Doc Fritchey TU holds its membership meetings on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except for one month during the spring (Annual Banquet), some summer months, and December (no meeting).
Our business meeting, which is open to the entire membership, generally starts at 6:30, followed by the featured program of the month. Members who would like to present something to the board are asked to contact the chapter president before the meeting to schedule time on the agenda.
Guests are always welcome at our chapter meetings!
MONTHLY MEETING PLACE
Our current location for monthly chapter meetings is the Giant Food Community Center, 2300 Linglestown Road (Rt. 39), in Susquehanna Township just north of Harrisburg. This location is 1.7 miles east of Rts. 22/322, on the north side of the road between Crooked Hill Road and Progress Avenue. Our meetings are held in one of the Community Rooms on the second floor, and food service and beverages are available before or after our meetings in the Beer Garden & Eatery on the first floor.
Upcoming Chapter Events for 2015
January 27 – Rod Rohrbach, former owner of the Little Lehigh Fly Shop in Allentown, will kick off the new year with a presentation on macroinvertebrates.
February 24 – Brandy Watts Martin, Schuylkill & Susquehanna Railroad historian, will enlighten us about the history of Stony Valley with a program entitled “Wonders of the Wilderness.”
March 24 – Paula Piatt, TU’s Eastern Sportsmen Organizer, will present “Heads Up – Protecting Our Headwaters and Trout Habitat.”
April 11 – Annual Banquet at the Holiday Inn, Grantville, PA
2015 Chapter Meeting Dates
January 27 July (TBA)
February 24 August (TBA)
March 24 September 22
April 11 (Annual Banquet) October 27
May 26 November 24
June (TBA) December (no meeting)
Sundays @1:00 PM – Rausch Creek Diversion Wells
Meet in the parking lot at the north gate of the Stony Creek trail off Gold Mine Road. For more information and directions to the diversion wells, see the Projects/Diversion Well page and/or contact Steve Long at 717-652-1421.
Advanced Fly Tying Classes – Beginning Wednesday, October 8
DFTU will be conducting 8 advanced fly tying classes, every Wednesday beginning October 8 and ending December 10, except no classes are scheduled for October 15 or November 19. Classes will be held at the Giant Food Community Center (see Monthly Meeting Place above) from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. There is no fee, and anyone who has basic fly tying experience is welcome to attend, but you must bring your own vice and tools (hooks and materials will be provided by the chapter). Space is limited, so please register early by contacting Rick LaTournous at email@example.com or 717-579-2947.
Beginner Fly Tying Classes – Beginning Wednesday, January 28, 2015
DFTU will be conducting 8 beginner fly tying classes, every Wednesday beginning January 28 and ending on March 18. Classes will be held at the Wildwood Nature Center in Wildwood Park just north of Harrisburg from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. There is no fee, and all tools and materials will be provided for participants. Classes are limited to 15 students, so please be sure to register early by contacting Rick LaTournous at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-579-2947.