to the Bellevue/Issaquah Chapter 109 of Trout Unlimited
Monthly Meeting -
monthly meetings are normally held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month,
beginning at 7:00 pm.
December's monthly meeting will take place on Wednesday,
This is our annual Christmas party. Come and enjoy
some of the Brew House's fine chili and fixin's. We will be
giving awards to members who have helped the chapter during the past
year. In addition, there will be project
raffle, fishing reports, good food and camaraderie with like minded
fishermen and conservationists. We will also be selling Christmas
ornaments featuring flies tied by chapter members. Be sure to
pick one up!
month's meeting will be held at the
Issaquah Brew House
35 W Sunset Way
Fly tying sessions -
Once again, we will be tying flies for use in Christmas
ornaments. This was a successful fund-raiser last year and we
planning on making 80 ornaments this year. There is on fly
tying session remaining on Sunday, December 8. Location will
as last year - Round Table Pizza at 730 NW Gilman Blvd in
materials have been donated to the chapter. Some vises and
tools are available. This is an opportunity to learn how to
flies or learn new skills from our expert fly tiers. We will
tie a variety of flies from large drys to streamers to steelhead
Spawning salmon in the Lake
Washington/Cedar River/Lake Sammamish watershed -
There are lots of places to view the returning salmon and
opportunities to get involved with educating the public about salmon.
For more details, click
Trout Unlimited Online Radio -
Now, you can tune-in to blogtalk radio where host Becky Jensen and Mark
discuss various topics with members of our chapter. The next
program will be on Wednesday, December 4 at 8:00 pm.
This program will feature Tara Brock of the Pew Foundation
and their Pacific Forage Fish Campaign. You can call in to (347)
308-8464 with questions or comments. To
listen to the current or past broadcasts, click here.
Run with the Kokanee
2nd Annual Run with the Kokanee was a success, with over twice the
number of participants from 2012. There was even one runner
our chapter! Thanks to our sponsors, the runners and walkers
the volunteers, who made sure that everything ran smoothly.
tuned for information on the 2014 edition of Run with the Kokanee.
for framing posters of the run are available for purchase at a price of
$10 each or two for $15. The poster is 11x17, printer on 60#
free poster paper. Click here to view the
If you wish to purchasea limited edition, 17x22
giclee' print of our "Foundations III" art by Shaun Peterson for
$250.00, go to http://www.gwalsius.com and click on 'Store' and select
Posters for 2012's fun run at also available at a
price of $10 each.
Dave Probart (206) 713-3465 to purchase these collectible posters.
Outings - Stay
tuned for the next outing!
- The next board meeting
will be held on Wednesday, November 27 at 7:00
pm. Location will be the Issaquah Brew House in
Issaquah. All chapter members are welcome.
- Check out Facebook to see pictures of the Fun Run, chapter activities
and fish outs
supports the Trout Unlimited Teens program. Check out the program's
Calendar - To
see a calendar that shows our
meeting schedules and activities for 2013, click
can always use
donations to help us with our projects. You can donate to our
chapter simply by clicking
here. Members who work for companies like Microsoft
Boeing can use their gift matching programs to increase donation
amounts to our chapter.
chapter is committed to saving/restoring
Kokanee Salmon in Lake Sammamish.
here to follow our
actvities and learn how to get involved.
mission of Trout
Unlimited is "To conserve, protect and restore America's coldwater
fisheries and their watersheds" with the vision of "ensuring that
robust populations of native and wild coldwater fish once again thrive
within their North American range, so that our children can enjoy
healthy fisheries in their home waters."
us save our Lake Sammamish Kokanee!