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!

It’s the 53rd 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 6, 2019 at the Falls Creek Eagles. We’ll have a buffet dinner and, as always, lots and lots of prizes!

Make your reservations by March 13 for a discount.

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

Final day for reservations is March 29.

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! For the 2019 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!







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

Officers and Directors Report

The officers and directors met on August 7, 2018 to discuss chapter activities and projects. No actions were taken.

Reports on the fishing programs for youth were received. All programs were successful; over 50 youth were helped to catch fish. Also the Environmental Day at Camp Mountain Run was a great success and a big THANK YOU to those who were able to help out.

Projects and Updates

Montgomery Run Riparian Planting
Tubes were placed on the trees other than the white pine. We still have some pine and elderberry to be planted when the weather cools down. We had two planting days. Thanks to chapter members, Penn State students, DCNR personal and volunteers who helped make this project a success. We will go to the splash dam in the fall to see how well the trees fared this summer.

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The Allegheny Mountain Chapter will be hosting its annual cookout on Tuesday September 4, 2018. We will meet at the pavilion at the Tannery Dam at 5 pm and eating at 6 pm. There will be fishing to follow along with some fly fishing demonstrations. This is open to all members and guest, all we ask is that you bring a dish to pass as the chapter will provide the meat and drinks.

For additional information and to RSVP please call George Kutskel at 814-371-9290


Officers and Directors Report

The officers and directors met on May 1, 2018 to discuss chapter activities and projects. The only action was to approve a $100 donation to North Fork Watershed Association.

Note that the Spring chapter picnic with Iron Furnace chapter will be Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Walter Dick Park in Brookville. Hotdogs and hamburgers will be provided. Please bring a dish to share and a good appetite. Eating starts at 6 pm.

Arrangements are being finalized for the Summer chapter picnic with Jim Zwald Chapter to be held on Sunday July 22, 2018 at Bendigo State Park near Johnsonburg. This picnic will start at 1 pm. The chapters will provide the food and drink, and there may be a euro-nymphing demonstration. There is no cost, but please RSVP by July 10 to George Kutskel at 814-371-9290 or maksak@comcast.net so we can be sure to have enough food.

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