Events

DRWTU Annual Meeting/Banquet 2019

Join us at our Annual Banquet on February 23, 2019 at the Warfield House, Charlemont, MA.  Cocktails at 5:30, dinner 6:30, guest speaker and auction/raffle.  $35 fee for dinner.  RSVP required by email Deerfieldrivertu@gmail.com or call/text Kevin Parsons 413 522 5200.   We will be honoring Rich Hubbard, retiring Executive Director of the Franklin Land Trust (FLT), with the Bob Anderson … Continue reading DRWTU Annual Meeting/Banquet 2019

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Flies, Pies, and Lies

Join us for some fun at the Deerfield Fly Shop and Deerfield Fly Shop Annex on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10 to 4. We’ll be tying flies, eating pizza pies, and telling fish stories. All are welcome. The entry fee of $20.00 gets you admission to the event, pizza and other refreshments, and a … Continue reading Flies, Pies, and Lies

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DRWTU and Collaborative Partners Outfit MA Fish and Wildlife for Trout Study

DRWTU member Jim Dowd donated a raft to MA Division of Fish and Wildlife. The raft was modified and enhanced through donations by other TU chapters and the MA/RI council of TU to be used for surveying fish on rivers including the Deerfield.  Read about it in the attached article here:

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DRWTU HONORED BY TROUT UNLIMITED AS TOP TU CHAPTER FOR 2018

What follows are President Kevin Parsons’s comments about the award: That is right. Our Chapter has been selected by TU National to receive the 2018 Golden Trout award. This prestigious award is awarded annually to the Chapter which has “taken innovative and thoughtful approaches to build and expand community and advance TU’s conservation mission”. Of … Continue reading DRWTU HONORED BY TROUT UNLIMITED AS TOP TU CHAPTER FOR 2018

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Jim Gariepy Memorial Fly Fishing Tournament Results

The Jim Gariepy Memorial Fly Fishing Tournament was a big success.  Held over the weekend of June 2 & 3, 2018, we had 23 participants.  The weather was beautiful – almost to good for the fishing.  Everyone had a great time with great food and pleasant company. The first place overall champ was young Jacob … Continue reading Jim Gariepy Memorial Fly Fishing Tournament Results

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Jim Gariepy Memorial Fly Fishing Tournament

This year, the TU Chapter voted to change the name of the Single Fly event to honor former president Jim ‘Pepe’ Gariepy who passed away in December.  Jim was a powerful force in our chapter and he took responsibility to organize the Single Fly event over the past four years. Last year he was part … Continue reading Jim Gariepy Memorial Fly Fishing Tournament

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Flies, Pies, and Lies

DRWTU will be hosting an event called Flies, Pies, and Lies on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from10AM to 4PM at the Shelburne Falls Eagles Club, 52 State Street; Shelburne Falls. Join us for fly tying, friendship and storytelling (truthful, of course). The admission price of $20.00 includes lunch (pizza pie) and entry into a raffle … Continue reading Flies, Pies, and Lies

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Single Fly Tournament

Deerfield River Single Fly Tournament will be held June 3 & 4, 2017. $35.00 includes entry fee, raffle, and Sunday evening cookout! All proceeds benefit the Chapter’s ongoing conservation efforts.  Register on the day of the event from 6:30 AM till Noon at the Zoar Picnic Ground or pre-register at the Deerfield Fly Shop or … Continue reading Single Fly Tournament

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Conway Sportsman’s Club Youth Spring Fishing Derby

On May 13, 2017, the Conway Sportsman’s club will host their annual fishing derby for youth ages 14 and under at Carlton Robert’s Pond at 40 Bray Road in Buckland.  The club is asking our members to support a fly fishing instructional component immediately following the derby.  They are Looking for volunteers  to teach basic … Continue reading Conway Sportsman’s Club Youth Spring Fishing Derby

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