Trout Unlimited seeks new members

LOCK HAVEN — The Lloyd Wilson Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) is an active Lock Haven area member of national TU.

TU’s purpose is to protect and improve the areas cold water fisheries.

They are active locally in clean ups in the narrows section of Fishing Creek; supporting Trout in the Classrom (TIC) in several schools; assisting multiple groups promoting conservation and teaching fishing skills at the National Fish Hatchery in Lamar and at the Seig Center.

They have assisted in installing stream edge logs and rip rap in several local streams such as Spring Creek in Centre county and Cedar Run in Clinton County, as well as others.

TU helped with the Jersey School School District’s float trips on Big Pine Creek, their fly tying and fly casting at Little Pine Creek State Park and a Wounded Warriors program.

They meet the last Wednesday of the month at Citizens Fire Hall in September through May.

This meeting is open to the general public.

TU has an annual picnic in June at the Seig Center and an annual fund raising banquet in November at the Southern Clinton County Sportsman Club/Sugar Valley Lions Club.

They are always looking for donations for their raffles which includes all sorts of items in addition to fishing related items.

TU is very interest in getting new members to help with their endeavors.

If anyone would like to become a member they may attend a meeting or contact Dr. Veryl Frye at vfrye@kcnet.org or call 570-769-7375.

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