Smith River Trout Unlimited

December Meeting Minutes

On Thursday, Dec. 4, we meet at Rania’s Restaurant in Martinsville. We had two speakers, at least two guests, and over twenty members in attendance. It takes a good program to draw a crowd, huh? The meeting was called to order by Shane and after recapping the club events (Grayson Highlands Camping and Fishing Trip, Fish With A Friend Day, Lyin’, Tyin’ and Fishin’ Weekend, […]

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Grindstone Camping and Fishing Trip Report

On June 20-22 we journeyed to Smythe, Grayson and Washington counties for a great weekend. 8 of us made the trip which included great food and drink, fishing on a wide variety of streams, fishing with new partners, getting rained on, campfires, tall tales, and general fun. The pics tell the story! If you missed it, you missed a wonderful trip.

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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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Grayson Highlands Area Trip – June 20-21

Hey sports fans! Back to Grindstone Campground we go. Friday and Saturday dinner together, Saturday and Sunday breakfast, too. On your own for lunches. Limited to 12. 12 sane people. The campground will be full and shenanigans will need to be toned down. We still plan on having fun, though! Same large campsite. 30D. Cost is $15 each. Limited to four, that’s 4 tents. Hammocks […]

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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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