Smith River Trout Unlimited

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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September Meeting

The September club meeting will be at Ranias Restaurant in uptown Martinsville, VA on Sept. 5 at 6:30pm. Get there a little early to order dinner, if possible. Our feature for the evening is on aquatic insects of the Smith and other area streams. Steven Hiner will return to tell us all about the bugs. Our 50/50, chances on the limited edition print and news […]

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2013 Smith River Fest Report

SRTU participated in the Fest and we were well represented. From the Martinsville Bulletin: 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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SRTU River Clean Up Report

SRTU and Gateway Streetscapes teamed up to clean the Smith from Philpott dam to Townes Creek on July 20th. We also leaned Riverbrook Road which goes from Philpott road to the below dam recreation area. We had about 20 members and guests helping in one way or another. We collected about 20 bags of trash, many tires, an old oil drum, sign posts, a deck […]

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Smith River Clean Up Details

See everyone at the river! Smith River Trout Unlimited (SRTU) will conduct a river clean up from the base of Philpott Dam, downstream to Town Creek on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Volunteers should assemble at the base of Philpott Dam on the Franklin County side which is accessed off Riverbrook Road (Hwy 727) at 8:30 am for work assignments and safety briefing. Bring your waders […]

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