Note: Chapter Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of the month

Thursday, May 16th, 2024 – Chapter Meeting, Constitution Park, Waynesboro, 6:30 Brief meeting, bring your fly rod and waders…very good sulfur hatch going on!

Saturday, June 8th, 2024 – Chapter Picnic, Spring Hollow Farm, 227 Baynes Rd. Waynesboro, 5:30 PM. Bring your spouse, significant other or a friend. Relax and enjoy this historic farm. Rain or Shine. Bring a dish or dessert if you would like but not required. Lots of good food and beverages will be on hand.


Completed Events for 2024

Tuesday, Jan 16th, 2024 – Science Talk, Wayne Theater, Waynesboro, 7:00 PM – speaker: Ami Riscassi, “The Past, Present and Future of VA Native Trout Streams”

Thursday, Jan 18th, 2024 – Chapter Meeting, Heritage Restaurant, Waynesboro, 5:30 dinner (optional), 6:00 meeting – speaker: Tom Benzing, “Buffalo Creek Water Temperature Data and Analysis”

Tuesday, Feb 13th, 2024 – South River Science Talk, Wayne Theater, Waynesboro, 7:00 PM – speaker: David J. Hirschman “Chasing the Storm, Stormwater and How to Clean It Up”

Thursday, Feb 15th, 2024 – Chapter Meeting, Heritage Restaurant, Waynesboro, 5:30 dinner (optional), 6:00 meeting – speaker: Brad Fink, VA DWR, “Trout Program”

Wednesday, Feb 21st, 2024 – Fly Tying Night, South River Fly Shop, Waynesboro, 5:30 – 8:00 PM (room for 12 – 15 tyers), Bring your tying gear or just stop in and socialize. We will have wild Boar Chili and Beer thanks to Dan Holland, RSVP Tommy Lawhorne at the South River Fly Shop : call 540-942-5566 or email

Saturday, March 16th, 2024 – Open House, South River Fly Shop, Waynesboro, 9:00 – 5:00 PM, Industry Reps on sight, Chili for Lunch, Special deals available.

Thursday, March 21st, 2024 – Chapter Meeting, Heritage Restaurant, Waynesboro, 5:30 dinner (optional), 6:00 meeting, followed by a free showing at the Wayne Theater, 7:00 “Hidden Rivers of Appalachia”

Saturday, April 6th, 2024 – International Fly Fishing Film Tour, Basic City Foundry, Waynesboro, (next door to Basic City Brewery)

  • 12:00AM – 2:00PM – Casting Demonstrations and Lessons, Fly Tying Demonstrations
  • 2:00-3:30 PM – Film Tour Presentation
  • Tickets can be purchased here prior to the event

Thursday, April 18th, 2024 – Chapter Meeting, Heritage Restaurant, Waynesboro, 5:30 dinner (optional), 6:00 meeting – speaker: Tommy Lawhorne – upcoming events and status

Saturday, April 20th, 2024 – South River Clean-Up, Meet at Constitution Park (Arch Ave Parking Lot), Waynesboro, 10:00 AM – Noon. Brings a pair of gloves.

Saturday, April 27th, 2024 – Riverfest Booth, Constitution Park (Arch Ave Parking Lot), Waynesboro, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM. (Chapter Volunteers meet at 9:00AM.) Riverfest 2024 Website to learn more about the event. Chapter Table will be next to the “Trout Tank”. Come see us!

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