2017 Rapidan TU Fishing Show

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of the 2017 Rapidan TU Fishing Show! We are appreciative of the many hard working volunteers, vendors and especially, all attendees who visited the show. We are grateful for your support and your shared value of the region’s aquatic resources and wonderful fisheries. We hope to see you again next year!

So who were the big winners? Commonwealth trout, all Virginia anglers and the raffle winners (in that order, we think). Raffle winners listed below:

  • Montana Trip – Matt McMillen – Gaithersburg, MD
  • Bogart Park Classic Cane Rod (Chris Bogart) – Sharon McCaffery – Culpeper, VA
  • Orvis Vintage Madison Cane Rod (Red Bourdage) – Kevin Murray – Leesburg, VA
  • Streamlight Ultra Rod/Reel(LL Bean) – John Long- Ashburn, VA
  • Orvis Clearwater Rod (Mossy Creek Fly Fishing)- Dave Harvey – Fredericksburg, VA
  • Firehole 3/4 wt Reel (Fly Fishing Benefactor) – Woodie Walker – Fredericksburg, VA

June 28, 2017 FWF Rapidan River/Germanna College

Hi–Lets meet FredK at 8am Wednesday, June 28 at Route 3 bridge(east end at Germanna College) in Locust Grove. Wet wading, staff, poppers, streamers, & w buggers.

Fred

June 21, 2017 FWF SF Shenadoah/Luray-CANCELED

Hi–Lets meet AndyH/host at 9am, Wednesday, June 21 at route 675 at Bixler’s bridge on SF Shenandoah River in Luray. Bring poppers, streamers, & woolly buggers; water, suntan lotion, bug spray, wading staff, & wet wading gear.   HIGH BROWN WATER!

See you there, FredK

June 17, 2017 Camp Funshine 4H Center

Hi–

Lets meet BillH/host on Saturday, June 17 at 9am at Fairfax shelter at 4H Center in Front Royal, off of route 522S. Coffee & danish available. Lets help kids catch & identify aquatic critters in creek in am, eat free lunch, and pond fish with kids until ~3pm. If you can only help in am, its ok.

Thanks, Fred

June 14, 2017 FWF SF Shenandoah River

Hi–Lets meet BillH/host at 9am Wednesday, June 14 in Front Royal at Big Lots store-intersection of routes 55 & 522. Bring poppers, woolly buggers, craws,  wading staff, snacks, & water.

Hope to see you there.

Fred

June 7, 2017-Chapter Picnic & Pond Fishing

Hi–Lets join ChuckH/host at chapter picnic at 5pm on Wednesday, June 7, at brother-in-law pond(8459 March Wales Rd) in Warrenton. Email choysa1@comcast.net if you plan to attend. Bring snacks & beverages. Chuck is providing burger , hot dogs, & condiments.

Thanks, Fred

May 6, 2017 FWF CANCELED

Hi–Lets meet host KyleD at 8am at TBD. Bring dries, nymphs, & streamers. Also hip waders, water, & snacks.

EVENT canceled due to RAIN forecast.

Thanks, Fred

May 31, 2017 FWF NF Shenandoah/Mt Jackson-CANCELED

Hi-Lets meet AndyH/host at noon Wednesday, May 31 at route 720 covered bridge on NF Shenandoah River off of route 11 south of Mt Jackson. Bring chest waders, staff, poppers, wooly buggers, craws, & streamers. Also water & snacks.

Fred

May 3, 2017 Chapter Meeting

Hi–Lets meet at 7:30 pm Wednesday, May 3 at Sun Trust bank in Warrenton for business meeting, including budget review & approval. The speaker is Preston Lazer: South Fork Flathead Wild Trout.

Dinner with speaker at 6pm at Faang’s. See you there!

Fred

April 22, 2017 Camp Funshine

Hi–

Lets meet BillH/host at 4H Center Fairfax shelter in Front Royal at 9am Saturday, April 22. Coffee & pastry available. Aquatic insect collection in am, pond fishing in pm with cancer kids & family.

Hope to see you there.

Fred

April 14, 2017 FWF Robinson River

Hi–Lets meet DougF at 10am on Friday April 14 at Robinson River at Criglersville school parking lot in Criglersville. Bring streamers, dries & chest waders.

See you there.

Fred