By now you are all shoveled out and ready for spring! The February meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 19 and this meeting will focus on tying! The theme will be soft hackles. There a lot of us that tie, you know you're out there, so come on and show us your patterns, see new patterns or get some tips on tying! We'll start at 5:30 to get a jump on things and tie a lot!
The other notice is of a film, "DamNation". This is presented by The Nature Conservancy and the KSC Film Society. The film will be shown at 7 pm, Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Putnam Theatre, Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College. The film will discuss the roles of dams on New England streams and rivers and what is being done to mitigate the effects. A panel discussion will follow.
See you on the 19th - tying!
Michael Elkavitch, VP MonadnockTU Chapter # 333
The plans for the Spring Float Trip are ready! The trip is tentatively set for Thursday, May 14 to Saturday, May 16.
The trip is with the Harrison Brothers. The cost for lodging is $35.00 per night and must be paid in advance to secure your spot.
Check out the Harrison Brother's site at
You hopefully got an email with a grid for signing up. If you didn't, please contact me, Mike Elkavitch, melkavitch@gmail. com andI'll get one to you pronto!
The March meeting is today. PLEASE NOTE - this a week earlier, omn Thursday, March 12. We'll be tying again, startting again at 5:30. The thene will be stoneflies. Patrick has come up with 2 YouTube videos and the links are below.
Rowley Stone # 1 Stonefly Pattern
The January meeting is today. More details on the meeting agenda to come.
The BOD extends our best wishes for the holiday season. Now, we are planning our annual Christmas Gala for Thursday, Dec. 18, starting at 6 pm. This will be in the usual meeting location, the Dublin Library. We would appreciate your RSVP by Monday, Dec. 15. This will help us make the final plans. Any donations of food for the party or items to be used for the bucket raffles are greatly appreciated. Please email me, Mike Elkavitch, to let me know what food items are coming so we can plan. We'll have the bucket raffles, a rod raffle and lots of good cheer to share! Come on out and celebrate with us!
Michael P. Elkavitch, VP Monadnock TU Chapter # 333