Chapter Update October, 2020

Our first Virtual Chapter Meeting was held on September 17.  It was a successful test and gives us confidence that we can move ahead with Virtual Meetings for the time being.  For the October meeting we will have a presentation by Steve Culton (Rich Strolis has been moved to December).  Steve's presentation is on the "Little Things" that many of us overlook but can have a big impact on fishing success.   This will be an interesting program, and has the added benefit that you can have a beer while watching.  We are also organizing a raffle, so tune in and see if you can win something.

 

Climate Reality Project  Presentation October 11

Presented by The Climate Reality Project, Westchester Chapter and Sustainable Westchester

"What is the future we want and how do we get there?"  Join the community conversation where neighbors will discuss the local implications of climate change and innovative local solutions. We’ll take a look at future opportunities and how everyone can contribute to a just and sustainable Westchester. 

DATE: Sunday, October 11th from 10am-11am on Zoom REGISTER: HERE

A tree will be planted on behalf of each attendee. 

If you have any questions please email Carmen Santos at carmen@sustainablewestchester.org or call  (914) 242-4725 ext. 105 .  

 

One More Time (11/13/20) 

Great news! Trips coordinator Ed Poulton was able to arrange one more trip to the Connetquat. This trip will be Friday, November 13, 2020. Just like last time, the fee will be $50.00 per person.

The initial sign-up is open to chapter members and members of their family. All other TU members can sign up beginning Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The trip is limited to 17 anglers. Don't delay. The last trip was sold out!

CLICK HERE TO ENROLL.

 
 
 

Connetquot Trip Friday, September 25

Hi everyone,

 

We had perfect weather and fishing conditions for our TU fishing trip to the Connetquot River on Friday, September 25th.   This outing was pure fun- Almost every spot was a place to catch beautiful trout- Rainbows, Brookies and Browns.   Here are a few comments  from some of our TU members who fished that day.

 

Lloyd –“I had a great time on the trip.  It is a really great spot.  If you use a wooly bugger you are almost guaranteed to catch fish!”

 

Greg-“I had a great day on the Connetquot, landing 90 trout!  Started with nymphs (size 16 Tungsten Jig Pheasant Tail) for my first 25, then switched to streamers (size 10 Olive Wooly Bugger and size 10 Golden Retriever) and got 65 more!  Overall, lots of really nice Brookies, and some nice Bows too.” 

 

Attached are some photos from the catches that day.  We all had so much fun that we are planning another CWCTU trip(or trips) to the Connetquot River on November 13th Friday-All day. If that day’s 13 slots gets filled, we can add another day in November like November 30th -Monday-All day when the NYS Park is closed.  TU members can invite family members to join you to fish this upcoming trip(s) to the Connetquot River.

 

Also, next year we will plan to schedule three trips to the Connetquot River- Spring, Summer and Fall.

 

Please contact me by email ed@poulton.us for any comments / suggestions for future TU trips next year and beyond.

 

Wishing tight lines for all of us,

 

Ed

 
 
 
 

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