- March 10: Board Meeting
Members are welcome to attend any board meeting. Check with a Board Member to find out where the meeting is being held.
- March 17: General Meeting - Wind River
Mike Kaul will be speaking about fishing opportunities in the Wind River area of Wyoming, around Pinedale. Mike has fished the Green and New Fork Rivers of Wyoming for over 48 years and enjoys introducing people to stalking trout along a beautiful stream bank. He conducts a fly fishing school in Pinedale, is a Federation of Fly Fishers Certified casting instructor, and a guide for Two Rivers Emporium in Pinedale.
The winter 2010 issue of Trout Unlimited's Trout talking about the Upper Green River says "If you're thinking about floating, contact long-time TU member and Outfitter, Guide, and Business member, Mike Kaul at Two Rivers Emporium."
Rocky Mountain Flycasters members will follow Mike's presentation with a trip to the Green scheduled on March 19-22. More information about this trip will be available later.
Social hour begins at 6:30, and the Program follows at 7:00. Admission is free and the public is welcome. The Fort Collins Senior Center is located at 1200 Raintree Drive off Shields Avenue between Prospect and Drake. Additional meeting information.
- March 19: Green River Trip
- March 30: CTU Youth Camp Application Deadline
Colorado Trout Unlimited will be holding its fifth annual River Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp, June 6-11 at Peace Ranch near Basalt. Applications must be received by March 30, 2010. The camp is designed to educate students on the importance of coldwater conservation and provide hands-on fly-fishing instruction. Approximately 20 students are selected each year, based on their qualifications and a written essay on why they would like to attend the camp.
For more information and application materials, see the CTU website.
Note of the Day:
The first school or college…to have fly tying and fly fishing as a credited course in America was Pennsylvania State College.
Herter, George Leonard, 1955, Professional Fly Tying and Tackle Making. (Waseca, MN: Brown), p.27.