41st Annual Dinner Set for September 24, 2021

Time: 5:30 pm -8:30 pm

Date: Friday, September 24, 2021

Place: The Pleasantville Country Club

         110 Nannahagen Road

         Pleasantville, NY

It has been a long time coming but the 41st Annual Dinner has been rescheduled for September 24, 2021. Tickets are $75 per person. Purchase tickets by Saturday, July 17 to be enrolled automatically in the Early Bird Raffle. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

 

The dinner in the only thing that pays for Chapter activities. Proceeds support Trout in the Classroom (TIC). Everyone expects schools to fully reopen in September so TIC needs to keep pace. The dinner also pays for our monthly speakers and meeting venue. Even Zoom presentations are expensive. And every year the Chapter contributes to Veterans activities, too.

 

We've made some changes due to Covid-19 concerns. Of course we'll have special raffles and bucket raffles for some great equipment. But we're going to skip the auctions and awards this year. Instead of a sit down dinner, we're going to serve buffet style. That allows more social distancing. We're also going to move the tables out to the terrace and eat under the canopy to take advantage of a nice September evening.

 

Can't make the dinner? Sign up for the pre-dinner raffle for a Sage 10ft 6in, 3wt, 4-piece Sense series rod with Redington Tilt reel and Cortland 2wt-5wt Euro Line. This raffle is limited to 75 tickets @ $30.00 each. You don't have to be present to win. CLICK HERE to purchase raffle tickets.

 

Have questions? Contact our dinner chair, Herb Brooks. We look forward to seeing you at the dinner!

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Women's Fly Fishing Event June 5

The Mid-Hudson Trout Unlimited would like to invite, Lady Anglers for a day of instruction and flies on the water. A morning of casting instruction, gear selection, and entomology. Lunch is included. The Afternoon will be spent with tight lines in the Ten Mile River.

 

When: June 5th Rain or Shine

 

Where: Dover Plains, New York 12522

 

Exact location will be sent after registration

 

Time: 9am
 

Cost: $45.00
 

 

Please Contact Sarah Baker, Mid-Hudson TU Women’s Initiative Coordinator

Pvfdny1262@gmail.com

 
 

Mark Your Calendar  for Connetquot Trips

Great news! Trips coordinator Ed Poulton has arranged for three more Connetquot outings.  The last two trips have been phenomenal, so we felt we needed to add more.  Connetquot is a great place to fish for beginners or those who want to improve their skill.  You will catch fish and you can practice your technique for dry fly, nymphing or streamer fishing.  There are also plenty of skilled anglers who are happy to provide help.  The new dates. are:

  • Friday July 23, 2021

  • Friday October 1, 2021

 

CLICK HERE TO ENROLL.

 

May 2, 2021 - Amawalk Tree Planting with NYC TU

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Time: 10:00

Date: May 2, 2021

Place: Wood Street Bridge

 

Below is a note from Conservation Director Roger Baumann . . .

 

Fourth annual Amawalk Tree Planting! On Sunday May 2, 2021, many from ours and the NYC chapter spent a couple of hours planting trees along the Amawalk outlet river in the town of Somers NY. This was by far our biggest turn out so far and we wanted to thank everyone for coming out to help plant trees for the good of the planet, river, and fish. 

 

Thanks again, and look forward to seeing you all next year!

 

Fly Tying Night Patterns

Sulphur Perdigon


Hook: Lightning Strike JF2, size 14.
Bead: Gold slotted tungsten bead, 7/64”.
Weight: Lead-free round wire, .020.
Thread: Yellow, UTC 70 Denier.
Underbody: Yellow, UTC 70 Denier.
Tails: Wood-duck flank feather fibers.
Rib: Gold Ultra Wire, small.
Body: Golden brown Antron yarn.
Wingcase: Black UV-cure resin.
Coating: Low-viscosity UV-cure resin.

Night King


Hook: Lightning Strike JF2, size 14.
Bead: Black nickel slotted tungsten bead, 7/64”.
Thread: Fluorescent pink UTC 70 Denier.
Weight: Lead-free round wire, .020
Tail: Blue Silver Doctor saddle hackle fibers.
Rib: Medium blue Sulky Holoshimmer.
Body: Black pheasant tail fibers.
Collar: Peacock blue Antron dubbing.

Sexy Walt’s Worm


Hook: Lightning Strike JF2 barbless jig hook, size 14.
Bead: Gold slotted tungsten bead, 7/64′′.
Weight: .020 lead-free round wire, 8 to 10 wraps.
Thread: Fluorescent orange, 70-denier or 8/0.
Ribbing: Opalescent Sulky Sliver Metallic thread.
Body: Natural hare’s-mask dubbing and clear Antron, mixed.
Hot spot: Fluorescent orange tying thread.

Lance Egan’s Red Dart


Hook: Lightning Strike JF2 barbless jig hook, size 14.
Bead: Gold slotted tungsten bead, 7/64′′.
Weight: Lead-free round wire, .020.
Adhesive #1: Superglue or Fly Tyer’s Z-Ment.
Thread: Red, UTC 70 Denier.
Tails: Red saddle-hackle fibers.
Rib: Pearl Sulky Holoshimmer metallic thread.
Body: Peacock herl.
Collar 1: Brown saddle hackle.
Collar 2: Pink Ice dub.
Adhesive #2: Head cement or Sally Hansen Hard-As-Nails.

Mark Your Calendar  - Upcoming Events

Great news!

  • Friday July 23, 2021 - Connetquat State Park

  • Thursday, September 23, 2021 - Chapter meetings resume

  • Friday, September 24, 2021 - 41 Annual Dinner

  • Friday October 1, 2021 - Connetquat State Park

  • Wednesday - Friday October 13 - 15, 2021 Deerfield River Trip (SOLD OUT)