Only Four More Weeks

Post date: Mar 3, 2015 3:24:02 PM

Good News! We made it through February. There are only four more weeks until Opening Day of Trout Season – April 1st in New York State, April 4th in New Jersey and April 18th in Pennsylvania.

Our Conservation Chair advises that things are moving well with the Sparta Glen Project. We had a productive meeting with the Town Engineer on February 10th, and made a very successful presentation to the town’s Environmental Committee on February 26th. Our next and last meeting is with the Town Council on March 10th, at which time we expect signoff on the Permit Application.

Bob Jacinto reports that several chapter members have now participated in two Project Healing Waters events in the last month. More events are scheduled. If anyone wants to participate in this very worthwhile activity, contact Bob directly at

Our first library presentation of 2015 is scheduled for March 19 at the Pequannock Library. Darren and I will do the Power Point Presentation titled “Introduction to Fly Fishing”. Feel free to join us.

Dennis McCarthy, the New Jersey State Council Treasurer, will be our guest speaker at the next membership meeting on Wednesday, March 18th. Dennis will speak on fishing The Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Come out and join us.

Finally, PLEASE DON’T FORGET OUR BANQUET ON SATURDAY MARCH 21ST, Lots and lots of work has gone into making this a fun filled evening for everybody. And remember, the banquet is our only fund raising activity of the year. Please support your chapter and join us on the 21st.

Glen Zeeck