to the Bellevue/Issaquah Chapter 109 of Trout Unlimited
Monthly Meeting - Chapter
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, August 13,
This month's featured speaker will David St John, administrator for the
Kokanee Work Group (KWG). David will provide an update of KWG's
activities to recover and restore Kokanee in Lake Sammamish. KWG
is comprised of a number of governmental and non-governmental agencies
including King County, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington
Department of Fish and Wildlife, cities of Sammamish, Issaquah,
Bellevue and Redmond, Trout Unlimited and various kokanee recovery
advocates. Rick Farmer from our chapter will provide a
statistical summary of the results of our kokanee fry trapping activiy
earlier this year.
In addition, there will be the usual project updates, fishing stories,
raffles, good food and brew.
Come to the meeting and bring your friends!
month's meeting will be held at the
35 W Sunset Way
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, Jule 30 at 8:00
pm. This program will feature Kristyn Brady with the Field and Stream
Heroes of Conservation program. Kristyn will talk about the
program and Mark's award from a couple of years ago. During a
can call in to
308-8464 with questions or comments. To
listen to the current or past broadcasts, click here.
Run with the
Kokanee - The
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.
Outings - Our next TU BI fish out
will be to the Cedar River on 16 August starting at 4pm with a BBQ/pot
luck then heading to the river from 5:30pm till dark. We will be
meeting in Maple Valley at my friend's house right on the
river. There are 11 slots open for this fish out as there is
a limited space for up to 12 fly fishermen in this one mile
section. Please let me know by August 13th (Monthly meeting at
the Issaquah Brew House) if you would like to join us. I will
send out specific information to those who sign up. I will
need your name, email and phone number. Please send your
response to firstname.lastname@example.org.
is a great fishery only open from June 1
to August 30th. If you like small stream fly fishing
for wild trout both rainbows and cutthroat this outing is for
you. Bring your 1 to 5 wt fly rods, small dries 12 and
smaller along with assorted nymphs. There are some large
deeper pools if you want to try streamers in certain
locations. Bring, fishing gear, jacket, sun glasses, sun screen,
bug repellent, waders/boots or just boots and wet wade, life
jacket, wading staff, camera, and your pot luck item along with your
cold beverage and join our merry group along the Cedar River.
Meetings - The next board meeting
will be held on Wednesday, July 23 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 2014, click
Donate - We
can always use
donations to help us with our projects. You can donate to our
chapter simply by
here. Members who work for companies
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!