Sunday, March 24, 2019

  • 9:00 AM  4:00 PM

Rahway River Trout Unlimited will be hosting the 7th Annual Fly-Tying Madness event at The Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center. Sponsored by the New Jersey State Council of TU, the event will welcome all ten chapters of Trout Unlimited in the state of New Jersey and any other interested parties to tie and donate flies to worthy organizations. Tiers will be contributing to:

Casting for Recovery, which helps women whose lives, have been profoundly affected by breast cancer.

Project Healing Waters, which is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military personnel and disabled veterans through fly-fishing.

And, finally, the Trout Unlimited Veteran Service program which also assists veterans in rehabilitation of physical and emotional injuries through the unique therapeutic value of fly-fishing and conservation work.

All three are worthwhile organizations, which serve cancer survivors, veterans and the greater community. This event has donated over 12,000 flies since its inception in 2012.

Anita Coulton on "Tight-Line Nymphing" Thursday, March 14th

Anita is a well known and respected competitive angler on the top ranked Team Freestone. She has competed alongside both Team USA and World Team members, and has multiple top 10 finishes.  Some of her highlights and accomplishments include:

*2014 Spring Creek Masters 1st place Team

*2014 Deep Freeze, Chittenango NY: 2nd place Individual

*2014 CNY Classic 2nd place Team

*2010 AuSable Two Fly First Place winner

She is also a graduate of the Reel Women Guide School in Montana.

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You wanted the best? You got the best!!! Hacklebarney Fly tying School: February 2nd start date.

Big, bad Cliff Behrins is back at it. With military like precision and ruthless discipline, Cliff has promised to whip every last tyer into shape. By the end of this course, you will tie flies or die trying!

In all seriousness, you just cant find a better course for your money. I have personally taken this course and it took my tying to the next level. Time to cough up $40 and let Cliff and crew whip-finish you into shape! No excuses-you were born to be a fly-tyer!

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Cliff in yellow, thinking about kicking ass and taking names.

Cliff in yellow, thinking about kicking ass and taking names.