We support local conservation, protection, and restoration of coldwater fisheries and watersheds through fishing, community service, and education.

September News

Some leaves are starting to turn, schools are about to open, and days are getting shorter. That means it’s almost time for cooler weather, cooler water tempos, and that some fall fishing is right around the corner.  That also means that it’s almost time for our first...

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Funding Angler Science

We are pleased to announce that LOSTU has decided to provide $6,000 in funding for the Angler Science program.  We hope that this will motivate other North Carolina chapters to add their support.  It's an exciting new venture that has succeeded in other areas of the...

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More Angler Science Coming to WNC Through TU!

Our own member, Andy Brown (TU National Stream Restoration Manager, Southern Appalachian Region) has been very active this spring with several initiatives. One such initiative takes place in Cedar Rock and Powdermill Creeks where streams are being reconnected with...

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Kid Fish Day 2018

On June 2nd several members of Land O’Sky TU volunteered to help the US Forest Service with their Annual Kid Fish Day at Lake Powhatan.  We purchased the food, cooked, and served the kids and their parents at the event.  It was a great time and we were happy volunteer...

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Kevin Howell to Speak at June 12 Chapter Meeting

This is the last meeting before we take a break for the summer, so be sure to come! Kevin will be speaking at our June 12 chapter meeting at REI starting at 7 pm on Best Places to Fly Fish in the Southeast.  Kevin Howell is an author, lecturer, fly-fishing instructor,...

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LOSTU Stocked Spring Creek This Year!

For the first time that anyone can remember, LOSTU members volunteered to stock Spring Creek near Hot Springs for the 2017-2018 Delayed Harvest season. The first stocking was on a cold April day where waders and Polartec felt really good! (Just ask member Michael Ebbs...

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Fly Tying and Fishing Challenge

Dame Juliana Berners was the prioress of the Priory of St. Mary of Sopwell near St. Albans in Britain. A Treatyse of fysshynge with an Angle was part of The Boke of Saint Albans which was first printed 1486. The other parts of the book were hunting, hawking, and...

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Working Together for Conservation

On April 30, members of LOS TU and Pisgah TU joined forces to install line containers on the S. Toe River in Yancey County. The containers were placed near the obvious entry and exit points so that anglers can deposit spent line in them and keep it out of the river....

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