Category Archives: Activities

Assisting With Angler Science in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

For two days in July, eight Land O’ Sky Trout Unlimited chapter members worked with the Fishery Biology unit staff of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park sampling Big Creek and Cataloochee Creek. Both days were focused on Index of Biotic Integrity … Continue reading

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More Angler Science Coming to WNC Through TU!

We are pleased to announce that LOSTU has decided to provide $6,000 in funding for the Angler Science program.  We hope that this will motivate other North Carolina chapters to add their support.  It’s an exciting new venture that has succeeded … 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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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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Congratulations Rivercourse 2017!

              Once again TU volunteers from throughout North Carolina gathered to host Rivercourse 2017.  This one-week conservation and fly fishing camp for 13-15 year-olds continues to be an immensely popular and important link in … Continue reading

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Kids’ Fishing Day 2017

  Every year Land O’Sky TU supports the National Forest Service’s Kids’ Fishing Day at Lake Powhatan.  This year a team of hard working LOSTU volunteers once again turned out to prepare and serve a much appreciated lunch to the … Continue reading

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