Learn to Fly Fish, Tie Flies or Build a Fishing Rod!
The 2015 class schedule is here! (email ENCTUClasses@gmail.com)
Fly Tying - January 29, 6:30 - 8:30 PM (6 weeks)
Beginning Rod Building - January 29, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (7 weeks)
Intermediate Fly Fishing - January 29, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (4 weeks, some fly fishing experience required)
Intermediate Rod Building - March 19, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (5 weeks; must have built one or more fishing rods)
Wilderness Fishing in WV - March 19, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (4 weeks)
Introduction to Fly Fishing - April 6 & April 9; April 13 & April 16 (two night per week for 2 weeks)
**Note - Fly fishing and fly tying classes also will be presented in Hurricane April 20th!
Classes are conducted at the Elk Elementary Center, Rt 119 N, 1.5 miles from I-79, Mink Shoals exit. All classes are open to the public. Classes are conducted by the Ernie Nester Chapter of Trout Unlimited in conjunction with the Kanawha County Schools Community Education Program. Hurricane classes are an ENCTU activity. Minimum age: 14 years old or 12 if their parent or relative takes the course too.
*The registration fee is $30 for all classes and some classes have supplies & materials fees.
To register or for more information,
Loop Creek Save our Streams (SOS) - May 2, 2015
The survey team will meet at the upper end of the cemetery on Loop Creek. Contact Larry Orr for info and to participate.
Beyond the Backyard Outdoor Adventure Camp - May 30, 2015
This event will held at Cabala’s (outside) from 9:00am to 3:00pm. This is fast becoming an extra large event so extra help can always be used. We will have a Fly Tying Demo and Fly Casting.
If you can help out with either event, please let Larry Riffee know. 304-586-4125, Larryr138@frontier.com
8th Annual Bucket Brigade - June 13, 2015
Meeting Place: Meet at 9:00 AM in the parking lot at the Cranberry Mountain Visitors Center (Nature Center). The Nature Center is located on Rt. 39 at the junction with the Highland Scenic Highway.
Work Site: The work site is located on the Highland Scenic Highway. If you should arrive after 9:00 AM, drive out the Scenic Highway until you spot the work crew.
What To Bring: Bring work gloves and a 3-5 gallon plastic bucket if you have one. Expect to get wet and dirty, so wear appropriate clothing. The trail is usually wet and muddy so wear your mud shoes.
Weather: It always rains so bring rain gear or expect to get wet.
Safety: Be careful at all times and do not try to exceed your normal capabilities. The buckets will usually contain 25 to 35 pounds of sand. Always watch out for traffic when you are near the Highland Scenic Highway.
Walmart Volunteers: Walmart employees will be again helping with the Bucket Brigade.
Food: Walmart will provide lunch. Drinks and a mid-morning snack will also be provided.
If you have questions regarding contact Jeff Nelsen 304-768-3933h / 304-951-2247c or firstname.lastname@example.org