Friday, January 16, 2015


The PAFBC will be discussing at their quarterly meeting next week the following:

1)  Pushing back the date from June 15th to Memorial Day weekend Saturday the beginning of delayed harvest AND allowing bait in Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only area from that date until the end of Labor Day

2)  Allow youth anglers under the age of 16 to use bait year round in Delayed Harvest artificial lures only areas.

As of right now, state council has not made a statement on this proposal, we are just getting this information out to you as an individual member to take action IF YOU SEE FIT.

All you need to to is click on this link to the PFBC and voice your opinion.  In the subject box type in: DHALO proposed changes and then add your comments.  Takes 2 minutes tops.

Fly Fishing Film Tour coming to Erie Saturday March 21st 2015

f3t Fly Fishing Film Tour Erie PA

Well it's official!

The Northwest PA Chapter of Trout Unlimited in conjunction with is sponsoring the f3t Fly Fishing Film Tour on Saturday March 21st 7:30 pm (doors opening at 6:30 with raffles) at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center at Preque Isle located at the entrance to Presque Isle State Park in Erie.  We're super-pumped to be offering this to the Erie area as a cure for the wintertime "shack nasties" aka cabin fever we all endure here in northwest Pennsylvania!

Ticket sales will be limited to 165, so what you want to do is go online and purchase them in advance as soon as possible by clicking this link.  Cost will be $15 for the 2 hour 15 minute movie which includes being entered into door prize giveaways that night.  There will also be other prize raffles for additional cost that night.  Limited tickets will also be available for sale at Cronk InsuranceLake Erie Ultimate Angler, and so your best bet will be to buy them online before we are sold out!

It's been some time since your chapter has had a fundraising event, and we desperately need to raise funds to continue our conservation efforts, to continue our local Trout in the Classroom Projects, and to continue to send locals students to the Pa Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp. But we need your help..........

How can you help?  Easy:

1.  Buy Tickets and attend!  But do it fast as a limited amount are available!
2.  Share this through Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest by clicking on the icon at the bottom of this page
3.  Email this webpage to your fly fishing friends by clicking on the icon at the bottom of the page with the "M" on it.  How simple is that?
4.  Spread the news by word of mouth!

The f3t Fly Fishing Film Tour is a huge success wherever it is offered.  This is a great opportunity for YOUR chapter to bring it to this area so we need your help to make this a success and to ensure we can continue to offer great programs like this to our members and anglers in the Erie area.

Tight Lines!

Erik Cronk
President, NWPATU