Category Archives: Activities

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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A Great (Smoky Mountain) Volunteer Opportunity

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is continuing their years-long effort to restore native Brook Trout to their natural habitat within the park’s many miles of trout streams.   You can help this effort continue by volunteering this summer with … 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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And the Winner is…..not La La Land!

The winner at the 2017 F3T was definitely Land O’Sky TU!  We brought in over $2500 with our highly-anticipated raffle, signed up new members, made new friends, spread the good word of Cold Water Conservation and had an awesome time … Continue reading

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