Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

NBTU Board of Directors meeting

The board meetings will be held at the Marin County Office of Education building located at 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue in Terra Linda. Take Highway 101 to the Manuel T. Freitas Parkway exit, head west to Las Gallinas Avenue, take right on Las Gallinas Avenue to the 1st stop sign at Las Colindas Road. Take a left on Las Colindas and park on street. The Marin County Office of Education building is on the corner of Las Gallinas & Las Colindas Road. The meeting is held in the conference room in the Marin County Office of Education building. Click for map

Northbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer left over the overpass onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 2 stoplights, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

Southbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer right onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 1 stoplight, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

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Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Chapter meeting with Greg Vinci


Greg Vinci will speak about "Fishing Central California's Tailwaters" at our Joint NBTU/MTFF meeting on Thurs, Nov 9, 7:00 p.m. In Rm 201 of the Town Center of Corte Madera.  Greg is one of the most experienced, knowledgeable Guides in Northern California.  For the past 25 years, Greg has been learning about, fishing, and writing books and articles about the best fisheries in the Northern Sierras.  Besides writing numerous articles in fly fishing and outdoor magazines, Greg’s latest book, Flyfisher’s Guide to California is a ‘must have’ for any serious fly fisher.

Take Highway 101 to Corte Madera, exit at Tamalpais Drive, head west (Southbound = Right Turn, Northbound = Left Turn over overpass), take right into Corte Madera Town Center, turn right at stop sign and park in available spaces. The meeting room is located on the second floor. Look for the stairs located just to the left of the front entrance to the center, head up the stairs to the glass door. The meeting room is straight ahead past the elevator. There is also an elevator underneath the stairs by entering the main office on the ground floor. 

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Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

NBTU Board of Directors meeting

The board meetings will be held at the Marin County Office of Education building located at 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue in Terra Linda. Take Highway 101 to the Manuel T. Freitas Parkway exit, head west to Las Gallinas Avenue, take right on Las Gallinas Avenue to the 1st stop sign at Las Colindas Road. Take a left on Las Colindas and park on street. The Marin County Office of Education building is on the corner of Las Gallinas & Las Colindas Road. The meeting is held in the conference room in the Marin County Office of Education building. Click for map

Northbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer left over the overpass onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 2 stoplights, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

Southbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer right onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 1 stoplight, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

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Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

Chapter meeting - Mark Won on surfcasting at the Marin Rod and Gun Club

Meeting at the Marin Rod and Gun Club Thursday, October 12


Please join us for a special meeting at the Marin Rod and Gun Club on Thursday, October 12, at 7:00 PM. Our speaker will be Mark Won, a well known expert on surf fly fishing. Mark has been a passionate surf fisher for over 20 years.  His experience and skill development, along with his detailed record-keeping has made him one of the top ‘go-to’ experts in the Bay Area regarding this exhilarating sport.  You can find Mark’s Journals at <surf-perch.net>.   After Mark’s presentation, you will probably want to start checking tide tables, and build yourself a ‘stripping basket’.Want to see a bit about what we are talking about here? Check out his video here: http://bit.ly/2xkl1iy . We will be meeting at the Marin Rod and Gun Club. The Marin Rod and Club has a distinguished history, and an amazing venue right on the shores of San Francisco Bay, near the base of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on the Marin side - 2675 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA 94901. You can learn more about them at http://marinrodandgunclub.com/ .

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Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

NBTU Board of Directors meeting

The board meetings will be held at the Marin County Office of Education building located at 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue in Terra Linda. Take Highway 101 to the Manuel T. Freitas Parkway exit, head west to Las Gallinas Avenue, take right on Las Gallinas Avenue to the 1st stop sign at Las Colindas Road. Take a left on Las Colindas and park on street. The Marin County Office of Education building is on the corner of Las Gallinas & Las Colindas Road. The meeting is held in the conference room in the Marin County Office of Education building. Click for map

Northbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer left over the overpass onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 2 stoplights, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

Southbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer right onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 1 stoplight, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

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Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00

NBTU Board of Directors meeting

The board meetings will be held at the Marin County Office of Education building located at 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue in Terra Linda. Take Highway 101 to the Manuel T. Freitas Parkway exit, head west to Las Gallinas Avenue, take right on Las Gallinas Avenue to the 1st stop sign at Las Colindas Road. Take a left on Las Colindas and park on street. The Marin County Office of Education building is on the corner of Las Gallinas & Las Colindas Road. The meeting is held in the conference room in the Marin County Office of Education building. Click for map

Northbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer left over the overpass onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 2 stoplights, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

Southbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer right onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 1 stoplight, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

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Jun
24
to Jun 25

Lake Manzanita trip

NBTU 2017 OUTING

This year's outing to Manzanita Lake Campground will be over the June

24th weekend.  Manzanita Lake is at the north entrance of Lassen Volcanic

National Park and about 4 hrs. from the Bay Area. There are opportunities

for fishing, kayaking, hiking and site seeing. Kayaks may be rented and float

tube fishing or small non-motorized boats are a great way to hunt down the

brown and rainbow trout.

