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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.

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The Allegheny Mountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting an evening of learning to Euro nymph fish. The program will start at 7 pm on November 20, 2018 at the Penn State DuBois Campus in the Conference Room in the Smeal building. 

Codey Schlemmer and Rich Ferrara will demonstrate the technique and equipment to make you a better fisherperson.  This event is free and open to the public.

For more information call George Kutskel 814-371-9290

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Please join us for Shannon White’s presentation on Tuesday April 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm on the impact of stocking on wild trout populations.

Due to the interest in this topic, this program will be held at the Hiller Auditorium at Penn State DuBois. The public is invited to attend and there is no charge.

You can learn more about Shannon and her research at www.thetroutlook.com.

Trout Unlimited Shannon White Event

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On February 20, 2018 we will have Bill Anderson from the Little Juniata River Association as our speaker. Please plan to attend and bring a friend. We will be meeting at the conference room in the Mary Smeal Building at the DuBois Campus of Penn State. We will start at 7pm.

For more information call George Kutskel at 371-9290

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The Allegheny Mountain Chapter will be hosting a fly tying roundtable at their monthly meeting on January 16th at 7PM.  The location will be the conference room at the Mary Smeal Building at the DuBois Campus of Penn State.  Many tiers will be showcasing their talent including some pike and musky flies.  This is a great opportunity to come out and ask questions or learn a new technique. The public is invited to attend and there is no charge.

For more information call George Kutskel at 371-9290

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PFBC Sportsmen's Forum flyer - 2017.11.14 - FINAL

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2017 AMCTU Fall Picnic

The Allegheny Mountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting our annual fall picnic on September 19, 2017 at the Tannery Dam in DuBois.

We will meet at the pavilion at 5:30 PM. Please bring a dish to pass. There will be games, prizes, and fun for all ages! Bring your fishing gear and tales of this year’s outings.

For additional information, call George at 814-371-9290.

We hope to see you there!

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Officers and Directors Report

The officers and directors met on May 2, 2017 and took the following actions:
•    Approved sponsoring to send four youth from our region to the Pennsylvania Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp at the Allenberry Resort Inn in Boiling Springs, PA.
•    Approved donating $333 to Clarion University for a $1000 educational award to a student studying biology. Oil Creek Chapter and Iron Furnace each contribute $333 to this program too. We have been in this partnership for many years
•    Approved a one-time donation of $500 to the Galeton Development Corporation for the Galeton Dam and Lake Feasibility Study. The Galeton Dam is a significant fish passage barrier for Pine Creek, and this study will address providing fish passage and other ecological issues.

The next AMCTU board meeting is 7 pm on August 1, 2017 at the DuBois Nursing Home. All membership is welcomed to attend board meetings.


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2017 Chapter Picnic

AMCTU and Iron Furnace Chapter are once again co-hosting a chapter picnic at Dr. Walter Dick Park (“the fly project”) in Brookville on May 23, 2017 starting at 6 pm.

AMCTU provides the meat and Iron Furnace furnishes the table settings and the fixings. All we ask is that you bring a dish to share and a good appetite. Also bring your gear along as there is always time after we eat to do some fishing. We will be eating at 6 pm so arrive early and do some fishing or eat then fish.

Please come out and join in the fun and meet some of our TU friends. RSVP is not required but appreciated; contact George Kutskel at 814-771-4022 or maksak@comcast.net just so we have enough burgers and hot dogs.

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The next membership meeting/monthly program is Tuesday March 21, 2017 at the Community Room in Martins Grocery Store in DuBois starting at 7 pm. March’s program will feature Shannon White.

Shannon is a PhD candidate at Penn State University and has been conducting fascinating telemetry studies of the movement of brook trout. Shannon has a great blog about her research at thetroutlook.com.

Come learn how trout really think and how far they really travel. We are sure that this will be an informative and fun presentation.

This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome. For more information call George Kutskel at 814-371-9290

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