Waynesboro Fly Fishing Tournament most successful fundraiser in SVTU history

The first annual Waynesboro Fly Fishing Tournament was held in Constitution Park in downtown Waynesboro on April 26.  The tournament was sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited (SVTU), the South River Fly Shop and Waynesboro Tourism. Six teams competed for over $
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Hundreds of students release brook trout at Riverfest

The only thing  cooler than the 50-degree South River in downtown Waynesboro this past Saturday was the sight of hundreds of students, teachers, and parents releasing buckets of brook trout fingerlings that they had raised from eggs through the Trout in the Classroom program. The rele
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Shenandoah Valley TU hosting South River work days

The Shenandoah Valley Chapter will be working on angling trails and access for the Upper South River Special Regulation Area every Sunday afternoon in November from 2-4 pm. The Upper South River SRA is a public fishing area stocked with trout by VDGIF. It is accessible only with a fre
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The Future of the South River?

DEQ’s Calvin Jordan recently netted this 21-inch brown while shocking the new special regulation area of the Upper South River in Waynesboro. “It scared the crap out of me when it shot out from under the moss,” he says. While not representative of the overall trout p
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