Personal Homepage for
Edwin L Dreier. . .
. . . A Work In Progress!?
Time to eat!
Drawn by Ed Dreier
Once upon a time,
in a galaxy far, far away . . .
~ Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming ~
~ My favorite fly fishing partner . . . My Mom. ~
~ Ruth Meredith Dreier 1918 to 1999 ~
~ Fly fishing the upper St. Vrain in Colorado 1988 ~
~ The size limit is 22 inches ~
~ Fly Fishing Links ~Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc
~ "...is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation
of disabled active duty military personnel and veterans through
fly fishing and fly tying education and outings." ~
Casting for Recovery
~ "Casting for Recovery (CFR) provides fly-fishing retreats
specifically tailored for women who have had breast cancer." ~
Place to wet a line in Wisconsin. . .
~ Black Earth Creek ~
~ One of my favorite Spring fed trout creeks.
Called "... one of America's top 100 trout streams."
by "Trout" magazine.
Black Earth Creek Watershed Association
2001 Black Earth Creek Fish Kill ~ In PDF Form
~ Black Earth Creek is back! ~
Clubs to join . . .
Federation of Fly Fishers
~ I am a Life Member ~
Badger Fly Fishers
~ I am a Annual Member ~
The BFF is "A member Club of the Federation of Fly fishers &
Charter member club of the Great River Council of Wisconsin"
~ I am a Annual Member ~
Wisconsin Trout Unlimited State Councel
Southern Wisconsin Chapter of Trout Unlimited
General Links . . .
Wisconsin Spring Creek Hatches
Everything you wanted to know about . . .
Wisconsin Sea Grant
~ "Fish of the Great Lakes" ~
Wisconsin Fly Fishing
Colorado Fly Fishing Network
The American Museum of Fly Fishing
Flyfishing Team USA
Fly Rods & Reels . . .
Thomas and Thomas
Len Codella's Sporting Collectibles
~ A good place to find a fly rod gem, or project rod. ~
"There are not enough women fly fishers on the streams!"
(You may quote me. - ELDreier)
International Women Fly fishers
Sharon's Fly Fishing Links
~ Lots of Great Links For Women Flyfishers! ~
~ Fly Fishing Adventures ~
Colorado Women Flyfishers
~ A nice Site... Check out their puzzle! ~
Scottish Ladies Fly Fishing Association
~ Outdoor Magazines Online with Fly Fishing ~
Field and Stream
~ Countries With Great Fly Fishing ~
Fishing in Scotland
Fly Fishing in New Zealand
Fly Fishing in Argentina and Chile
~ WALLEYE ~
Looking for a good Site without Ads.
"I still want to catch a Walleye on a Muddler Minnow." - ELDreier
~ Flyfishing the Snake River in 1988 ~
The "BIG" Trout!
The one that didn't get away!
My First Trout ~ 1956 at Age 7
Ice FishingIt was too cold to take any pictures!
Drawn by Ed Dreier
Ice Fishing Links:
Ice Fishing in Wisconsin
Ice Fishing World
~ "The Hard (Water) Life" ~
~ No not "EEK it's cold outside!" ~
EEK is the Wisconsin DNR Site for the "Environmental Education for Kids".
'The Smith Brother's and Their Old Man'
~ Oscar Petry . . . . . . . Orrin Lokken . . . . . . . Ed Dreier ~
~ 'It's not the job, it's the uniform!' ~
~ If I have to dress up like this . . .
~ Off-loading helium gas during a Wisconsin Winter. ~
~ Almost a cryogenic undertaking unto itself! ~
We were having a contest to see who could dress the warmest. . .
Of Special Interest:National Eye Institute
National Kidney Foundation
International Dyslexia Association
National Institute of Neurological Disorders
American Heart Association
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Americans with Disabilities Act
Of Books & Bookstores:Barnes & Noble ~ I wonder if I can list them as Dependants?
The University of Wisconsin Press
Read a book,
Cheese, Chefs, Restaurants, Recipes, Food, Etc:Wisconsin Cheese:
Wisconsn Cheese ~ The best cheeses in the good old USA!
Cheese and Burger Society ~ If you love cheese burgers, you have to check out this Site!
Grilled Cheese Academy ~ Meredith. . . Thanks for cooking all those grilled cheese sandwiches for me at the cabin in Pinecliffe, CO!
The Food Network ~ Pick a Chef!
Julia Child on PBS ~ Still an excellent Site. . . Watch some of her shows with master chefs.
