November 7th – Wednesday, next Chapter Meeting

Just a reminder that our next regular monthly Chapter meeting is on November 7th at 7:30 at the Sun Trust Bank in Warrenton.  Jeff Kelble will be speaker next month, talking on “Shenandoah River Health & Jackson River Lawsuit” status – additionally, Seth Coffman is speaking as well on the Spout Run initiative.  Please come join us and get involved…see you all then!!

October 6th, Saturday – Fish-with-a-Friend/Fall Tune-up/Picnic – Rapidan River

Join us on Oct 6th on the Rapidan River, with our host, Kevin Daniels, for our fall fishing tune–up and Chapter Picnic – Best time of year to catch fish!

  • Meet at 9AM at the Criglersville Elem. School parking lot, or at 10am@ the 1st Bridge/Kiosk area.  If you have something special that you drink, bring that – otherwise, we’ve got drinks and the food covered.
  • Bring your hip waders, a 2wt, 3wt, or 4wt short rod, parachute ants and beetles, parachute Adam’s, bead head nymphs, green/pink weenies, and/or other terrestrials – and whoever is in charge of the “great weather” – don’t forget to bring that too!!  Hope you all can make it!!

October 3rd – Wednesday, next Chapter Meeting

Just a reminder that our next regular monthly Chapter meeting is on October 3rd at 7:30 at the Sun Trust Bank in Warrenton.  Colby Trow from Mossy Creek Fly Fishing in Harrisonburg will be our speaker on smallmouth fishing in the valley.  Please come join us and get involved…see you all then!!

September 26th – Wednesday – Fish-with-a-Friend – Hughes River

Join Fred K our host, for our Fish With a Friend outing on the Hughes River for Trout.  Plan to meet at 8:00 am at Nethers/route 600 past Old Rag Mtn parking area (3 parking places at big rocks on right).

  • Bring water, a snack, hip waders, & bug stuff
  • Flies: Bring streamers, BH & dries (Adams, Elk Hair Caddis, Mr. Rapidan, Royal Wulff, Coachman, etc sizes 12-16).

September 12-16, TU’s Annual Meeting in Asheville, N.C.

Join TU Sept. 12-16, in Asheville, N.C. for TU’s Annual Meeting. Go to the TU National Site for information and registration

September 5, 2012 Regular monthly Chapter Meetings begin again at 7:30 PM

Just a reminder that we begin our regular monthly Chapter meetings again beginning on Sept 5th at 7:30 at the Sun Trust Bank in Warrenton.  Please come join us and get involved…see you all then!!  I’ll be Alaska salmon fishing, and Chuck Hoysa, our VP, will be leading the meeting.  Judson Walls will be making a presentation on Leaders and Tippets–Buying vs. Building

August 25, Saturday – Fish-with-a-Friend – Rappahannock River for Smallmouth Bass

Join Danny D & Fred K our host, for our Fish With a Friend outing on the Rappahannock River for SmallMouth Bass – and others as appropriate,  August 25th.  Plan to meet at 7:30 am at the end of Richards Ferry Road (Richardsville; then 10 minute walk) – you can probably wet-wade.

  • Flies: Bring poppers, & streamers – also a lot of water!!

 

August 16, 2012—Thursday “Special Love Camp…Camp Fantastic” Event

Once again, our Chapter’s Coordinator, Bill Hobson is leading our Chapter’s volunteer efforts for these Special Love Camp events – please, contact Bill at willhobson@aol.com if you can assist – as always, your support is appreciated!!  This activity is clearly one of our more important education, outreach, and public conservation efforts…Please mark your calendar and help the kids and families involved, as well as Bill, the Chapter, and Trout Unlimited…Appreciate It!!!  It starts at 0930am…Creek Bug Study—The afternoon is usually a fishing contest for the kids that starts at 1500(3:00pm)

August 15, Wednesday, Fish-with-a-Friend, Rappahannock River for Smallmouth Bass

Join our host, Chuck Hoysa, on Wednesday, August 15th, at 5pm at the Rock Wall Tract parking area on Kellys Ford Road Road(~1  mile upstream of Kelly’s Ford/Culpepper County) for Smallmouth Bass

 

August 8, Wednesday, Fish-with-a-Friend – Hunting Run for Smallmouth Bass

Join our host,  Steve Moore, for an exciting day fishing for smallmouth bass on Wednesday, August 8th, at 8am on Spotswood Furnace Road(CR 620) at Hunting Creek parking area(off Eley’s Ford Road/route 3) in Locust Grove. It is a 0.7 mile walk to Rapidan River.

Bring:  Poppers, streamers, water, bug repellent, and a snack…