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.

Kid Fish Day 2018

On June 2nd several members of Land O’Sky TU volunteered to help the US Forest Service with their Annual Kid Fish Day at Lake Powhatan.  We purchased the food, cooked, and served the kids and their parents at the event.  It was a great time and we were happy volunteer...

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LOSTU Stocked Spring Creek This Year!

For the first time that anyone can remember, LOSTU members volunteered to stock Spring Creek near Hot Springs for the 2017-2018 Delayed Harvest season. The first stocking was on a cold April day where waders and Polartec felt really good! (Just ask member Michael Ebbs...

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Fly Tying and Fishing Challenge

Dame Juliana Berners was the prioress of the Priory of St. Mary of Sopwell near St. Albans in Britain. A Treatyse of fysshynge with an Angle was part of The Boke of Saint Albans which was first printed 1486. The other parts of the book were hunting, hawking, and...

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Working Together for Conservation

On April 30, members of LOS TU and Pisgah TU joined forces to install line containers on the S. Toe River in Yancey County. The containers were placed near the obvious entry and exit points so that anglers can deposit spent line in them and keep it out of the river....

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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.

Officers & Board Members

  • Neal Labrie, President
  • Curt Silvers, Treasurer
  • John Miko, Past President
  • Jay Hawthorne, Conservation Chair
  • Andrew Kabel- TIC coordinator
  • David Vigue- board member
  • Tom Tenbrunsel, Member
  • Brown Hobson, Member
  • Jeffrey Skolnick- Secretary