Columbia-Greene Trout Unlimited Chapter #569

New York State's Catskill Region

Why Join Trout Unlimited - Chapter #569?

  P. O. Box 733, Hudson, New York  12534  P.O. Box 733, Hudson, NY 12534

We are a small, informal, social group "dedicated to conservation and improved fisheries habitat." You are invited to join the Columbia-Greene Chapter of TU and participate in our monthly meetings as well as other activities.  Our regularly scheduled meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (except July and August) at 7:00 p.m. at Cross winds off Harry Howard Ave, Hudson, N.Y.  All are welcome, including non-members…bring a friend, relative or even a spouse.

It's fast and easy to join online.

So why should I join Trout Unlimited?   What's in it for me?

1.  Cheap!!! 
  If you've never been a member you pay just $17.50 for an introductory membership, there are no additional fees for the year. Choose from several membership renewal categories when you renew the 2nd year.
2.  Join a national organization but belong to a local chapter:
  A great opportunity to meet fellow anglers.
  Participate in meetings.
  Enjoy active friendly group - meet on stream to fish, become fish partners, fly tying round tables.
  Participate in chapter activities, community projects, events, and demonstrations:
    Creek cleanups - Schoharie, Batavia Kill, Claverack, Shingle Kill, Kinderhook, Roe-Jan,Catskill.
    Restoration project in progress -Ten Mile Creek, Greene/Albany Counties. Phase1completed '08. Phase 2,2010.
    Trout in the Classroom demonstration -Windham Ashland Jewett Central School
    “Trees For Tributaries” - Tree and shrub planting at Roe-Jan Park
    Summer demonstration/environmental programs – Taconic State Park, Olana State Historic Site, Copake and Copake Falls Community Days,Greene County Youth Festival, Batavia Kill Creek Celebration.
    NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation creeks and lake stocking in both counties.
    Creeks: Kinderhook, Claverack, Roe-Jan, Taghkanic, Kline Kill, Catskill, Batavia  Kill, Schoharie, East Kill ,West Kill ,Basic, Kaaterskill.
    Lakes/Ponds: Queechy Lake, Colgate Lake, Greens Lake,Ore Pit Pond,Weed Mines Pond
    Conduct fly-tying and fly fishing classes at Columbia-Greene Community College with a “Day on the Stream” with students..
    Museum visits – Fly Fishing Museum in Livingston Manor, NY
    Fishing trips to notable trout streams in N.Y.,CT., MA. - Beaver Kill, Farmington , Housatonic and others.
    Annual banquet. Raises money to support chapter conservation projects.
3. Receive a one-year subscription to Trout Magazine
  TU National quarterly award-winning magazine:
Angling tips, conservation/environmental work, national and local issues and information.
4. Receive personalized membership card
  Discounts on hotels, car rentals.
5. Receive personalized return address labels
  Stick on envelopes, packages, and equipment.
6. Receive colorful yearly calendar
7. Receive TU logo decal for your vehicle
8. Become a member of a great group of local folks
9. Access our chapter website at
  Enjoy things like our current calendar of events -scheduled and proposed, chapter
news, fishing information, links, photos and lots more.
Join Columbia-Greene Chapter of Tout Unlimited for just $17.50 - the Introductory offer- by going online at . Enter information as requested and select chapter#569 Columbia-Greene RVW. Have credit card handy to charge $17.50 OR call 1-800-834-2419.
For local information contact either of us below.
Dick Riccio - (518) 851-7002 or

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