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Fri, Apr 26


Westby, WI 54667, USA

Trip: Driftless Area, Wisconsin

Join us for our annual escape to Westby, Wisconsin! Delight in a weekend filled with fishing, fun, and food alongside fellow EDTU members. A perfect introduction to fly fishing, set in the serene Wisconsin waters, just 4.5 hours from Chicago. Suitable for novices and experienced fishers alike.

Trip: Driftless Area, Wisconsin
Trip: Driftless Area, Wisconsin

Time & Location

Apr 26, 2024, 5:00 PM – Apr 28, 2024, 5:00 PM

Westby, WI 54667, USA

About the event

Event details are still being finalized and are subject to change.

Trip Details:

Location: Westby, WI

Accommodations:  Old Town Motel – Westby, WI

Contact: Tom Chmielewski:

Dates: April 26th-28th, 2024

RSVP: Secure your spot for this exciting trip by contacting Tom Chmielewski. Availability is limited. For more information, contact Tom or attend an EDTU monthly chapter meeting.


Embark on a weekend of angling adventure in the heart of Wisconsin, just 4.5 hours from Chicago. From Friday to Sunday, immerse yourself in the classic Wisconsin fishing experience, perfect for those new to fly fishing or exploring the area for the first time. Stay at the Old Town Motel in Westby, with options to extend your trip for more fishing fun.


  • Group Fishing: Join fellow EDTU members and explore various quality streams within 30 minutes of the motel. Ideal for making new friends and sharing fishing techniques.
  • Expert Pairing: Newcomers will be grouped with experienced members, offering insights into effective fishing in the area.
  • Local Exploration: Enjoy the charming Driftless Cafe in Viroqua and other local attractions, including a park for hiking, a winery, and scenic Amish country.
  • Social Gathering: Saturday night features drinks and dinner with fellow trip members and local friends at the Old Town Inn.
  • Additional Opportunities: Book top-notch local fishing guides in advance for an enhanced experience.


Costs for the 2024 trip are still being finalized. In the past, the trip cost has been $220 for a single room and $160 for a double and has included two nights lodging and Saturday dinner. Please contact Tom Chmielewski with room requests and questions.

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