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       As the regular Trout Season comes to a close on many of the local rivers, it marks the time of year to start
restocking those empty Fly Boxes...  AFTU FLY TYING SESSIONS RESUME SATURDAY MORNINGS... AT THE
PATCHOGUE-MEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY
from 9:30 AM to Noon during the months of October thru March (see
"Chapter Resources" section)

     

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                                                                                                                                                                    Artwork Donated to TU by James Prosek

 

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                     "A Matter of Priorities, Perception & Perspective"

                                                                     ~ October 2016  ~ 

 

I always hear folks tell me “well, what could I do?” or “it doesn’t matter it will be meaningless” or “not my problem".  These types of statements drive me nuts to hear. The list is endless for not doing something or doing nothing. The power of one can be easily under estimated. Each of us has the ability, and capability to do some good and make a difference. We need to just act and yes, it will make a difference. I had a little experiment the other morning; I said hello to everyone who passed me, to my surprise everyone responded in a positive manner. Simple acts do have a big impact; one becomes two, then ten until it grows into hundreds. 

  

We will be raffling off a bamboo fly rod courtesy of Doug Ernst, limited to fifty tickets. Sale of tickets starts at the October meeting and will continue till fifty are sold. This is limited to members only. We will also be raffling off an L. L. Bean fly rod to benefit our Youth Education Program, Trout in the Classroom (TIC). The tickets will be a special raffle at the meeting and will carryover to November if insufficient tickets are sold. Details will be announced at the meeting.

 

This month's meeting we will have Chart Guthrie talking about the proposed regulation regarding the Carmans River. Here is a chance to voice your opinion. October is the start of fly tying at the Pat-Med Library 9:30 AM– 12:00 on  Main Street Patchogue. These sessions are always fun, informative and a great chance to catch up with friends.

 

Just a reminder that due to a holiday the October meeting will be held Monday October 17 at the Bayport Town Recreation Center at 7:30 pm. See you at the meeting. 

 

Tight lines!!

 
        Tom Walsh,  President

 

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Photos of the Week...   

        *September 23, 2016 marked the 5th Annual "Day in the Life of the Carmans River" celebration in which more than 500
William Floyd School District students took part in examining the Carmans River and collecting scientific data.  The results are
being monitored by Office of Education of Brookhaven National Lab, The Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning Council and
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services.
   Pictured below:  Electro Fishing by NYS DEC Fresh Water Fisheries group in preparation for
arriving students surveying the upper river biomass.  

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     ***For more Photo Images on the day look in JUST FOR FUN section WEEKLY GALLERY...>>> WEEKLY GALLERY<<<

 

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Newsflash

 

 

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*Angling Humorist   >>>Hank Patterson Explains TU To Some Newbies<<<

*09/12/2016- Added .pdf copy of the SEPTEMBER 2016 issue of the Chapter's newsletter  "The Red Quill".

*07/21/2016- If your fishing has been off somewhat this might be a contributing factor...>>>Drought Watch Issued for New York State<<<

*06/18/2016- View Eastport South Manor School "TIC" Release into Kahler Pond... >>>http://www.artflicktu.org/index.php/education<<<