Tuesday, March 3, 2015

March at TVTU?

It appears spring is upon us and winter - well, never really showed up. Though we did get that early cold weather back in October if you recall....regardless, stuff is blooming and things are happening!

March is no exception with quite a bit going on.............

Latest issue has been posted on the TVTU Website for your reading and viewing pleasure: November/December of The Trout Line - ENJOY! Thank you so much to Jerry Lorang and the other contributors!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
WHERE: Lucky Lab Public House [Multnomah]
WHAT TIME: 6:30 p.m. Socializing; meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
WHAT to EXPECT: Jeff Morgan - "The Oddballs"
Jeff is an author, fly fisherman, historian, and professional fly tier. His first book, "An Angler's Guide to the Oregon Cascades" was his senior honors thesis at OSU. Self-published and distributed, it sold over 4000 copies in its first run and has been described as "the best regional flyfishing guide..."
Jeff will be using his knowledge from another of his books "Productive Trout Flies for Unorthodox Prey: The Oddballs" and reviewing those other critters that should be be a part of every trout fisherman's box! 
WHAT to BRING: a story, an appetite, a friend - even a willingness to volunteer - meetings are rather informal, so put out your hand and offer a smile! Food and beverages are available for purchase - second floor banquet room.
WHAT: Northwest Fly Tyer & Fly Fishing Expo
WHERE: Linn County Expo Center [Albany, OR] <map>

WHEN: March 13th & 14th, 2015
The NW Expo has been heralded as the “largest fly tying event west of the Mississippi". Come to the Expo and be part of the crowd of fly tyers and fly fishers building their knowledge and seeing old friends. At the Expo you will have the opportunity to:

COST: General Admission: $10.00; FFF Members, Veterans and Youth 18 & Under: FREE
Parking is also FREE (See About>>Lodging for RV parking and fees)

WHAT: NW Flyfishers Fishermans Garage Sale & Pancake Breakfast
WHERE: Glenn Otto Park [Troutdale, OR] <map>

WHEN: March 21st, 2015 
WHAT to EXPECT: NWFF club members will have several tables of new and used fishing items on sale for all fishers, but especially fly fishers. Items include rods, reels, nets, waders,boots,etc. There is ample space outside to try out equipment. Please, cash or checks only.
  • Sam Cox Building
  • Choose from NEW and USED items
  • Ample space outdoors to try before you buy
  • Free adminssion
  • Pancake Breakfast until 11 a.m.: $6
COST: General Admission: FREE. Breakfast: $6.