Category Archives: Chapter News

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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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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Tax Relief Outing

If you wait until April 15 to do your taxes it probably means you’re having to pay…and we know how that hurts.   How about a little hydro therapy to make you feel better?  We’re going to get together this … Continue reading

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Big Creek Lodge Property added to Pisgah National Forest

After years of effort, 78 acres of the “Big Creek Lodge Property” have now been incorporated into the Pisgah National Forest.  This property was once envisioned for commercial development.  It is located just upstream of the North Mills River Recreation … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the 2017 Fly Fishing Film Tour!

Join Land O’ Sky TU and Hunter Banks Fly Fishing Saturday, March 4 at Highland Brewing Company as we once again bring the F3T to Western North Carolina. The doors open at 6:00 PM and the show will start promptly … Continue reading

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LOSTU Yard Sale Team “Make it Rain!”

  Thank you and congratulations to everyone who helped make this year’s LOSTU Yard Sale the best ever.  We brought in over $3,500 to help advance the mission of TU here in western North Carolina.  If you worked at the … Continue reading

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Reconnect…You Bet!

Protect, Reconnect and Restore are the cornerstone principles of TU’s conservation strategy.  We at LOSTU do all three, but lately there has been considerable emphasis on reconnecting native Brook Trout habitat in our region.  This is usually done through the … Continue reading

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An LOSTU Shout- Out from Hank Patterson

Our former Chapter Secretary and Board Member, Reba Brinkman, ran in to renowned  “guide” and comedian Hank Patterson at the  recent TU National Meeting in Bozeman, MT.  They sent this video message to us:

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LOSTU at the Mount Mitchell Craft Fair

Chapter members Jack Tipton and Bob Owens (pictured above)  organized and ran a TU informational table at the Mount Mitchell Craft Fair on 5 & 6 August,  They spread the good word of cold water conservation, promoted the Chapter and … Continue reading

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2016 Rivercourse A Huge Success!

Rivercourse is a one week summer camp focused on finding and nurturing the next generation of conservation minded anglers.  18 boys and girls between the ages of 13-15 attend each June to make friends, have fun and expand their knowledge … Continue reading

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