to the Bellevue/Issaquah Chapter 109 of Trout Unlimited
Monthly Meeting -
monthly meetings are normally held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month,
beginning at 7:00 pm.
The next chapter meeting will be held on Wednesday,
March 12 at 7:00 pm at the Issaquah Brewhouse (next to the
fish hatchery). Our guest speaker will be Justin Spinelli
with WDFW. Justin will talk about the WDFW Warmwater
Program and its role in Washington and detail an effort in 2004 - 2005
to inventory near shore fish communities in Lake Washington.
addition, there will be
project reports, a raffle, fishing reports, good food and brew and an
opportunity to socialize with like-minded fisherpeople and
In late March, we will be beginning our kokanee fry counting activity.
This year we will be counting little fry on three creeks
(Lewis, Laughing Jacobs and Ebright). If you can help with
this important project, come to the meeting or contact Robert Metzger.
We need your help!
month's meeting will be held at the
35 W Sunset Way
Winter Schedule of Events -
To see a complete schedule of upcoming meetings and other
Fly Fishing Film Tour - The
Fly Fishing Film Tour stop was a success and we had a great turnout.
Thanks to everyone who attended!
Trout Unlimited Online Radio -
Now, you can tune-in to blogtalk radio where hosts Rabekah Jensen and
Taylor and guests will
discuss a variety of topics related to fishing and
The next episode will be held on Wednesday, February 19 at 8:00
pm. Guest speaker will be Dr. Jenifer McIntyre with the WSU
Puyallup Research & Extension Center LID Stormwater Program.
Jenifer will talk about stormwater runoff and the effect is
on salmon, including pre-spawn mortality. During a program,
can call in to
308-8464 with questions or comments. To
listen to the current or past broadcasts, click here.
Run with the Kokanee
2nd Annual Run with the Kokanee was a success, with over twice the
number of participants from 2012. There was even one runner
our chapter! Thanks to our sponsors, the runners and walkers
the volunteers, who made sure that everything ran smoothly.
tuned for information on the 2014 edition of Run with the Kokanee.
for framing posters of the run are available for purchase at a price of
$10 each or two for $15. The poster is 11x17, printer on 60#
free poster paper. Click here to view the
If you wish to purchasea limited edition, 17x22
giclee' print of our "Foundations III" art by Shaun Peterson for
$250.00, go to http://www.gwalsius.com and click on 'Store' and select
Posters for 2012's fun run at also available at a
price of $10 each.
Dave Probart (206) 713-3465 to purchase these collectible posters.
Outings - Stay
tuned for the next outing!
- The next board meeting
will be held on Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00
pm. Location will be the Issaquah Brew House in
Issaquah. All chapter members are welcome.
- Check out Facebook to see pictures of the Fun Run, chapter activities
and fish outs
supports the Trout Unlimited Teens program. Check out the program's
Calendar - To
see a calendar that shows our
meeting schedules and activities for 2013, click
can always use
donations to help us with our projects. You can donate to our
chapter simply by clicking
here. Members who work for companies like Microsoft
Boeing can use their gift matching programs to increase donation
amounts to our chapter.
chapter is committed to saving/restoring
Kokanee Salmon in Lake Sammamish.
here to follow our
actvities and learn how to get involved.
mission of Trout
Unlimited is "To conserve, protect and restore America's coldwater
fisheries and their watersheds" with the vision of "ensuring that
robust populations of native and wild coldwater fish once again thrive
within their North American range, so that our children can enjoy
healthy fisheries in their home waters."
us save our Lake Sammamish Kokanee!