Fish With a Member Schedule Sticky

Nov
19

The Dec 2015 trip will be to Little Stony, weather permitting. It will be the last trip for this year. 2016 schedule is below.

TU FISH WITH A MEMBER - 2016

Date Stream

January 2 Hughes (VA) from the top
January 30 Conewago Creek (PA)

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Trout in the Classroom Year Six

Jun
02

The NVATU Trout in the Classroom (TIC) is in the final weeks of releasing brook trout fry raised in 21 tanks in 18 regional schools. Check out what a release looks like

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June Troutline Newsletter

Jun
01

Top Stories:
Speaker Al Alborn on Tenkara, and Tenkara flies
Reston Association Award
TIC Releases
Lamiglass Raffle Winner

See you on Thursday!

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June 2 Speaker- Al Alborn on Tenkara Fishing & Fly Tying

May
18

Al Alborn spends his time chasing native Brook Trout in the Backcountry of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. He looks for spots few others frequent. Al specializes in small stream Tenkara (Fixed Line Japanese style) fly-fishing.

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May 2016 Troutline Newsletter

May
04

Top Stories in attached Newsletter:
Dusty returns to speak about Greater Yellowstone
TU Fly pictures
Sulfur Fly of the Month

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May 5 Meeting- Dusty Returns

Apr
28

Fellow Members,
Dusty Wissmath, a long-time guide and friend of the chapter, returns on Thursday to talk about fishing the Greater Yellowstone Eco-System. I expect you'll want him to also tell you about his role managing the TCO fly shop in Boiling Spring, PA.

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May 5 Fly of the Month- Turkey Flat Sulfur

Apr
25

April Fly Tying Demonstration:

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April 2016 Newsletter

Apr
01

Fellow Members,
Attached is the April Newsletter. Lots going on: We have Mark Frondorf, the new Shenandoah Riverkeeper speaking, several kids fishing events that we need volunteers for, the laminglass raffle and a demo on tying the Mr. Rapidan
Hope to see you Thursday!

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April Speaker- Mark Frondorf on Clean Water Challenges

Mar
31

As the official Shenandoah Riverkeeper, Mark Frondorf, this month’s speaker, is one of several dedicated pros in the Potomac Riverkeeper Network whose goal is to be the eyes and ears of the water, protecting the public's right to clean water in their rivers and streams.

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Western Maryland Spring 2016 Trip Scheduled for April 26 - May 4

Mar
29

This Spring's popular western Maryland Trip will run for eight nights from Tuesday, April 26, to Wednesday, May 4. Western Maryland has four great rivers and terrific brook trout streams.

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April Fly of the Month- Mr. Rapidan Parachute

Mar
27

April Fly Tying Demonstration

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March Troutline

Feb
29

The March Troutline features our speaker, Capt. Matt Miles, a laminglass rod raffle, and describes several great programs run by our volunteer members.

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March 3 Speaker- Capt. Matt Miles

Feb
22

March 3 Speaker- Capt. Matt Miles

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February Troutline

Jan
31

Attached is the February Troutline, featuring Double Spur Outfitters and In Flies We Fish, which present some brand new opportunities to practice our craft and meet others who share the passion. Also, there is a new location for the Virginia Flyfishing Festival, and information about supporting our veterans.

Merit Badge Team,
Bill Errico will be there at 6:45 on Thurs. to chair a planning session for the next class, for which he has a new troop.

Hope to see you on Thurs night,
George Paine

ps All meetings are open to the public.

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February Speakers- Levi Pitcock, Owner of Double Spur Outfitters and Greg Hyde, Fishing Guide

Jan
19

Our February 4 speakers will be Levi and Greg who will describe a relatively new fishing opportunity within a short distance of our area. Ten of our chapter leaders have fished it already, and give it high marks both for quality of fishing and reasonableness of cost.

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February Fly of the Month- BWO

Jan
16

In the continuing fly tying techniques and materials series John Hadley will be tying the Blue Winged Olive (BWO) at the January meeting. Tying techniques to be learned: Using hackle fibers for tail, dubbing, hen tips and/or mallard wing sections for wings, hackle and whip finish.

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January 2016 Troutline Newsletter

Dec
31

Attached is the January Troutline. Please note that the next Chapter Meeting will be Feb 4. The January meeting was cancelled due to proximity to the holidays.

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December Troutline

Nov
30

Top Stories in December Troutline-
Rob Shane, TU coordinator for our region to describe projects
Kiki is recipient of PHW Patriot Award
and much more

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