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Sebago TU's 39th Annual Conservation Event

If you liked last year's event, you'll love this one! We listened to your feedback and have found a bigger venue with better food. The event will be held March 24 at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland.

For more information and to buy your tickets, visit www.auctria.com/auction/SebagoTU

Dartmouth Land Grant Project Employment Opportunities

People with the necessary skills are needed to complete the project properly in 2018 - applications are being sought for a Lead Field Technician and for Field Interns. These positions will be funded with paid stipends, plus accommodations will be provided at the Second Dartmouth College Grant. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2018. Please circulate this link as widely as possible to people who may be interested in applying.

Hiram Dam Relicensing on the Saco

Brookfield Energy has filed to relicense Hiram Dam, located just downstream of where the Shepards and Tenmile Rivers come into the Saco. Dam removal or fish passage would maximize the effectiveness of our projects in the area by allowing brook trout to range more widely to breed, feed and find cold water refugia.

FERC Scoping Meetings have been scheduled:
— February 28, 6:30 p.m., Baldwin Community Center, West Baldwin
— March 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m., Brookfield Renewable Offices, Lewiston

Please attend one of the meetings and stand up for our restoration projects and brook trout.

Event Calendar:

Chapter Meetings

Dan Bonville - Fishing Alaska on a Budget

TUESDAY - February 20, 2018 (7pm - 8:30pm)
Camp Ketcha, 336 Black Point Road, Scarborough

Our February Chapter Meeting speaker is registered Maine guide and long time Sebago member Dan Bonville. He has fished throughout Alaska and will share all he has learned about how to find the best Alaska fishing on a budget. From Kodiac Island to the famous Kenai to Denali Park he’s fished it all.



Women Fly Fishers

Maine Women Fly Fishers is an outreach activity of Sebago Chapter. We will post their scheduled events on this page. CLICK HERE for more information - contact Evelyn King to get involved. Evelyn was recently recognized for her accomplishments in a feature article in the Maine Sunday Telegram.

Coming events:

Thursday, March 8th, Muddy Rudder in Yarmouth at 6:00.
Guest Speaker: Rod McGarry, Registered Master Maine Guide and Master Casting Instructor.
Topic: Getting Going / Getting Better at Fly Fishing

Gray Ghosts Fly-Tying Club

First Parish Church, Yarmouth

Old tiers, folks who want to learn, come join us with Maine guide and nationally recognized Master Fly Casting Instructor Rod McGarry. Tying gear available for those who need it. We meet November through March on most second and fourth Tuesdays 6:30 to 8:30. Contact Rod if you have ideas or requests for specific patterns, techniques or tiers.

Here is our schedule of coming events:

February 13: no meeting - Shrove Tuesday at Church

February 27: Dave Bowie - Mr Sebago TU will be tying the JP Special and the Rapid River Caddis

March 13: Season Finale - Six of your Gray Ghost Colleagues: Show and Tell / Tying Tips and Techniques: Lance Allaire, Joel Anderson, Steve Dome, Brian Farm, Wendy Furey, and Dave Jacobson

CLICK HERE to view details about how we conduct our tying sessions.

Chapter Newsletter

Sebago MainStream is the monthly newsletter for our chapter. It highlights a calendar of events that the chapter is sponsoring, chapter information, and descriptions of our conversation and youth training activities - past and present.

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