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   Events, Meetings & Things To Do...  Last Updated: August 10, 2017 / 10:57 (PGK) 


*January 9, 2017- First monthly Chapter meeting of the New Year.  Evening Program:  Paul McCain from River Bay Outfitters presents "One Tankful of Gas...Fishing 150 miles From My House"...learn some new places to fish.  Starting time: 7:30 P.M.  Location: Town of Brookhaven "Henrietta Acampora" Recreation Center- Blue Point, N.Y. >>> Rec. Center, Blue Point <<<

*January 27-29, 2017-  "The Fly Fishing Show", Somerset, N.J.  >>> http://flyfishingshow.com/somerset-nj/ <<<

*February 6, 2017- Monthly Chapter meeting.  Evening Program:  "Fur, Feather & Steel: Art of the Fly Tier" - Watch and learn from Guest & Chapter Member fly tiers as they craft the many forms of the fly fisher's arsenal.  Join us for a fun evening... bring your tying questions or problems.  Starting time: 7:30 P.M.  Location: Town of Brookhaven "Henrietta Acampora" Recreation Center- Blue Point, N.Y. >>> Rec. Center, Blue Point <<<

*February 27, 2017-  Monday AFTU Chapter Winter Connetquot State Park Outing.  For details & reservations contact George Costa.  Email: gclv2fish@msn.com

*March 13, 2017-  Monthly Chapter meeting.  Evening Program: "Member Swap Night: Bring your spare, extra or seldom used tackle, gear & tying materials to trade, sell, etc." and pending available time an angling related short film as well will be shown... Title TBA.  Starting time: 7:30 P.M.  Location: Town of Brookhaven "Henrietta Acampora" Recreation Center- Blue Point, N.Y.  >>> Rec. Center, Blue Point <<<

*March 18, 2017- Second "Annual Long Island Fly Fishing Expo", Holiday Inn- Plainview, Long Island.  215 Sunnyside Blvd, Plainview, New York 11803.  Admission: (9 AM - 4 PM), $10 for Adults, FREE for children under 18 yrs. with paid Adult.  >>>LINKS FOR LIFFExpo<<<

*March 25, 2017- Annual Spring Carmans River Clean-up & Clean-up Team BBQ.  Time: 8:00AM to 3:00PM, with majority of crews returning by 1:30PM.  "Volunteer" sign-up sheet at Monthly Chapter Meetings, or call or email George Costa.  A head-count is needed. 

*April 1, 2017- Saturday 10AM to 4PM "I FISH NEW YORK" Belmont Lake State Park Family Fishing Festival sponsored by NYS DEC and NYS Parks Departments.  Chapter Volunteers needed to work the AFTU booth or assist NYS DEC Rod Loan & Bait Booth.  Contact: George Costa for details & sign-up.  Email: gclv2fish@msn.com

*April 10, 2017- Monthly Chapter meeting.  Program/Guest Speaker:  Jim Gilmartin from "Project Healing Waters - Fly Fishing" Organization.  Starting time: 7:30 P.M.  Location: Town of Brookhaven "Henrietta Acampora" Recreation Center- Blue Point, N.Y. >>> Rec. Center, Blue Point <<< 

*May 8, 2017- Monthly Chapter meeting.  Guest Speaker/Program: Anthony Graves from the Town of Brookhaven will speak on current Carmans River actions, and other local Freshwater issues.  Starting time: 7:30 P.M.  Location: Town of Brookhaven "Henrietta Acampora" Recreation Center- Blue Point, N.Y. >>> Rec. Center, Blue Point <<<

*May 17 & 18, 2017- Local area Training Sessions for NYS DEC Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE) Project for summer 2017.  INFORMATION AND PROGRAM DETAILS IN THE   >>>CONSERVATION SECTION<<< 

*June 2-4, 2016-  AFTU Chapter Fishing Trip, "West Branch Anglers Resort".  For details, costs & trip reservations contact Trip Coordinator Doug Ernst.  Email: dougsbugs2[at]gmail.com  /  Phone: (631)678-7301 or speak with him during one of the monthly chapter meetings. (Note: Time is running out, there are still a few slots remaining... contact Doug if interested.  Please have your payments in by our next monthly meeting on March 13, 2017.  If payment is by check, Please make your check payable to: Art Flick Trout Unlimited.  Thanks, and look forward to your participation.) 

