Trout Unlimited is a national organization dedicated to protecting and improving cold water fishing resources. Our local chapter is a key building block and our local members volunteer their time, money and energy to improving cold-water fishing resources in New Hampshire. Almost all members love fly fishing, and related activities, such as fly tying.
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February 25, 2017 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Executive Court Banquet Facility
1199 South Mammoth Rd. in Manchester, NH
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February 14, 2017 Membership Meeting
Fishing the Great North Woods of New Hampshire with David Kolesar
Using Errol New Hampshire as a base of operations this presentation will take the audience to the upper Androscoggin River, the Dead Diamond watershed and some of the numerous lakes and ponds.
Famous for its place in New Hampshire’s logging history the Androscoggin River is now a popular fly fishing destination and is one of the few rivers in New Hampshire that can be fished from a drift boat.
The presentation will discuss when the best time to fish these waters is and what flies work best at different times of the season.
David Kolesar is a licensed New Hampshire fly fishing guide and a partner in New Hampshire Rivers Guide Service and the Northeast Fly Fishing School. He spends the fishing season guiding anglers throughout New Hampshire with excursions to Massachusetts and Connecticut. Drift boat operations are conducted on the large rivers of northern New Hampshire.
For more information on Dave and NH River Guides click here
Meetings are held at Sweeney Post of the American Legion 251 Maple Street, Manchester, NH.
Guests and potential members are always welcome. The regular meeting starts at 7:00 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm and usually lasts until around 9:00 pm.
Every meeting includes a program with guest speakers. In the past, guest speakers such as local and regional fishing guides, fly fishing and fly tying experts present slide presentations on fly fishing, fly tying, entomology, Atlantic Salmon restoration, etc. In addition to outside speakers, members frequently present their fly fishing exploits in New Hampshire, Maine, Alaska, Montana and throughout New England.
We hope to see you there.
Merrimack River Valley Chapter is a affiliate supporter of the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation
2017 Youth Camp
Youth Trout Camp is conducted by the NH Trout Unlimited State Council and its chapters throughout the state. The five day camp teaches appreciation through the art and science of fly fishing. The Youth Camp is for ages 14-17 years of age.