I loved fishing with my mentor. I can’t wait to go again! 

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Fennimore, Wisconsin Project

Project Lead Mentor: Kurt Meyer

Project location: Fennimore, Wisconsin Project

Year project founded: 2022

Mentors on this team: Currently adding mentors

Children mentored to date: 0

Children to be mentored in 2022/2023: 4-6

Local foster care partners: Currently building team.

Local companies that support this project: Currently searching for community support and partners.

Contact the lead mentor for this project: therealkurtmeyer@gmail.com

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Fennimore, Wisconsin Project

“As a local science teacher, I feel this is a great opportunity to help out foster students with access to mentors through TMP, Trout Unlimited, and my connections with school pupil services. The Driftless area is easily accessible to the public and the fishing is excellent. I can’t imagine a better place to take beginners out!”

Kurt Meyer

Lead Mentor, Fennimore, Wisconsin Project

Project Mentors

KURT MEYER, LEAD MENTOR

Fennimore, Wisconsin

Kurt resides in the heart of the Driftless region in Southwest Wisconsin.  He has been fly fishing for over twenty years.  Kurt is the youth coordinator and board member for the Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of Trout Unlimited.  He is a middle school math and science teacher.  His hobbies include of course fishing, cooking, golf, and watching his kids play sports.  Kurt is married and has two daughters ages nine and eleven.  

 

FRANK NARDOMARINO, MENTOR

Grayslake, Illinois

I grew up in Illinois and have had a fly rod in my hand for over 30 years. I’m currently a Fire Battalion Chief and a Paramedic and spend most of my days off fishing. I went to a fly fishing guide school in Colorado and guided the Southwest region of Wisconsin for years. Being on the rivers is one of the greatest feelings I can imagine and sharing it with others is even better.

 

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