Coming Events

Please note that unless otherwise indicated, all monthly chapter meetings are held in Rm 111 in the Fisher Auditorium on the OARDC/Ohio State University campus, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster OH. Chapter meetings are held the second Monday of the month from September through May, starting at 7:15 PM.  Doors open at 6:45 PM, so come early and meet up with friends and catch up on what’s new.


Fisher Auditorium facing west side.  Enter Room 111 from the north side of building by the big parking lot.








Event: Stocking Apple Creek

Date: 11/17/18  Time 10:00 AM until Noon.

This will be the second stocking of Apple Creek at Grosjean Park in Wooster this fall.  It is likely to be cold, so wear your waders or hip boots for wading the creek to distribute rainbow and brown trout over a mile stretch of the stream.  Bring along your friends and family to give us a hand.

Buckets of fish taken to Apple Creek. 10/14/17


Event: December 2018 Chapter Meeting

Date: 12/10/18  Time 7:15 – 9:00 PM

Details: CFRTU members Randy Rowe, Skip Nault, Steve Slack and Bob Rohr will be giving an illustrated (slides and video) presentation of their July, 2018 trip to Bristol Bay region of Alaska, “Fly fishing Alaska’s Naknek River for sockeye, king salmon, and big rainbow trout.  They also spent a day at Brooks Falls watching and recording brown bears apply their fishing skills to catch sockeyes.

Bob Rohr with a Sockeye Salmon caught while fishing the Naknek River in Alaska.
Brown Bear about to catch a sockeye salmon at Brooks Falls in Alaska.


Event: January 2019 Chapter Meeting

Date: 1/14/19  Time 7:15- 9:00 p.m.

Details:  CFRTU president Skip Nault will be presenting “How best to fool a trout: Designing effective fly patterns.”  This talk will focus on the tying of patterns for nymphing in Ohio streams and cover the principals espoused by Michigan’s Dennis Potter, one of North America’s preeminent fly designers.  Skip will demonstrate how to tie Potter’s Aurora Nymph.

Aurora nymph


Event: February 2019 Chapter Meeting

Date: 2/11/19  Time: 7:15-9:00 p.m.


Details:  The program will focus on the Chapter’s Trout in the Classroom program.  Don Dean, Chair of the Ohio TU Council and coordinator for Ohio’s TIC programs and two of our TIC teachers, Jim Duxbury from Orville High School and Laura Grimm from Dalton Middle School will be the presenters.






The CFRTU Chapter is always looking for speakers for our monthly meetings. Please Contact Us for suggestions for speakers on fly fishing, conservation of aquatic resources and related topics.