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Conserving, protecting and restoring the Watauga, South Holston, & Nolichucky watersheds in Northeast Tennessee.

Our Next Chapter Meeting

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Iron Fly Competition

 

IRON FLY is fly tying meets Iron Chef as tiers compete in a battle of partying skills and bobbin prowess to make the ultimate fish snack from the same set of mystery ingredients.


The competition will be in small teams of fly tiers and no experience is necessary. We will provide all equipment and fly tying ingredients and be sharing some great prizes.

 

Drinks and pizza will be served

 

WHEN
Tuesday, July 16th
6:00PM

WHERE
Hellbender Outfitters

547 E Elk Ave

Elizabethton, TN 37643

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2024 Fly Fishing Film Tour
 

OMTU and the Blue Ridge Guide Association are collaborating to present the 2024 Fly Fishing Film Tour. This event stands out as it will take place at the Stateline Drive-in in Elizabethton, providing a distinctive and immersive experience. All proceeds from the event will be shared between OMTU and BRGA.  Tickets will go on sale soon.

 

WHEN

Saturday, October 5th

7:00PM

Doors open at 5:30PM

WHERE

State Line Drive In

3690 US-19E

Elizabethton, TN 37643

Bill Beazell & Allen Robbins Memorial Tailwater Roundup

Thanks to everyone that came out to make the Tailwater Roundup a huge success. Over 120 people showed up to do their part in cleaning the rivers!!!  A special thanks to Jason McReynolds, Jon Hooper, Jonathan Huckaba and Patrick Fulkrod for all of the planning that went into this event.  We would also like to thank all of our sponsors for donating money and/or items.

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828 Flies
Asheville Anglers
Asheville Fly Fishing Company
Barrett's River Lodge
Boone's Fly Shop
Cheeky
Competitive Angler
Cortland
Crooked Creek Holler
Douglas
Due South Outfitters
Eastern Fly Outfitters
Elk Creek Outfitters
Flying Soho Guide Service
Foscoe Fly Shop
GoGuides
High Country Boats
High Country Guide Service
Holton Distributing
Mahoney's
Mike Adams Fly Fishing
Mountain Sports
Orvis
Overmountain Chapter
Shane Griffith Fly Fishing
South Holston River Company
South Holston River Fly Shop
South Holston River Lodge
Southern Drifters Outfitters
Tailwaters Lodge
The Fly Box
Trophy Waters Guide Service
TVA
Watauga River Guides

Thank you!!!

2023 Fundraising Banquet

Our 2023 Fundraising Banquet was a huge success.  This year we raised over $5500 that will go towards our chapter's programs and conservation projects.  Thank you to all that attended and contributed to our banquet and raffle.  We would like to give a special thanks to our sponsors.  Please help us show support to our sponsors by supporting their businesses.

Grand Slam Level Sponsors

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Scott Abel (Brook Trout Rod)

Brookie Level Sponsors

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Brown Level Sponsors

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Rainbow Level Sponsors

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Sculpin Level Sponsors

Carrabba's Italian Grill
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen
Holiday Lanes
J’s Corner
King City Distillery
Mahoney’s Outfitters 
Red Lobster
Stir Fry Restaurant Group
Texas Roadhouse
The Chop House

OMTU Story

 

Here is a video that was made by OMTU members back in 1999.  It tells about the mission of OMTU and some of the past projects that we have worked on as a chapter.  The narrator of the video, Paul Anderson, recently passed away so we decided to post this video in his honor.  The projects that we have worked on over the years may have changed, but the mission remains the same.

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