2018 Fish With a Member Trip List 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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August 2018 Fly of the Month- Cathy's Super Beetle

Jul
17

Mason and Palmer Kasprowicz will demonstrate and assist you in tying Cathy's Super Beetle. Bring your vise and tools. Materials will be provided. Doors open around 6:30.

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July and Aug fishing trips postponeed by one week

Jun
30

I've rescheduled the July and Aug Fish with a Member trips to a week later for both to July 14 and Aug 11 respectively. They will be to either the Rappahannock or Shenandoah drainages depending on water conditions. I'll provide specifics as we get closer.
Cheers,
George

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No July Members Meeting; Board Meeting July 12

Jun
29

Due to the July 4 holiday, we will not hold a July members meeting. Board meeting will be held on July 12.
See you at the Aug 2 members meeting.

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June 2018 Troutline

Jun
04

The Troutline returns with our June issue. Hope to see you Thursday night!

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June 7, 2018 Fly of the Month-Foam Ant

May
19

June Meeting Fly Tying Demonstration: In the continuing fly tying techniques and materials series John Hadley will be tying the Foam Ant at the meeting. Learn how tie foam ant bodies and wrap hackle. Will also show other ant body materials.

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June 7 Speaker- Thomas (Tom) O’Connell, USGS Leetown Science Center Director

May
17

Tom is Director of the Leetown Science Center where he leads a team of interdisciplinary scientists to conduct fishery and aquatic ecology research to support the management needs of the Department of Interior and other Federal and state agencies.

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May 3 Speaker- Guide Neal Mason

Apr
26

About Neal Mason

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3 Member Bobs Receive Reston Stream Award

Apr
25

NVATU Members Receive Reston Volunteer Group of the Year Award

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May 3 Fly of the Month - Lefty's Deceiver

Apr
18

May’s Fly of the Month to be demonstrated by John Hadley is Lefty’s Deceiver. This fly was developed by Lefty Kreh and can be tied in many different colors and sizes to represent a variety of bait fish. Tie small flies for small fish to very large flies of large fish.

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April Fly of the Month: Shad Dart

Mar
19

Fly Tying Demonstration

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April Speaker- Remick Smothers, Principal with FlyTimesDC

Mar
19

The founder of FlyTimesDC, Remick Smothers was born and raised in the District of Columbia. A graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., Remick grew up fishing the nation's river and its surrounding waters for largemouth, smallmouth, and striped bass.

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NVATU Supports the 5th annual Fly Tying Marathon Three hundred flies, tied and donated by members of the NVATU chapter were presented to Mr. Chris Thompson, event coordinator, of the Quantico and Fort Belvoir programs of Project Healing Waters Fishing

Mar
19

Three hundred flies, tied and donated by members of the NVATU chapter were presented to Mr. Chris Thompson, event coordinator, of the Quantico and Fort Belvoir programs of Project Healing Waters Fishing, Inc.

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Tidal Potomac Slam Tournament to Support Fletchers Cove

Mar
17

The National Capital Chapter of Trout Unlimited, The Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders and CCA Maryland's Greater Washington Chapter are proud to present the first annual Tidal Potomac Slam fishing tournament.

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March Troutline

Feb
26

Fellow Members,

This issue includes:

- Update on Cleanup Work, Shad Run at Fletcher's
- Two Fish With a Member Trips: Piney Branch, VA and Mountain Creek, PA
- John Hadley's Fly of the Month: Mr. Rapidan Parachute
- 3rd Annual NVATU 2-Fly Fishing Tournament
- Volunteers Needed for Kids Fishing Days
- March PHW Fly Tying
- TU Tri-State Conservation & Fishing Camp June 24-29

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March 2018 Fly Tying Demonstration: Mr. Rapidan Parachute

Feb
20

John Hadley will be tying the Mr. Rapidan Parachute at the March meeting. Using moose hair for the tail, dubbing a body, hair post tying and wrapping two hackles around the post will be demonstrated. See Newsletter for the recipe and additional information.

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3rd Annual NVATU 2 Fly Tournament

Feb
19

3rd Annual NVATU 2 Fly Tournament

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Trout Unlimited Tri-State Conservation & Fishing Camp June 24-9

Feb
19

NVATU supports this camp with many volunteers as well as funding. Please check it out and spread the word. This in fly fishing's future.
http://www.tucamp.org
Trout Unlimited Tri-State Conservation & Fishing Camp

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Fly Tying Marathon for Vets

Feb
02

Sign up to participate in the 5th Annual Project Healing Waters (PHW) Fly Tying Marathon, which will be held on March 17 in the main lobby of the Marine Corps Museum. All the flies tied will be sent to PHW Programs across the country. Last year, we sent over 9,000 flies to 72 Programs.

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Chapter Comments on the Clean Power Plan (corrected)

Feb
02

The following chapter letter (drafter: Jim Wilson) was posted at the request of the President and Secretary on the comments section of the EPA website in mid-January:

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