Smith River Trout Unlimited

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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Smith River Trout Unlimited December Meeting

December Meeting Smith River Trout Unlimited (SRTU) will host our end of year meeting on December 1, 2016,  6:30 p.m., at Rania’s Restaurant, 147 Main St, Martinsville VA .  This is the meeting where  George Palmer, DGIF Fisheries Biologist gives his annual “Health of the Smith River Fishery” presentation. Water flows have been messed up due to work at Philpott Dam but DGIF has been sampling […]

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Smith River Action Alert

We all hope the dam repairs are completed soon. When that happens, do you want the weekend releases to start up again like they were structured last fall and winter? Please send your response to the stakeholders and more by completing the attached Action Alert. Deadline is Oct. 31! Smith River Action Alert

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