June Meeting and Fish With A Friend Report

On Saturday June 7 we met at the Bassett Mirror Plant parking area. We had a quick little meeting to cover upcoming events and answer questions. Here is what’s up: June 20-22      Grindstone Campground Trip      Camp and fish July 19              River Clean Up                                 Upper river and road, dam to Philpott Rd., lunch served August 9           Smith River Feast                             Sports Complex, tent display, fly tying, casting […]

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Event Report: Lyin’, Tyin’ and Fishin’ the Smith

On Friday May 16 we kicked off the event at the Bassett Cabin on the upper Smith River. If you have fished the section between Philpott Rd. and Philpott Dam, you have seen the 1926 log cabin on the south shore. Shane secured us the cabin for the weekend and we just had to do a quick cleaning and then respect the property during the […]

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Fish With A Friend Report

SRTU hosted an event last Saturday to promote the Smith and the club to non-members and newbies. We had decent turnout, with at least 8-10 members and 5 guests. It was a beautiful day and expectations were high that we could put these guys on some fish. Guests came from Fayetteville, Raleigh and Marion, to name a few.  Club members were there to impart some […]

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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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June 14-16 Camping and Fishing Trip Report

Shane, Al, Larry, Scott, Roy and Doug hit streams in Grayson, Smyth and Washington counties over three days. We camped in Grindstone Campground (highly recommend!) just north of Mt. Rodgers. Al, Larry and I fished Friday, we all fished Saturday and I fished on the way home and Larry might have done the same. The weather was great, the fishing was very good to OK […]

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