Entries by Chuck Buffington

Bar Flies is back!

Face to face meetings of Bar Flies have resumed although the location has changed. The group meets the third Monday of each month, starting in January, 2022. The new location is Howard’s Tavern (see center panel for directions)

Skip Morris on Fishing with Wet Flies

In case you missed Skip’s Zoom presentation on Monday, November 8, you can view it via youtube. Click here to get the link to his talk, and Click Here to see his fly tying presentation. These videos will disappear in a week, so don’t delay. Excellent presentations.

TU Youth Camp accepting early applications for 2022

The Cumberland Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited is holding the 27th annual Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp June 19-24, 2022. The camp will be at Messiah University in Grantham, PA. It begins on Sunday and ends the following Friday. Admission is limited to 24 selected qualified students from 14 to 17 years of […]

Fly Fishers’ Club of Pittsburgh

Thanks to Rob Reeder, the Fly Fishers now have a website hosted by Days on the Water. Click here to go there. Check it out for information about the upcoming Christmas Party. In-person meetings start in January. It’s a great way to learn about the arcane aspects of fly fishing.

November, 2021 Board Meeting summary

Your board met November 4, 2021 and made several notable decisions: 1. A $4,600 request for funds for stream improvement on Buffalo creek by the Arrowhead Chapter was reviewed and approved. The stream is 45 minutes from downtown and offers trout fishing year-round. This follows a decision made last month to fund aspects of a […]

Controversy: Stocking over wild trout

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has continued to stock streams that sustain populations of native trout. Len Lichvar discusses the pros and cons of this practice. Click here for his article. The photo above is Eric Hussar, PFBC Commissioner with a wild brown trout he caught and released on a stocked stream.