I’m not sure I can find the perfect analogy for the fishing world, but if you’re a hunter, you’ll understand the words “deer drive.” And if you’ve ever hunted rabbits or pheasants without a good dog, you’ll certainly understand cooperation and beating the bushes. When it works… it’s magic.
Join the Doc Fritchey Chapter on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m.
Join the East jersey Chapter on Wednesday, April 9 at 7 p.m.
Join the Little Lehigh Chapter on Wednesday, April 2 at 7 p.m.
These guys are relentless. When you think TU volunteer, your mind may wander to planting trees for streambank improvement or placing boulders in a brook for fish habitat; maybe even teaching kids to fish or tie flies, getting them hooked on the sport.
Always keep a little pressure on the line. That’s what my fishing mentor always taught me (and reminds me to this day). Once you’ve got that fish on, never let the line go completely slack. And don’t make any sudden moves. Just a steady pressure will do the job.
Trout Unlimited and the Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation are hosting a Sportsman’s Mini-Summit on Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Canonsburg Sportsman’s Association, Allison Hollow Road, in Canonsburg, Pa.
Paula Piatt, TU's eastern sportsmen organizer, will be hosting two presentations at the Lancaster Fly Fishing Show, March 1 and 2 at the Lancaster Convention Center.
There are plenty of things sportsmen can argue about – deer management, Sunday hunting, crossbow use. Heck, even fly selection can bring about some heated discussions on the stream. But Pennsylvania sportsmen, for the most part, can agree on one thing: we have to keep politics out of the woods and [ READ MORE... ]
This “conservation business” is filled with ups and downs. Like the proverbial roller coaster, you feel the thrill of reaching the top of the mountain, only to have your stomach churning as you race down into the valley, seemingly out of control.