2022 Jim Gariepy Memorial Fly Fishing Tournament

The Jim Gariepy Memorial Fly Fishing Tournament will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 4 & 5, 2022. Register and get more details HERE!

Welcome to the Deerfield River Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

We are dedicated to advocating for the long term health of the Deerfield River Watershed as a cold water fishery.

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March 2022 Chapter Meeting

Greg Hoover – Fly Fishing Entomology: Conversations Overheard Greg Hoover, a longstanding fly fishing entomologist from Penn State, spoke to the Deerfield River Watershed Chapter via Zoom on March 17, 2022. He provided insights into the tiny (and not so tiny) details that can make a big difference in the success of a day on…

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Fife Brook Dam

January 2022 Chapter Meeting

A NEW BEGINNING: Our Fight for Wild Trout and River Ecology on the Deerfield Chris Myhrum is a lawyer practicing in Springfield, MA. He is a member of the Pioneer Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited. He specializes in Environmental and Land Use compliance and litigation. He became involved in the Bear Swamp Power Company Federal Energy Regulatory Commission license…

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December 2021 Chapter Meeting

Andy Danylchuk is Associate Professor of Fish Conservation, University of Massachusetts. His research spans both marine and freshwater systems around the globe. He is an award winning educator and public spokesperson for fish conservation. He was a cofounder of Keep Fish Wet, an organization that promotes science-based best practices for catch and release. Dr. Danylchuk…

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