Slate Run Sportsmen held their Spring 2023 Regular Membership meeting yesterday, Saturday March 25, 2023. After calling the meeting to order shortly after 10:30 we heard a stirring, heart-felt memorial written and delivered by longtime member and SRS Trustee Walt Franklin. I know it made me reflect on my association with Joe Lemmon, our past … Continue reading Founder’s Rod 2023
Not a Hair Out of Place Fly Tying Presents…
Friday Night Flies!!! A lot has happened in the past few weeks and we're still struggling with the loss of our President. But he would want us to continue and 'fight the good fight' I am sure of it. So... I've been tying some, reflecting on my interactions with Joe over the past several years. … Continue reading Not a Hair Out of Place Fly Tying Presents…
Bad News – Sad News
SRS President Joe Lemmon (left) with Dale H. (right) SRS VP September 2021 Membership Meeting. It is with heavy heart that we report long time Slate Run Sportsmen President, Joe Lemmon, passed away Friday, February 24, 2023. We are grateful to have had Joe’s guidance over many years. As of this writing no arrangements have … Continue reading Bad News – Sad News
Friday Night Flies Presents…
Repeat Offenders! So Tuesday was Valentine's Day and I saw the first Red-Winged Blackbird of this season at the bird feeder. I believe this is a coupe weeks earlier than normal. Yes, I'm using the word 'normal' and not apologizing for it. Ok, I suppose I should be using the word 'average' technically - average … Continue reading Friday Night Flies Presents…
Resolution: From dictionary.com - "a formal expression of opinion or intention made, usually after voting, by a formal organization, a legislature, a club, or other group". I think the '....formal expression of intention made' part is where making New Year's resolutions may fall under the definition. One of my resolutions that roll around in the … Continue reading Resolution/s
High Water Homestead Hike!
Just a reminder folks - if you're just reading the email that gets shot out when a new post is published on the SRS website - you're not getting the 'full effect' of the graphics in the article. There's not a lot more difference, but there is the top of the page that has a … Continue reading High Water Homestead Hike!
So Far Away, Losing Focus & the Apple Butter Festival
I've been back in Slate Run for several days but have only been out fishing twice. The wife and family are visiting and the various activities have kept me hopping. One event we visited and enjoyed was the Apple Butter Festival in Waterville on October 8th and 9th. But I'm going to describe the fishing, … Continue reading So Far Away, Losing Focus & the Apple Butter Festival
Something’s Bugging Me…!!!
Hey, I meant to include this in the 'Last SRS Meeting...' post published yesterday evening - but forgot. It was late last evening and I knew I wanted to get that post published and out - I was visiting a couple of friends and was a little later than I expected to be back here … Continue reading Something’s Bugging Me…!!!
Last SRS Membership Meeting for Year, an Eagle, and a Fish
Slate Run Sportsmen held its last general membership meeting of the year a couple of days ago on September 10, 2022. Sixteen SRS members in good standing and six guests were present. We 'got right into it' with our guest speakers Eric Hussar, Slate Run Sportsmen member, & District 5 Commissioner for the Pennsylvania Fish … Continue reading Last SRS Membership Meeting for Year, an Eagle, and a Fish
The Good and the Bad… News
The Bad News... I've always been a 'bad news' first sort so... We got a call today that Greg Hoover was in the hospital and canceling his September 10th presentation to SRS. We apologize for any inconvenience regarding this occurring. We haven't really gotten any RSVPs to our email so I hope there isn't too … Continue reading The Good and the Bad… News