2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour

We are excited to announce that the 2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour will be screened virtually this year. All tickets purchased through this link https://flyfilmtour.myeventscenter.com/event/Pennsylvania-Phoenixville-2020-F3t-Digital-Event-38575 will support the participating Southeast PA Trout Unlimited Chapters. Those who purchase tickets will have the opportunity to view the film on their computer at any time between August 27th … Read More

September General Membership Meeting to be Held On-Line

VFTU will host our first ever webinar on Thursday, September 10th at 7:30 PM., and we couldn’t be happier about our guest presenter and his topic. Cory Trego, Water Resources Planner at the Chester County Water Resource Authority (CCWRA), will present “Improving brook trout angling through landscape-scale restoration in the Potomac Headwaters”. Cory will discuss … Read More

Orvis Downingtown September Give Back Days

During September, for a minimum donation of $10 Orvis Downingtown customers will receive a $10 savings card good against their current or future apparel purchase. At the end of the event a check will be presented to VFTU for the amount raised.   Please patronize the Downingtown Orvis store at 70 Quarry Road, Downingtown, PA 19335 

Penn State Drinking Water Webinars

Our Water Team will be holding webinars on drinking water on Wednesdays at 1 p.m..  Here’s the list of dates, topics and registration links:    July 15, 2020 – Iron, Manganese and Hydrogen Sulfide in Wells:  https://extension.psu.edu/water-webinar-series-iron-manganese-and-hydrogen-sulfide-in-wells   July 22, 2020 – Roadside and Household Spring Water Issues  https://extension.psu.edu/water-webinar-series-roadside-and-household-spring-water-issues   July 29, 2020 – Nitrates in Private Water … Read More

Trout Show 2020 Main Raffle Winners Drawn on July 4th

Main Raffle 2020 Winners: 1st Eric Hiltebeitel Refurbished Perrine Fly Box with 229 Jim Clark flies ($528) 2nd Greg Weiss Orvis Battenkill Bamboo Fly Rod ($475) 3rd Wayne Thomas Yeti Backpack Cooler ($300) 4th James Straight Orvis Hydros III Fly Reel ($239) 5th Lee Tabas Byrsa Bistro & Wine Bar Dining Gift Certificate ($150) Membership … Read More

Essential Workers Free Membership Offer

We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to all those workers on the front lines keeping us safe, treating the sick, delivering necessities, and feeding our nation.  If you are an essential worker who loves to fish (or wants to learn) and cares about conservation, we invite you to enjoy a free one-year Trout Unlimited … Read More

Join TU Social Distance Fishing Effort

The need to practice responsible recreation HAS NOT gone away. In fact, with many states seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases as the country continues to “reopen,” the need is greater now more than ever. Nobody wants to be the angler who unknowingly spreads the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, so it’s important that, as an … Read More

Brandywine Creek Water Trail Feasibility Study

The Brandywine Conservancy is pleased to announce that the Draft Brandywine Creek Water Trail Feasibility Study is now available for public review and comment.  The study reflects more than a year’s work and includes guidance provided by our Study Advisory Committee and input from hundreds of individuals who either participated at public meetings or completed … Read More

Chester County Water Conditions January 2018 – June 2019

The Chester County Water Resources Authority (CCWRA) recently completed a report summarizing data collected through the Chester County and U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Water Resources Program from January 2018 to June 2019. The parameters summarized in the report provide insight into the County’s water conditions and help guide the management of the County’s water resources. … Read More