Author Archives: Paul Cowell

Tri TU Chapters Fly Tyers – Winter & Spring 2012

Tri TU Chapters Fly Tyers Tying at The Lodge-Gander Mountain, Kingston NY Sundays from Noon to 4 PM Winter & Spring 2012 Come join some fine tyers from the mid Hudson area as they gather to share tying skills and … Continue reading

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Fly Of The Month – Hendrickson Nymph by Ryan Williams

Hendrickson Nymph Hook – 2XL Nymph Size 14 Thread – 6/0 Dark Brown Uni-thread Bead – 2.8mm (7/64) Black Tungsten Leadwire – .015 Tail – Speckled brown hen hackle fibers Abdomen – Brown Lifecycle Nymph Dubbing Rib – Black Krystal … Continue reading

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February Newsletter

Meeting- The Regular Meeting will begin at 7:15 PM. This month we will have two speakers which relate to each other. At 6:30 PM we will have Samantha Root an Intern working with Biology Professor Catherine O’Reilly of Bard College. … Continue reading

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CMTU Has A Facebook Page!

To make it easier for members to keep in touch I’ve set up a page at Facebook. Posts from this site should automatically appear there under the blogs tab. CMTU Facebook Page

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Ulster County Big Brothers and Big Sisters Thanks CMTU

On December 16th, Chapter President Ron Urban, received from Ulster County Big Brothers and Big Sisters the 2010 Ulster County Community Service Award. Presenting the award for the Catskill Mts. Chapter continued support by staging Fishing Days each Summer for … Continue reading

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Attention On the Esopus – Causes and Action

Muddy water from the Shandanken Tunnel as the cause for issues on both Upper and Lower Esopus. From The Daily Freeman: Problems with muddy water releases from the Shandaken Tunnel have been the focus of lawsuits since 2001. The environmental … Continue reading

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Call For Member / Local Photography

Our website could use some sprucing up as regards photographs. I’ve added some of mine and will continue to as time passes, but am sure there’s much more to be found on everyone’s hard drives … and waiting to be … Continue reading

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NYC agrees to clean water releases from Ashokan Reservoir

From the Times Herald Record New York City has agreed to make clean water releases from the Ashokan Reservoir for the first time ever, following a meeting Friday in Kingston. The agreement between city, state and local officials comes after … Continue reading

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Anti-flood action

From Anti-flood action expected this month in Phoenicia Apparently the back pressure from the powerful Esopus current stops the gravel that rolls along, forcing it to collect and make the stream bed higher and higher. There are photos from the … Continue reading

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DEC TIPP Program Now Available Online

From DEC “TIPP” Program Goes Online Report an Environmental Vioaltion Online, the new web page assists those who can provide thorough and relevant information about an alleged violation. The form prompts the complainant to describe what occurred, when it happened … Continue reading

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