Our monthly chapter ZOOM meeting will be held on Thursday, April 15th at 6:30 pm. Our featured speaker will be Dr. Shannon White, a postdoctoral researcher at the US Geological Survey Eastern Ecological Science Center where she works on the conservation genetics of fishes of conservation concern.
Joellen Lampman to present ‘Don’t Get Ticked on the Stream’ at March 18 DRWTU Meeting. Avoiding Lyme and other tick-borne diseases requires avoiding a tick bite! Join the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program’s Joellen Lampman as she talks about the different ticks in our area and their biology, the diseases they carry, and … Continue reading March Meeting – Tick Talk
Please reserve the date for our upcoming, joint regional chapter Zoom meeting on Thursday, February 18th at 6:30 pm. Deerfield River Watershed TU will be joining the Connecticut River Valley TU (Deerfield watershed VT) and Southwestern VT TU (Battenkill, Walloomsac, Hoosic, etc.) on this ZOOM meeting and talking about the various projects our chapters are … Continue reading February 2021 Meeting /w Southern Vermont Chapters
November’s DRWTU Chapter meeting will be held at Rice Brook on Saturday, the 28th at 10 AM. We’ll meet in the parking lot of the Warfield House in Charlemont just off Route 2. This will be an outside event with social distancing and masks. Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and, if you will be … Continue reading Chapter Meeting at Rice Brook
DRWTU #349 Chapter Meeting/Rock Rolling in Pelham and Avery Brooks Saturday, September 19, 10 AM Meet near Pelham Brook Confluence on Zoar Road. Cross the bridge going over Pelham Brook and we’ll gather at the first pull off on the left. Greetings everyone! With summer now over we thought we would try and start holding … Continue reading Rock Rolling & Chapter Meeting 9/19/2020
Our joint meeting with the VT Connecticut River Valley Chapter scheduled for March 19 has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns – we’ll try to reschedule for the fall. Trout Unlimited National is asking all chapters to refrain from holding meetings, and meetings of more than 25 people are banned in MA. We’ll resume our … Continue reading DRWTU Chapter Meetings Suspended
Thanks everybody for your support – sold out with half a week to go! This year the Deerfield River Watershed Trout Unlimited Annual Dinner will be held at the Deerfield Inn in historic Deerfield on February 22. Tickets can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets by clicking here. Tickets @ $40.00 per person include hors … Continue reading 2020 Annual Dinner Sold Out!
Free to DRWTU members! Beginning/Novice Fly Tying Course to be held 6:30-8:30 Wednesday nights at the Floodwaters Brewery at 40 State Street; Shelburne Falls MA. Classes will be held from January 22 – February 12, 2020. Floodwaters is on the Buckland side, just upstream from the Bridge of Flowers and West End Pub and downstream … Continue reading Fly Tying for Beginners/Novices
The Second Annual Jim Gariepy Memorial Fly Fishing Tournament and Single Fly Event saw beautiful weather, fantastic hatches, and many happy anglers. Good food and good company were in abundance. The Results: Senior Single Fly Champ: Roger Blair Jim Gariepy Tournament First Place: Eddie Esposito Jim Gariepy Tournament Second Place: Brian Miner Senior Single Fly … Continue reading Single Fly/Jim Gariepy Tournament Results
In 2018, the Deerfield River Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited voted to change the name of the Single Fly event to honor former president Jim ‘Pepe’ Gariepy who passed away in December, 2017. Jim was a powerful force in our chapter and he took responsibility to organize the Single Fly event over the four years … Continue reading 2nd Annual Jim Gariepy Memorial Fly Fishing Tournament