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

September 7, 2016 Chapter Meeting

Hi-Lets meet at Sun Trust Bank at 7:30pm, Wednesday, September 7 in Warrenton. Speaker is Debbie Manzari of StreamSweepers. Dinner at 6pm at El Agave.

See you there.   Fred

September 3, 2016 FWF Rose River–CANCELED

August 20, 2016 FWF SF Shenandoah River/Alma

Hi–Lets meet hosts/JoeR/ChuckH at 7:30am Saturday, August 20 at Alma route 340Business bridge parking area(sw of Luray) at sf Shenandoah River. Bring poppers, clousers, beetles, staff, wet wading boots, water, & snacks.

Fred

August 10, 2016 FWF Rappahannock River

Hi–Lets meet FredK/host at 7:30am, Wednesday, August 10 at Phelps WMA Rock Wall parking lot on Kellys Ford Road(~1 mile upstream of Kellys Ford). Smallmouth bass wet wading gear-staff, poppers, clousers, & wooly buggers. Also, water, snacks, & bug spray. Ten minute hike to river.

FredK

August 12, 2016 FWF Phelps WMA Pond

Hi–Lets meet BillH/host at 8am Friday, August 12, at Phelps WMA in Sumerduck(east of Kelly’s Ford)  off Sumerduck Rd at pond public parking lot. Bring your favorite bass flies, lures, and bug spray.

FredK

July 20, 2016 FWF Rappahannock River

Hi–Lets meet ChuckH/host at 4:30pm Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Phelp’s WMA/Rock Wall parking area on Kellys Ford Road(~1 mile upstream of Kellys Ford). ~10minute hike to river. Bring wet wading gear, staff, water, snacks, poppers, streamers, & craws.

Fred

July 9, 2016 FWF Kellys Ford

Hi–Lets meet host/DougF at Kellys Ford bridge parking area on Summerduck Road outside of Remington at 8am, Saturday, July 9. Bring wet wading gear, staff, poppers, streamers, nymphs, clousers, water, & snacks.

Thanks, FredK

June 22, 2016 FWF NF Shenandoah/Mt Jackson

Hi–Lets meet AndyH at 9am Wednesday, June 22 at covered bridge in Mt Jackson on route 720(west of route 11). Bring staff, wet wading gear/clothes, water, snacks, poppers, craws, streamers, & dragonflies.  See you there.

Fred

June 29, 2016 FWF Rapidan River/Germana College

June 29, 2016 FWF Rapidan River/Germanna College–CANCELED

Hi–Lets meet DannyD/FredK at 7:30am, Wednesday, June 29 at route 3 bridge(eastbound end) in Locust Grove for smallmouthbass fishing. Bring wet wading gear/staff, poppers, streamers, nymphs, water & snacks.

EVENT CANCELED DUE TO HIGH MUDDY WATER.

See you there, FredK