Part 2 – The Fly Tier’s Bench

Part 2 - The Fly Tier's Bench By Doug Camp The second part of our virtual meeting will be a video demonstration of how to tie a darned good fly (see picture below).  Master tier Doug Camp will give the demo, along with some general hints useful for tying other flies...

April 2021 | A Note From the New Editor

A Note From the New Editor First and foremost, please join me as we acknowledge Marty Jones for extraordinary service to the San Luis Valley TU Chapter over many years, including his most recent tenure as the Editor of this newsletter. Thank you Marty! My name is Don...

March 2021 Virtual SLV TU Meeting

March 2021 Virtual SLV TU Meeting Thanks to the twenty folks, primarily from the SLV, who joined our fourth virtual SLVTU meeting in March.  The slate of candidates listed in the March newsletter (now shown on the first page of this newsletter) was unanimously...

April 2021 | A Few Lines From the President

A Few Lines From the President Welcome to our April Newsletter. First, I want to thank Don Spencer for joining our Board of Directors as the newsletter editor. This is Don’s first newsletter and I can speak for the entire board in telling Don we greatly appreciate his...

Project Healing Waters Fly-Fishing Update

Project Healing Waters Fly-Fishing Update While you may not have been aware of it, we have been having our own in-house (San Luis Valley disabled veterans only) rod building competition for the 2020 rod builders.  Thanks to the many who have been working in the...

Tie-a-Thon Opportunity

Tie-a-Thon Opportunity

Tie-a-Thon Opportunity Are you a fly-tier?  Interested in helping with a project that benefits youth conservation camps?  Ian Rich is coordinating local efforts to tie 100 wooly buggers for this project.  He needs volunteers to tie 10-12 flies, in your choice of sizes...

Hands-on Projects for the Season

Hands-on Projects for the Season As you can see from the first page of the newsletter, we're gearing up for an active season of projects.  The semiannual highway cleanup events (May 23 and September 19) will both start at 9 am.  Meet at the pullout at mile 4.5 of the...

SLV TU is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting

SLV TU is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Monthly TU meeting Time: Apr 27, 2021 07:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada) Every month on the Last Tue, until Jun 29, 2021, 3 occurrence(s) Apr 27, 2021 07:00 PM May 25, 2021 07:00 PM Jun 29, 2021 07:00 PM...

Last Cast | CONTINUED Fishing with Kay

Last Cast | CONTINUED Fishing with Kay

Last Cast We continue with our stories from the book "Fishing with Kay" Rio Grande Fishing By Bob Antiel I convinced Kay Watkins to go fishing on a stretch of the upper Rio Grande. We crossed over because he says the other bank always fishes better [I tend to agree]. ...

February 2021 | A Note From the Editor

A Note From the Editor We always like to include pictures in the newsletter. If you have some good ones that you are willing to share, please email them to mbjones@adams.edu.  In addition to pictures, the editor would like to receive stories that could be featured in...

February 2021 | A Few Lines From the President

A Few Lines From the President Thanks for taking a look at our February newsletter. This time of year, everyone in the water world starts eyeing the snowpack and thinking about what the runoff will look like this spring. It is still early with two of the typically...

Project Healing Waters Fly-Fishing Update

Project Healing Waters Fly-Fishing Update Thanks to Stan Price for keeping this going during the COVID-19 pandemic!  Participants are gearing up to start a new year of rod-building with the very capable assistance of Darrell Lewis, and will continue tying flies using...

SLVTU 2021 February Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 7 pm This will be our third virtual SLV TU meeting, using the Zoom platform.  To access the meeting, please click on this link:  SLVTU February Chapter Meeting.  If you have used Zoom before, you know what to do after you click the link. ...

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