General Chapter Meeting Info

A featured part of almost every month's membership meeting is the guest speaker program.  The Board of Directors spends a lot of time planning and arranging for the featured speakers. We begin by designing a general theme for each month's program and then follow up by identifying and booking potential speakers.

2017 - 2018 Schedule

Theme
Speaker
Meeting Date
  Annual Fly Tying Demonstrations   PPCTU Members   April 18, 2018
  Annual Fly Tying Demonstrations   PPCTU Members   Reschedules to April
  Flea Market   PPCTU Members   February 21, 2018
  Annual Fly Tying Demonstrations   PPCTU Members   Reschedules to March
  Fly Fishing Photography   Austin Green   November 15, 2017
  Stream Restoration   Adam Nabors   October 18, 2017
  What I Did on My Summer Vacation   PPTU Members   September 19, 2017
  Safety While Fly Fishing   Michael Abramowitz   May 17, 2017
  Trout Haven: Fly Fishing Paradise in Central PA   Andrew Trelease   April 19, 2017
  Flea Market   PPCTU Members   March 15, 2017
  Patapsco River Shad and Herring Restoration   Ashlee Horne   February 15, 2017
  Annual Fly Tying Demonstrations   PPCTU Members   January 18, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM, Third Wednesday except December, June, July and August

Place: Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, Maryland

Directions: From Capitol Beltway -- North on Georgia Avenue (Rte. 97). First right onto Forest Glen Road. Pass Holy Cross Hospital and go across Sligo Creek Parkway. The Center is on the right, approximately one quarter mile.

Annual Fly Tying Demonstration Meeting
April 18, 2018

We will try again to have our annual Fly Tying Extravaganza meeting!

Swing by the Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday night, April 18 (rescheduled from January and March) at 7:00 PM when the Potomac Patuxent Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host for your enjoyment our annual fly tying demonstration.

Great materials - cheap! This meeting also provides you with the opportunity to "stock up" on items you may have been looking for or need for that fly you're about to tie. Before hitting the fly shop or ordering on line, stop by our materials table and peruse all the great items we have available: capes, fur, feathers, hooks, etc., all at steeply discounted prices to help fill your tying bench. Most items only require a simple donation by you!

Make sure to wander around and visit each of our volunteer tyers as they pass along their skills and knowledge while demonstrating flies you can use on our local streams to catch fish. Take home a fly pattern recipe and don't miss this opportunity to shorten your learning curve while you move closer to the elusive goal of mastering this special art of fly tying.

Alan Burrows

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