Camping facilities include tenting, self-contained RV sites and sleeping

cabins near the lake.  Housekeeping cabins are available in Viola (10

minutes from Manzanita Lake).  For cabin reservations see

http://brokeoffcabins.com/prices.html.  NBTU will be hosting a 6 PM pot

luck on Saturday the 24th at campsite C11 (Starn).  You bring one item,

your drink and we will supply the BBQ meat and Settlers Beans.

Please send dinner reservations to gstarn@sbcglobal.net or 415 883-7447

so that we can plan dinner.

You must RSVP for the dinner.  We will send hatch information provided

by Fred Mack who will be on hand to assist with fishing. Hatch info will

be sent to those who sign up for the BBQ with George Starn.

It is imperative that you make reservations for camp sites ASAP as

there are a few left in C loop. B loop is first come but fills quickly. A loop

is booked.

http://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/Manzanita_Lake/r/campgroundDetails.do?page

=details&amp;contractCode=NRSO&amp;parkId=74045&amp;topTabIndex=CampingSpot

or call 1-877-444- 6777

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Jun
1
7:00 PM19:00

NBTU Board of Directors meeting

The board meetings will be held at the Marin County Office of Education building located at 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue in Terra Linda. Take Highway 101 to the Manuel T. Freitas Parkway exit, head west to Las Gallinas Avenue, take right on Las Gallinas Avenue to the 1st stop sign at Las Colindas Road. Take a left on Las Colindas and park on street. The Marin County Office of Education building is on the corner of Las Gallinas & Las Colindas Road. The meeting is held in the conference room in the Marin County Office of Education building. Click for map

Northbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer left over the overpass onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 2 stoplights, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

Southbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer right onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 1 stoplight, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

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May
21
9:00 AM09:00

First Cast Day at the Civic Center Lagoon


This year, our 16th annual First Cast Day will occur on Sunday, May 21.  Children and their parents are invited to participate (no charge) for this event which will start at 9:00 AM at the San Rafael lagoon picnic area. Participants will rotate in groups through six stations, which will provide instruction on:
 

  • Reading the waters
  • Knot tying
  • Entomology (BUGS!)
  • Gear and rigging
  • Fly tying
  • Fly casting

 
At noon there will be a barbecue and raffle.  
Mark your calendar – we hope you can join us.

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May
4
7:00 PM19:00

NBTU Board of Directors meeting

The board meetings will be held at the Marin County Office of Education building located at 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue in Terra Linda. Take Highway 101 to the Manuel T. Freitas Parkway exit, head west to Las Gallinas Avenue, take right on Las Gallinas Avenue to the 1st stop sign at Las Colindas Road. Take a left on Las Colindas and park on street. The Marin County Office of Education building is on the corner of Las Gallinas & Las Colindas Road. The meeting is held in the conference room in the Marin County Office of Education building. Click for map

Northbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer left over the overpass onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 2 stoplights, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

Southbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer right onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 1 stoplight, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

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Apr
6
7:00 PM19:00

NBTU Board of Directors Meeting

The board meetings will be held at the Marin County Office of Education building located at 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue in Terra Linda. Take Highway 101 to the Manuel T. Freitas Parkway exit, head west to Las Gallinas Avenue, take right on Las Gallinas Avenue to the 1st stop sign at Las Colindas Road. Take a left on Las Colindas and park on street. The Marin County Office of Education building is on the corner of Las Gallinas & Las Colindas Road. The meeting is held in the conference room in the Marin County Office of Education building. Click for map

Northbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer left over the overpass onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 2 stoplights, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

Southbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer right onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 1 stoplight, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

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Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

A special presentation on the impact of winter rains on Marin’s salmon and steelhead

Save the Date!  Come hear about Marin County’s salmon and steelhead, how they’re faring with this year’s floods, and the steps being taken to ensure their long-term survival. Eric Ettlinger Aquatic Ecologist with the Marin Municipal Water District will be making a special presentation on this subject. Eric Ettlinger, Aquatic Ecologist for the Marin Municipal Water District since 1999, will be addressing this topic. He has a Master’s Degree in Wildland Resource Science from UC Berkeley, and has been working as the Aquatic Ecologist for the Marin Municipal Water District since 1999. His major responsibilities include monitoring populations of coho salmon, steelhead trout, and other aquatic species, and enhancing aquatic habitats, particularly through the installation of large woody debris. Eric has recently been quoted extensively on this topic in the Marin Independent Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, and NBC. Free pizza will be served, and a no-host bar will be available. This is sure to be an interesting event, and will take place at the Marin Rod and Gun Club, located at 2675 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA 94901, from 7 PM to 9 PM.

