Winter Fly Tying
Dates: February 9, March 9
Time: 9 am - 1 pm
Place: Stauffer's of Kissel Hill Grocery
1050 Lititz Pike
Our Winter Fly Tying get-togethers will be the second Saturday of the months of Feb & March in the Meeting Room at the rear of Stauffer's of Kissel Hill Grocery.
NB: the March date will likely be changed so as not to conflict with the Fly Show.
Come join us to tie, to watch, to learn, or just to swap mid-winter lies about fishing. All very informal, use the time to stock your fly box, try some new patterns, or get some fresh ideas. Lessons in the basics can be arranged if we know you're coming and what you'd like to cover.
Guide & author Matt Supinski has spoken to us several times. This time he will be the featured speaker at our January meeting, focusing on his latest book, 'Nexus'. Matt draws a perceived relationship between European & Asian Brown Trout and our Atlantic Salmon. Looking at tactics, patterns & feeding patterns, this is bound to be a thought-provoking meeting. Please join us and forget the trials and travails of Winter.
Fly Fishing Show
The Fly Fishing Show will be coming to Lancaster on March 9 & 10 at the Lancaster Convention Center on the square in Lancaster. Not to be missed if you're interested in fly fishing or fly tying.
The Chapter will once again be welcoming visitors at a booth in the lobby. Stop by and say 'hello' and maybe swap a few lies. We've never heard a fly fishing story we didn't believe.
Date: March 16
Time: Doors open 4:30 pm,
Dinner at 6:30 pm
Place: Double Tree by Hilton
2400 Willow Street Pike
Details on this all-important event in DTU's calendar are now finalizing.
Reservations for this plated dinner, with vocal and silent auctions are $55 & $65. Registration deadline is March 5. Beat the crowd by using this form to register now.
The Double Tree is a wonderful facility for this function, with great food & service, a welcoming atmosphere and convenient parking.
This is our major fundraiser for all of our many activities; DTU receives none of the dues you pay to Trout Unlimited. 2019 is shaping up to be a very busy year for the chapter, with expansion of our Veteran's Initiative, the addition of more Trout in the Classroom schools, the reactivation of our Women's Initiative, Tree Planting (and repairs to damaged plantings due to 2018's flooding) on roughly 9 projects. Donegal TU is one of the most active and effective chapters in the Commonwealth, but we need your support to continue our activities in cold water conservation. Please plan to attend, and bring friends and family with you.
A mailing with your Superfund Raffle tickets and registration form will be in the mail to you in early January. Kindly spend an evening of 2019 supporting DTU.
Watch this space. Plans to revitilize our Women's Initiative are underway. New Coordinator Pam Williams is exploring various options for activities beginning in Spring 2019.