Smith River Trout Unlimited

Smith River Fest Approaches!

Celebrate the SRTU Chapter home waters! Run, paddle, cast and bike your way to fun at Smith River Fest! Henry County and Martinsville is holding the annual Smith River Festival on August 8, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival is located at the Smith River Sports Complex, 1000 Irisburg Road in Axton, just off the Hwy 58 Bypass. Admission and parking are […]

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Grindstone Camping Trip, May 15-17

It was a small group that checked into the campground this year. Some guys had some health situations that kept them at home. Others had family and other time conflicts. But the ones that showed fished long and hard. Eric, Dean, Darrin and Doug were joined by a couple of guests from NC, John and Chuck. Roy drove over early Saturday for fishing, too. When […]

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SRTU Grindstone Camping Trip

May 15-17. Double site (same as past two years) handles four tents and multiple hammocks. Firepit, tables, water and electric. Bathhouse nearby. SRTU is picking up the campsite fee for Friday and Saturday nights – depart Sunday. Attendees are responsible for food and overflow parking fees (over four vehicles). We’ll make up a menu for breakfast and evening meals once we are sure who is […]

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April Meeting Report

Minutes of SRTU meeting held at Riana’s Restaurant in uptown Martinsville on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at 6:30 pm (Meeting is makeup date for March meeting which was cancelled due to ice storm) 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 […]

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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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