Thank You

To all of our attendees, vendors and volunteers for making the 2020 Rapidan TU Fishing Show a success. As the major annual fundraising event for our chapter, your participation helps support youth angling programs and fisheries conservation programs in our region. Here are the winners of the 2020 major raffle prizes:

  • Cool Water Outfitters WV Wilderness Trip – Jinx Fox – Orlean
  • Bogart Custom Cane Rod –  Len Ignatowski – Vienna
  • Cabelas Prestige Fly Rod Combo – Rick Miller – Warrenton
  • Cabelas Synch Fly Rod Combo – Kyle Dingus – Warrenton
  • Orvis Clearwater Fly Rod Combo – Sarah Masters – Herndon
  • Richardson Chest Fly Box – K Rychlic

Chapter Meetings:

Join us the first Wednesday of each month (except June, July & August) at 730 pm at the PATH Foundation Building, Fauquier Room “B” (2nd Floor) 321 Walker Drive, Warrenton,VA, 20186. Typical meetings include a speaker, a review previous months activities, and discuss upcoming events. Meeting are typically over by 9pm; dinner 6 pm, location TBA in advance of meeting.


March 4, 2020 Chapter Meeting

Hi- Lets meet at 7:30pm Wednesday, March 4 at PATH building at 321 Walker drive in Warrenton for chapter business meeting. Fishing show results will be discussed. Speaker is Sean Knick of Rush River Fly Shop on “Hidden in Plain sight”. Bring your spare flies for donation to Project Healing Waters to meeting.

Dinner is at 6pm at El Agave Mexican restaurant, next to Peebles.

See you there. Fred

April 4, 2020: Rapidan TU Kid’s Fishing Day

The 40th annual Rapidan Trout Unlimited (TU) Kids’ Fishing Day scheduled for Saturday, April 4, 2020, has been cancelled. Please consult state and national guidelines on safe practices regarding COVID-19 and public gatherings.

February 12, 2020: Bugs & Suds

Join the Rapidan Chapter of Trout Unlimited for an evening of fly tying! 
Learn more about where to fish locally, upcoming family friendly events, and meet future fishing pals. This event is open to all ages and experience levels. All supplies and instruction will be provided. 

Date: Wednesday, February 12

Time: 6-8pm, join for as little or as long as you’re able

Location: Altered Suds Beer Co., 36 Main Street Warrenton, VA (under Molly’s Irish Pub)

Cost: Free! Food and drinks available for purchase. 

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at

February 5, 2020 Chapter Meeting


Lets meet at 7:30pm Wednesday, February 5 at PEC building at 45 Horner St, Warrenton for Rapidan TU chapter meeting. A short business discussion, fishing show status, & VTSSS water sampling plans. Fly tyer is Andy Holmaas, tying a brown bivisible & a green rockworm.

Dinner at Ledo Pizza on Fletcher Drive at 6pm.

See you there! Fred

January 8, 2020 Chapter Meeting

Hi- Lets meet at 7:30pm Wednesday, January 8 at PATH building at 321 Walker Drive, Warrenton for annual “all hands meeting”. Chapter activities will be reviewed from 2019, along with plans for 2020.

Dinner at 6pm at Ledo Pizza.

Thanks, Fred

December 13, 2019 Chapter Christmas Party

Hi- There is no chapter meeting on December 4.

Lets meet at Joe & Donna Rays’ on Stormy Drive in Haymarket at 6:30pm Friday December 13 to celebrate the holidays together. Joe & Donna are providing the main course & some beverages. Please bring a side dish, snack, or dessert for others, and a special beverage for yourself or the hosts.

See you there!