Author Archives: Ted Hoover

“Virtual” Fly Tying Circle Sundays 7:00 – 8:30PM

Every winter members and friends of Catskill Mountains Trout Unlimited get together and to tie flies during the off season. Since COVID restrictions will not allow us to do this is person, we decided to  hosting a set of virtual … Continue reading

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“Virtual” Chapter Meeting Wednesday December 16th at 6:30PM

Mike Barcone of Westkill Brewing will speak a short history of West Kill and the Spruceton Valley. Its land, its waters, and fly tying legend Art Flick. We will start with a short business meeting and chapter elections ( for … Continue reading

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Stream Clean-up on Esopus Creek, Saturday October 17th

Catskill Mountains Trout Unlimited has organized a stream clean up on Esopus Creek on Saturday October 17th. We will be following Social distancing guidelines for the event. During the event will will ask you to sign in and sign a … Continue reading

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Fall Chapter Night on Stream Postponed due to warm water temperatures. New Date September 16th

Our event on Wednesday has been postponed due to the high water temperatures expected in the late afternoon. It has been rescheduled to Wednesday September 16th @5:30PM ————————————– On Wednesday September 16th, conditions permitting, CMTU is organizing a Chapter Night … Continue reading

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CMTU Earth Day Challenge

We are extended our Earth Day Challenge and raffle through the end of June! Since we can’t gather together in person to plant riparian trees right now, we’d like to encourage some social distant conservation. Going fishing or just for … Continue reading

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April Chapter Events Cancelled, Classes Postponed

Update 3/28/2020   Chapter members and friends, I hope everyone is safe and healthy. Due to recommendations by state and local government, health authorities, the CMTU board, and our National Trout Unlimited organization we have decided to cancel all organized … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing School: Catskill Mountains Trout Unlimited 2020

NOTE:  Update 3/12/2020   Our 2020 Fly Fishing class has been postponed .   UCCC has suspended use of the facilities by external groups due to COVID-19 virus.    We plan to reschedule the class once we are able schedule a new … Continue reading

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Fly Tying Class: Learn to Tie Flies with Trout Unlimited

The Catskill Mountain region the birthplace of fly fishing in America. Join us for this five week course to learn the art and craft of fly tying. Trout Unlimited is a national conservation organization whose mission is to conserve, protect, … Continue reading

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CMTU February Meeting Wednesday, February 19 Courtyard Marriott Kingston 6:30-8:30

Leslie Zucker and Adam Doan of AWSMP to Speak about Work in the Esopus Creek Watershed Adam Doan (of Ulster County Soil & Water) and Leslie Zucker (of Ulster County Cooperative Extension), the Program Managers for the Ashokan Watershed Stream … Continue reading

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CMTU January Meeting and Elections Wednesday, January 15th Courtyard Marriott Kingston 6:30-8:30PM

Guide Rylie Lake to Speak at the January Meeting Guide Rylie Lake will be our speaker at our first meeting of the new decade.  Rylie is a guide on the Delaware System, and was recently featured in The Land of Little … Continue reading

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