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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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PADDLE-n-PLANT Work Day Volunteering Opportunity    The French Broad Riverkeeper and MountainTrue are combating sediment erosion in our local waterways. Sediment is a major polluter in our river basin, clogging fish and aquatic habitats, increasing water temperatures, and transporting toxic … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR   I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and that the New Year brings all good things. Of course that includes lots of fishing and maybe trips to exotic places (so you can do a … Continue reading

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December Meeting We’re in for some cold weather on December 12th but don’t let that deter you from coming to our meeting. Jeff Curtis of Curtis Wright will bring a bundle of new gadgets and goodies to add to your … Continue reading

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December Doings

  FLY FISHING EXPO We had a great turnout this morning sorting and pricing the items. There is about a ton (well, not literally) of terrific items so thank you for your donations. Come early and take your pic. There … Continue reading

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Western North Carolina Wins Big!

As you know, the Embrace A Stream Challenge ended at midnight.  We knew we were doing well in the standings, but until this morning we didn’t know just how well we were doing. There’s great news today for everyone who … Continue reading

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Embrace A Stream Challenge

Land O’Sky TU Members This part of the country is blessed like few others with beautiful places to explore, fish, hike, bike and camp. Our chapter is among the most active in the country when it comes to conservation of our … Continue reading

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Great Turnout For Trout Stocking

About 15 LOSTU members and family showed up amid pouring rain and some (very loud) rumbles of thunder.  We stocked about 1,000 pounds of trout, some of them in the 4-5 pound class and we finished in record time – … Continue reading

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