It is very sad news to report that our Chapter President, Jim Robinson passed on May 28th, 2014.
He will be missed by all who knew him. Donaldson's in Laurel is handling the viewing from 2-4 PM on
Saturday and the funeral service will start at 3:30 PM on Sunday at the Emanuel Methodist Church on... [ READ MORE... ]
We are pleased to host Dan Davala this month to talk about the opportunities for fly fishing for Shad in the Potomac.
Dan is the fishing manager for the Orvis store in Arlington Virginia and an expert in finding and catching Shad as
they make their way up the Atlantic. Dan is a native Virginian... [ READ MORE... ]
Location: West Virginia/Maryland Border
Type of stream: Freestone and tailwater
Angling methods Fly or spin
Species: Brookies, browns, cutthroat and rainbows
Access Easy to moderate
Season: All year Supporting
Short take: Your choice…browns, ‘bows, brookies, and cutts
Handicapped... [ READ MORE... ]
Ok, I finally got my butt out to a TU event and helped float stock the Patuxent last week with some members of my chapter. This despite having not yet made it to a meeting in the past year thanks to work (though I won't be missing the next one featuring Dan Davala's tips on shad fishing). Anyway,... [ READ MORE... ]
Please join the Potomac-Patuxent chapter on Wednesday, February 18th for a discussion on the potential gas development in Maryland.
Location: Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, Maryland
Nick Weber is a member of Trout Unlimited (and PPTU) and as Chairman... [ READ MORE... ]
I had the pleasure of attending the fly fishing show in Somerset this past weekend. Here are some (very) random thoughts.
1. You can't pump your own gas in NJ. Your guess is as good as mine on that one.
2. Folks who work the show are really nice and helpful. Ok, not Canadian nice, but still... [ READ MORE... ]
This Year's January outing is to Big Spring. We will meet at The Ditch at Big Spring at 10 am. To get to Big Spring from Columbia MD take Interstate 70 past Hagerstown to I-81 north. Take I-81 north to exit 29 and turn left on 174. Take 174 west about 1 mile and turn right on US 11. Take US 11... [ READ MORE... ]
Realizing that the odds of me fishing anytime over the weekend were slim to none, it occurred to me that things could be worse. The expert opinion of the weather forecasters are calling for rain and chilly weather in my part of Maryland. Granted, it's not going to be as cold as it has been, but it'... [ READ MORE... ]
Please, join us at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at the Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD when the Potomac Patuxent Chapter of Trout Unlimited will present our annual fly tying demonstration.
This year, we will have a table for our Project Healing... [ READ MORE... ]
It's January 1, and I had just printed out my Maryland fishing license with trout stamp. It's late in the afternoon and I'm trying to figure out where to go on such short notice. The choice was easy actually. I picked up my Tenkara rod and headed for my local pond about ten minutes away. True, I... [ READ MORE... ]