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Watch this space for Fly Tying Class News
We are hard at work to make classes available this Winter in these days of Covid 19. Details will be posted here so watch and register for the very popular events.
Please register as soon as you see the invitation. This is essential to coordinate the "new" Zoom format
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ROCKY RIVER TROUT UNLIMITED STORE
VISIT the "new" RRTU Store ! Items you can not find anywhere else. Purchases go directly to support chapter projects, like the Davidson River Enhancement Project ! Plus, you get a valuable item of your choice. Like the just published, long awaited Volume 2 of the Southern Appalachian Fly Patterns and RRTU Fly of the Month. This is a new standard of history on the trout flies from local tiers, often featuring in-person interviews, and impossible to find anywhere else.
Davidson River Habitat Enhancement Project (DRHEP)
RRTU has made a significant commitment to the DRHEP. The board recognized the significance of the project, which will enhance a premier trout fishing river within easy driving distance of our chapter.
Many of our members use and cherish this resource, and Rocky River TU is helping to enhance the habitat of this outstanding fishery. We have a fund-raising goal of $14,000, and donations can be made above.
Fly of the Month 10.20
Fly tying began with natural fur and feather materials and has endured through many centuries of genetic breeding as well as loss of species. The Yellarhammer feathers are federally protected, thus a substitution of dyed-quail feathers are used. Many Atlantic salmon fly patterns require substitutions as birds and wild game have dwindled into threatened, endangered or even extinct classifications. However, modern chemical engineering and manufacturing processes now produce artificial fur, hair and feathers in almost any color imagined. These synthetic materials are becoming the substitutes and leading to thousands of new fly patterns. One simply needs to tied the material on a hook in a creative way and go try it on fish. This is a case where the tiny brain of a fish does not seem to be able to tell any difference. In fact, adding gleam, glitter and unusual color seems to attract both the angler and fly tyer as well as the fish. One such fly pattern fully utilizes gleam, glitter and color. It is the ….
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Tom Adams and Alen Baker