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 ROD RAFFLE... PROCEEDS TO SUPPORT STREAM IMPROVEMENTS, RESTORATION 0F " WING DAMS" & YOUTH EDUCATION

 

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***   WIN A BAMBOO FLY ROD WHILE SUPPORTING  LOCAL STREAM IMPROVEMENT WORK... MAKE IT YOUR CHANCE !   ***

Special raffle... featuring a beautiful Bamboo fly rod (Paul Young "Perfection" taper  rod ~7'6"  2/2 for 4 weight line with bag & tube). The rod is crafted from an imported blank donated by Chapter member Tony Ertola, and beautifully assembled & finished with premium components by Chapter member Doug Ernst. Tickets are $20 each or 3 for $50. Only 50 tickets will be sold. Proceeds to benefit Stream Improvements & Youth Education projectsContact Paul Puma for Tickets/Donations...*email: Paulpuma50[at]yahoo.com / Phone: (631)766-8866 or obtain at a Chapter Meeting.

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***JUNE 2018 ELECTIONS... CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW OFFICERS

PAUL PUMA(PRES.), GEORGE COSTA(V.PRES.), MITCH FINE(SEC.) & JOHN VATALARO(TRES.)


***CONGRATULATIONS TO TRAVIS VISCO ON WINNING JUNE'S WEST BRANCH ANGLER RESORT WEEKEND RAFFLE.  THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE FUND RAISING RAFFLE EVENT...


 

   

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~  SEPTEMBER 2018  ~

OUR NEWEST PRESIDENT'S LINE COMING SOON... 

     

   


  

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                                                                                                                                             Artwork Donated to TU by James Prosek


   ***IS IT TIME FOR A SUMMER BREAK???... It's that time of year to get those thermometers out and check water temperatures... Our friends at the NYS DEC remind us of what warm weather means to the TROUT and our favorite pastime...


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  ***STREAM IMPROVEMENTS UNDERWAY...

June 14, 2018
Reported by: Tony Ertola
 

Your tax deductible contributions at work…
 
Four coir logs were installed today by AFTU volunteers at “The Island” in Southaven County Park between blinds 11 and 12. The log diverter that has been present for a great many years had deteriorated to the point where the river was flowing over and through it rather than being diverted into the small pool on the opposite side of the island. The installation of the coir logs immediately improved the flow through the pool. The additional benefit of the coir logs is that they will trap seeds floating down the river and vegetate with native plants and trees. This will provide shade and protection for the brook trout from predatory birds.
 
With additional contributions we will continue to improve the habitat for our native brook trout on the Carman’s River.
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***"E Gate Wing Dam Replacement"  work scheduled for August 6-10 and August 13-17, learn more about HOW YOU CAN HELP!  Details in the July issue of the "RED QUILL NEWSLETTER" ...see CHAPTER RESOURCES section.

PROJECT UPDATE... STILL TIME TO LEND A HAND...
WE ARE ONE HALF A DAM AWAY!!!
    

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PHOTO: WORK AREA SILTATION CONTAINMENT CURTAINS- CARMANS RIVER, SOUTHAVEN COUNTY PARK

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PHOTO: INSTALLATION OF WING DAM FOUNDATON POSTS BY NYS DEC TEAM- CARMANS RIVER, SOUTHAVEN COUNTY PARK

 

                                                                           >>>CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL PICTURE GALLERY<<<

 


   WE SAID "NO TO FRACKING UPSTATE BY OUR WATERSHEDS"... TIME TO PROTECT WHERE OUR RIVERS FLOW...

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     >>>SIGN GOVENOR'S PETITION_SAY NO OFFSHORE DRILLING New York COAST<<<

 


    THE BRAGGING BOARD...

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   AFTU President Paul Puma with his Canadian Guide showing one of the many Bull Trout landed while visiting our
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  IN THE SPOTLIGHT…  "AFTU MEMBERS RETURN FROM WEST BRANCH ANGLERS RESORT..." 

    Gallery of member images... <"((((></  

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   PHOTO: TONY ERTOLA     "GREEN DRAKE DUN"

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   PHOTO: GUIDE STEPHEN SHEN     "DOUG ERNST ON A WB FLOAT TRIP"

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   PHOTO: GUIDE STEPHEN SHEN     "JOE JOHNSON WB FLOAT TRIP"

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   PHOTO: MATT BEZINSKI     "SON ADAM'S FIRST FLY FISHING CAUGHT FISH ON WB ANGLER RESORT'S PRACTICE POND" 


  ***MARK YOUR CALENDARS...

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Newsflash

 

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

* LAST CASTS... Charles (Chuck) Kosciuk  June 1st. 2018 - Read "Chapter Rememberance" written by George Costa on Page 3 of June 2018 Red Quill Newsletter.  Our deepest condolences to the Kosciuk Family & Friends in your loss.

 

* READ THE LATEST SUMMER CHAPTER NEWS... >>>JULY 2018 RED QUILL NEWSLETTER<<<