Chapter events

Film on wild rivers at Patagonia

Blue Heart, a Patagonia film about the fight to preserve Europe’s last wild rivers, will shown Thursday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Patagonia of Westport at 87 Post Road East, Westport CT. With more than 3,000 hydropower dams and river diversions proposed or in the process of being built in the Balkans, communities that depend on these rivers are standing up […]

Alex Ziemkiewicz tests his skill in one of the ponds on the grounds of the Limestone Club in Canaan, CT.

Nutmeg TU returns to Limestone

Nutmeg TU returned to the Limestone Club in Canaan, CT for its annual outing on Wednesday, May 8. A few members caught fish, but as usual the trip was a good time for those who went. There are 3 deep (70+ feet) quarry ponds and 3 shallow ponds providing a variety of venues and conditions. […]

Kayak fishing in Shelton June 22

Nutmeg TU will hold its third annual Kayak Fishing Trip Saturday, June 22 from 10am to 3pm. Bring your kayak or canoe and join us for a fun day on the water. This year we head to the lakes at Hope Lake on Nell’s Rock Road in Shelton. Bring your favorite fresh water fishing gear. […]

Help plan the future of the Mill River

The Mill River, primarily found in Easton and Fairfield, is a gem, home to wild native brook charr and wild brown trout. Nonetheless the river has a number of problems. In 2004 the Mill River was added to the 303(d) List of Impaired Waterbodies, which is named after a section of the Clean Water Act. […]

Help kids fish Saturday, June 8

Nutmeg TU needs you to help us help young fishermen at the third annual Ryan’s Rebels Fishing Tournament Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to noon at Twin Brooks Park in Trumbull. All proceeds go directly to helping children and families battling neuroblastoma and other pediatric cancers. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. Only a suggested […]

Jim O of Jimmy-O's Bait & Tackle.

Jimmy O to share saltwater tips

Jimmy O will give a rundown on saltwater fishing Tuesday, May 21, at Port 5 in Bridgeport. In addition to Eric Peterson demonstrating fly tying, Jimmy will give a rundown on spring fishing in the Long Island Sound, and show some rigging tips. Both presentations are open to all and hosted by the Nutmeg Chapter […]

What flies do you want to learn to tie?

Have a tie that gives you trouble, or that you want to see demonstrated? Eric Peterson will demonstrate the flies you choose when Nutmeg TU meets Tuesday, May 21, at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport, Eric, who has a long association with Trout Unlimited, has begun doing demonstrations before Nutmeg TU meetings. For May, […]

Nutmeg Flea Market – May 19

Nutmeg TU will set up at the flea market at Fairfield Warde High School, 755 Melville Ave., Fairfield, this Sunday, May 19. This is the perfect opportunity to shed some fishing equipment you no longer want while supporting the conservation and education efforts of Nutmeg TU. The chapter has purchased space on at the flea […]