November 2016 Meeting – Phil Piscitello

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Phil Piscitello was introduced to the sport of fishing at the young age of 7! His 1st fishing experience was on the Fox Chain fishing on Channel Lake out of Barney’s Channel Lake Boathouse. Phil grew up reading Fishing Facts Magazine and articles about the infamous Buck Perry were his favorites! His first graph was a Lowrance Green Box and …

September 2016 Meeting – Ben Heussner

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On September 14th, FRV’s guest and speaker will be Ben Heussner of the Wisconsin DNR. Ben’s area of focus is primarily in the Waukesha County area. With first-hand exposure and access to surveys and reports supported by netting data, Ben should be able to provide some great insight on the quality of the musky fishery in southeastern Wisconsin lakes such …

April 2016 Meeting – Matt Firestien

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Matt will be joining us 4/13 to talk about Lake St. Claire. Whopper Stopper Musky Charters specializes in one thing! Catching and releasing Big muskies on Lk. St Clair. With years of experience on the lake and success using the most productive tactics across the Musky region in North America., Whopper Stopper Musky Charters will put you in the right …

February 2016 Meeting – Tony Grant

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On Wednesday February 10th FRV proudly presents Tony Grant! Tony will be talking Northwood’s Trolling!Tony Grant is the owner/operator of Tony Grant Outdoors and Tony has been chasing muskies for over 20 years! His career started on Kentucky’s Cave Run Lake and he has now expanded his guiding to the waters of Wisconsin and Minnesota during the southern muskies dangerously …

Banquet Tickets Now On Sale!

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You can now purchase your tickets for the FRV Awards and Fundraising Banquet. To purchase online, please visit the “Shop” page. You can also purchase using the order form (click here). If you have any questions, please contact us!

January 2016 Meeting – Steve Heiting

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Thursday January 7th, 2016 FRV proudly presents Steve Heiting! Steve is the managing editor of Musky Hunter magazine, North America’s largest magazine dedicated to musky fishing, and has become one of the sport’s best-known anglers. Although his home water is northern Wisconsin, Steve is a well-traveled angler and has caught big muskies from the northern-most lakes in Ontario to as …

December 2015 Meeting – Rob Hilsabeck

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Rob Hilsabeck is employed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, serving as a district fisheries biologist for the last 21 years. Rob has found this position to be extremely rewarding and a “dream” job. His job duties vary from youth education to lake management which provides ample oportunities to share fisheries activities with the pub-ic. The fisheries personnel and …