Muddy Creek Trout Unlimited 
Conservation Blog

​Greetings fellow MCTU Members! Spring has sprung and so has our chapter, right into a technological advancement. For the first time, our spring newsletter will only be electronically distributed! In a effort to conserve budget needs, we will only snail mail our fall newsletter each year. However, if you run into fellow MCTU member who mentions they did not receive the spring newsletter, please have them contact me at 717-404-7642 so that we can send a paper version to an address of their choosing.

During the winter months, we were able to 
host presentation on the Little Juniata River 
at our March meeting. At the time of this event
we also held a raffle which generated enough 
money to cover the cost of the presentation, 
as well as, allow us to give adonation to the 
Little Juniata Organization. It is important to 
our chapter that we support other 
organizations with similar passions. As usual, 
we also had two food stands up and running 
for the opening day of trout fishing, more details on the event can be found inside the newsletter. We will be hosting the ForSight Vision fishing event again this year over Mother’s Day weekend, a tradition that has become near and dear to many of the members. In August we will once again have our booth at the Red Lion Street Fair. Please be sure to look for us and stop by to say, “hello”. The nursery and the fingerlings have survived another winter! A big thank you to our feeders who ensured that the fish were fed and snow removed over the winter months. We are currently working to stock streams in the Muddy Creek Watershed to ensure a successful fishing season. I would also like to express our sincere appreciation to all  those who have given generously to our Trout Fund and have joined us as Co-OpSponsors. We wouldn’t have a successful nursery without this continuous financial support!

We are still working and involved with the Bonham Wake-Robin Wildlife Sanctuary on aproject entitled “Trout in the Bonham”. The student who worked with us on this project has submitted his paperwork for his Eagle Scout Award; he did an excellent job with his Vibert box Trout Incubator project. The next steps include the design and installation of informational and educational signs which will be erected within the sanctuary this spring/summer as well as a potential habitat improvement project on the stream.

I hope the weather will encourage each of you to join us at our monthly meetings over the summer. Please note these meetings will be held at the nursery. Our meetings will commence at 7pm; please feel free to bring a friend, spouse or prospective member. 


Get your TU Thermal Cup Today

MCTU has come up with the Design and Purchase of these snazzy thermal cups that will be great for coffee or cold drinks to and from, or even on the stream. We have affordably priced them to move fast at $10 each and will have them at the March Meeting and the Opening Day Food Stands. Supplies are limited so get yours soon. 
You can email the website at to get yours 
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Muddy Creek Trout Unlimited   Chapter # 575 
York County, Pennsylvania
PO Box 211 Dallastown, Pa 17313

Sept 21 - General Meeting Campfire and Elections! One Directors Position up for Nomination.
Co-op Nursery 7pm
Hotdog Roast and campfire at 6PM.
Bring the Kids!

Sept 24 - MCTU Fall Outing 11am-3pm
Landowner Appreciation and Volunteer Recognition Picnic.
Bonham Wake-Robin Preserve
Watershed Alliance of York
Watershed Weekend Venue

Meetings are the third Wednesday of each month. Summer meetings are held at the Co-op Nursery, Winter Meeting Venue to be Determined.
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Join us for a day of fellowship for our “Fall Fest” and Landowner
Appreciation. The event will be held at the Bonham Wake Robin Nature Area from 11:00AM to 3:00PM.

Food will be served from Noon to 1:30PM.

There will be a variety of raffles and Chapter merchandise for sale.

We are currently participating in projects with the conservation Society of York County on the Nature Area. A walk around the area can be given if there is interest. Fly casting and fly tying too for interested people. For anyone who has not ever visited Bonham, it really is a beautiful area well worth the visit.

Hot Dogs and Hamburgs
Boneless Chicken Breasts
Baked Beans
Macaroni Salad

Cost is $7.00. Children under 12 is $5.00 and free for age 5 and
under. Pay at the door.

RSVP please by September 17 with your choice of beef of chicken.
RSVP to our chapter email or call Fred Hess at 717-818-9026

DIRECTIONS: South on Rt 74 to Airville. Turn right on Rt 425
toward Woodbine (Woodbine Road). Turn Rt onto Kennedy Road.
Go 0.4 mile to Spencer Road. Turn left on Spencer.