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 …

Summer Fishing League!

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Come on out and join your fellow FRV members for the FRV 2015 summer fishing league! The fishing league dates are: Wednesday June 3rd, Wednesday July 1st Wednesday August 5th. Fishing hours will run from 6:00PM-9:30PM. Check in is at the Thirsty Turtle from 5-6:00PM on the south end of Channel Lake. Pay $20 to be eligible for cash payouts …

September 2015 Meeting – Phil Gutmann

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Change in plans for the meeting on September 9th. Bill Bennett is rescheduled for May and our own Phil Gutmann has a new presentation ready for us. Hope to see you there! Admission is $3.00/person at the door. All our meetings are open to the public. A BUFFET DINNER IS SERVED AT 6:00-7:00PM. COST $13.00/ADULTS. MEETING BEGINS AT 7:00PM.

May 2015 Meeting – Ryan McMahon

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Ryan has been fishing muskies in MN and WI for over 15 years and lives year round in the Twin Cities Metro area. He guides professionally on several of the Metro areas prime musky waters as well as some of greater Minnesota’s best fisheries. His clients catch many trophy fish each year without having to leave the metro area. He …

2015 FRV Challunge on the Chain

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The 20th Annual Challunge on the Chain will be held on Saturday, May 16th, 2015. It’s the oldest and biggest musky tournament in Illinois! Early bird registration is $200 per boat. After 5/1, registration goes up to $220. It will cost $240 the day of the event. You can pay the registration fee online via the “Shop” page on this …

April 2015 Meeting – Jeff Hanson

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Jeff Hanson has fished the Madison Chain his entire life. He’s been a professional guide for muskies on the Madison Chain of Lakes for 18 years. From the opener and into October and November, the Madison Chain is his second home. Depending upon the season and weather conditions Jeff fishes Monona, Wingra, Waubesa, Mud and even the Yahara River. He …

March 2015 Meeting – Cory Allen

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Cory Allen is the founder of Stone’s Throw Adventures which specializes in river fishing for muskies from kayaks, jon boats and canoes all over the untamed wilderness of Tennessee. Cory was born and raised in the Ozark foothills of Southern Illinois and traveled to Tennessee Tech to pursue a degree in music. While attending Tech, he fell in love with …