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Win a rod and reel at the holiday party

One lucky attendee at the Nutmeg TU Holiday Party on Tuesday, Dec. 17, will take home his or her choice of a new rod and reel. Click here for more information on the party. The door prize will be the choice of a fly outfit or spinning outfit. Fly rod outfit The 4 piece, 9’ […]

Holiday party Dec. 17

All are welcome when Nutmeg Trout Unlimited Chapter 217 holds its annual holiday pot luck on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport, CT. Those with last names starting in letters A-H are asked to provide a main course; those with names starting in letters I-Q are asked to provide appetizers. Those […]

Take a survey, make Nutmeg TU better

In an effort to give you a voice the direction of Nutmeg TU, the chapter Board of Directors has compiled a survey. Your replies will be anonymous (unless you provide an email address to contact you), and will help us plan activities and events. Click this link to take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8279Z7M

If a tree falls in the river…

A tree has fallen and is partially covering a favorite pool in the William “Doc” Skerlick Fly Fishing Only section of the Saugatuck River Trout Management Area in Westport. What to do?!? Actually, this is a blessing in disguise! Why are large woody debris important? Wood helps stabilize shorelines and provides vital habitat for trout […]

Redds survey moved to Friday, Nov. 29

A chance to learn about the salmonid life cycle and how to help find trout nesting sites, or reeds, has been moved to Friday, Nov. 29, at 9 a.m. Click here for a video. We’ll meet at the Mill River WTMA (Wild Trout Management Area) in Easton, at the bottom of the big hill on […]

The Clean Water Rule is under attack

The Clean Water Rule is under attack, leaving headwater streams and wetlands vulnerable. If you have a few minutes, check out this blog entry by Chris Wood, TU’s President and CEO: We fish here so you can fish there (https://www.tu.org/blog/we-fish-here-so-you-can-fish-there/). Or if in a rush, just go to https://standup.tu.org/ to contact your member of Congress and tell them to […]

Steve Culton talks wet flies Nov. 19

Steve Culton of currentseams.com will discuss wet flies with Nutmeg TU on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport. Pizza is served, and beverages can be purchased through Port 5. Wet flies have been taking trout for centuries — and the fish aren’t […]

Campville trip for salmon Nov. 16

Come fish the Campville section of the Naugatuck River with Nutmeg Trout Unlimited.  The Naugatuck River, Campville section is one of the places CT DEEP stocks bloodstock Atlantic Salmon in the fall.  The upper Naugatuck River winds its way through heavily wooded portions of the Mattatuck State Forest and other public lands. In the Campville […]