Charlie Green, Chuck Dauphine,  Ron Watkins, Jon Moore, Trevor Reis, Krishun Karau, Justin Metzger, John Metzger, Dave Sergas, Thom Flinders, Neal Labrie, Seth Burns, Steve Buchanan, John, Bennett, Michael Krol, John Lordeon, Brad Lunn, Cliff Albertson, and Jay Hawthorne – who showed up to stock the North Mills River on March 5th.  We stocked 800 browns, 800 rookies, and 400 rainbows including a few real monsters so go out and get ’em.

Don’t forget our meeting next Tuesday, March 13th at the REI on Schenk Parkway.  Roger Parkin, Patrick Brady, John Miko, and Cliff Albertson will be demonstrating how to tie some sure-fire winning patterns so don’t miss out.  And we’ll have two tickets for the 8 PM showing of the F3T film show on March 31st as door prizes.  We need about four or five volunteers for each show so please let me know wither at the meeting or email me at

And speaking of volunteers, we need a bunch of you to help out with the Orvis Guide Rondezvous in April.  Contact the volunteer coordinator Reba Brinkman – – with your availability.

Finally or friends at Pisgah TU Chapter are having their 2018 edition of their fly fishing school.  It will be on Saturday April 28th at Harmon Field in Tryon, NC. It’s a very intensive and complete day of instruction in a wide range of essential knowledge and skills including equipment selection, line systems, casting and line management, fly selection, stream tactics and stream etiquette and safety.  There will also be an introduction to fly tying and includes a half-day of fishing with a mentor to apply the lessons of the class.  Cost is $150 for adults and $100 for youths aged 12-18.  For more information or to register visit their website –

Hope you’ll join us at the meeting next week and share your fishing stories with us.