January 21st, 2023 from 9am to 4pm


Annual Cabin Fever Day Fundraiser…

beat the Winter Blues and get your fishing fix!

Presented by Fox Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited

FVTU Annual Cabin Fever Day starts in:










Fox Valley TU is planning to host its 21st Cabin Fever Day at the Grand Meridian in Appleton, WI on Saturday January 15th from 9am to 4pm

Our event features:

  • Scott Grady Bamboo Fly Rod Package
  • Used Equipment Sale
  • Silent Auctions
  • Bucket Raffles
  • Fly Tying Demonstrations
  • Fly Casting Clinic
  • Guest Speakers
  • Vendor & Informational Booths
  • Cash Bar
  • Lunch Menu

Links to our silent auction and bucket raffles can be found below along with our guest speaker biographies and presentation topics.

Check out this year’s Lyle Dickerson taper bamboo rod package as well!


  • Grand Meridian

  • 2621 N Oneida Street, Appleton, WI



  • Doors Open at 9am

  • Drawings held at 3pm


Entrance Fee:

  • Individuals: $10

  • Family: $15


Food & Drink:

  • Lunch served at Noon

  • Tickets can be purchased at the door

  • Cash bar 



Guest Speaker Line-up


Every year we feature three guest speakers at Cabin Fever Day.  This year we have lined up some excellent speakers.  We hope you join us for the day and enjoy each of our presenters….


10:00am Speaker


Bob Haase

Fly Selection and Presentation


11:00am Speaker


Tim Landwehr

Smallmouth: Modern Fly Fishing Methods, Tactics and Techniques


1:00pm Speaker


Brad Petzke

Fly Fishing Michigan’s Upper Peninsula


Scott Grady Rod Raffle Package


This year’s Rod Raffle is a complete ready to go fly fishing package.  Scott Grady is donating a beautiful hand-made Tonkin split cane bamboo fly rod and metal tube to be raffled at our annual fundraiser event.

This year’s fly rod is patterned after a pioneer in rod-building.  The Lyle Dickerson taper 801510, 8 foot, 5 weight, 2-piece rod will come in a metal tube and is paired with an Orvis Battenkill lll reel including fly line, leader, tippet and a fly box filled with flies.

The total value of this package is over $1,600 dollars.

Tickets can be purchased from Fox Valley TU Members in advance of the event or at the Scott Grady rod raffle table at Cabin Fever Day.

Tickets are $5 each or 7 for $25. 

You do not need to be present to win!

Bucket Raffles


Our bucket raffles will be located on the left side of the foyer of the Grand Meridian as you enter and as always we will be featuring some great items.

Tickets can be purchased at the front desk at any time during the event.

Ticket packages and prices are as follows:

  • Pack of 10 tickets – $10
  • Pack of 25 tickets – $20
  • Pack of 50 tickets – $35
  • Pack of 75 tickets – $50
  • Pack of 125 tickets – $75
  • Pack of 175 tickets – $100


Silent Auctions


Our silent auctions will be located on the right side of the foyer of the Grand Meridian as you enter and we have some great items to bid on.

Use the number on your entrance ticket to bid on any of the items.

Announcements regarding the end of the auctions will be made in the afternoon and we will post the winners on the overhead screens.

You do not need to be present to win


Vendors & Exhibitors


Below is a link to a listing of the vendors and exhibitors participating in our Cabin Fever Day fundraiser.  Take some time to browse our show floor and support the companies that make a difference in our sport.

Ask about any show specials and support the people and companies who are supporting our fundraiser


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