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Trout Stocking November 7th

Meet at the parking lot at the Mills River Park at 10 AM on Tuesday, November 7th.

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Laurel River Volunteers

  LOSTU volunteers Jay Hawthorne and Cliff Albertson helped Whitney Mitchell (of Ivy River Partners) with a cleanup on the Big Laurel River in Madison County on Saturday. Total of 8 tires (2 were radials), LOTS of plastic and glass … Continue reading

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Embrace A Stream Challenge

Make your donations to Pisgah Chapter because they are the ones getting funds for the Cantrell Creek Trail project EMBRACE A STREAM CHALLENGE SUPPORT LOCAL CHAPTER PROJECTS NOV. 6-12 AND HELP THEM WIN $50,000 IN CASH GRANTS FROM ORVIS AND … Continue reading

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Laurel River Clean -Up

  Laurel River Trash Clean- Up Saturday, November 4 Ivy River Partners will provide all clean-up equipment including gloves. Just dress for weather! Meet at Laurel River parking lot (trailhead) on 25/70 & 208. For questions, contact Whitney at: whitney@ivyriverpartners.org … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief!

At our October chapter meeting a new slate of officers and board members was elected, led by our new chapter president, Cliff Albertson.  Cliff’s lifelong passion for fly fishing has taken him to trout and salmon waters across America and … Continue reading

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Trout In (and Out of) the Classroom

On Monday we had our first fall river clean-up and stocking on the North Mills River.   Thank you to everyone who came out to help keep this beginner friendly fishery clean and healthy.    An added treat this month was … Continue reading

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Helping Brookies Get “Over the Rainbow”

Last week LOSTU  pitched in with the fisheries team from the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and fellow TU volunteers from Tuckaseegee and Little River Chapters to help native Brook Trout reclaim Little Cataloochee Creek and its tributaries.  We were … Continue reading

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“The Memory of Fish” Asheville Film Premier

“The Memory of Fish” is a moving and inspirational film about one man’s lifelong quest to restore once mighty salmon runs to Washington’s  Elwah River.  It resulted in the biggest dam removal project in U.S. history.  It’s an amazing tale … Continue reading

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On Top of Old Smoky

Land O’Sky TU is currently working with the Great Smoky Mountain National Park fisheries team to reintroduce native Brook Trout in the the Cataloochee Creek drainage.  Pictured above are Ed Heeg, Jay Hawthorne and Ron Bradford,  three of our hard … Continue reading

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Building Bridges in Madison County

Yesterday a great group of LOSTU volunteers turned out to help Madison County in their ongoing efforts to introduce local youth to the great outdoors.  The one week camp for teens featured a variety of fun, outdoor activities and ours … Continue reading

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