Mid-Hudson Chapter #293 was founded in 1975 and has over 350 members. They meet the third Monday of every month, 7:30pm at the American Legion Hall, Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, NY. Their territory includes the cold-water fisheries of Dutchess County.
Chapter activities include fly fishing and fly tying classes, annual Family Day, stream clean-ups throughout the year, a habitat project each summer, Stewardship Banquet each fall, various chapter trips and Public Fishing Rights (PFR) program. Current projects include planting of willow and dogwood stock for use in bio-engineering projects, habitat improvement project on the Wappinger Creek and purchase of addition public fishing rights (PFR) in Dutchess County. Mid-Hudson Chapter has received the TU Silver Trout Award and various Newsletter awards. The Chapter's partnerships include Dutchess County Sportsmen's Federation and numerous town, county and State agencies.
The Chapter does publish a newsletter for its membership and also has a web site at www.midhudsontu.com
The current chapter president is Bruce Flesland.