AMCTU Banquet Canceled

We are sad to announce that the 54th annual fundraiser will not be held on April 4. With the concern of spreading a disease that is easily spread, we have elected to refund those who paid their money to attend. Due to the uncertainty of when the danger will be gone and with the start of springtime activities we feel it best to just wait till next year. We have booked the Falls Creek Eagles again and the date is April 10, 2021.

With this said there are some things our members and friends can and need to do. All members received a book of raffle tickets to sell. We hope that you have sold them or purchased them yourself as this will be our ONLY fundraiser this year. Since we hold a small games of chance license the drawing will be held on April 4. So please mail your raffle tickets and money to arrive no later than 11 am April 4 to:

Allegheny Mountain Chapter
PO Box 541
DuBois, PA 15801

We are planning to use the pavilion at the Tannery Dam for the drawing on April 4. We will be there starting at 11 am if you have last minute raffle tickets and money to drop off. The drawing will be held at 3 pm. The drawing will be live streamed on Facebook. No tickets or money will be refunded if received late.

We are still hopeful to have these upcoming events:

Our annual picnic with our fellow TUers in the Iron Furnace Chapter will be held May 19 at the Walter Dick Park on North Fork in Brookville (the fly project). The chapters supply the meats and drink along with plates and tableware. All we ask is that you bring a dish to pass. The fun starts at 5 pm with fishing, eat at 6 pm. then more fishing. This is a family event and a fun time please try and join in.

The chapter picnic is still a go and the date is July 26 at Bendigo State Park. The chapter will provide all the food and drink so all you need do is come and join us. There is no cost to attend we do ask that you rsvp at amctu036@gmail.com to let us know how many will be in your party.

None of the other chapter events and activities have been canceled or changed at this time. Please follow us on facebook and on our website to keep current.

It’s the 54th year for the Allegheny Mountain Chapter’s
Trout Kick-off Banquet!

Don’t miss out and don’t wait – make your reservations now! The banquet will be held on Saturday April 4, 2020 at the Falls Creek Eagles. We’ll have a buffet dinner and, as always, lots and lots of prizes!

Make your reservations by March 6 for a discount.

Seating is limited this year, please RSVP early!!!!!!!!

Final day for reservations is March 20.

You can make a reservation and pay with a credit card by clicking this button:

Or you can download a reservation form by clicking here and mail it with a check.

Ever dreamed of fishing in Alaska? Here’s your chance! At the Trout Kickoff, we are auctioning off a guided fishing trip to Alaska’s Legend Lodge via a Silent Auction. Click here for more details on the Alaska Trip.

Are you or your company interested in being a sponsor? The Trout Kickoff is open to the public, and is a great place to connect with others who enjoy fishing and other outdoor recreation or simply value clean water. You can learn more about sponsorship opportunities by clicking on the sponsorship letter.

The Allegheny Mountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited is dedicated to protecting, conserving and restoring our local coldwater resources. We do this through habitat improvement projects, water quality monitoring, stream assessments, and education and outreach. Your generous support makes this happen!

All are welcome to attend the banquet.
There will be fun and games for all ages!

2019 Annual Meeting

The AMCTU annual meeting and election of officers is October 15, 2019 at Penn State DuBois – Mary Smeal Building. The meeting will start at 7 pm. Nominations for officers are:

  • President: Codey Schlemmer
  • Vice President: Matt Marusiak
  • Secretary-Treasurer: George Kutskel

In addition to the officer nominations, there are two board of director positions open. If you have interest in any of these positions or making other nominations, please contact Joe Buterbaugh. Nominations also can be taken from the floor prior to the election.

Eli Long, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Watershed Manager, will provide the program for the October meeting. He will give a presentation on the Cherry Run acid mine drainage remediation project near the village of Force in Elk County.

Officers and Directors Report

The officers and directors met on August 13, 2019 to discuss chapter activities and projects. The fall chapter picnic will be September 3, 2019 at the Tannery Dam. Please bring a covered dish. We will start to eat at 6 pm. The annual chapter meeting and election of officers will be October 15, 2019. See below for more details. The 2020 Flyting Roundtable will start on January 2, 2020 at Penn State DuBois – Mary Smeal Building and will run each Thursday for six weeks.

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Officers and Directors Report

The officers and directors met on May 21, 2019 to discuss chapter activities and projects.  Updates were given to the many projects we had in May and final numbers were given for the annual fundraiser (see below).  Also the chapter wants to thank everyone who helped is some way in making this years event a great one.

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Thanks for another great AMCTU Banquet! We had over 158 attendees and, due to your generosity, AMCTU netted over $7,000 that will be used for future chapter projects to conserve and restore our local coldwater resources.

Congratulations to our raffle winners:
1st Place – Orvis Graphite Fly Rod was Bob Pascuzzo of Punxsutawney
2nd Place – $200.00 Sheetz Gift Card was Jennifer Roberts of Punxsutawney
3rd Place – $100.00 Sheetz Gift Card was Mike Straub of St. Mary’s
4th Place – $ 50.00 Sheetz Gift Card was Robert R.Reitz of Punxsutawney

And a big congratulations to the 2019 Al Gretz Golden Reel Award Honoree Steve Maleski!