Jacques Pepin ~ Official web Site
Jacques Pepin ~ Fast Food My Way - On KQED Northern California Public Telivision
Emeril Lagasse ~ Official Web Site
Mario Batali ~ Official Web Site
Rachael Ray ~ Official Web Site
Cat Cora ~ Official Web Site
Graham Kerr ~ Official Web Site
Madison Dining Online
Wisconsin's Restaurant & Dining Guide
Smoky's Club ~ The best steaks in the town!
Food Fight ~ They own some great restaurants in the Madison and Middleton area.
Especially the Hubbard Avenue Diner in Middleton . . . One of my favorites!
Dotty Dumplings Dowry ~ Award Winning Burgers in Madison
Glarner Stube ~ If you like Swiss, it is a great place to eat! Try their Swiss vegetable soup.
Mi Cocina ~ 6230 University Ave - 608-238-7261 ~ My favorite authentic Mexican restaurant in Middleton, WI.
Laredo's ~ 694 S. Whitney Way - 608-278-0585 ~ My favorite authentic Mexican restaurant in Madison, WI.
Abuelo's ~ My favorite up scale Mexican resaurant in Middleton, WI. . . Leave room for their "Tre Leches" ("cake of three milks") for dessert.
Qdoba - Mexican Grill ~ Best Mexican Fast Food I've ever had!
Fraboni's Italian Specialties & Delicatessen ~ The best Italian Deli in Madison! Try their Meatball Sandwich. . . WOW!!
Famous Dave's ~ A great place for Barbeque Ribs!
Boulder Cork ~ Their menu speaks for it's self! Est. 1969 . . . In Boulder, CO.
Black Forest Restaurant ~ My favorite German restaurant . . . In Nederland, CO.
Cracker Barrel ~ Any one of their restaurants. Great breakfasts! Not to mention the best green beans!
Home Food Safety ~ By the American Dietetic Association.
ARM & HAMMERĘ Baking Soda ~ 159 years old and going strong, with more uses than you can shake a stick at.
"Soup of the Evening... Beautiful Soup" ~ Soup Etiquette, Soup Songs, Soup Customs,
Soup Tales, Soup Jokes, Soup in Art and even Soup Recipes.
Recipe Gold Mine~ "Over 30,000 recipes on this site!" Check out "Kitchen Charts". . . Lots of great information!
AAA Recipes ~ Find recipes by ingredients!
Recipe Source ~ Recipes from everywhere!
Cooking, Recipies and More
Reynolds Kitchens ~ Check out "Your Kitchen Assistants".
Meals For You ~ I like the way they layout their recipe index and their "Tips and Guides" page is very useful.
Virtual Cities, Inc. ~ Lot's of interesting links on Travel, Lodging, Fishing, a Restaurant Guide, etc.
organized by State, plus they have an Internet Cookbook with over 5,000 recipes. A really neat Site!
The National Dairy Council
The Mushroom Information Center ~ Lot's of information and great recipes!
California Artichoke Advisory Board ~ I could eat these all day...
Our Vegetable Travelers ~ The history of vegetables . . . Who ate what and when.
PEPPER FOOL ~ For the Chile Pepper Fan in some of us.
Pickle Packer's International, Inc.
The National Onion Association
U. S. Dry Bean Council ~ Put some iron in your diet! They are also fat free, high in protein, and have more fiber than many whole grain foods.
OceanSpray ~ Cranberry juice is great for your kidneys!
The National Turkey Federation ~ Turkey, Turkey, Turkey...
The Turkey Store ~ and more Turkey!
Butterball ~ Ditto!
National Cornbread Festival ~ One on my favorite foods!
World's Largest Bratfest - Madison WI ~ Memorial Day Weekend 2008 - A World Record 191,712 Brats Eaten!
National Hot Dog & Sausage Council
Bavaria Sausage, Inc. ~ The place to go for German sausages.
Ruef's Meat Market ~ The place to go for Swiss sausages.
Usinger's ~ Milwaukee, WI since 1880
Vienna Beef - Chicago's Hot Dog! ~ Fix it "Chicago Style"!
Mount Horeb Mustard Museum ~ An interesting museum and lots of mustards to taste.
Everything you ever wanted to know about beef...
Wisconsin Beef Council
Colorado Beef Council
Texas Beef Council
National Bison Association
Wisconsin Bison Producers Association
Pots and Pans and Stuff:
Cookware Safety Interesting information from the Clemson University Extention.
International Dutch Oven Society ~ Everything you ever wanted to know, but...
Chicago Cutlery ~ Watch those fingers!
