Welcome to the Taconic Chapter of Trout Unlimited website.
Our mission is to help conserve, protect, and restore North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheads.
Our Trout Unlimited chapter is located in Berkshire County of Massachusetts.
Berkshire Fly Fishing Film Festival – 2017
The Taconic Chapter of Trout Unlimited will agin be hosting the Fly Fishing Film Tour in 2017. The event will be held March 2, 2017 at 7:00pm at the Barrington Brewery & Restaurant in Great Barrington, MA.
For details and to purchase tickets Click Here
LatestNewsletter – Winter 2017
Hot off the press… Click here
to download our latest newsletter.
You can find past issues here.
Crooked Staff Award – 2017
Taconic Chapter of Trout Unlimited Vice President, Henry Sweren, was the recipient of this years Crooked Staff Award presented at our annual Holiday Party held December 15, 2016. Click here
to read the full article, published in the Berkshire Eagle on January 7, 2017, which explains the history and tradition of the Crooked Staff.
River’s Calendar Project
At our October 15, 2015 membership meeting, Entomologist, Mike Cole, gave a very informative presentation on the bugs one might encounter while fly fishing the Deerfield River.
This was an abbreviated presentation of the work he did to compile A Field Guide To Common Aquatic Insect Hatches In Massachusetts for TU and the River’s Calendar Project.
You can view/download a .pdf copy of the Rivers Calendar Project Guide written by Mike here – A Field Guide To Common Aquatic Insect Hatches In Massachusetts