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
Hi–Lets meet at Joe & Donna Ray’s home in Haymarket on Stormy Dr from 6-9pm. Bring snack, dessert, or sidedish. RSVP Dec 6. Additional details about a week before event.
Hi-Lets meet at 7:30pm on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Sun Trust Bank in Warrenton. Speaker is Red Bourdage on USSR/Georgia trout & Conservation. Lets meet for dinner at 6pm at Faangs Restaurant.
Hi–Lets meet at Sun Trust bank in Warrenton on October 5, Wednesday, at 7:30pm. Speaker is Paul Kearney from TU Tri-state Youth Camp at Graves Lodge, on June 2017 camp report.
Dinner at Faangs at 6pm.
Hi—Event canceled due to very low water.
Hi–Lets meet host/JohnL at 8am Wednesday, September 14 at Graves Mill/Rapidan River(at end of route 662) and Staunton River. Bring dries, nymphs, & streamers. Also water, snacks, bug spray, & hip waders.
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
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.
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.
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.