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Blog Post BY EBaird ON August 15, 2015 - 1 COMMENTS
Pocono Creek Habitat
The Brodhead Chapter Trout Unlimited, #289 is planning a instream habitat improvement project for the late summer early fall of this year.  The plan is utilized stone deflectors, rock cross-vanes, and random boulder placement to improve a heavily channelized section of the Pocono Creek in Tanners
Fishing Reports BY EBaird ON July 3, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
July 2, 2015, Ash Creek
Yesterday I spent 2 hours exploring Ash Creek near Thornhurst, PA.  A small stream with relatively easy access from the parking area for State Game Lands 135 (does require about 200 yards through the woods and brush to reach the stream.  Due to the high water I wasn't able to explore the beaver d
Blog Post BY EBaird ON July 2, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly Fishing Workshop
On Sunday June 28, 2015 volunteers from the Brodhead Chapter Unlimited presented a Fly Fishing Workshop on the banks of the Brodhead Creek at the ForEvergreen Preserve in Stroudsburg, PA.  Nearly 20 participants were exposed to fly tying and equipment.  Regionally reknowned biologist Don Baylor g
Fishing Reports BY EBaird ON June 6, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
June 5th on Hickory Run
Yesterday I went out and fished the Hickory Run in Hickory Run State Park.  The water was low and clear so stealth and longer casts were a priority, but as you can see from the pictures, it was worth the work.  All of the fish were caught on a size 12 parachute hopper (a couple of very large tree
On Sunday May 24, 2015 members of the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited assisted the staff of the National Park Service in providing a Kids Fishing Clinic and Casting Contest at Hidden Lake in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.  The children attending learned how to identify commo
On May 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited hosted Scott Cesari presentation "History of Fly Fishing in America As Seen Through the Eye of the Hook".  Scott took the Chapter members and guest through a tour
Event BY EBaird ON May 17, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Kids Fishing Clinic and Casting ContestMay 24, 2015
On Sunday May 24rd the Brodhead Chapter Trout Unlimited will be assisting the National Park Service employees and volunteers in "Kids Fishing Clinic and Casting Contest" at Hidden Lake off of Hidden Lake Road in the National Recreation Area.  Children will be divided into 3 age groups and learn a
The Brodhead Chapter continues to support a Trout in the Classroom program at Swiftwater In-termediate School in Swiftwater, PA. Approximately 60 brook trout have hatched and reached 3 inches in length.
Event BY EBaird ON May 16, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly Fishing WorkshopJune 28, 2015
Join expert members of the Brodhead Watershed Association, the Pocono Heritage LandTrust and the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited at the NEW FOREVERGREEN PRESERVE ON CHERRY LANE, JUST OFF PA STATE ROUTE 191, ANALOMINK, for a unique and highly informative Elements of Fly-Fishing program that wi
Fishing Reports BY EBaird ON May 4, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
May 4, 2015 Cranberry Creek
I couldn't pass up heading out on such a beautiful day, the sun was shining with temperatures in the high 70's.  The stream was running low and clear so stealth was a priority as was shortening my leader.  I tied on a size 12 AK Best's Parachute Quill Gordon and proceed to catch and release 5 tro