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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 significant restoration … Continue reading

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Kid Fish Day 2018

On June 2ndseveral 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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! … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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May Meeting – May 8, 7 PM at REI

Our past president, John Miko, will give a presentation on Tenkara fishing.  The last time he did this I wpent a half-day with him and it made me an immediated convert to Tenakara.  It’s easy to learn and lot of … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Stocking This Week

Mills River on Tuesday May 1st.  10 AM – 2 PM.  Meet at Mills River Campground Parking Lot. Spring Creek on Friday, May 4th.  10 AM-2 PM Meet at Hot Springs Parking Lot on South Andrews Avenue

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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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