*June 12, 2017- Monthly Chapter meeting: "AFTU Annual Business Meeting".  Program:  Officer Elections, President's Year End Summary, Notes before summer recess. Meeting refreshments to be served.  Starting time: 7:30 P.M.  Location: Town of Brookhaven "Henrietta Acampora" Recreation Center- Blue Point, N.Y. >>> Rec. Center, Blue Point <<<

*July-  Summer Recess (No Chapter Meetings or Events scheduled)... Please be SAFE and return energized for Fall  :-)

*August- Summer Recess (No Chapter Meetings or Events scheduled)... Please be SAFE and return energized for Fall  :-)

 *September 11, 2017- First Monthly Chapter Meeting with new Officers.  Program/Guest Speaker:  "Fly Fishing Alaska" with Ed Zero.  Starting time: 7:30 P.M.  COME EARLY FOR:  Pre-meeting (before starting time) "Test Casting" of new Orvis "Helios 3" rods with Orvis Fishing Manager Dan Damiani.  Also, Food, Drinks & Raffles on the evening.  Location: Town of Brookhaven "Henrietta Acampora" Recreation Center- Blue Point, N.Y. >>> Rec. Center, Blue Point <<<

*September 20, 2017- "Day In The Life Of Carmans River", Join local area Students & Faculty members as they survey the natural environment  of the Carmans River drainage system and collect key data to use in evaluating the health of the river system.  Volunteers welcome!  Contact Tony Ertola if interested in assisting.

 


 

  2017 Monthly Chapter Meeting Schedule

 Monthly Chapter meeting is the SECOND MONDAY of every month , except for July & August, or as otherwise noted.  All Monthly Chapter meetings begin at 7:30 PM at the Town of Brookhaven "Henrietta Acampora Recreation Center", 39 Montauk Highway, Blue Point, New York 11715, Telephone (631) 363-5139.   Rec. Center, Blue Point  

2017

January 9
February 13 (Note: Meeting date has been move up to February 6 due to Holiday Closure of Recreation Center on our regular scheduled week.)
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12
July (No Meeting- Summer recess)
August (No Meeting- Summer recess)
September 11
October 16 (Later date due to 10/9 Columbus Day Holiday Recreation Center closure.)
November 13

December 11 


 2017 Monthly Board of Directors Meeting Schedule 

Monthly Board of Directors meeting is the FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month, unless otherwise noted by Chairman.  Meetings are held at the Patchogue-Medford Public Library in the lower level meeting room facilities.  Meetings start at 7:00 P.M. and end at 9:00 P.M.  All active Art Flick TU Chapter members are welcome and encouraged to attend the meetings.  For more details contact Board of Directors Chairman Tom Walsh.  Patchogue-Med Library 

2017
January 4
February 1
March 1
April 5
May3
June 7
July (No Meeting - Summer Recess)
August (No Meeting - Summer Recess  First Meeting:  Wednesday, August 9, 7:30PM, Patchogue-Medford Library)
September 6
October 4
November 1
December 6


2016/2017 Fall/Winter Fly Tying Schedule  

The Saturday morning fly tying sessons start at 9:30 AM and finish by 12:00 PM noon.  The sessions are held at the Patchogue-Medford Public Library.  Check at one of the Library Service Desks for the week's meeting room assignment for the "Art Flick Trout Unlimited" group fly tiers.     Patchogue-Med Library 
  
 
Oct. 1, 8, 15 & 22 
Nov. 5, 12 & 19
Dec. 3,10 & 17 (Dec.3 -cancelled room issue.)
Jan. 7, 14 & 21
Feb. 4, 11 & 18 (starting time 2/18 delay until 10:45AM due to room scheduling issue.)
Mar. 4, 11 &
18 ( Join us at the 2nd Annual Long Island Fly Fishing Expo)
     

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* NYS DEC seeking volunteers for its Summer 2017 WAVE PROJECT (Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators)..More detail in the >>>CONSERVATION SECTION<<<