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... ]
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... ]
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... ]
FERC Approves Columbia Pipeline
FERC [Federal Energy Regulatory Commission] has issued its decision yesterday the ~21 mile gas line running north of Baltimore. The gas line is being constructed by Columbia Gas. MAC (Mid-Atlantic Council TU) is a registered intervener. That means if we object to the... [ READ MORE... ]
I spent a few hours on Morgan on 10/27 (Sunday) and the weather was great. Morgan Run was just recently stocked below Jim Bowers road so I thought it might be a good time to try out a new spot I had never fished before. Unfortunately, other people had the same idea too. I didn't get to the parking... [ READ MORE... ]
Thanks to the Orvis News site and Tightline Productions for an interesting and quick review of tippet rings. I like tippet rings for some situations and not for others. For example, I'm not going to use a tippet ring on the Letort or really any spring creek for that matter. I will use them on just... [ READ MORE... ]
The Potomac-Patuxent TU chapter welcomed Seth Coffman last night (10/16/13) to our monthly meeting. Seth is the head of TU's Shenandoah Headwaters Home Rivers Initiative. Seth's presentation focused on the work that he and others in the Shenandoah Valley are doing to resurrect cold-water streams... [ READ MORE... ]
WorkGroup for Trout in the Classroom has released a detailed review of the program.
You can see the full report here:
Canceled due to Park Closures... check back for more info
Help Plant Trees for Trout!
Trout Unlimited and Catoctin Mountain Park need your help planting 400 trees in the
headwaters of Owens Creek. Owens Creek harbors the strongest population of brook trout in the Park.
Please join us on October... [ READ MORE... ]
Sept. 17, 2013
Chris Wood, President and CEO, Trout Unlimited (703) 284-9403
Statement from Chris Wood: TU stands ready to help Colorado recover from disaster
The following is from Chris Wood, president and CEO of Trout Unlimited:
All of us in the Trout Unlimited family are concerned... [ READ MORE... ]