environmental awareness program–$1000
● Aldo Leopold Chapter of TU / habitat improvement–$1000
● Aldo Leopold Chapter of T.U. for E. Branch of Lodi Spring
Creek habitat improvement–$2000
● Friends of the Sugar River for habitat improvement–$3000
● Harry Nohr Chapter – Blue River and Big Spring Creek
habitat improvement–$1000
● Harry Nohr Chapter for stream habitat work–$500
● Brule River Sportsmen’s Club habitat restoration–$1000
● Wisconsin DNR Fisheries Project Funding–$925
● Great Lakes Council-Ralph Moon Fund–$300
● Middleton-Cross Plains School Ecology Club–$200
● Reedsburg School District Water Testing Equipment–$500
● Upper Sugar River Association Project–$2,500
● Gollon Bait-Stocking Smallmouth Bass–$1,000
● Grant Co. Water Conservation Dept./Castle Rock–$5,000
● Verona High School Sugar River Monitoring
● Smallmouth Bass Project on Oconto River–$500
● Wisconsin DNR Wild Trout Program–$335
● Wisconsin DNR Early Season Trout Study–$1,000
● Wild Trout Program Feeders (DNR)–$1,782
● Westfork Sports Club Stream Restoration–$4,000
● Great River Council Conservation and Education
● Wisconsin DNR Sugar River Project–$3,000
● Handicapped Pier at Salmo Pond–$1,300
● Black Earth Preserveration Project–$3,000
● U.W. Macrobiotic (stream insect) Project–$1,000
● Kinnickinnic River Project–$1,000
● Blue River Restortion Project–$1,000
● Willow Creek (fish kill) restocking–$3,000



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