Trout Unlimited will be holding a fundraiser at the Pour Authority at 203 Cedar Street in Sandpoint on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Join us from 4:00 to 8:00. We’ll have some great raffle items and give-aways. Come talk fishing and enjoy beer by Sockeye brewery.
Great news! BareGrass will be taking the stage at the Trout and About Festival. Twist n’ Trout even longer with a second show! BareGrass will be taking the stage around 6:00 after the Whizpops!
For even more details, click on our “Events” page.
Space is limited so sign up today!!!
PCTU Youth Fishing Day
Date: Sunday, June 8th, 2014
Arrival time: 11:45
Place: Clark Fork Pond @ Clark Fork Lodge
Activities include fly casting instruction, fly tying instruction, and fish identification. All equipment will be provided by PCTU. Event starts off with a simple cook out, then on to the activities. Parents are encouraged to bring their own camp chairs.
Pond will be stocked by Idaho Fish & Game. Thanks to a generous donation by a TU Board Member, the PCTU Fly Fishing Day is now FREE to all participants. Participation includes 1 year TU Youth Membership which includes a subscription to Trout Magazine, TU’s fishing calendar, local chapter membership, and a chance to apply for TU’s national Teen Summit!
To participate, please fill out and return the signed release form and information sheet to PCTU, 1326 B Baldy Mt. Rd., Sandpoint, ID 83864 or return to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact Paul Koch with any questions: 208-290-2401.
Once again the Panhandle Chapter is excited to help Big R Fly Shop bring the Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) and the International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) to Sandpoint. Two separate films, one each night! Both films will be shown at the Panida Theater, with doors opening at 6:00 for a pre-event social hour and early bird door prize drawings. Movies start at 7:00
Friday night April 25th we bring back F3T for it’s 3rd consecutive year!
Then on Saturday, April 26th from 11:00-2:00pm there will be Demo Casting Day at Big R Ponderay Parking Lot.
Special guest instruction with Tim Rajeff from Echo Rods. From 2:00 to 3:00pm put your skill to the test in the 5WT Casting Competition for Accuracy and Distance. Learn some new skills and win!
Then IF4 will show Saturday night! All proceeds from both shows will benefit the Panhandle Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Pend Oreille Water Festival.
Tickets will be available both online and for local pick-up at Big R Fly Shop and Eichardt’s Pub (ticket sales to begin in March). Tickets are $12 advance, $14 online, and $15 day of show.
Join us for BOTH nights – a different film each night!
The Panhandle Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be offering a wilderness medicine course designed for anglers. When you venture away from the road, you may need more training than provided in a basic first aid course. This 8 hour course, taught by an instructor from Longleaf Wilderness Medicine, will address the specific needs of anglers on water.
The morning session will cover CPR, submersion injuries, hypothermia and cold injuries, bites and stings
The afternoon session will cover musculoskeletal injuries and splinting, wounds and wound care (including hook removal), ear, nose and teeth injuries, and first aid kit building.
The course will be held in Sandpoint on Saturday, February 8th and will be split into two four hour sessions with a break for lunch. Cost is $44. and open to all TU members. Please contact Chapter President Don Childress with any questions or to enroll, (208)255-7928 or at email@example.com.
The Panhandle Chapter has set the date for the annual meeting! Please join us at DiLuna’s Café in Sandpoint on November 21st. More details on our Events page.