2022 Winter Raffle with Grand Prize Guided Trip on the Delaware River

Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the Doc Fritchey Chapter has cancelled plans for an Annual Banquet in the spring of 2022. However, in its place we are offering the opportunity for our members and friends to participate in a Winter Raffle, with the grand prize being a guided fly fishing trip on the Delaware River with professional guide Lee Hartman. You can view complete descriptions and photos of the 6 prize items below.

If you are a current member of the Doc Fritchey Chapter, you will automatically receive 5 raffle tickets with the Winter Issue of our newsletter, Hatches, in your mailbox.

If additional tickets are desired, please contact Trip McGarvey by email at trip@dftu.org or by phone at (860) 367-1516. Tickets are $20.00 each and ticket stubs should be mailed along with your check payable to “DFTU” to …


P.O. Box 227

Palmyra, PA 17078

The winning tickets will be drawn on Thursday, February 17th, 2022 at 8:00 pm Monday, February 21st at 7:00 pm. The drawing will be broadcast live via Facebook. Winners need not be present to win, and all winners will be notified by phone immediately following the drawing. Arrangements for obtaining your prize can be made with Bob Pennell by email at rpennell37@comcast.net or by phone at (717) 395-5124.


1st Prize

Guided Fishing Trip on the Delaware with Lee Hartman

Lee Hartman has been an advocate for and has been fishing and guiding on the Upper Delaware River for the past 30 years. As an active conservationist, he was the founder of the Friends of the Upper Delaware River (FUDR) and served as the Co-chair of PA Council’s Delaware River Committee, helping to monitor reservoir releases that affect flow conditions on the river. This full-day float trip for 1 or 2 people also includes overnight accommodations and breakfast and lunch on the day of the trip to be booked during 2022.

2nd Prize

Orvis Fly Rod/Lamson Reel Combo

This Orvis 7’9″ 3wt 2pc. Silver Label TL rod and Lamson reel is the perfect combo for small stream fishing with an ultra-light touch. Both are in very nearly new condition. Complete with rod sock and Cordura rod tube.

3rd Prize

North Fork Gateway Photo Print on Canvas

Photographer and flyfishing guide Bill Kosmer took this spectacular shot at the entrance to the Canyon of the North Fork of the Blackfoot River while fishing in Montana. The photo is printed on canvas with overall dimensions of 20” wide by 30” high.

4th Prize

$150 Gift Card for TCO Fly Shops

Win this gift card and enjoy shopping with $150 to spend at any of the four TCO Fly Shops in Pennsylvania.

5th Prize

6 Dozen Dry Flies Tied by Rich DiStanislao

An assortment of hand-tied dry flies to match the major Eastern hatches, nested in a new double-sided waterproof dry-fly box. The flies will include 6 of each of these parachute style dry flies:

  • Blue-winged Olive
  • Red Quill
  • Female Hendrickson
  • Quill Gordon
  • March Brown
  • Sulphur
  • Cornuta
  • Mahogany Dun
  • Isonychia and Light Cahill
  • Plus 2 fluttering caddis patterns:
    Grannom caddis and tan caddis

6th Prize

Hand-carved Rainbow Trout

This beautiful 9″ long replica of a rainbow trout by Showcase Carving is mounted on a wooden base with river pebbles.

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