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Detroit Area Steelheaders

Protecting and Promoting the Great Lakes Sportfishery for over 40 years

About Us

The Detroit Area Steelheaders, Inc. is a non-profit fishing club. We're dedicated to the protection and promotion of trout, salmon and other fisheries in the Great Lakes Region. Learn More...

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Education

Fishing "How to" information through speakers, seminars, monthly newsletter and our club members. Learn More...

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Tournaments & Outings

Both Boat Trolling & River, Surf & Pier, which provide an excellent means to improve salmon & trout fishing knowledge and techniques, as well as great fun and some friendly competition.

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DAS Donations

DAS Giving Tops $80,000!

For 40 years the Detroit Area Steelheaders, Inc  has contributed to numerous worthwhile causes which we believe serve our stated organizational goal of promoting and protecting Great Lakes sportfishing.  Thanks to our members and contributors who have helped us raise funds to make these donations.

The following list of donations made in recent years may overlook some, but the overall impact is that the Detroit Area Steelheaders give!

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  • June, 2016 - $3000.  To establish (3) $1000 Fishery-related Scholarships at Lake Superior State University for the next 3 years.
  • June, 2016 - $500.  To help fund the Farmington Optimist’s Breakfast Club Project F-I-S-H program.
  • May, 2016 - $1000.  To fund our own Special People fishing outing.
  • May, 2016 - $500.  To Shelby Township Parks & Recreation for their kids fishing derby.
  • May, July, October, November, December 2016 - $2155.  To continue funding Salmon in the Classroom projects at Oakland Christian K-12, Ladywood High & Pine Knob Elementary schools and fund a new Salmon in the Classroom project at Kennedy Middle school.
  • April, 2016 - $1000.  To the Youth Development Commission for their 2016 Detroit Area Kids Fishing Derby.
  • March, 2016 - $250.  To the Boy Scouts / Cub Scouts of America.
  • February, 2016 - $2,500.  To the Michigan DNR’s Salmon Ambassadors Program.
  • January, 2016 - $150.  For Membership and Support of the Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council.
  • January, September, November, 2015 - $1254.  To continue funding Salmon in the Classroom projects at Oakland Christian and Ladywood High schools and fund a new Salmon in the Classroom project at Pine Knob school.
  • April, 2015 - $2,050.  To the Michigan DNR’s Salmon Ambassadors Program.
  • April, 2015 - $750.  To the Youth Development Commission for their 2015 Detroit Area Kids Fishing Derby.
  • April, 2015 - $500.  To help fund the Farmington Optimist’s Breakfast Club Project F-I-S-H program.
  • May, 2015 - $500.  To Shelby Township Parks & Recreation for their 2015 kids fishing derby.
  • July, 2014 - $500.  To fund a $500 college scholarship.
  • July, 2014 - $250.  To MUCC to help fund their operations.
  • July, 2014 - $250.  To the Clinton River Watershed Council for their Clinton River projects.
  • July, 2014 - $250.  To the Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council for their operations.
  • June, 2014 - $813.  To fund our own Special People fishing outing.
  • May, 2014 - $400.  To Shelby Township Parks & Recreation for their kids fishing derby.
  • April - Oct, 2014 - $1,231.  To continue funding Salmon in the Classroom projects.
  • March, 2014 - $1,000.  To the Youth Development Commission for their 2014 Detroit Area Kids Fishing Derby.
  • September-December, 2013 - $485.  To continue funding a Salmon in the Classroom project at Andersonville Elementary School.
  • June, 2013 - $584.  To fund our own Special People fishing outing.
  • May, 2013 - $1,000.  To pay for 50 rods and reels for the Salvation Army Outdoors program.
  • May, 2013 - $277.  To pay for a bus to take students to release the salmon from their Salmon in the Classroom project at Andersonville Elementary School.
  • April, 2013 - $400.  To Shelby Township Parks & Recreation for their kids fishing derby.
  • April, 2013 - $800.  To the Youth Development Commission for their 2013 Detroit Area Kids Fishing Derby.
  • April, 2013 - $105.  To continue funding a Salmon in the Classroom project at Oakland Christian School.
  • December, 2012 - $622.  To fund a Salmon in the Classroom project at Andersonville Elementary School.
  • December, 2012 - $984.  To fund a Salmon in the Classroom project at Oakland Christian School.
  • August, 2012 - $500.  To fund a $500 college scholarship for an approved student studying for an outdoors/conservation related degree.
  • June, 2012 - $740.  To fund our own Special People fishing outing.
  • June, 2012 - $500.  To fund a $500 college scholarship for an approved student studying for an outdoors/conservation related degree.
  • June, 2012 - $250.  To Shelby Township Parks & Recreation for their kids fishing derby.
  • January, 2012 - $250.  To the Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council for their operations.
  • January, 2012 - $1,000.  To the Youth Development Commission for their 2012 Detroit Area Kids Fishing Derby.
  • January, 2012 - $400.  To the Armada Middle School for a Salmon in the Classroom project.
  • October, 2011 - $2,000.  To the Ludington Area Charterboat Association to fund operations of their salmon rearing net pens.
  • August, 2011 - $1,200.  To the Armada Middle School for a Salmon in the Classroom project.
  • July, 2011 - $250.  To the Clinton River Watershed Council for their Clinton River projects.
  • May, 2011 - $250.  To Shelby Township Parks & Recreation for their kids fishing derby.
  • January, 2011 - $800.  To the Youth Development Commission for their 2009 Detroit Area Kids Fishing Derby.
  • November, 2010 - $500.  To the Michigan Wildlife Service department of the USDA to help fund cormorant control/research.
  • June, 2010 - $1,000.  To fund two $500 college scholarships for two deserving students studying for an outdoors/conservation related degree.
  • June, 2010 - $1,000.  To the Ludington Area Charterboat Association to fund operations of their salmon rearing net pens.
  • June, 2010 - $234.  Donation of Voluntary Youth Licenses to help DNR revenue.
  • May, 2010 - $250.  To the Clinton River Watershed Council for their Clinton River projects.
  • April, 2010 - $250.  To Shelby Township Parks & Recreation for their kids fishing derby.
  • January, 2010 - $1,000.  To Michigan State University to fund a scholarship  for a deserving student studying for an outdoors/conservation related degree.
  • January, 2010 - $1,000.  To the Youth Development Commission for their 2009 Detroit Area Kids Fishing Derby

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