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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Petition to support Lehigh River Trout Fishing

Please see the link below and consider signing a petition to ask the US Army Core of Engineers to consider trout fishing (wild and stocked) as they conduct a re-evaluation study of the Francis E. Walter Dam.

The petition was started by the Lehigh Coldwater Fishery Alliance.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Fly Fishing Film Tour March 3 & 4 2020

Fly Fishing Film Tour

March 3 – March 4, 2020 · view days & times
Price: $15 in Advance; $20 at the Doors
Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

Tuesday, March 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 4 | 7:30 p.m

Gear up for trout season and transport yourself to some of the most exotic angling destinations on Earth as the preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, the acclaimed Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T), returns to the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks for the 6th year.
At the Fly Fishing Film Tour, guests enjoy a variety of breathtakingly beautiful short films focused on dynamic angling destinations around the globe, as well as efforts to protect and enhance habitat for trout and other fish. The Fly Fishing Film Tour showings at the ArtsQuest Center are the only screenings of the tour in region.
Happy Hour:
Guests are invited to arrive early each evening to enjoy the Anglers’ Happy Hour at 6 p.m., with an assortment of beverages available on the 2nd floor loft (not included with ticket price). Plus, check out the raffles and door prizes featuring fishing gear and more.
Proceeds from the Fly Fishing Film Tour benefit the Monocacy Chapter of Trout Unlimited’s habitat improvement work and coldwater conservation efforts on streams throughout the Lehigh Valley, as well as the ArtsQuest Arts Education Fund, which helps to support ArtsQuest’s free music, arts and education programming for the community.

Click link below for:


    Venue Information
    Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
    ArtsQuest Center
    101 Founders Way
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    map & directions

Saturday, January 4, 2020

PA Stream Flows

Looking for the USGS Stream Gauge for your favorite PA stream?  Here they are.  All of them:

Friday, January 3, 2020

Fly Tying Season is here...

As the temperature drops, many of us turn to fly tying to restock our boxes and hold us over until warmer weather, bug hatches and generally more active fish.  Here are handful of great video resources for some inspiration:

Fly Fishing the Ozarks

Tightline Video

Kelly Galloup's The Slide Inn

Fly Fish Food

Davie McPhail

While there are probably hundreds more great resources, these are all very well produced, cover lots of techniques and have enough info to keep anyone busy for several Winters. 

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Don't forget....

To get your 2020 PA Fishing License!

You can do so online HERE.

As much as I liked having the trout stamp, I REALLY like being able to print multiple copies, and have one saved on my computer & cell phone just in case.  No excuse to get caught without one, so take 5 mins, get your new licenses, then go test it out on your favorite stream.

Best of luck for 2020!  

Fly Fishing Film Tour returns March 2020

2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour Stoke Trailer from The Fly Fishing Film Tour on Vimeo.

The Fly Fishing Film Tour returns to SteelStacks in March of 2020 for a 6th year!  
Tickets go on sale SOON, stay tuned for more info..... in the meantime, enjoy this stoke reel to hold you over.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Holiday Gathering 2019, Dec 17th

Sorry for the short notice, there was a bit of a scheduling SNAFU, hoping you can join the Monocacy Chapter at our Holiday Gathering....

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Fall Fly Tying, 11/26/2019

Join us on Tuesday Nov. 26th for our Fall Fly Tying Night.  This years theme will be "Your Favorite Fly, 2019".  Our panel of fly tiers will be made up of Chapter members, so if you would like to share your top pattern from 2019, please email: , and let us know what pattern you will be tying. You must provide your own tools and materials. As always, meetings are free and open to the public.  Meetings start @ 7pm in the DAR House located in the Rose Garden Park, Bethlehem PA.