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5 Reasons Why Volunteering with Learn 2 Fish With Us is Fin-tastic!

Learn 2 Fish With Us is always looking for passionate volunteers to help out at our free fishing clinics in the Wisconsin area. Whether you’re a professional angler or only cast a rod once a year, there’s a volunteer position for everyone. We want to reel in your support, so check out our top reasons why you …

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What Fish Is That? Types of Game Fish in Wisconsin (Part 1)

Whether you’re on the water every day or a fishing newbie, check out our guide below to get to know common fish in Wisconsin waters.   1. BLUEGILL If you’re fishing in the warm, quiet waters of Wisconsin and the fish has a black spot on its “earflaps,” you most likely caught a bluegill. These fish are the most common sunfish in the …

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Congratulations on Your Retirement, Captain Greg!

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After 18+ years of working at Thrivent Financial®, our own Captain Greg will be retiring on April 26! From training hundreds of people to being involved in important key initiatives, Greg made a lasting impact at Thrivent. Joy Sams, the information technology manager at Thrivent Financial®, said Greg has been an instrumental resource on the …

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3 Different Ways to Tie a Fishing Knot

Every beginner angler should know how to tie several different types of fishing knots before heading out on the water. Check out these step-by-step tutorials to learn the different ways you can tie a fishing knot. Palomar Knot Step 1: Push your line through the eye of your hook and then push it back to …

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Captain Greg Hangs Out with the Menasha High School Fishing Team

Captain Greg with the Menasha High School Fishing Team

Our own Captain Greg paid a special visit to the Menasha High School Fishing Team on Monday, Feb. 26 to tell them all about Learn 2 Fish With Us and the National Professional Anglers Association, as well as to share a few of his ice fishing tips and tricks. Captain Greg and the Menasha High …

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Thousands of Fishing Enthusiasts Gather at the 2019 Wisconsin Fishing Expo

Captain Greg at Wisconsin Fishing Expo

The gloomy weather didn’t stop thousands of fishing enthusiasts from attending the Wisconsin Fishing Expo Feb. 22-24 in Madison. Anglers from all over gathered at the Alliant Energy Center Exposition Hall to enjoy hundreds of fishing exhibits and workshops led by nonprofit fishing clubs to help attendees improve their fishing skills and knowledge. Captain Greg …

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Learn 2 Fish With Us Host Fishing Basics Seminars At The Wisconsin Fishing Expo

Captain Greg, Learn 2 Fish With Us Angler Educator was at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo for the eight year in a row.  The weather may have been questionable due to the rain, snow and ice but it did not stop the families and adults from making it to the Fishing Basics seminar.  Fishing Basics educated …

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Menasha High School Fishing Team Learn About NPAA and Learn 2 Fish With Us

On Tuesday, February 26th, Greg attended the Menasha High School Fishing Team meeting where he talked about the National Professional Anglers Association and why being a member is so important in the fishing industry and their possible fishing career.  Greg also covered the mission of Learn 2 Fish With Us and what we are doing to …

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Captain Greg Educates Menasha High School Fishing Team

On Tuesday, December 18th, Captain Greg from Learn 2 Fish With Us attended the Menasha High School Fishing Team meeting.   The Menasha High School Team just formed a couple months ago and were looking from tips for their upcoming ice fishing tournaments.  During the meeting Greg reviewed safety while ice fishing, equipment and many useful …

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Open L2F Board Position-Treasurer

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Do you live to fish? Are you looking to help a great cause? Then look no further! Learn 2 Fish With Us is currently seeking a new fish-loving treasurer to join our board. This position is a 2-year term and begins in March 2019. If you aren’t afraid to take on a little bookkeeping (we’re a pretty simple organization…really!)  and share your …

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