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Limestone outing May 8

We are now taking reservations for the 5th annual Nutmeg Trout Unlimited trip to the Limestone Trout Club located in Canaan, Conn., on Wednesday, May 8.

Fly fishing only:

This is primarily shore fishing, with a few boats available.

Please arrive by 9:00.  Fishing is permitted from 9:00-4:00

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.

Fees:

The fee for TU members is $55 and includes lunch.

Non TU are welcome and the fee is $70. (Includes a one year introductory membership to Trout Unlimited.)

The payment deadline has been extended to Tuesday, April 30.

Reserve your spot: Limited to 30 anglers:

Please RSVP to Rich Rosen rhrosen@aol.com . Include in your email the number of people and which TU chapter you belong to.

Checks should be made out to: Nutmeg Trout Unlimited, and mailed to:

Nutmeg Trout Unlimited

c/o Jerry Goldstein

256 Dayton Rd.

Trumbull, CT  06611

Lessons learned from last year: bring some egg patterns, large flies, tiny flies and bug spray for the ticks.

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.