TROUT UNLIMITED

Southeastern Montgomery County Chapter 468

Monthly Meeting Minutes

December 8, 2015

 

Attendance: 18

7:30 meeting called to order

 

President: Rich terry

Treasurer: Dennis O’Gara

Membership: Dennis Mora

Secretary: Clem McLaughlin

 

Minutes from previous meeting read and approved

Treasurer’s report read and approved

 

President’s report

·         A pair of Eagles continues to make the Trust their home.

·         Information is available on a fly tying round-up being held by the Bucks County, TU

·         Annual Polar Bear outing will be Saturday, January 23, 2015 at 10 AM. Meet at the Creek Rd. parking lot.

·         The annual Chapter banquet will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2016 at the Willow Grove, Moose Lodge.

·         A stream work project is in the planning stages for the Pennypack Creek.  Mike Wilson will keep us posted as the planning progresses.

 

New business

·         There will be fly tying meetings from 7-9 PM at the nature center on the following dates: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/16, 2/23 

·         Beginners are welcome

·         Members attending donate the fly’s they tie to the Chapter.  They are distributed at the Lancaster Fly Show (March 5 & 6, 2016) as an incentive for people to purchase a book of raffle tickets for our annual banquet.

·         Prizes for the annual banquet are: 1st prize a Tarpon 120 kayak, 2nd prize Orvis access 7’ 4 wt fly rod, 3rd prize is still pending but may be a fly tying bench.

·         The annual Chapter trip is to Montana this year.  Time is running out to sign up.  Contact Mike Wilson if you are interested in going. 

Speaker:

·         Paula Piatt, from Pennsylvania Trout Unlimited with a presentation on the impact of drilling for gases in PA and what outdoor enthusiast can do to help monitor conditions in the areas they visit.

 

 

 

Tight Lines,

Clem Mclaughlin

 

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