Message From: Brent WallsUpper Potomac RiverkeeperPotomac Riverkeeper Inc.email@example.com
The small town of Piedmont, WV has been facing some serious challenges with a depressed economy and a failing infrastructure. Adding to the problems of the Town is a... [ READ MORE... ]
At the July 12 meeting of the Mid-Alantic Councill, new officers for FY2015 were elected. New members of Executive Committee (effective Oct. 1, 2014) are:
Don Haynes -- Chair
Jay Sheppard – Vice Chair for Conservation
Tom Starrs – Vice Chair for Administration
Sean Beattie – Treasurer
Lou... [ READ MORE... ]
MDTU kicks off its Women's Initiative with a Women Teaching Women Fly Fishing Workshop. Attending the inaugural event were 12 women who learned about gear, fly casting, streamside entomology, knot tying and safety on the water. The workshop was led by Louise Peltier with the very capable help of... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]