Monday, February 1, 2016

February at TVTU?

Hard to believe but we are hurdling into the year and find ourselves already at February. Hopefully you have taken advantage of some of these rain breaks and gotten out to find some fish on the local waters - they are there according to all reports! Come out and share a story or's what is going on this month! And a few items to put on your calendar....
Rick demonstrating No Mistake techniques....
WHEN: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Lucky Lab Public House [Multnomah]
WHAT TIME: 6:30 p.m. Socializing; meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
WHAT to EXPECT: Rick Hafele-"5 Mistakes You Do Not Need To Make"
Ever wonder why ten percent...

of the anglers catch ninety percent of the fish? It’s often because they don’t make these mistakes. Find out what five common mistakes to avoid (plus a couple bonus mistakes for good luck!) and how to cure them!
WHAT to BRING: appetites and friends welcome! Food and beverages are available for purchase - second floor banquet room. This is our annual combined meeting with the Stonefly Maidens and always brings a FUN crowd!
RAFFLE PREVIEW: rumor is that the raffles will be flowing over - including TWO rod setups among the other items. Bring a few bucks and help out the chapter!


WHEN: Friday, February 12, 2016
WHERE: Aladdin Theatre - 2 shows
WHAT to EXPECT: Indie fishing films to whet your appetite for upcoming adventure!
Discount tickets at Royal Treatment Fly Fishing, Northwest Fly Fishing Outfitters and Orvis.
RTFF will have an after-party on Saturday!

WHEN: February 10 -14, 2016
WHERE: Portland Expo Center
WHAT to EXPECT: The Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show offers the most extensive resources on fishing and boating, shooting sports, hunting, camping this side of the Mississippi. Grab the latest gear. Browse boats, campers and tent trailers. Discover top-notch camping and backpacking equipment, optics, outdoor clothing and vacation packages.
Hundreds of vendors and reps [including Trout Unlimited - come visit us on Conservation Row] and top outdoor experts will fill Portland Expo Center from wall-to-wall with the best in outdoor tools, tips and gadgets. Enjoy free demonstrations, seminars and interactive displays and the most up-to-date information for outdoor enthusiasts of every kind. Plus, connect with guides and outfitters from exciting locations throughout the Northwest and around the world.

Discounted ticket prices available on-line: <<<PNW SPORTSMANS SHOW>>>

WHAT: TVTU Outings
WHEN: All summer long - April through October - 2016
WHERE: <<CLICK HERE>> - a body of water near you
WHAT to EXPECT: campouts and day trips alike to some of the most productive waters in our state. We have you covered, rivers and Stillwater, come join the crew; beginners and knowledgeable are all welcome - let someone help you! Campouts generally have a pot-luck dinner on Saturday nights - TVTU brings the entrée and you provide accessory provisions and preferred beverages. Stay as long as your schedule allows and bring a friend if you wish. RSVP's are helpful for planning purposes so be considerate and give contact Andy ahead of time.

WHAT: NW Fly Tyer and Flyfishing Expo
WHEN: March 11-12, 2016
WHERE: Albany, OR - Linn County Expo Center

WHAT'S the COST: $10 General Admission [free parking] - FREE for youth, veterans, and FFF members

WHAT to EXPECT: 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: