to the Bellevue/Issaquah Chapter 109 of
Monthly Meeting - Chapter
monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month,
normally beginning at 7:00 pm.
place on Wednesday, October 14. For this meeting, we are asking
members who smoke salmon to bring a sample to share and submit to our
smoked salmon savy judges. The winning entry will receive an
appropriate prize. If you wish to participate, please contact
Mark Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
addition, there will be
project updates, fishing reports, raffles, good food and brew.
There is lots of activity regarding our chapter's projects to save the
red fish! Be sure to come and learn about these activities.
Be sure to bring your friends!
As part of the annual Christmas party in December, we will be having a
fishing equipment "white elephant" gift exchange. Think about the
"useful" items (value less then $10) that you have in your tackle box
that will make a wonderful gift for one of your fellow chapter members.
The meeting will be held at the
Issaquah Brew House
35 W Sunset Way
Run with the
The 4th Annual Run with the Kokanee Fun Run and Walk will be held on
Saturday, October 17 at the Lake Sammamish State Park. We are
hoping to increase the number of runners/walkers over last year's total
with the goal of raising even more money for our Kokanee restoration
projects on Lake Sammamish. Registration for the run is now
open! You (and your friends) and can register at this site - http://nwtrailruns.com/events/run-with-the-kokanee/
for Sale -The chapter
recently received a donation of a pontoon boat, which will be sold to a
chapter member at a very good price! It was used one time, so it
is in excellent condition. The pontoon boat is shown below.
Click on the picture for a larger view.
The pontoon boat was made by
Fish Cat. More information on the boat can be found by clicking
web site. Retail price for the boat is $999, but we are
selling it for only $500!
If you are interested in
purchasing this nice pontoon boat, contact Brad Throssell.
November 20, 2014 Trout Unlimited launched its "Wild Steelhead
Initiative." This is an effort to protect and restore wild
steelhead that used to be abundant in streams in Washington, Oregon,
California, Idaho and Alaska. Now, 70% of the wild steelhead
populations in these state require federal protection. We must
act now if we are to preserve remnants of the original runs in streams
in our area. To see what Trout Unlimited is doing and see how you
can get involved, click
here. While at the web site, but sure to sign the credo to
show that you agree with the goal of recovering wild steelhead!
Trout Unlimited Online Radio -
Program hosts Rabekah Jensen and Mark Taylor are always lining up
interesting speakers for their programs. Information on the next
scheduled program will be given here as it becomes available.
listen to past broadcasts, click here.
Merchandise for Sale
- As a fund raiser, the chapter is selling some chapter
logoed merchandise. We have the following items:
These items can be purchased
at the chapter meetings or by contacting Brad Throssell. Pictures
of these items are shown below. (Click on the image for a larger view.)
- T-shirts - $20 each
- Stainless steel travel mug - $20 each
- Ceramic coffee cup - $10
- Mouse pad - $10 each
Fishing Outings -Details on the next outing
can be found here.
Meetings - The next board meeting
will be held on Wednesday, October 28 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 2015, click
can always use
donations to help us with our projects. You can donate to our
chapter simply by
here. Members who work for companies
like Microsoft and 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. Click
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!