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 Cleanup Report

Brrrrrrr, it was chilly but the Smith River Trout Unlimited (SRTU) river clean-up on Saturday, March 28th was a huge success. The weather kept attendance down but those who did show up pitched in and got the job done. Our goal was to clean the road and river banks along Shady View Lane and The Great Road downstream from the canoe ramp. These two sections […]

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Re-Scheduled Meeting w/Musky and Striper Program, April 2

The  Musky & Striper program  which was scheduled for last month was cancelled due to ice storm. Thankfully Matt Miles was still available and willing to reschedule for Thursday, April 2nd.  I’ve  attached a couple photos to show what you’ve been missing if you have not fished for these species.  . Details below: With prime time fishing season just around the corner Smith River Trout Unlimited (SRTU) […]

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