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Last Chance to Work in the Smokies This Summer!

If you are ready for some “angler science” and brook trout conservation work in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park this summer, now is your last chance to volunteer. We will submit our nomination list on Thursday, April 26. Find out … Continue reading

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Great Results from Down the Hatch

Our participation in the Orvis-sponsored Guide Rendezvous and Down the Hatch Film Festival was a HUGE success.  And the biggest reason for the success was due to the efforts of our Chapter Vice-President, Reba Brinkman who pulled together a group … Continue reading

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Volunteers for Great Smoky Mountains National Park this summer

Hey LOSTU members, now is the time to apply to work on projects with the Fishery folks in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. An outline from the Fishery Group Leader of the three projects we plan to support is … Continue reading

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Stocking and F3T Results

F3T RAFFLE RESULTS The raffle at the Fly Fishing Film Tour showing last Saturday was a great success.  Thanks to Jay Hawthorne, Krishun Karau, Roger Parkin, Curt Campbell, Neal Labrie, and Ron Bradford for helping to set up the display … Continue reading

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April News There’s a lot of activity for LOSTU this month. First we have Stocking the North Mills River on April 2. We’ll meet at the campground parking lot about 10 AM and spend a few hours distributing the fish … Continue reading

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Thanks to all of the intrepid LOSTU volunteers  – Charlie Green, Chuck Dauphine,  Ron Watkins, Jon Moore, Trevor Reis, Krishun Karau, Justin Metzger, John Metzger, Dave Sergas, Thom Flinders, Neal Labrie, Seth Burns, Steve Buchanan, John, Bennett, Michael Krol, John … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL FLY TYERS

Spring is on the way and it’s time to start tying some new patterns. So for the upcoming March Meeting (March 13 7 PM REI Schenk Parkway) bring your vises (not vices – we’re a family organization) and show off … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed – Huge Fundraiser

Good afternoon fishing friends!  As you may have heard, the 2018 Orvis Guide Rendezvous is coming to Asheville April 12-14. I am working with Orvis as their Lead Volunteer Coordinator and I am reaching out to you to inquire if … Continue reading

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State of Trout in America’s Most Popular Park 

At our February 13 chapter meeting (REI store on Schenk Parkway in Biltmore Park at 7 pm), we are excited to have Matt Kulp (Supervisory Fishery Biologist) return for another engagement with us.   Matt has worked in the Great Smoky Mountains … Continue reading

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Top Ten Whys of Fly Fishing

TOP TEN “WHYS” OF FLYFISHING Why do you find golf balls in trout streams but never find trout flies on a golf course? Why do you find only # 16 hackles on a neck when you’re tying # 14 flies? … Continue reading

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