February 22nd Meeting Guest Henry Ramsay

Our guest speaker this month is Henry Ramsay; Author, Photographer, and Custom Fly Tyer.
h_ramsayHenry will discuss Southeast PA fly fishing and a newly released book which he co-authored with eight other Pennsylvania regional experts.  Keystone Fly Fishing is now available to purchase. You can purchase it and have Henry sign your copy.
Please join us for the meeting.

DVFF Meeting on January 25, 2017 This month our guest speaker will be Captain Dan Schafer of Insomniac Guide Service LLC of Stone Harbor, NJ. Dan specializes in year-round light tackle and fly fishing the shallow bays for Striped Bass. Other species encountered include Flounder, Tautog, Sheepshead, and Bluefish. Dan is also a Pro Staff member for G.Loomis, Shimano, Yeti, Lowrance and Tackle Direct. Check Dan’s website at: http://www.insomniacguide.com/

November 23, meeting

Our guest speaker this month is Steve Turrisi from The Sporting Gentleman shop in Glen Mills, PA. Steve is currently the lead fly fishing and fly tying instructor for the Sporting Gentleman.
Steve’s program is about fishing the White River in Arkansas. He will discuss fly fishing with streamers for the large trout found in this famous tailwater fishery. Many large Rainbow and Brown trout are caught in the river below Bull Shoals Reservoir year-round.
Members and guests are invited free for this presentation.
Time: 7:30pm
Place: Yardley VFW Post,1444 Yardley Newtown Rd (RT 332),Yardley, PA 19067

Annual Pizza and talk about fishing night




Join us for our annual Pizza night


Join us this Wednesday for our annual Pizza night.  For this meeting we don’t have a speaker.  However we enjoy each others company, enjoy pizza and talk about fly fishing in a low key environment.   Also the club goes over its goals and shares stories about our trout season and upcoming fishing adventures.  On the topic agenda is talks about upcoming club trips.  This a great chance to meet and talk to others about fly fishing.  Also is a time to find others who might be interesting in going fishing at some time.


We being with a social hour then the Pizza will arrive.  Social time begins at 7:00 pm followed by the pizza arrival.


DVFF Meetings are held at the Yardley VFW Post, 1440 Yardley Newtown Road.  Minutes for I-95 and shady Brooke farms


Sad event -The passing of longtime DVFF member Wallace Schmaltz

It is with sorrow today we report the passing of Wally Schmaltz.
Wally was a member of DVFF for over 30 years and until the last three years had always attended our monthly meetings.

Wallace SchmaltzWallace Schmaltz Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 9:47 am Wallace ‘Wally’ Schmaltz of the Cobalt Ridge section of Levittown passed away Monday, May 30, 2016, at Manor Care Nursing Home, Yardley. He celebrated his 90th birthday on April 26th. Wally is survived by his son, Wade and his companion, Michiko; his dear granddaughter, Erica and her husband, Jeremy; two great grandchildren, Caleb and Logan; and many nieces and nephews. He also is survived by his best friend and wife, Shirley Craig Schmaltz; a dear sister­in­law, Bonnie McKinnell; and dear friends, Bob and Joan Russell. He was born in West Pittston to the late Emma and Erwin Schmaltz. He was a graduate of West Pittston High School and attended Trenton Junior College. Wally worked as a motor winder for Lockwood Electric Motor Service, Trenton, and after his retirement, he worked for Kufen Electric in Warminster, until he was 81. He was a member of Oxford Valley Chapel, and until a few years ago was very active in the church’s Music Ministry. He sang in the choir, and enjoyed playing his trumpet. He was a great musician, and in his early years had his own German band. Wally loved fly fishing, and enjoyed his summers at his summer home in the mountains on the lake. He was a charter member of the Delaware Valley Fly Fishers Club. Relatives and friends are invited to Wally’s life celebration starting at 3 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Oxford Valley Chapel, 198 Bristol­Oxford Valley Road, Levittown, PA 19056, followed by his memorial service at 4 p.m. A luncheon for family and friends will be held at the church after the service. Memorial contributions in Wally’s name may be made to his church at the above listed address.DunnGivnish Funeral Home, Langhorne