Issue No. 79
Sunday, February 26, 2016

  

A brief update...

Back in January, the Utah Supreme Court heard oral arguments in BOTH the Public Waters (Provo) and Navigability (Weber) cases. This marks the end of a 6-year long legal battle for stream access, and while we await the Supreme Court's final ruling (expected sometime later this year), we want to extend our sincere gratitude for all of the hard work our pro bono legal team has put into this. In particular, we want to thank our lead counsel of Craig Coburn, Cullen Battle, and John Young, for their impassioned dedication to the cause. We also want to thank the numerous other attorneys and experts that have consulted, performed research, and helped with the heavy lifting. You can listen to oral arguments for the Provo case ( here) and the Weber case ( here).
Park City F3T Show!

In case you missed the sold-out showing of the F3T at the Depot, the USAC will be hosting an encore presentation of  The F3T at Jupiter Bowl Park City on Friday, March 10. You have to see this venue to believe how great it is for this show. Pre-party at 5:30 PM, show at 7:00 PM. Discounted tickets available at Western Rivers, Trout Bum 2, Fish Heads; or full price  online.
IF4 in Provo, UT

For you Utah County folks, the International Fly Fishing Film Festival - IF4 (hosted by Tacky Fly Fishing) will be at Vivint in Provo on Wednesday, March 8 from 6:30-10:00 PM. Full details are here. Come join us for some fun events and watch some fishy films. All proceeds from this event will benefit USAC.
Whitewater Film Fest at Brewvies

Our boating friends at the Utah Whitewater Club will be hosting their annual Whitewater Film Festival at Brewvies on April 6. Come kick off the season pre-runoff with us. Details on their website. All proceeds to benefit USAC.

New Hats and Beanies!

We only have a few of our new USAC beanies and ladies' hats left at Western Rivers and Fish Tech Outfitters, and 2nd Tracks Sports. Swing by and pick one up before they're gone!

5000th MEMBER DRIVE

We did it - we've topped 5,000 members. Shellece Howell of Layton signed up in January and received a new 9ft 5wt Sage X. She believes in public access to public waters, and protecting a resource that's all of ours. Congratulations to Shellece, and big thanks to Sage Fly Fishing and Fish Tech Outfitters for sponsoring this membership drive.
As the days get warmer and longer, we hope to see you on the river.

Board of Directors
Utah Stream Access Coalition


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