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Remembering the Time I got Hooked By Pat Grenier   It was in the early 80’s. My fly fishing was just beginning to take off. The only problem I had was that I did not know enough people who fly fished, so I decided to join the Greater Boston Chapter of Trout Unlimited.   When I walked into my first [ READ MORE... ]
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  If you missed the F3T in Somerville where GBTU hosted a atable, here is your chance to see it for $5     Support Trout Unlimited by Renting the 2019 Fly Fishing Film Tour   It only costs $5 to rent the showcase and proceeds from the digital rentals will go directly to Trout Unlimited and help [ READ MORE... ]
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  If you go out, stay close to home - guidance from the DFW and our Governor's preference.   If you can’t get out or NepRWA is too far, they posted this beautiful video tour for you to enjoy our home water and Embrace a Steam partner.   https://www.neponset.org/happenings/take-a-tour-of-the- [ READ MORE... ]
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blog BY rcoelho ON April 16 - 0 COMMENTS
Stop Pebble Mine!
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Tell your members of Congress to Stop Pebble Mine!   Please take a moment to contact your congressional delegation and tell them 'The science is clear. Bristol Bay is no place for a mine.'   Please consider signing the petition – take action.  The initial deadline to sign on is May 8th.  
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  TU has just expanded this benefit to ALL Essential Workers!    Trout Unlimited’s Veterans Service Partnership is a nationwide effort initiated by TU in 2011 to bring the healing power of the water to those active duty servicemen and women, reservists, veterans, and military families who have [ READ MORE... ]
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We are coming up on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and reflecting on last year when I was on one of 250+ volunteers at 14 locations in the Neponset River Watershed area that picked up 30 tons of trash.   Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 event has been cancelled.  Since it is [ READ MORE... ]
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    My brother and I have found these extraordinary and fragile fish in drainage ditches, culverts, and isolated pools that we would never have thought could hold fish, let alone brook trout! Sea-run brook trout, or ‘salter’ brook trout, are a strain of brook trout that can live in saltwater and [ READ MORE... ]
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blog BY rcoelho ON September 17 - 0 COMMENTS
Block Island Bonanza
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In August GBTU President Rui Coelho, spent some time with his 3 sons fishing off Block Island.  They were able to catch a full gamut of fish - Bonito, Blue, Striper, Sea Bass, Flounder. He was able to catch some Bonito on the fly, always a thrill.
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GBTU President, Rui Coelho, and his Lab, Annie, meet up with Cynthia Harkness of Fearless Fly Fishing with 7 other anglers for an early morning of bagel bites and a few biting bass. New to experienced shared some great camaraderie on the water at Hale Res in Westwood. Stay tuned for more updates.
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    By Chris Hirsch (GBTU Board Member and Neponset River Watershed Environmental Scientist)   In my experience, you don’t need to hang around the fly fishing community for very long before you come across the iconic phrase, “match the hatch.” What an incredibly simple, yet powerful concept! From [ READ MORE... ]
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