Smith River Trout Unlimited

March Meeting Minutes and Upcoming Events

Minutes of SRTU meeting held at Rania’s Restaurant in uptown Martinsville on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 6:30 pm Meeting called to order by SRTU Vice President Eric Tichay Nineteen members and guests present – Several “newbies”  to include a couple kids who are learning to tie flies. Reading of previous minutes suspended in the interest of saving time – minutes previously posted on chapter […]

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SRTU December Meeting Minutes

Minutes of SRTU meeting held at Rania’s Restaurant in uptown Martinsville on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 6:30 pm Meeting called to order by SRTU President Doug Jessie Twenty three members and guests present Reading of previous minutes suspended in the interest of saving time – minutes previously posted on chapter Website / Facebook page and emailed to folks on secretary’s distribution list. Treasurer Roy […]

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September Meeting

Smith River Trout Unlimited (SRTU) will hold it’s quarterly meeting on Thursday, September 7, 2017,  6:30 p.m., at Rania’s Restaurant, 147 Main St, Martinsville VA .  Glen Stevens an Associate Professor of Environmental Science at Ferrum College will give a presentation on benthic macroinvertebrates. Benthic (meaning “bottom-dwelling”) macroinvertebrates are small aquatic animals and the aquatic larval stages of insects. They include dragonfly, mayfly, caddis and […]

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March Meeting – Fly Tying

Smith River Trout Unlimited (SRTU) will hold it’s quarterly meeting on Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m., at Rania’s Restaurant, 147 Main St, Martinsville VA . This meeting will feature the tying skills of five chapter members as they demonstrate how to tie flies which enjoy success on the Smith River. Fly patterns will include the Wig Z Midge, Kreelex Streamer, Puff Daddy Dry Fly, […]

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Angler’s Choice Open House

This past weekend, we had the opportunity to visit with our warm water friends at the Angler’s Choice Marine Open House.  Long time Smith River Trout Unlimited members Al Kittredge and Eric Tichey manned our spot during the event.  They spun up some trout flies and talked fly fishing for trout, bream, stripers, largemouth and smallmouth bass.  They collected several email addresses to add to […]

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