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 free! Below is the link to the festival homepage.

Note on the webpage that the SRTU is demonstrating casting and fly tying (see attached photo). Here’s the link to fishing demo webpage.

Please stop by our display and demonstration and find out what’s new with the Chapter. If you can find the time, we also need club volunteers to help set up/ take down our display, talk up TU and our Chapter, and demonstrate fly tying and casting. Please contact Eric Tichay at phone 276-734-7268 or email at or Doug Jessie 540-874-6560 or email at We appreciate your support. Thank you.

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