Around the first month, the Land O’ Sky Chapter sends a newsletter to our members and friends to let them know what’s going on in the chapter and with other conservation projects in the area and across the state. We hope you’re already a member of our mailing list, but if not you can subscribe using the form at the bottom of this page.
The state council of North Carolina also sends out monthly emails and a free quarterly feature magazine, “The Drift,” loaded with news, opinion, how-to’s, trip reports and lots of other content of interest to the conservation and fly angling community. In the case of our chapter, the council, and TU national, your personal information is never shared with other organizations or individuals for any purpose.
Great turnout and results On October 1st and 5th, members and friends of Land O'Sky TU stocked North Mills River in Henderson County and Spring Creek in Madison County. Member turnout was awesome for both events! We had 27 participants at North Mills River and nine at...read more
Some leaves are starting to turn, schools are about to open, and days are getting shorter. That means it’s almost time for cooler weather, cooler water tempos, and that some fall fishing is right around the corner. That also means that it’s almost time for our first...read more
For two days in July, eight Land O' Sky Trout Unlimited chapter members worked with the Fishery Biology unit staff of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park sampling Big Creek and Cataloochee Creek. Both days were focused on Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) sampling....read more
Our own member, Andy Brown (TU National Stream Restoration Manager, Southern Appalachian Region) has been very active this spring with several initiatives. One such initiative takes place in Cedar Rock and Powdermill Creeks where streams are being reconnected...read more
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There is in the very haunts of the brook trout a suggestion of where it gets its vigor and wariness: the cold, clear streams where the water is pure; brooks that wind in and out over rocky and pebbly beds, here shaded by trees and there dashing through the open–it makes us feel vigorous even to think of such streams.Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock, 1911.