The April Chapter Meeting will be our “Fly Fishing 101 Event”

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Our fifth annual Fly Fishing 101 event will be Saturday, April 28. It is always a fun afternoon, and there is a lot to learn. Even if you have attended in the past, you are welcome to join us again. We will start with lunch of burgers at 11:30 a.m. The sessions start at 12:30. If you will not have lunch with us, please be there no later than noon.

Register by Wednesday, April 25!


Other Happenings

Earth Day Happenings in Partnership with IWLA Rockville Chapter

When: Saturday, April 21
Time: Starts at 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Where: IWLA Headquarters, 707 Conservation Lane, Gaithersburg, MD

If you need SSL hours, come to a stream cleanup and monofilament recycling station installation at the Izaak Walton League of America’s Headquarters. You can register for the event here.

When: Sunday, April 22
Time: Starts at 9:00 a.m. until noon
Where: Staging area is the IWLA Lake then hike to Clopper Mill Ruins in Seneca Creek State Park

Come out and get dirty, do some good, and have fun! On Sunday April 22—which is Earth Day proper—the IWLA Rockville Chapter will host the second annual cleanup around the old Clopper Mill ruin in Seneca Creek State Park in partnership with the Friends of Seneca Creek State Park and park staff.

The Chapter Lake is the staging area and from there volunteers hike (bushwack) in to the mill site, and bring trash out, via our swing bridge, using a path under the Clopper Road bridge. This is a rare opportunity to visit the old mill site—which you can see standing right along Clopper Road (just below Waring Station Road). And after all that hard work, there will be lunch! So make a morning/early afternoon of cleaning up trash.

First Annual Tidal Potomac Slam

When: March 30 thru May 13, 2018

The National Capital Chapter of Trout Unlimited, The Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders, and CCA Maryland’s Greater Washington Chapter are proud to present the first annual Tidal Potomac Slam fishing tournament. A multi-week event—anglers compete for great prizes and bragging rights—while helping to support Friends of Fletcher’s Cove in its quest to restore the Cove and protect this unique urban fishing resource for generations to come.

Look at the flyer here or visit the tournament website.


President: Noel Gollehon
Vice President: Warren Junium
Secretary: Dave Cleaves
Treasurer: Nate Wallace

Board members

L. Gollehon, J. Higgins
D. Thatcher, T. Vegella
and two Open positions

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