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Fundamentals of Fly-Fishing

April 12, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s fish whisperer, Ray Kucharski, will be instructing a Fundamentals of Fly-Fishing class at the Recreation Department on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  This one day ‘how to fly fish’ class is hosted by the … Continue reading

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1-Day Fly Fishing Clinic

July 8, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s ‘fish whisperer’, aka Ray Kucharski, and the Pemi Chapter of Trout Unlimited are offering a 1-day Fly Fishing Clinic at Corcoran Pond on Wednesday, July 22. The clinic will start out at the Recreation Department from 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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Good Karma

July 3, 2014

By Jan Stearns

I got chatting with Waterville Valley resident, Ray Kucharski, at the Welcome to Summer Party at the Waterville Valley Golf Course last Saturday night.  I call Ray “The Fish Whisperer” because of his fishing knowledge and wisdom.  As you might … Continue reading

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Fins & Feathers: Nine in a Row

December 13, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Long-time Waterville Valley property owner, Fred Upton, recently passed away.  He will be missed here in the Valley.  Renowned local fisherman and author, Ray Kucharski, wrote about fishing with Fred in his book, On the Waters.  The story, “Nine in … Continue reading

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Fins & Feathers

May 15, 2013

By Jan Stearns

FINS & FEATHERS – CASTING FOR KIRBY By Raymond Kucharski Time to dig some worms and sharpen some hooks for the 4th annual Casting for Kirby youth fishing derby in Waterville Valley.  Kirby is the one humongous fish that has … Continue reading

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Trout in the Classroom Update

March 1, 2013

By Jan Stearns

As I posted on January 31, Waterville Valley Elementary School students are enjoying participating in the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) program.  TIC is a NH Fish and Game Department Watershed Education Program and is supported by Waterville Valley’s Rey … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Authors Night

August 28, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley seems to have more than its fair share of talented residents and visitors – including a number of published authors. On Friday, Aug. 31 from 8-9 p.m. the Rey Center will host several of our local authors who … Continue reading

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Ray Kucharski: Fins & Feathers – “Kirby”

May 22, 2012

By Jan Stearns

By Raymond Kucharski The blast of a siren, a high-pitched scream, the laughter of children and dozens of bobbers hitting the water at once echo off the hills. Cascades of children’s primary colors form a kaleidoscope of colors that are … Continue reading

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