Guest Speaker – Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions

Please attend our meeting Wednesday evening January 24, 2018 at 7:30pm to see Tim Flagler give his presentation “Secrets of the Ken Lockwood Gorge”.  This Fly fishing destination is only 1 hour north of our meeting location and is considered one of the ten most beautiful places in New Jersey.  It is a New Jersey Wildlife Management Area on the South Branch of the Raritan River, which offers good trout fishing.

Tim of Hunterdon County, NJ is founder of Tightline Productions LLC(http://www.tightlinevideo.com) which are famous worldwide for excellent videography of fly tying.  His videos can be found on Vimeo.com, Midcurrent.com, Orvis.com, and others.  Tim was a featured fly tier at the recent International Fly Tying Symposium held this past year in Lancaster PA, and has been traveling the country as a guest for other Fly Fishing Shows this year.  He can be seen at The Fly Fishing Show in Edison, NJ, January 26, 27, & 28th, 2018 where he will give a seminar and be a featured fly tier.

Members and guests are invited.

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Fly Fishing the Upper Delaware with expert Sam Vigorita – 7:30pm Wednesday November 22, 2017

Sam VigoritaOur speaker for the meeting on Wednesday, November 22 is our club member Sam Vigorita_2Sam Vigorita.  Sam has fished Pa streams for over 40 years and will speak on Fishing the Upper Delaware River a fishery that Sam has particular expertise fly fishing. Sam will discuss fishing tactics and flies.  Sam is a highly accomplished fly tyer and he also teaches advanced fly tying in several fly tying programs in the area.
Please plan to attend the meeting at 7:30pm.

Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends!

Samuel J. Shiels, Jr.

Sam ShielsSamuel J., Shiels, Jr. age 81 passed away suddenly on April 27, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis (nee Nulph) for 60 years. Loving father of Jeffrey Shiels (Barbara) and Andrew Shiels (Roxanne). He was the loving Pappy of Lauren (Joe Farrell), Kyle, Meghan, Emily and the late Jessica. Brother of Jane Beswick and Marge Philipi (Walter). He will also be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, fishing friends and members of Mayfair Presbyterian Church. Relatives and friends are invited to greet his family Tuesday May 2, 2017, from 6 to 8 pm and Wednesday May 3, 2017, from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Mayfair Presbyterian Church. His service will follow Wednesday 11:00 am at the church. Interment will be held at Cedar Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials to Mayfair Presbyterian Church 3323 Tudor Street Philadelphia, PA 19136 would be appreciated.