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Clearwater Chapter TU Board Meetings. 

First Monday each month at 7 PM - All interested members are welcome to participate.

Saratoga Bridges in Clifton Park, NY


Disabled Veteran's Fly tying

If you would like to assist teaching disabled veterans how to tie flies, please contact Robin Hill if you are interested and to get more details.


Batten Kill Cleanups for 2014

Please join us and come see the new information kiosk built by our chapter!

Rte 313 rest area east of Cambridge, NY, near VT border.  Meet at 9 AM

Please make an effort to help us out!  We really need it to keep this going!


We have donuts & coffee on arrival, do our cleanup on roadside and then serve lunch afterwards


Schedule for 2014. 

April 19

June 21

August 9

September 20


Gloversville Satellite Chapter Meetings

Gloversville Satellite Chapter of Clearwater TU meetings every Third Thursday

Location: Pine Tree Rifle Club.

At the last Gloversville Satellite Chapter meeting it was decided that a Fly Tying Group would meet on the first Thursday of the month to hone our tying skills and tell a few fish stories. Since there are some newer members, and everyone can probably use a tune up, the group will be starting with the basics. This is intended to bring everyone up to the same level and allow the group to move on and build skills along the way. This is not replacing the general chapter meeting on the Third Thursday of the month at the Pine Tree Rifle Club.

Please call\email Paul Borisenko or Ron Dorn 842-2593 for more information.  All are welcome and there is no fee to attend the Fly Tying Group

Schoharie Satellite Chapter Meetings

Meet in Curtis Mott Building at 7PM

April 21st

This April's speaker at the Cobleskill meeting will feature Dave Brandt and will also be last meeting until September.

NYS CTU Women's Beginner Fly Fishing Events for 2014

Trout Unlimited in New York is sponsoring three Women’s beginner fly fishing events in 2014. Each event is comprised of a two-day fly fishing seminar that is designed specifically to teach women the basics of fly fishing; everything from fly-tying, to stream entomology, to equipment set up, and casting. Also the ladies will spend time fly-fishing on some beautiful trout streams both days.

2014 Planned Seminar Dates are:
• May 31st and June 1st on the Salmon River in Altmar sponsored by the Tug Hill- Black River TU 589 Chapter (20 students), this is their eighth consecutive year. If interested, please contact Lindsay Agness at

• June 21st and 22nd on the Saranac River in Plattsburgh area sponsored by the Lake Champlain TU 419 Chapter (12 students), this is their 2nd annual event. If interested, please contact Jan Opal at

• September 6th and 7th at the Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery in Central NY sponsored by the Iroquois TU 002 Chapter (12 students), this is their 2nd annual event. If interested, please contact Vicky Lane at

From March 1 - May 31, Trout Unlimited is offering a FREE Women's Membership to new women members!

The web link is:
Also, current women trial From March 1 - May 31, members can renew for half price @ the $17.50 rate.

The web link is:


April 11th & 12th, 2014

Hell or High Water

West Branch Angler Fly Fishing, Film Festival & Brew Fest


"Hell or High Water" is an annual fly fishing film and beer festival to be hosted at West Branch Angler & Resort. The idea is to celebrate the Catskills, beginning of Spring and a new fly fishing season. We have been working closely with the major fly fishing manufacturers and local businesses to bring something for everyone. From innovative presentations from top professionals to live music from local bands. This will be an event to remember mark the dates in your calendar today!

New For 2014
2014 will be a year of many firsts at Hell or High Water. One of the most exciting is the addition of the WBA Brewfest. We have been working with a few of our favorite breweries to bring you the event of the season. Sample some of the best craft beers our area has to offer while The Falconers puts on a live performance. Also all the way from Montana Adipose Boatworks will be at the event. This marks the first time we have had a boat manufacturer at the HHW. Adipose makes some amazing skiffs perfect for the Delaware if you have been on the fence looking at new boats talk to Mike first! We have also partnered with Simms Fishing Products to bring you live music at the kick off party Friday night. So lots of good stuff this year - stop down you won't be disappointed.

April 12th, 2014

Clearwater Chapter Annual Flea Market

Albany Ramada Plaza Hotel, 3 Watervliet Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12206

9 AM - 1 PM
(518) 438-8431


Vendors welcome to set up at 7:30 a.m.

Doors open at 9 a.m. (No admittance before 9 a.m.)

Admission $3, kids under 12 free

Vendor table $20 plus 10% of sales

Additional tables $15


This is a great opportunity to clean out the basement or to pick up some great 'new-to-you' fishing gear, fly tying materials, and other fishing related paraphernalia, etc.


Contact Bob Mead to reserve a table or for further details, 518.399.9000


April 21st, 2014

April General Meeting


April's Meeting meeting is tentatively featuring Larry Abele, retired DEC Entomologist, with a presentation on fishing Adirondack backcountry ponds. Guest Fly tier, Bill Struble, starts at 6:30 PM and presentation & general meeting begins at 7:30 PM. 

Monthly meetings will be held at the Albany Ramada Plaza Hotel, 3 Watervliet Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12206


Admission to our meetings is free and public is always invited, so please bring a friend(s) and meet with many of the local 'expert' Fly Fishers, Fly Tiers, and Conservationists.

*** Except July, August, and March (Banquet month)


April 26th, 2014

SUNY Cobleskill Annual Fish & Wildlife Festival

Center Park Cobleskill, 9 AM

Wildlife exhibits and demonstrations all day, Fly tying and casting demos by Clearwater TU members

May 17th, 2014

Fly Fishing Author Book Signings

Open Door Bookstore

Jay Street, Schenectady

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Fly Fishing author Nick Lyons will be having a book signing of his new title Bright Rivers and Fishing Dogs and Sara Low, a woman guide with A Guide's Guide to Fly-Fishing Mistakes: Common Problems and How to Correct Them


May 30, 31, & June 1st, 2014

Annual Clearwater Chapter Ausable River Fishing Trip

Hungry Trout Resort

Wilmington, NY


2014 Chapter trip to the Ausable is May 30th - June 1st at the Hungry Trout Resort.

Same price as last year, $214 per person.  Two nights stay, two breakfasts and a Saturday night order from the menu dinner.

Trip is sold out, however, if you want to be placed on a stand-by list, please call\Email Bob Mead at (518) 399-9000, in case someone cancels