Every organization benefits from taking a hard look at where they are and where they are going. Your Board, following a suggestion by Ed Barger and with the expert assistance of Jamie Schroder and Bryan Mathie, has developed a plan for the Chapter that should guide our activities for the immediate future. The plan has […]
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About Chuck Buffington
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Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Chuck Buffington contributed a whooping 121 entries.
Greetings future fishing buddies! My family recently moved to McCandelss from DC and I am excited to see new water and meet new people who share a passion for fly fishing and the outdoors. As a child, my parents gave me a choice. I could spend Sunday mornings in the church pew with my mother, or I […]
Those of you who listened to Greg Hoover talk about the Brood 10 Cicada hatch this year will appreciate the details of his pattern. The fly is shown in the picture. Click here for a pdf of Greg’s article. Click here for a condensed recipe. This is a photo of the Chenille Greg uses:
The happy smile on Brendan Ewig’s face reflects the spirit of the first annual Youth Fishing Derby held at Cecil Park on May 1, 2021. Brendan is 11 y.o. and the fish was released for others to angle for. Our chapter provided 220 # of rainbow trout (including 7 golden rainbows that the kids loved) […]
Your Board has endorsed the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act introduced into the House of Representatives by Rep. Ted Deutsch (D, Florida; shown above). Click here for a quick summary of the Act. Click Here if you would also like to endorse the bill. ‘ TROUT UNLIMITED has endorsed the bill with the following […]
Our Bryan Mathie has been named as a winner of a prestigeous Trout Unlimited award: The Spirit of TU Award. Ed Barger, Chuck Buffington and Larry Myers (from the Forbes Trail Chapter) worked with Doug Spiro (a videographer – “Spirovision”) to produce a 2-minute video about Bryan’s activities in the chapter and PA Council. Click […]
Bob Bukk, Charles Cantella and Christian Shane all have articles in the March-April, 2021 issue of PA Angler & Boater. This is an e-magazine that is free to all who hold a current fishing license in PA. Click here to find out more if you’re not already signed up. Bob’s article: “Remberance of Charles R. […]
The general public will still not be allowed to help stock this year. The PFBC will allow personnel from clubs and other organizations that have traditionally help float stock and carry buckets in the past to help stock this year. We’ve been asked to help stock this year. We need to submit a list of […]
Just an FYI: outdoors stories in the PPG by Mr. John Hayes will not appear in print going forward but will only be published online under “Lifestyles/Outdoors” The good news is that the e-version will include a weekly newsletter with an enhanced Fishing Report, relevant stories from the Post-Gazette archives, and additional material that could not fit […]
Dave lives in Murrysville. Happily married 42 years (Marsha), 2 wonderful daughters and 5 perfect grandchildren. Retired from Westinghouse nuclear side after 42 years in 2018. Started fishing late in life, not really much until retirement. Love fly fishing and slowly acquiring enough skill to occasionally catch fish. Tying a little and enjoy that as […]