Meeting Minutes 5.4.22

The meeting was called to order by FredK/Pres at 7pm on May 4, 2022 at Ledos pizza/back room in Warrenton, Va. There were 12 members present, including new member James Blake, Kevin Daniels/past Pres., & Joe Ray/past Pres.
After introductions around the room, prizes were raffled off, & winners were AmyO, ChuckH, & JoeC.  At last meeting, it was noted that a motion was made & seconded to donate $100 to Project Mayfly.  Treas.Rpt/JoeC-Balance is $25,338.32.  TIC/ChuckH-We have 26 schools, 30 tanks, and all trout have been released for season.  Fishing Show-ChuckH will check with Highland School after July 1 to confirm fishing show date of February 11, 2023.  FWF/FredK-All had good time shad fishing on Rapp in Fredericksburg, at Mossy Creek outfitters, at Cedar Creek trophy trout, and on Rapidan River.  FWF-May: Bluegills/KyleD-Meet at 7am on May 14 at Crockett Park off Meetze Rd in Warrenton. Green Drake hatch/AndyH(week of 5/23-TBD; meet at 2pm on Route 33 about 5 miles west of Rawley Springs at Dry Run on right side of road). Date will be announced ~1 week in advance. See pages on RapidanTU website for more fishing opportunities.
 At April’s events: Buchanan Hall/Upperville(4/9)-Membership, fly tying, & casting-great event; at Ducards Vineyards(4/23)-Membership & fly tying-not so good-windy, sunny, & noisy music.  VCTU/AmyO-Zoom meeting on Monday 5/9.  CampSpecialLove/BillH-Maybe Aug 18?  Fauquier County Parks-TeachingYouthFishing/MaggieB-June 18(11am-12, & 1-2pm). Email for your support.  Willowsford-TeachingYouthFishing/KyleD-6/24(5-6pm; rain date-7/1)-August date TBD. Email for your support.  Newsletter/RedB-All-please email pics & event info: Next edition out in late June.  New Business: Meetings starting next fall will be at the PATH building at 321 Walker Drive. Membership & fly casting event in Middleburg at Dog Daze on May 28 at 11:30 to 12. Marcia is doing fly casting & needs additional rods. FredK will do membership. Any other volunteers, email   The speaker was Amy Orr, talking on the preliminary results of VTSSS water sampling done in April 2021 by TU volunteers. There were many good questions & a good flow of information back & forth.  Chapter volunteer hours: April=540,  YTD=540-new fiscal year.  Meeting adjourned at 8pm.   

FWF May 26, 2022 Dry Run

Hi- Lets meet AndyH/host at 2pm Thursday, May 26 on Route 33 west of Harrisonburg, 5.5 miles west of Rawley Springs in Dry Run parking area on right, for green drake hatch trout fishing . Bring chest waders, staff, bug spray, & green drake flies.


FWF June 1, 2022 Chapter Picnic/Fishing

Hi- Lets meet at 5pm Wednesday, on June 1 at Chucks BIL Soldiers Hill Angus farm pond in west Warrenton on March Wales Rd, just south of intersection of Big Springs Rd & Opal Rd. Park in parking lot near barn. ChuckH will provide burgers, hot dogs, and condiments. Members will bring hamburger & hot dog buns, snacks, or desserts for others(pick one), & notify Chuck what you are bringing. Bring your own beverages.

There will be a very short meeting.


FWF Bluegills-May 14, 2022

Hi-Lets meet KyleD/host at 7am, Saturday, May 14 at Crockett Park off Meetze Road south of Warrenton. Bring your favorite bluegill buggy looking flies.