World Kitchen ~ Lots of information on Revere Ware and others.
Lodge Cast Iron ~ To put a little iron in your diet...
Great Memories:Puppet Shows:
Puppeteers of America ~ I love puppets and marionettes!
The Unofficial Kukla, Fran & Ollie ~ My favorite television show in the 1950's!
TV Days ~ Rootie Kazootie
Howdy Doody ~ "Say kids, What time is it?" . . .
"It's Howdy Doody time, it's Howdy Doody time, it's Howdy Doody time, it's Howdy Doody time, it's . . ."
(I never did learn all the words to Howdy's song, so this is all I ever sang.)
~ This Site is written in 1st person by Howdy himself. ~
Blackcatters World of TV theme song lyrics ~ It's fun to look back.
The Radio Hall of Fame
The TV Western Heros:Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Official Website
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum
James Arness Official Website ~ U.S. Marshal Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke
Jay Silverheels ~ Tonto
Clayton Mooore ~ The Lone Ranger
Hopalong Cassidy Official Website ~ Willliam Boyd
Gene Autry Official Website
The Modern West: Sky King ~ "Out of the Western sky..." I watched this show because I had a crush on Sky King's niece Penny,
but I also liked the planes, Songbird I and II.
The Real West and Native American History:Museum of the American West
Native American Languages of the Americas
Native American Genealogy
Indian Country Wisconsin ~ A project of the Milwaukee Public Museum.
Wikipedia ~ Battle of Summit Springs Colorado ~ About eight miles north of the farm my Dad grew up on. Buffalo Bill Cody was in this battle.
Cherokee Language & Culture Preservation Web Site
Cheyenne River Lakota Nation ~ "The Minicoujou, Ita zipco, Siha sapa & O'o'he numpa bands"
Autry National Center
FAITA ~ First Americans in the Arts
Collectors, Games:Springbok Puzzle Collectors Page ~ We refer to ourselves as "bokkers".
Badger Marble Club of Wisconsin ~ I still have my leather bag full of marbles from grade school . . .
Thus ends the rumor that I lost all my marbles, or maybe not. ~
The Marble Museum ~ Northern California
Alan's Marble Connection ~ Interesting Site! Indentification Guide, Fake & Reproduction page
(it shows collectors what to look out for) and lots of interesting Links.
The Sheepshead Association ~ A free Association for all Sheepshead players.
Yahoo! Clubs ~ The Best Sheepshead Game On-line
American History:Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine ~ Birthplace of Our National Anthem
Gettysburg Battle Field ~ 1863 The turning point in the American Civil War.
Gettysburg National Military Park ~ A very nice Site by the National Park Service.
Ships:Duluth Shipping News
Lake Superior Marine Museum Association - Duluth, MN
Duluth Seaway Port Authority
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Wisconsin Maritime Museum ~ WWII Submarine USS COBIA (SS-245) is a National Historic Landmark.
S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald ~ The Fitz
Historical Naval Ships Association ~ Where are they now?
USS Monitor Center
CSS H. L. Hunley ~ The first submarine to sink an enemy ship, Feb. 17, 1864.
Trains:California Zephyr Virtual Museum ~ The CZ... Never was a better way to travel!
Union Pacific Big Boys ~ 540,000 Lb. Articulated 4-8-8-4
National Railway Museum ~ Green Bay, Wisconsin
Mid-Continent Railway Museum ~ North Freedum, Wisconsin
Illinois Railway Museum ~ Union, Illinois
Colorado Railroad Museum ~ Golden, Colorado
Denver Rio Grande Western
Rio Grande Modeling & Historical Society ~ Lots of great pictures!
iD&RGW Online Archive
The Denver & Rio Grande Western Route - 1922 Geology Survey ~ Interesting Site if you like historical geological maps.
Wisconsin and Mid-Western Sites:Great Lakes Information Network ~ Information like... They cover more than 94,000 square miles and hold an estimated 6 quadrillion gallons of fresh water. WOW!
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Henry Vilas Zoo ~ Since 1911. . . Free admission and free parking. A nice place to take a break!
Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
EEK ~ Environmental Education for Kids ~ By the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Bayfield, Wisconsin ~ On Lake Superior... The largest fresh water lake in the world.
Circus World Museum ~ Baraboo, Wisconsin ~ A working circus museum.
New Glarus, Wisconsin ~ Chamber of Commerce
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association
BigTop Chautauqua ~ A great time is always had by all!
Weather:National Weather Service
National Doppler Radar Sites
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