Unless otherwise noted, monthly chapter meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 621 College Ave., Wooster, OH 44691.First Presbyterian Church

Watch this space for announcements for future meetings and events.


Event: September Chapter Meeting

When: September 11, 7:15-9:00 p.m.

Former CFRTU president Floyd Schanbacher will present and comment on  Ozzie Ozefovich’s video “Trout Vision and Refraction.  See our flies and our world from the Trout’s perspective”


Event: October Chapter Meeting

When: October 9, 7:15-9:00 p.m.

Speaker:  Tom Allen

Topic: Trout Unlimited Conservation Work in Ohio and Opportunities for Chapter Members.

Tom Allen is a TU State Council and the Mad River Chapter Conservation Chair and serves on the Board of Directors of the Ohio Scenic Rivers Association.  He has worked for over 40 years implementing conservation measures on the Mad River. Tom retired from the Ohio EPA following 32 years of service where he was c0-leader for the development of the “Ohio ground water protection and management strategy.”  His last position was Assist. Chief of Drinking and Ground Waters, overseeing the state ground water program.

Tom Allen


Event:  Stocking trout in Apple Creek

When:  Saturday, October 14 from 10:00 a.m. until noon.

Where: Grosjean Park, Wooster

The chapter is looking for members, friends and family to stock rainbow trout along a one mile stretch of Apple Creek within Grosjean Park.  Also those individuals signed up for the October fly fishing clinic will be participating in the stocking.  Wear waders, hip boots (or wet wade if it is warm enough).  Check weather reports  beforehand and dress accordingly.  Join in, it is one heck of a lot of fun!


Event: November Chapter Meeting

When: November 13, 7:15-9:00 p.m.

Program:  Daral & Renee Jackwood will present photos and give highlights of their recent visit to the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Equator.

Details to follow.


Event: December Chapter Meeting

When: December 11, 7:15-9:00 p.m.

Speaker and Topic: Todd Grischke, Arctic  Grayling in Michigan.

Todd Grischke of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, will discuss the MichiganArctic Grayling Initiative.  This ongoing project is an undertaking to introduce native arctic grayling into some of Michigans rivers and streams.   This will be a remote presentation using zoom.

More information to follow.


January Chapter Meeting

When: January 8, 7:15-9:00 p.m.

Speaker and Topic:  Jerry Darkes, Essential Flies for the Great Lakes Region.

More information to follow.