4th Annual NVATU 2 Fly Tournament- Apr 6 Sticky

Jan
11

4th Annual NVATU 2 Fly Tournament
 

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Trout in the Clssroom Spawns Stream Assessment Tool Sticky

Aug
14

A few pictures and a video are worth way more than thousand words.

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2018 / 2019 Fish With a Member Trip Lists Sticky

Nov
03

Please see attached pdf. 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.

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March 7, 2019 Speaker: Colby Trow of Mossy Creek Fly Fishing

Feb
24

Colby Trow, the current chairman of the American Fly Fishing Trade Association and co-owner of Mossy Creek Fly Fishing in Harrisonburg, Va., with his twin brother Brian, will be the featured speaker at the March 7 meeting.

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Donate flies to support Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

Feb
19

Please bring your donated flies to the March TU Meeting on 3-7-2019.
Flies can be your hand tied creation or can be purchased by you!
All donations will be hand delivered on your behalf.

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March Fly of the Month: the Elk Hair Caddis

Feb
11

March Fly of the Month: the Elk Hair Caddis to be demonstrated by John Hadley to show tying elk hair wings and palmered hackle.

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Sat Feb 2 Fish with a Member Trip Cancelled

Jan
29

I've decided to cancel since air temps in the park are forecast below freezing all day. (Casting a braided leader at these temps is like casting a 3 foot stick... not very stealthy.)

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February Speaker Change: Tim Quinn on Shen River Access

Jan
22

Update: On Thursday, Feb 7, NVATU Member Tim Quinn will describe Fishing Access on the Shenadoah River. His wife, Dr. Akob, will speak on a later date. The delay was a consequence of the shutdown.

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Feb Fly of the Month- Mr. Rapidan Parachute

Jan
22

Feb 2019 Fly Tying Demonstration: Mr. Rapidan Parachute

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No meeting in January so tie a Griffith Fly on your own

Dec
11

No meeting in January so tie a Griffith Fly on your own, a sure thing for winter fishing.
Originator: George Griffith, one of the founding fathers of Trout Unlimited.
Techniques to practice and material to be used:
Making peacock herl bodies
Palmering hackle

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Dec 6 Speaker: Chris Newsome on the Lower Chesapeake Bay’s Shallow Water Striped Bass Fishery

Nov
14

Capt. Chris Newsome, owner of Bay Fly Fishing, LLC, has been guiding fly fishing anglers on the lower Chesapeake Bay for the past 19 years. A native of the Tidewater region, Chris’ childhood playground was the Piankatank River on Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. Capt.

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December 2018 Fly Tying Demonstration: Little Black Stonefly

Nov
14

In the continuing fly tying techniques and materials series John Hadley will be tying the Little Black Stonefly, a must for any stream fly box. Bring your vise, basic tying tools and black thread to learn the techniques for tying a Little Black Stonefly; tying materials will be provided.

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Nov 1 Speaker- John Odenkirk Virginia DGIF Biologist

Oct
16

Brookies and Browns on the Conway River
John Odenkirk, Fisheries Biologist with the VA., Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, will talk about the Brook and Brown Trout interaction program for the Conway River at the November 1 meeting.

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November 1, 2018 Fly Tying Demonstration - Hellgramite

Oct
10

In the continuing fly tying techniques and materials series John Hadley will be tying the Hellgrammite, a must for any stream fly box. Bring your vise, basic tying tools and black thread to learn the techniques for tying a Hellgrammite; tying materials will be provided.

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Troutine- Oct thru Dec

Sep
29

Our first quarterly Troutline is attached. Gary and Jim have done an incredible job of lining up speakers, expanding the length to six pages, and developing the new format. KUDOs!!!!!
It contains our speakers, fly demonstrations, and fishing trips through December.
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October 4 Speakers- Jim Wilson and Adam Lynch

Sep
21

Climate Change and the Health of the Rappahannock Highlight October Meeting

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Boy Scout Powder Horn Program

Sep
21

Scout, Venture Adult Leader Event

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Fly of the Month - Copper John October 6, 2018

Sep
17

Fly Tying Demonstration: In the continuing fly tying techniques and materials series John Hadley will be tying the Copper John nymph. Bring your vise, basic tying tools and black thread to learn the techniques for tying a Copper John nymph fly; tying materials will be provided.

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September 2018 Troutline

Aug
29

Attached is our September newsletter.
A few things to note:
-I've had to cancel the trip to the Rapp on Sat due to liklihood of muddy rivers following 3 days of storms.
-Mason has written a great article about the Tri-State Camp from a counselor's perspective.
-The Mayfly project to support foster kids is holding it's first 2-Fly in Oct.
-RFK Jr. will speak at a Potomac River Gala

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