DFTU Sponsors Local Student for 2020 Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp

Central Dauphin freshman Mason Liartis was accepted to attend the 2020 Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp. Early applications for the 2020 Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp opened for acceptance back in November, 2019. This month, we were happy to hear that someone from the Harrisburg area…

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Fly Tying Classes Return this Winter
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Fly Tying Classes Return this Winter

Ever want to try fly-tying as a hobby?  It has great appeal to fishermen, the hobbyist, the artist, and biologist. It brings out creativity, artistic flair, interest in entomology, and perfection in matching natural insects. For me, this has become a lifelong amateur profession, and it helps me pass many a…

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Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp to Accept Early Applications
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Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp to Accept Early Applications

Do you know a young angler interested in fly fishing and waterways conservation? If so, the Cumberland Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited will soon be accepting early applications for its 26th annual Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp, to be held June 21-26, 2020 at Messiah College in Grantham,…

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2019 Viozzi Scholarship Awarded to Lebanon County Student

The 2019 Dr. Francis J. Viozzi Memorial Scholarship for Environmental Studies was awarded to Erin Krieger, a young woman who graduated from Northern Lebanon High School and plans to attend the University of Wyoming to major in environmental studies. Erin’s goal is to follow a career in conservation advocacy. In…

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Volunteers Help Out at DCAC Youth Field Day
DFTU volunteer Rich D. shows how to tie a Green Weenie to kids at the DCAC Youth Field Day.

Volunteers Help Out at DCAC Youth Field Day

On June 8, the Dauphin County Anglers & Conservationist (DCAC) held its annual Youth Field Day which consisted of helping youth ages 8 through 12 to learn how to fish for trout.  The special children’s section of Clarks Creek that runs through the organization’s grounds was heavily stocked with trout,…

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TU River Camp Accepting Applications for 2019

The Cumberland Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be holding the 25th annual Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp from June 16-21, 2019. The camp will again be held at Messiah College in Grantham, PA.  Admission will be limited to 32 selected qualified students, ages 14 to 17. The…

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