Nutmeg TU will make its annual trip to fish the Limestone Trout Club in Canaan, CT, on Wednesday, May 20.
The trip had been scheduled for May 13 but has been moved.
Limestone Trout Club – Fly fishing for big troutWednesday May 20th
The Nutmeg Chapter of TU has been invited back to enjoy the beautiful Limestone Trout Club. Being the fishing optimists that we are, hopefully Covid 19 will be better by then and our trip can go on.
This year we are limited to 15 people, so get your reservations in early. The cost is $50, and you must me a Trout Unlimited member. If you are not a member you can join by clicking on this TU link: https://gifts.tu.org/member/join?ms=MWL-WFO-WEBACQ-GI
To register and get more details about the Club, follow this link. http://www.limestonetroutclub.com/nutmeg-tu/
Lunch is included and please bring your check/cash with you.
Fly fishing only:
This is primarily shore fishing, with a few boats available.
Please arrive by 9 a.m. Fishing is permitted from 9-4
There are 3 deep (70+ feet) quarry ponds and 3 shallow ponds providing a variety of venues and conditions.
While most members practice catch and release, catch and kill is allowed for one fish 17 inches or smaller per person.
Reserve your spot: Limited to 30 anglers:
Questions can be directed to Rich Rosen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lessons learned from previous years: bring saltwater streamers, some egg patterns, large flies, tiny flies and bug spray for the ticks. Click here for photos from 2019.
Directions – Take route 8 north to Winsted and turn left onto Rte. 44 west.
Drive through Norfolk and past the Blackberry River Inn and Freunds Farm Market in North Canaan.
After passing the marker for East Canaan turn right onto Casey Hill Rd. (there is a sign on the right at the corner, set back from the road for O’Connor Sand & Gravel).
Drive a short distance to a stop sign, where Casey Hill Rd. becomes Allyndale Rd.
Continue straight on Allyndale Rd. about 100 yards. The unmarked driveway is on the left, across from a driving range.
The clubhouse phone is 860 249 9996.