Fish With a Member Schedule 2017 Sticky

Nov
19

The 2017 Fish with a Member Schedule is attached. It is always subject to change due to weather and water levels. I'll guide the VA trips but all MD and PA trips are self-guided except when we have a volunteer. Please call me a day prior if you have questions.
George Paine

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June 2017 Troutline

May
24

Attached is the June Troutline

For the June 1 meeting, please invite your friends interested in environmental issues to hear Jim Wilson's presentation. Also, bring any gear you'd like to swap and invite friends looking for bargains.

Finally, and very importantly, please bring usable gear to donate to Project Healing Waters.

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UPDATE: June 1 Meeting: Jim Wilson on TU Climate Change Workshop, Plus Gear Swap

May
11

JUST IN: A very generous member has donated the equipment on the attached list for sale at the meeting to benefit the chapter. Check it out!!

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Friday, May 12 Fish With a Member Trip Destination now Piney Branch

May
11

Due to wet roads and high water on Friday we'll be going to the Piney instead of the Rapidan.

We'll be going in from the top since water levels are high. Beetles should be a good option in the high water. It is about a moderately steep 30 minute hike down.

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June 1 Fly of the Month- Hare's Ear

May
11

June 2017 Fly of the Month to be demonstrated by John Hadley is the Hare’s Ear.

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May 2017 Troutline

May
02

May Troutline features our speaker, Steve Moulton. Other stories on James Madison students, Lake Fairfax kids fishing and Fly of the Month.

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May 4 Speaker- Steve Moulton on Caddis

Apr
17

Dr. Steve Moulton, NVATU Chapter Member, will deliver a presentation of interest to fly fishers and conservationists featuring information about the distribution, diversity, biology, and ecology of caddisflies.

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April Newsletter

Mar
30

Tim Welch, our speaker will help you transition to saltwater. Also see articles on TU-Fly and W. Maryland trip.

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April 6 Speaker- Guide Tim Welch "Transitioning from Freshwater to Saltwater Fly Fishing"

Mar
27

Tim Welch will present a guided discussion of the contrasting equipment, techniques and strategies between fresh and salt water from a guide's perspective.

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April Fly Tying Demonstration- Mr. Rapidan

Mar
22

The hall is not available until 6:30 pm but we will get started as soon as possible after 6:30 pm. John Hadley will be tying the Mr. Rapidan Parachute at the March meeting.

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Troutlne- March 2017

Feb
27

Attached is the March Troutline- Mike Abramowitz to speak on some innovative ways to fish safely, the TU-Fly, a PHW tying event at Quantico, info on a great lodge at Deep Creek Lake, and our fly of the month.
A huge thanks to our publisher Gary Visgaitis and all our contributors
Hope to see you Thurs evening,
George

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March Fly of the Month- "Too Simple Caddis"

Feb
20

The “Too Simple Elk Hair Caddis” is the Fly of the Month to be demonstrated by John Hadley at the October chapter meeting. This fly was developed by the late Al Campbell. Many of his patterns and beginning through advanced fly tying lessons can be found on flyanglersonline.com.

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March 2 Speaker- Michael Abramowitz on Fishing Safely

Feb
07

Safety while fly fishing .
The presentation on March 2nd will outline tips and methods to stay safe while fly fishing.

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February Troutline

Jan
30

Speaker Brian Kelly of White Fly Outfitters, and descriptions of lots of upcoming events: TU-Fly, Rapidan show and much more

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Project Healing Waters Fly Tying Marathon- March 18, 2017

Jan
26

Fellow Members
Project Healing Waters is a great program that aids so many of our wounded vets. Please consider participating.
Cheers,
George
Please see attached .pdf flyer.

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February 2 Speaker- Bryan Kelly, Whitefly Outfitters, Harpers Ferry

Jan
22

February 2 Speaker- Bryan Kelly, Whitefly Outfitters, Harpers Ferry

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Feb 2 Fly of the Month- Mop Fly

Jan
15

2017 February Fly of the Month: The Mop Fly

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Rapidan TU Chapter Show Feb 11 in Warrenton

Jan
11

Attached is the flyer for this very popular event. It's a chance to see old friends and make new ones while enjoying a great show.

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January Troutline

Jan
04

January Troutline- Several great articles on your chapters's dedicated members.
Plesae Note: No Jan meeting

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No January Members Meeting Due to Holiday

Dec
21

Although we will not have a members meeting in Jan, there will be a board meeting on Jan 12
at Jay's new office. 10306 Eaton Place #120 Fairfax, VA 22030
7:30 pm

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