2016 Speakers Schedule

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Here is the speaker schedule for our 2016 meetings. If you have ideas or suggestions, please get in touch with Todd Minor. January – Steve Heiting February – Tony Grant March – Billy Davis, Melton Hill guide April – Matt Firestein Lake St. Claire May – Bill Bennett, Indiana guide June/July/August – no meetings September 14th – Benjamin Heussner WDNR …

November 2015 Meeting – Ken Jackson

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KEN JACKSON ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 11TH Ken Jackson is a researcher and writer for Fishing the North Country publications. He and his family own and operate Jackson’s Lakeside Cottages on Vilas County’s Little St. Germain Lake. During the open water season he guides the waters of Northern Wisconsin for muskie, bass, and walleye. A graduate of UW-Stevens Point, Ken has written for such publications …

FRV Site Updates

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As we’re all painfully aware, the FRV website has had some challenges with being hacked recently. As part of the effort to address this, we have moved to a new hosting provider that will help manage some things for us (namely keeping the software up to date). The site you’re on now is the newly migrated FRV site that went …

2015 Musky Road Rules

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FRV is helping sponsor Musky Road Rules on January 17th. This seminar series has been run by Tony Grant and Gregg Thomas (our February speaker) since 2005. Please visit www.muskyroadrules.com for more details and to register to attend! The event has been great in the past and is sure to get you pumped up for the 2015 open water season.

Annual Awards Banquet and Fundraiser on March 14, 2015

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The FRV Chapter will be holding its Annual Awards Banquet and Fundraiser on March 14, 2015 at Chandlers Chop House in Schaumburg Illinois from 5:00PM-9:30PM. The event will honor FRV’s 2014’s top anglers and present some of the clubs accomplishments during the past year. We will have a ton of prizes to be won in silent auction and bucket drops …

FRV Awarded $5000 Grant from Cabela’s!

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CABELA’S APPROVES FRV GRANT REQUEST Back in June of this year I had a great conversation with Diane Schneider from Cabela’s in Hoffman Estates regarding all of the great things our chapter does for the communities we serve; as well as for all of the kids events we support throughout the year. Diane said that our chapter would be a …

October 2014 Meeting – New Member Meeting

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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8TH IS NEW MEMBER & FREE PIZZA NIGHT!! Bring your appetite on October 8th as the FRV Chapter is picking up the tab for free pizza! This is a great night to get together and talk fishing and have a few laughs! We will be demo-ing some great on-line tutorials. We will go over renewing your membership on-line …

September 2014 Meeting – Pat Harrison

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THE FOX RIVER VALLEY CHAPTER PROUDLY PRESENTS CAPTAIN PAT HARRISON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2014 AT THE SCHAUMBURG GOLF CLUB   Pat Harrison is the owner/operator of Pat Harrison’s Outdoor Fishing Adventures! Pat is a Licensed U.S.C.G. Captain and guides in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana for Bass, Walleye, Perch and Panfish! He is a seminar speaker and a fishing educator who …

3rd Annual Cast for a Cure

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We’re planning to have our 3rd annual Cast for a Cure on the Fox Chain on May 10th. Fishing starts at 6AM and wraps up around noon. There is a $35 minimum donation per angler to participate in the event. You will get a t-shirt, launch for free at Musky Tales, be eligible to win plaques and receive lunch. To …