Allison Park Sportsman’s Club has launched its own website thanks to the hard work of Steven Plut (pictured above). Click here to get to the new page. PWWTU has a long-standing relationship with this club and our members have joined in numerous projects on “Little” Pine Creek in Allison Park. Bookmark this site so you […]
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About Chuck Buffington
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Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Chuck Buffington contributed a whooping 96 entries.
Rob Reeder and Scot Loughner are educational wizards who teach a number of CCAC courses each fall. Click here to get the list of courses. Their course “Learn to Fly Fish” starts September 8th. Click here to get registration information. They’ve also added two new courses on tying Steelhead flies this fall.
PATU, our administrative state council, will hold its Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 19 from 9 to 11:30 am. The format of the meeting will be virtual this year because of Covid-19. What an opportunity for all of us to find out what’s going on at the Council level! Usually, attending the meeting meant a […]
Charles Cantella interviews this year’s Art Raffle artist, Tiffany London. Ms. London is a well-established fish and wildlife artist with a knack for adding original fish images to everyday items such as pillows, flower pots, kitchen chairs and Yeti coolers. Each commission is unique. Click here for Charles’ very interesting interview. Click Here to get to Tiffany’s website.
The Trump administration, acting through the Army Corps of Engineers, has put a serious roadblock in the way of the Pebble Mine Project. The Corps of Engineers is requiring that Alaska issue a “certificate of reasonable assurance” that the Pebble Mine will comply with federal and state water quality laws. The Corps cannot issue a […]
Nick Cobler, a PWWTU member and graphic designer, has developed a Tee shirt to honor the late Jim Hoey, owner of Hoey’s Fly Shop in the North Hills. The shirts come in many sizes and colors, and Nick plans to donate all proceeds from the sale of these shirts to PWWTU! Click here to get […]
National TU is urging members to rejoin the fight against the Pebble Mine in Alaska. Many of you have supported the resistance to this huge and potentially dangerous project in the past. Action is needed now because our President is considering issuing a permit that would move the mine closer to reality. Click here for […]
A Note to Trout Unlimited’s volunteers and members from Chris Wood, President: Trout Unlimited is developing a new strategic plan, and our approach to fisheries management is an important issue. A review of our approach to stocking is part of the process. While TU’s founding principles on the topic of stocking are clear and have […]
A cute cartoon. Click Here for a larger version.
Joe Birsa sends in a very interesting (and apparently true) article about Cicadas being hijacked by a fungus. The fungus produces psychotropic chemicals which affect the Cicadas’ behavior in, shall we say, unusual ways. Verified by several Board members including Bryan Mathie who thinks: “Yes, it’s real, but the impact on the Cicada population is […]