2017 Meeting Speakers

Thursday, January 5th 2017 - Robert Vierck, President SCCTU

Bob will give an update of the Chapter activities over the past year and update us on activities for the upcoming years.


Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 - Penn State Fly Fishing Club Demonstration



Fly tying


March 2, 2017 - Art Kempf "Alaska Fishing"


April 6 - VSP - Magic Waters Trip to Chili - Ernest DeMastus


"My talk will be about my family's trip to The Magic Waters Lodge in Chile. I will talk about everything that led up to us going. Detailing the specific programs used to make our trip possible. In addition to showing pictures and videos of the various adventures we were apart of. In summary, I will outline the magic trip that TU made possible."

May 4, 2017 Fisherman's Paradise Outing


June 10, 2017 "Get Outdoors Family Picnic"

380 guests and 60 volunteers had a fantastic time and ate many MANY great hot dogs. They did a nature hike, did a scavenger hunt, caught fish, canoed and kayaked, learned fly casting, gained knowledge about storm water and water conservation, life of a minnow, entomology- well you get the idea.



Henry Ramsay

Henry Ramsay has been involved with fly fishing for forty years now, tying flies for trout and classic and artistic Atlantic Salmon flies. In 2011 his first book was published “Matching Major Eastern Hatches, New Patterns for Selective Trout” by Stackpole / Headwater Books. His flies have appeared in a number of magazines including “Fly Fisherman”, the “Art of Angling Journal”, the “Game Journal” and the “Mid-Atlantic Fly Fishing Guide”. He is a custom fly tier, fly tying and fly fishing instructor and fly fishing photographer. He is on the Pro Staffs for Daiichi Hooks, Regal Vises and Scientific Anglers and is a contract fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants.

Thursday, November 2 Bill Anderson - Recent accomplishments and activities on the Little Juniata

Bill Anderson

Bill is the President of the Little Juniata River Association.  Bill will bring us up to date on progress of the association with telemetry studies, habitat improvements and access to the "Little J".

Holiday Party - Friday December 1

2017 Holiday Party

The 2017 Holiday Party was held at Vice President Paula Sower's home (thanks Ray).  A great time was had by all.  Pictured here are our outgoing Vice President  Paula Sowers, Treasurer Mario Carrello, and incoming Vice President Ford Stryker.