General Chapter Meeting Information

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
  The Latest News on the Gunpowder   Gene Howson   November 28, 2018
  Winter Fishing on Beaver Creek   James Harris   October 17, 2018
  What I Did on My Summer Vacation   PPTU Members   September 26, 2018
  Casting Clinic & Fly Fishing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem   Dusty Wissmath   May 16, 2018 Casting Clinic at 6:30
  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.

The Latest News on the Gunpowder

Our speaker for the Nov. 28 chapter meeting will be Gene Howson, shop manager and guide for the Backwater Angler (http://www.backwaterangler.com/), located in Parkton, MD.

Gene will discuss one of his favorite topics: fishing the Gunpowder. He will also share his observations of how the river has fared after this past season's torrential rains.

A degreed environmental scientist, Gene has fished the Gunpowder for over 12 years. He took over management duties at The Backwater Angler in 2016. Before that, Gene taught primary and secondary school science in Peru for several years.

Welcome Gene!
 
Karan Singh