Chapter Meetings and Speakers for the
2016-2017 Season:

Oct. 11 :   Meeting Cancelled

Nov. 9:   Richie Farino, formerly with the Urban Angler, Alexandria, will talk about Steelhead fishing with particular focus on the mid-Atlantic opportunities. He will also bring us up-to-date on his plans to open a flyfishing shop in the DC area.
NOTE : New location for this meeting is Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 7900 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda.

Gather at 7:30p, meeting program to start at 8:00p. There will be a brief business meeting for the election of our slate of 2016-2017 Officers prior to the program. Light food will be provided; cash bar.
There is ample public parking in the same block as the restaurant at the St. Elmo Garage. 4935 St. Elmo Avenue, Bethesda. Go to the upper stories for metered three hour parking.

December10, 3p-6p:
with Guest Guide and Flyfishing Instructor
at The Irish Inn at Glen Echo,, 6119 Tulane Ave, Glen Echo, MD 20812. Dinner and a cash bar. Dusty has offered a one-day Flyfishing School as our door prize. Tickets $45.
See PayPal button on our Home page or mail a check payable to NCCTU to PO Box 42291, Washington, DC 20015.

January 11, 7:30p
Dalton Terrell
on "Backwoods Brook Trout Fishing."  Dalton is a director of our sister organization, the Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders.  

We will meet at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda MD. 
The meeting will start  at 7:30p with the program at about 8p.  Light food will be provided and there will be a Cash bar.

February 7, 6:30pm:  
Learn all about "The Founding Fish:" rigging spinning and fly tackle, flies and darts, raffles, trip auctions, the Friends of Fletcher's Cove will report on the status of restoration efforts, and more. Our most popular program. We will meet at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center (Directions this page).

​Mar. 8: 7:30p Pennsylvania Guide Tom Baltz
will speak on fishing PA's Cumberland Valley streams. Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda

April 12:
​7:30p "Safety While Fly Fishing" with Mike Abramowitz. Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda

​May 10:  7:30p Potomac River Guide Mark Kovach will give us the low-down on fishing for the famous Potomac River smallmouth bass and other adventures. Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda

Updated 14 Mar 2017 by TOM

 Detailed Directions to Meeting Location: 
By Car:
From Virginia on the Beltway: Take exit 36 and go south on Old Georgetown Road into downtown Bethesda to Woodmont Avenue. Turn right on Woodmont Avenue and the parking entrance is almost immediately on your left.
From South on Rockville Pike to Wisconsin Avenue, turn right onto Woodmont Avenue, go south for approximately one mile, cross Old Georgetown Road, and the parking garage entrance is the second driveway on your left.
From North on Wisconsin or west on Rt. 410, take Old Georgetown Road north, turn left at the second traffic light (Woodmont Ave.) and the garage entrance will be on your left (It's the second driveway). Take the elevators from the parking garage to the Plaza level (P). The building is located at the center of the plaza. County and American flags and a sign bearing the County seal mark the entrance to the building.
By Metro, Bus or on Foot:
​The building is across the street from the Bethesda Metro Station. From the Bethesda Metro Station, take the escalator from the bus bay to the Plaza level, turn left, walk past the clock tower and across to the Metropolitan plaza using the pedestrian bridge. If you are walking from any other location, the Center's street entrance is at 4805 Edgemoor Lane (corner of Old Georgetown and Edgemoor) and is marked with County and American flags. Take the elevator to level 2 for meeting rooms.

Chapter Meetings with featured speakers are held on the second Wednesday of the month in October, November, January, February, March, April and May. Meetings are open to the public, and begin with an informal social time at 7:30p with the program starting at 8:00. Chapter meetings are sometimes 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.