Brandon will be presenting information on recent detection of whirling disease in Tennessee and how anglers can help stop the spread, and also touch on other trout related topics.
Brandon Simcox is the Statewide Rivers & Streams Coordinator with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). Brandon received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in Wildlife and Fisheries Management and a Master’s degree from Auburn University in Fisheries Science. Prior to joining TWRA in 2016, Brandon worked on trout research across the country including Brook Trout restoration in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bonneville Cutthroat Trout restoration in Utah, Steelhead research in Washington, and Bull Trout monitoring in Oregon.
Rivers and Streams Coordinator
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
P.O. Box 40747
Nashville, TN 37204
Office: (615) 253-2526
A committee of MTFF members met at the home of MTFF President Tom Keeton on October 24th and com-piled a list of outing possibilities for the club in 2018. Listed below are those outings to be discussed and voted on at the November meeting. Here is the 2018 outings schedule from our November Meeting.
January – Freeze Out – January 1st
February – Duck River / Elk River Cleanup – Feb. 17th
March – Cherokee N.C. – Mar. 17th
April – Helen Georgia – April 14th
May – Cherokee – N.C Holston – May 19th
June – Cast Iron Cooking / Caney Fork – June 16th
July – South Holston / Watauga – July 14th
August – Elk River – August 11th
September – Cumberland – KY Sept. 15th
October – White /Norfork – Arkansas – October 20th
November – Trout Parks – Missouri – November 10th
December – Social Outing, First Wednesday of December
Elections were held during the October meeting for officers. Below are the Officers, Board members and Directors for MTFF.
President is Tom Keeton
Vice President David Eble
Secretary Terry Gerdes
Treasurer Joel Dean
Web Director Ray Alley
Membership Director Randy Gerdes
Education Director Larry Rollins
Merchandise Director Tony Evans
Newsleter Director Mickey Holton