Newsletter – April 2024

Here’s the April issue of Western Driftless Hotline.


The Goodhue High School Fishing club has a guided fishing day in Rushford on Friday, April 26th, and they’re still short a couple of guides.  If you’d like to help out, please contact Dustan Hoffman at

May Chapter Meeting + Bamboo Rod RAFFLE

Monta Hayner will be presenting, plus a beginning fly fishing segment. Door Prizes? Of course! 

Bamboo Rod Raffle Tickets:  We’ll be selling tickets at May 6th’s Chapter meeting.

Can’t make the chapter meeting and still want a ticket?

Send a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check ($10 x # of tickets) SOON to :

Hiawatha Trout Unlimited
PO BOX 7064
Rochester, MN 55903-7064

Miss our last newsletter? 

It’s here!

If you’d like to be a TiC or volunteer at other MNTU Education events – please print out the form found here, fill it out, and mail it (like with a stamp and envelope!) to the address on the form. That’ll get your background check done, and once you pass, you’ll get added to the roster of possible volunteers.  We know its a little bit of a hassle, but it’s what we’re mandated by law to do. So please fill it out and send it in if you’d like to volunteer at our education events.

Upcoming Events:
Saturday, April 20th – Workday building Lunkers on Lower Mill Creek, Chatfield
Monday, May 6, 7pm 125Live – Chapter Meeting – Monta Hayner / Raffle Drawing
Monday, May 13th, time tbd – Roadside Cleanup, Parsley Bridge, US52 S. of Chatfield