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					                                              VALLEY
                                                LINES
                                            & ANGLES
      Volume 18                               Number 8                    November 2009

                    “Dedicated to the conservation, preservation, and restoration of
                     North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.”

                            Catch us online at http://sanluisvalleytu.org/!

BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                  SLV TU Calendar of Events:
President:              Darrell Lewis   589-4733
Vice-President:         Doug Camp       588-5524        Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Treasurer:              Duane Bussey    589-2471            Annual “Flies and Lies Meeting
Projects Director:      Mark Seaton     378-2751        Tuesday, January 26
Grants & Presentations: Kay Watkins     589-6813            Regular Chapter Meeting
Resource Chairperson: Dave Kenvin       657-0724        Tuesday, February 23
Resource Co-chair       David Hayden    589-5280
                                                            Regular Chapter Meeting
Newsletter Editor:      Marty Jones     589-4327



     This Month’s Program                           WHAT: Chapter Meeting
               Flies and Lies
                                                    WHEN: Tuesday, November
Come tell fishing stories and tie flies             17, @ 7:00 pm
with your fellow TU’ers. If you don’t
tie, you can learn techniques from some
good instructors. There will be a special           WHERE: Inn of the Rio
door prize (see article inside), but you                   Grande in
must be present to win!
                                                           Alamosa

I get all the truth I need in the newspaper every morning, and every chance I get I go
fishing, or swap stories with fishermen, to get the taste of it out of my mouth.
                                                         -Ed Zern (1977)
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     This Month’s Meeting                     present a program about fishing in
If you are a storyteller, our annual Flies    Alaska. In February, Mark Seaton and
and Lies session is the meeting for you.      Dave Kenvin will talk about fishing in
If you enjoy listening to stories, this is    Patagonia. Be sure to come learn about
the meeting for you. If you are a fly tier,   these exciting (and exotic, to this writer)
this is the meeting for you. If you want      fishing locales.
to learn how to tie flies, this is the
meeting for you. If you want a chance at      Electronic Communication
winning a special raffle prize, this is the   If you are receiving this newsletter by
meeting for you! Those of you who are         US Postal mail and would like to help
planning to tie flies should bring a light    save money for the chapter, please send
and an extension cord.                        your        e-mail        address      to
                                              mbjones@adams.edu, so you can begin
     Last Month’s Meeting                     getting the newsletter electronically.
About 20 folks showed up to listen to
Harry Daley talk about fishing the                 Potential Fishing Trip
Devils River in Texas. Harry had some         In anticipation of a snowy winter, the
great pictures of large bass taken while      board is contemplating a “Cabin Fever
canoeing the river! Thanks to Tessa           Reliever” fishing trip in February to the
Frevert for helping conquer our               San Juan River in NM. If you would be
technological         issues        with      interested in such a trip, please contact
computer/software incompatibilities!          Mark Seaton (see front page for contact
                                              information) and let him know possible
We also held elections of officers for the    dates that you’d prefer. We’ll try to set a
next year. Congratulations to these           date at this meeting.
officers, and a special thanks to the new
folks who will be infusing the chapter              New Mexico Trout
leadership with new blood:
     Darrell Lewis – President                    Fly Tying Symposium
                                              2009's symposium will be held at Sandia
     Doug Camp – Vice-President
                                              Prep in Albuquerque on December
     Duane Bussey – Treasurer
                                              5,2009. NM Trout will host over 25
     Dave Hayden and Dave Kenvin –           professional fly tiers from Albuquerque,
        Resource (auction) Co-Chairs          New Mexico and surrounding states.
     Mark Seaton and Kay Watkins –           Stop by the 2009 Symposium to learn a
        Projects and Grants Co-Directors      new fly style, tie a new technique, or just
     Tessa and Eric Frevert –                pass the time with some old friends.
        Newsletter Editors                    There will be hot food served by Doc
     Marty       Jones     –    Program      Rivers and his traveling Grill.
        Coordinator
                                                       Fishing Reports
     Next Years’ Meetings                     The lakes will be freezing up soon – get
Recall that we do not have a December         out there with an auger and drill a few
meeting, so the next time we get together     holes!
will be in January of 2010. At that           .
meeting, Eric and Tessa Frevert will
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For Sale: Outcast PAC 900 pontoon boat (see http://www.cabelas.com/p-0064935320666a.shtml)
for a picture. Contact Doug Camp (588-5524) for more information.

Please encourage a friend or family member to sign up with Trout Unlimited
today and keep our Chapter healthy. Brand new members pay an
introductory rate of only $17.50.




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    Area Shops and Guide Services (we encourage your support of these folks - they support us!)

         Arkansas River Fly Shop, 7500 W. US Hwy 50, Salida, CO 81201 [(719) 539-3474]
            Broadacres Ranch, 25671 Highway 149, Creede, CO 81130 [(719) 658-2291]
               Fox Creek Store, 26573 Hwy. 17, Antonito, CO 81120 [(719) 376-5881]
        Rainbow Lodge & Grocery, 30306 Hwy. 160, South Fork, CO 81154 [(800) 873-5545]
                 Rio Grande Angler, 13 S. Main, Creede, CO 81130 [(719) 658-2955]
                 Ramble House, 116 Creede Ave, Creede, CO 81130 [(719) 658-2482
            Conejos River Anglers, 34591 Hwy. 17, Antonito, CO 81120 [(719) 376-5660]
                South Fork Anglers, 30359 Hwy 160, South Fork, CO 81154 AND/OR
                      13 South Main Street, Creede, CO 81130 [877-656-FISH]
               Duranglers, 923 Main, Durango, CO 81301 [(970) 385-4081] AND/OR
                      1003 Hwy. 511, Navajo Dam, NM 87419 [(505) 632-5952
        Royal Gorge Anglers, 1210 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212 [(888) 944-6743]
           Wolf Creek Anglers, 001 Browns Dr., South Fork, CO 81154 [(719)-873-1414]




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