Trout Unlimited chapter to meet

From Staff Reports

   The March meeting of the Overmountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be held Thursday, March 13, at Firehouse Restaurant in Johnson City.
   Dinner begins at 6 p.m., with a business meeting at 7 p.m. A special program will follow on the status of Erwin trout hatcheries with speakers David Lane and David Teague.
   Trout Unlimited is a national organization with the mission to preserve, protect and restore North America's trout and salmon streams and their watersheds.
   Locally, the Overmountain Chapter -- one of nine in Tennessee -- has 175 members from Carter, Sullivan, Johnson, Washington, Hawkins and Unicoi counties.
   For more information, contact Ken Chase, president, at (423) 975-0357 or e-mail: or visit the Chapter's web site (