Friday, August 22, 2014

September 26 is the 35th Bitter Root Trout Unlimited Banquet

Go directly to this secure link to sign up online

Things are really rolling on the 35th annual BRTU banquet! The premiums so far are outstanding and there are going to be some unique items on tap. They include a vintage RL Winston 8 foot, 4 weight glass Stalker Rod which is in near mint condition, a spectacular bronze Royal Wulff by bronze artist and legend Mari Bolen, fine art by Monte Dolack and Barbara Michelman, pottery, tackle, dinners, float trips on the Missouri and Bitterroot rivers. More premiums are arriving daily.

Members of the Bitterroot Buggers will be on hand to demonstrate the fly tying skills they learned in this year's class, and we will auction off the flies they tie to help support this program.
The banquet will be on September 26 at the Bitterroot River Inn and tickets are now on sale. See the poster for information.

BRTU banquets are always a wonderful time to see old friends, meet new ones, swap yarns and make plans for next year's fishing. Enjoy a great dinner by Riversong Catering and beverage service by the Banque Club including Bitterroot Brewing brews. Hope to see you there.
This is BRTU’s primary fundraiser and the funds support programs like the children’s program, The Bitterroot Buggers. BRTU is completely a volunteer group, so your help is crucial!
The event doors open at 5:00 p.m. and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. The action includes door prizes, extensive silent auction and amazing live auction called by Doug Mason.
Tickets are $50 and are available at Chuck Stranahan’s Flies and Guides, Freestone Fly Shop in Hamilton and Darby, or by calling 363-9099, or visit This year for the first time you can secure your tickets and/or sign up as a Sponsor on line by going directly to
Banquet Location:
Bitterroot River Inn
139 Bitterroot Plaza Drive
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 375-2525

If you would like to make a donation or help out at the banquet, please email Marshall Bloom  at
If you have questions about tickets or sponsorships, please contact Chapter President Ross Rademacher at

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