Beginning in 2018 the Doc Fritchey Chapter will hold its general membership (social) meetings on the fourth Tuesday of the months of February, April, June, September and October. The chapter’s business meetings will be conducted on the fourth Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November. There will be no meetings in December. Unless otherwise noted, general membership and business meetings will begin at 7:00 PM. All members are welcome to attend the chapter’s business meetings.  

Guests are always welcome at our chapter meetings!



Unless otherwise noted, our current location for monthly membership 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.


Fly Casting Demo & DFTU Display at Hershey Medical Center – Friday, June 8

DFTU will be conducting fly casting demos and providing information about the chapter’s activities from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM in the Starbucks courtyard near the main entrance to the Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA. If you’d like to help out, please contact Russ Collins at 717-580-3958 or

Home Waters Disabled Veterans Fishing Day – Saturday, June 9

This 10th. annual event will once again be held at Ed & Nichole O’Gorman’s property on Clarks Creek. Volunteers are needed to instruct the vets on how to use a fly rod and serve as guides on the stream. Contact RoseAnn Viozzi at or 717-566-7920 for more information and to sign up.

Women’s Fishing Day – Sunday, June 10

DFTU will be hosting a day of fishing for women interested in learning the techniques of fly fishing at Ed & Nichole’s property on Clarks Creek. For more information and to sign up, please contact Chuck Swanderski at or 717-805-8050. For more information on this event, click here.

Membership Meeting – Tuesday, June 26 at 7:00 PM

Domenick Swentosky of Troutbitten will present his program on “Fifty Tips” that are sure to give you a number of new things to consider when fishing for trout. You can view his webpage at


January 23 (Business))                                       June 26 (Social)    
February 27 (Social)                                           July 24 (Business)   
March 24 (Annual Banquet)                                August (TBA)
March 27 (Business)                                           September 25 (Annual Meeting)
April 24 (Social)                                                  October 23 (Social)
May 22 (Business)                                              November (Business)                                           


Mondays at 6:00 PM: Weekly Maintenance on Rausch Creek Diversion Wells

Beginning April 2, we shift over to our spring and summer schedule, starting at 6:00 PM on Mondays. 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 Dennis Coffman at 717-350-8817 or

















































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.