Informal Fly Tying Session. No charge. Bring your own tools and materials. Tie the fly someone might be demonstrating or tie your own patterns. Held at the Egypt Fire Co. Training Hall, 4164 Hillcrest Lane Whitehall, PA 18052. Everyone welcome.
Week 1 of the Annual Beginner's Fly Tying Classes. Brochure with the application is on the Chapter's Website 'Links to Documents' Page. The classes are held at the Northampton Area Middle School Cafeteria on 1737 Laubach Avenue Northampton, PA 18067.
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The highlight of the first full day of the ICAST/IFTD show every year is the The Drake Magazine's Fly Fishing Film Awards.
"It's the Academy Awards of the fly fishing industry," explains Tom Sadler, the president of the Massanutten TU chapter in Harrisonburg, Va., and a guide at Mossy Creek Fly... [ READ MORE... ]
On the opening day of Trout Season in Pennsylvania volunteers from the Knights of Columbus, Stroud Township, and the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited organized the annual Children's Fishing Contest on the pond at Brodhead Creek Park in Stroudsburg Pennsylvania.
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On Wednesday April 9th 2014 leaders from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited #289 spent the day with PAFBC Executive Director John Arway on a tour of the Poconos public fishing areas. The tour started on the Pocono Creek in Tannersville, PA in an area that the Chapter is planning to do instream... [ READ MORE... ]
Emilee is 15. She's cautious and skeptical. Thoughtful and meticulous (when she wants to be, her mother tells me).
A couple months ago, I noticed her making some intricate "friendship bracelets" with lengths of craft yarn--the attention to detail was obvious. I immediately envisioned her sitting... [ READ MORE... ]
Group shot of NJ TU chapter members who participated in the second March Madness Fly Tying event held on Saturday, 3/22/14 in Cranford, NJ. Hosted by the Rahway River chapter, over 40 TU members honed their tying skills and donated flies to Project Healing Waters, Casting For Recovery and TU... [ READ MORE... ]
EPA and the Corps of Engineers Takes Step to Improve Fishing
For the past decade, a cloud has hung over 60 percent of the rivers and streams historically covered by the Clean Water Act, one of our country’s bedrock laws for protecting rivers, streams and wetlands. For more than... [ READ MORE... ]
The Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited is happy to announce its first annual fly tying contest, "Bring home the Benjamin," sponsored in part by Scott Cesari’s Fly Tying. The contest is part of the chapter’s ongoing effort to raise money for the various conservation and restoration projects... [ READ MORE... ]
I put this together today just kind of making it up as I went along and came out with what I think is kind of like a hybrid Hare's Ear/ Copper John. I'd appreciate any feedback or opinions on how to make it better. I tied a few in tan and dark hare's ear as well. Here's the recipe:
Hook: Umpqua... [ READ MORE... ]