The National Capital Chapter of Trout Unlimited (NCC-TU) is a non-profit organization established to protect, enhance, and restore coldwater fishing resources of North America, particularly those in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Last modified by MLS: 19 June 2014.


Bethesda-Chevy Chase Services Building
Bethesda, MD

7:15p assemble; 8pm Program

Tenkara fishing techniques for trout.

Contact George Gaines to dine with the speaker before the meeting at 5:30p at La Madeleine, 7607 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD.

Meetings are open to the public. Chapter meetings are held at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Services Building, 4805 Edgmoor Lane, downtown Bethesda, MD (right behind the Bethesda Metro station). Public parking at 75 cents per hour is available in the County parking garage below the building.

(NB: This is the last Chapter meeting of the 2013-14 Chapter year. Meetings will resume the second Wed. in October.)

For more information, contact us.

Saturday, June 21:
Gunpowder River Day Trip**
Come out to enjoy one of the most consistent, convenient day trips for trout in the DC area. Lunch and learn will be provided at Backwater Anglers flyshop at 12:30p with a talk from Theaux Le Gardeur. Contact host John Graebner if interested and for more information.

** This trip was originally planned for May 17 but was rescheduled due to high water.

The chapter hosts periodic day and overnight fishing trips. For the schedule of our monthly fishing outings, see "Activities/General" tab above.

CANCELLED: June 28: Upper Potomac Smallmouth Trip, Brunswick, MD
For information contact us.


Each Spring, the Chapter publishes email reports on the status of the shad run in the Potomac River, particular as it develops at Fletcher's Cove in DC. These reports are emailed only to those requesting them.

If you wish to receive these reports and did NOT receive them last year, send an email from the address you want us to use to with "SHAD" in the subject line. You are already subscribed if you received these reports last year; no need to re-subscribe.

Nine reports have been emailed to subscribers, the last dated May 27. The run is winding down for this year.

                            Chapter Meetings with featured speakers are held on the second Wednesday of the month in
               October, November, January, February, April and May.
               ( NB: There are no meetings in December, March, and June.)

               If you wish to receive notices about our upcoming events,
               send an email to with "Subscribe" in the subject line
               from the address you want us to use
               and we will add your email address to our contact list.


Become a FAN! Find out where folks are fishing... How they did... Post Photos... Find folks to fish with...

Join the National Capital Chapter Trout Unlimited Facebook group, and use our Facebook page to set up your next fishing trip. Go to our Facebook page and request to join the group. Your request will be approved promptly. Then post information about your fishing plans, and use this method to get together with other anglers.

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With thanks to Richard Bernabe for various photos throughout the website: 2014
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