Trout Unlimited is a grassroots, volunteer organization whose mission is “to conserve, protect and restore North America’s trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds.”

The Doc Fritchey Chapter is proud to be fulfilling Trout Unlimited’s mission in Dauphin and Lebanon counties. We hope you’ll take a few minutes to check out these web pages to learn more about our organization and the work we’re doing to conserve, protect and restore the coldwater resources of south central

Our chapter was the recipient of the Conservation Organization of the Year Award from the PA Association of Conservation Districts in 2003, and the PATU State Council’s Best Chapter Award in 2000, and again in 2009.

If you’re not already a member, please consider joining TU. And if you are a member, we’d love to see you at a chapter meeting, workday or special event. There are a number of ways to get involved …
and they’re all fun, and fulfilling!

News and Announcements

April 23: DFTU assists DCCD with macroinvertebrate survey of Manada Creek

Doc Fritchey volunteers assisted Megan Blackmon of the Dauphin County Conservation District in collecting macroinvertebrate specimens from 5 locations on Manada….Read More

April 4: Three Dauphin County students accepted for TU Youth Camp

We are pleased to announce that students from 3 Dauphin County schools have been selected to participate in this year’s TU Rivers Conservation & Fly Fishing Youth….Read More

March 26: We need your vote for Doc Fritchey TU’s Origin Story

You are invited to help our chapter win a contest that will award the winner with a local showing of the Fly Fishing Film Tour The winner will also receive….Read More

March 17: Another successful DFTU Banquet effort for 2014!

This year’s conservation banquet drew 125 members and their guests to the Holiday Inn of Grantville on March 15 to celebrate the chapter’s 44th anniversary amidst….Read More

Jan. 22: DEP Growing Greener Grant awarded for restoration work on Quittie

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) announced today that $444,126 in Growing Greener Grant funding has been approved for streambank….Read More



We'd love to have you as a member, whether or not you fish. Healthy streams benefit everyone, not just anglers.



Check the Calendar for upcoming chapter meetings and other events.