Trout in the Classroom Release Day!

Watch the video from our Trout in the Classroom release day!

2018 Fall Newsletter

From the President’s Vest  The spring and summer has been full of rain, but we hope that in between or even among the rain drops that you have been out enjoying the fishing in the Muddy Creek watershed!  As many of you know, the Co-Operative Nursery has sustained...

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RLASD TIC release day was a success!!

This past year our chapter partnered with three school classes that participated in the “Trout in the Classroom” (TIC) project sponsored by the PA Fish & Boat Commission and PA Trout Unlimited. The students and teachers raised brook trout from eggs in aquariums in a...

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Opening Day 2018

Lots of happy and hungry fisher persons visited our stand today. We appreciate the support and especially the generousity of the property owners allowing our foodstands to flourish.

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Muddy Creek is full of water at 250cfs.

The Muddy Creek C&RFFO area is full of water and clear at 250cfs. It has been some time since we have had such terrific sustained flows. Clear and green in the pools. Its a little pushy though so choose carefully where you cross. The fly area has been recently stocked...

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Fall 2017 Newsletter

Happy Fall Y’all! It’s hard to believe that summer is officially over and we are beginning to prepare for another winter. We have had a busy and productive summer, and we hope each of you has enjoyed some time fishing in our watershed. We are gearing up to make some...

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Incubator Update!

The eggs in the incubator boxes are hatching! Here is a brown trout sac fry emerging from the egg. All of our incubator sites are having successful hatches.

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ForSight Vision of York and Vision Corps Event

MCTU volunteers hosted the children and adults from ForSight Vision of York and Vision Corps of Lancaster today at the chapter sponsored handicapped fishing access on Toms Run. All the kids caught fish and a great time was enjoyed by all. What a thrill it is to help...

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

Spring Greetings fellow MCTU Members! The Co-Operative nursery and our members have survived another winter! I know everyone is ready for nice weather, and are eager to be back in the Muddy Creek Watershed. Our youth outreach is growing. We are pleased to share that...

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Fall 2016 Newsletter

Greetings fellow MCTU Members! Once again fall is here and the winter looms ahead in the distance. We have been busy this summer and fall hosting annual events; participating in the Red Lion Street Fair, stocking streams, and looking at the future of our chapter. I...

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

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 an effort to conserve budget needs, we will only snail mail our fall...

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Fall 2015 Newsletter

Greetings fellow MTCU Members and Co-Op Sponsors, I hope our fall newsletter finds you well as we begin to prepare for the winter months and holidays. Some of you may know that during our September elections there was a change in the “President Role” for our chapter....

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Spring 2015 Newsletter

In addition to all the other Chapter activities elsewhere in this newsletter please take note of the Chapter elections to be conducted at our September Membership Meeting. If you have a desire to become more involved in this organization, this is your opportunity. New...

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Fall 2014 Newsletter

Our Chapter's Mission statement: "To conserve, protect and restore cold water resources in the Muddy Creek Watershed." Our Vision Statement: "To be a leader in cold water conservation in York County in encouraging (and participating in) cold water resource education,...

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Spring 2014 Newsletter

This Chapter continues to be a very productive, enthusiast ic group preserving and conserving the Muddy Creek Watershed. Last year Chapter members participated in completing multiple projects. MCTU provided and planted over 300 shrubs and trees in the riparian buffer...

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Fall 2013 Newsletter

What is a Chapter Membership Meeting Like? We get these questions from time to time so for those that have never had the experience, I will try to explain. We do have a meeting agenda that is printed and handed out. The agenda normally has the following reports :...

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Spring 2013 Newsletter

It drains one hundred and thirty seven square miles into the Lower Susquehanna River just 23 nautical miles upstream of the Chesapeake Bay. That is the Muddy Creek Watershed, according to the “Muddy Creek Watershed Conservation Plan”. “To conserve, protect and restore...

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Fall 2012 Newsletter

Since our last newsletter Chapter Members have been very active in the following: Opening day of trout food stands, Tee shirt sales, A fishing day for children and their families from "For Sight and Vision", Spring Fling event, potting 500 plants for our native plant...

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Spring 2012 Newsletter

My name is Fred Hess and I was elected as your new Chapter President this past October. When relocating back to York County four plus years ago a check of the Muddy Creek Trout Unlimited Website was confirmation that this was a Chapter that is busy. One that has...

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Fall 2011 Newsletter

Is it hot enough for you? As we enter our third heat wave for 2011 (a heat wave is considered when three consecutive days reach 90 degrees or higher), our minds wander from trout and toward vacations, the beach, pool or better yet air conditioning. Well, so to do the...

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Spring 2011 Newsletter

Winter is winding down (I hope) and Spring is around the corner. It was evident after a 50 degree day and the first stocking of the C&RFFO area. In high and stained water seven dedicated volunteers floated 800 brown and rainbow trout the length of the fly area. These...

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Fall 2010 Newsletter

Can you believe it, Summer is over already. Seems like just yesterday we were shoveling 2 feet of snow to stock fi sh over the winter. So far this summer we have had a record number of dates with temperatures in the 90’s. Wow, that may be good news for the beach...

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Winter 2010 Newsletter

I would like to extend a 2010 New Years greeting to all our members and friends. Thats right, I am back as your “acting” president until we can find someone to fill the position. All of the executive leadership retained their positions during the election of officers...

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