September meeting and Fish With A Friend Event

Meeting, September 5 Join us this Thursday for our regular meeting at 6:30 at Ranias restaurant in up-town Martinsville. Regular business, fishing reports, River Fest and Clean Up reports, and a possible Oct. group fishing trip will be discussed. Our featured presentation will be from Stephen Hiner, AKA Bugman, who will talk about the aquatic insect life you’ll encounter on the Smith and other area […]

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2013 Smith River Fest Report

SRTU participated in the Fest and we were well represented. From the Martinsville Bulletin: http://www.martinsvillebulletin.com/article.cfm?ID=38645 Attendance was up, the crew had a great location next to the beer garden. There was tying, lying, casting, fishing and conservation talk. A big thanks to Shane, Al, Scott, Roy, Ralph, Lizz and Neil for staffing our tent and representing us so well. They sold some tickets for our […]

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March Meeting Minutes

Smith River Trout Unlimited, Chapter #264 Basset/Martinsville, VA Minutes of meeting held at Ranias’ restaurant in Martinsville, on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 6:30 pm Meeting was called to order by SRTU President Shane Pinkston. Approximately 22 members and guests present. Previous meeting’s minutes were not read. They had been emailed to those on the secretary’s distribution list. Treasurer Scott Griffin was absent due to […]

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Films, Seminars, Shows and More

Here are some upcoming events you might want to take in as you dream of Spring. Feb. 9-10 The Fly Fishing Show Winston Salem, NC Check out this link to learn more. Feb. 11 The Fly Fishing Film Tour Lexington, VA Check out this link to learn more. March 2 Nat Greene Fly Fishers Annual Seminar and Banquet Greensboro, NC Check out this link to […]

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Easy Hopper Pattern

Hoppers are always a good pattern on the Smith River this time of year.  Use your imagination on this pattern and change up the foam color to match the hoppers that you find in the fields along the river, and hold on! I found this video here: Troutsiders.com via Moldy Chum

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