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Below are some upcoming youth events. Please  keep in mind that to help with youth events, you need have your clearances. Please take a moment and file the proper paperwork so we can count on having a large pool of helpers with the many youth events that we are asked to do. You can learn more about required clearances at this PA Trout webpage. If you need help, feel free to reach out to any of our directors.

Environmental Day

On May 19, 2017 AMCTU will again host the annual Environmental Day for DuBois Middle School at Camp Mountain Run. We have been involved in this for over 15 years. The day will start at 8:30 and end around 1:30. We have several stations such as electro fishing, macro collecting, fishing and habitat assessments. For more information call George Kutskel at 814-371-9290

Youth Field Days

AMCTU participates in both Clearfield and Jefferson County Youth Field Days.

The Clearfield event will be held at Camp Mountain Run on June 3. For more information call Marty Hrin at 814-583-5979.

Jefferson County will held at Renlow Park on June 10. Contact Kelly Williams at 814-591-1299 for more information.

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Allegheny Mountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) is hosting a beginners fly tying class starting February 9, 2017 at 7 pm at the DuBois Martin’s Community Room featuring instructor Rich Ferrara of Anita. Class is open to the public, cost is only $25 total for the 8 week course, material will be provided by TU. Participants are required to bring their own tools. TU will have a complete tool kit with vise available for sale to participants if needed for $20.

Questions or to Sign Up (take payment to first lesson) contact Terry Malloy at Jim’s Sports Center (814)765-3582 or email at terry@jimssports.com.

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George Kutskel and Codey Schlemmer participated for our chapter in the Cross Fork redd count on 12/11/16.  This is an annual event done on all the tributaries of Cross Fork.  The count was much lower this year due mainly to the low water in the summer. 

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This tributary in was completely dry in September but we did find some redds.

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Here is the MAD BOMBER in search of trout.

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The officers and directors wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and a warm Holiday season. We recently held our re organization meeting at Hoss’s in DuBois, during that meeting it was decided that committee assignments would be made at a special meeting at Martin’s on November 9th. Here are some of the major changes for the new year. Matt Marusiak will be the newsletter editor as well as the web site editor. We voted to have 4 newsletters sent to all our members per year going forward. The first one should be going out soon so those who do not have email receive the same information as you are. Kelly Williams will be the banquet chair and is our social media (facebook) person. To keep up with any news please follow us on Facebook. Once again this year plans are in the works for a special meeting on the banquet planning to be held on January 3rd at the DuBois Nursing Home. Anyone with a desire to share their knowledge or ideas is welcome to attend this session at 7PM. We also discussed ideas to increase participation in the chapter and some major changes are in play as follows. (more…)

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Are you looking for a family friendly yet free activity locally to participate in? We have just what you are looking for! The Clearfield County Conservation District and AMCTU are hosting a SMART Angler Family Fishing program on August 20, 2016 from 9-1 at the Juniata Lake/Tannery Dam in DuBois. Participants will learn the necessary fishing skills and what it means to be a SMART Angler. No equipment is necessary; we will provide the bait and tackle. Please visit the Clearfield County Conservation District website for more information.

Please note we have to limit our numbers to 30 families so please register as soon as you can!

For more information about this event please contact Watershed Specialist Kelly Williams at 814-765-2629 or kwilliamsccd@atlanticbbn.net.

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AMCTU hosted our annual Big Brother Big Sister Fly Fishing Outing on June 18. It was another great day and lots of bluegill were caught! Please make plans to join us for next year’s event and help mentor these great kids.

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AMCTU Upcoming Events

Please mark your calendars for these great upcoming events. If you need more information call George Kutskel at 814-371-9290.

May 6th: Fishing with the Middle School student at the Tannery   Dam 10am till 1pm   

May 12th:  DuBois Central Catholic trout release day at Wolf Run.  Meet at the Harvey’s Run Bridge at noon.          

May 18th:  Chapter Picnic at the Walter Dick Park in Brookville.  The Chapter provides the meat and everyone bring a covered dish to share.  I have just learned that guide Kurt Thomas will be on hand talking about fishing on the Clarion River.  He will also be doing some casting demos.  Please try and attend and bring a friend.  This is a joint picnic with the Iron Furnace Chapter.

May 19th: We will be helping the students from the Brockway Elementary School collect and id bugs on Clear Creek at the Park.  We are in need of help so if possible please come out.

May 20th: DuBois Area Middle School Environmental Day at Camp Mountain Run.  This is a fun day assisting the professional staff working with the students collect fish, bugs, water quality and learns to fish.  The day starts at 8:30and we are done by 2pm.

June 4th: Clearfield County Youth Field Day Camp Mountain Run.  Come and help the kids learn and collect bugs from the creek.

June 11th: Jefferson County Youth Field Days Renlow Park Sportsman Dam.  We have demos on fly tying and casting for the kids. 

August 20th: 2nd annual family fishing event at the Tannery Dam.  Last year we had over 65 people sign up.  We can always use more people to help mentor.

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