 

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Mar
19
12:30 PM12:30

A film hosted by TU’s John Muir Chapter in Oakland

The John Muir Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting a Chapter meeting and screening of DamNation, a powerful film odyssey across America exploring the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. Location: The New Parkway Theater, 474 24th Street, Oakland. Time: 12:30 to 2:00 PM

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Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

A program about the dangers posed by the invasive, Japanese Knotwood

Japanese Knotwood. Take control of it before it takes control of your property. Tuesday, March 7th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.San Geronimo Valley Community Center; 6350 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, San Geronimo. Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is already impacting important stream habitat and property values in critical watersheds from England to Washington State. It has been confirmed in the San Geronimo Valley Watershed, posing potential and imminent impacts to this watershed and individual property if not controlled. Organized by Marin Resource Conservation District, this FREE informal workshop is tailored for landowners to learn about Japanese knotweed, including how to identify it and how it can be managed and perhaps eradicated from the watershed. Presenters include: Sandy Guldman (homeowner outreach participation in Marin’s invasive cordgrass project); Eric Wrubel (National Park Service, knotweed identification and growth cycle); John Summers and Cassie Pinnell, (Mattole Restoration Council, knotweed control & eradication program, Mattole River Watershed). Come learn about this invasive plant & the risks it poses. Help control it in the San Geronimo Watershed. Reserve a space at: ucanr.edu/japanese_knotwood

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Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

Chapter meeting - Ed Engle, speaker

Ed Engle, one of the featured speakers at the Pleasanton fly fishing show, will be speaking on “A Guide's Tips to Fishing the Tailwaters of the West”. You can learn more about Ed at www.edengleflyfishing.com

Location: The meeting will be held at the Marin County Office of Education building located at 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue in Terra Linda. Take Highway 101 to the Manuel T. Freitas Parkway exit, head west to Las Gallinas Avenue, take right on Las Gallinas Avenue to the 1st stop sign at Las Colindas Road. Take a left on Las Colindas and park on street. The Marin County Office of Education building is on the corner of Las Gallinas & Las Colindas Road. The meeting is held in the conference room in the Marin County Office of Education building. Click for map

Northbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer left over the overpass onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 2 stoplights, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

Southbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer right onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 1 stoplight, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

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Feb
19
to Feb 20

A program about the dangers posed by the invasive, Japanese Knotwood

Take control of it before it takes control of your property. Tuesday, March 7th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.San Geronimo Valley Community Center; 6350 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, San Geronimo. Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is already impacting important stream habitat and property values in critical watersheds from New England to Washington State. It has been confirmed in the San Geronimo Valley Watershed, posing potential and imminent impacts to this watershed and individual property if not controlled. Organized by Marin Resource Conservation District, this FREE informal workshop is tailored for landowners to learn about Japanese Knotweed, including how to identify it and how it can be managed and perhaps eradicated from the watershed. Presenters include: Sandy Guldman (homeowner outreach participation in Marin’s invasive cordgrass project); Eric Wrubel (National Park Service, Knotweed identification and growth cycle); John Summers and Cassie Pinnell, (Mattole Restoration Council, Knotweed control & eradication program, Mattole River Watershed). Come learn about this invasive plant & the risks it poses. Help control it in the San Geronimo Watershed. Reserve a space at: ucanr.edu/japanese_knotwood

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Feb
2
7:00 PM19:00

NBTU Board of Directors meeting

The board meetings will be held at the Marin County Office of Education building located at 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue in Terra Linda. Take Highway 101 to the Manuel T. Freitas Parkway exit, head west to Las Gallinas Avenue, take right on Las Gallinas Avenue to the 1st stop sign at Las Colindas Road. Take a left on Las Colindas and park on street. The Marin County Office of Education building is on the corner of Las Gallinas & Las Colindas Road. The meeting is held in the conference room in the Marin County Office of Education building. Click for map

Northbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer left over the overpass onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 2 stoplights, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

Southbound Directions
Take Freitas Parkway exit, veer right onto Freitas Parkway, head west through 1 stoplight, take right turn at next stoplight which is Las Gallinas Avenue, head north on Las Gallinas Avenue to stop sign, the Marin County Office of Education building is on left side of the street at the corner of Las Gallinas and Las Colindas Road.

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