Our Speaker has been rescheduled to April. Therefore are March meeting held on March 23, we will take this time to have brainstorming and planning session. DVFF is getting ready to have our busy season and we have several events coming up. These include our upcoming learn to fish fly days March 26th and April 23rd, A Fishing derby, charity fishing events. As Always, we need members help to make these events work. We will be looking for ideas and people to help take the lead for some of these events.
DVFF Meetings are held beginning at 7 pm, at the Yardley VFW Post, 1440 Yardley Newtown Road. Minutes for I-95 and shady Brooke farms
Join us this month as hear a presentation from Ken McDaniel. Ken is a new member of Delaware Valley Fly Fishers. However, Ken visited the Green River in Utah and has created a program introducing us to this famous fishing location. The Green River is located just below the Flaming Gorge Dam, and is renowned for its Browns, Cutthroat, Rainbow and Hybrids Trout. Also, the green river is known for its number of fish per mile.
Ken is a new member to DVFF. He brings a new perspective on Fly-fishing unlike ones that we have heard previously.
Join us for an interesting and new presentation
DVFF meetings classes are held at the Yardley VFW Post, 1440 Yardley Newtown Road. Minutes for I-95 and shady Brooke farms
Join us on January 27 when we host Don Baylor who will discuss his Colorado fishing adventures. Don is a local to the area and taught for 30 years at Stroudsburg High school. His knowledge is vast. In addition to being a High school teacher, Don has taught fly fishing entomology at East Stroudsburg University. Also, He has worked as a consultant for various aquatic agencies including, an organization called the Aquatic Resource Consulting. Also Don Has taught fly fishing and has been a presenter at the international Fly Tying symposium, He also teaches fly fishing on the upper Delaware.
Don is well traveled as a fly fisherman. In addition to Colorado, he has Fly fished in Alaska, Montana and Northern Quebec.
Dons Knowledge can also for found in several of the books he has written. Including “Pocono Hatches” which he will have for sale at the meeting.
In addition to his fly fishing skills, Don is an accomplished painter focusing on angling art and landscapes.
Delaware Valley Fly Fishers meets the fourth Wednesday of each month. There is social time begins at 7:00 pm. Each meeting begins at 7:30 PM, after a short business meeting, there normally is a featured guest speaker with a presentation on fly fishing. Our meetings are held at the Yardley Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
The address is 1444 Yardley Newton Rd Yardley, Pennsylvania 19067-4044
The annual fly fishing show will be held at the Garden State Expo center in Somerset NJ January 29 through the 31. We are lucking to have one of the premier shows not too far from our club. Many well skilled fly tiers will be in attendance. In addition to the fly tiers equipment, and fly tying materials are also for sale. A member picked up 12 peacock swords for $5.00 one year. Some suppliers may have good deals on supplies for fly tying. This is a great time to stock up on tying supplies or get anything you need. . Hackle is prevalent there with one of the premier hackle suppliers usually present.
In addition to the supplies, there is also classes and seminars every day the show is open. These are from some of the most premier fly tiers and or fly fishers in the country. Anyone who attends will be amazed at the amount of fly tying experience at this event.
Some members are interested in carpooling. So if anyone is interested contact your fellow members.
“We can only truly know where we are going if we know where we have been.”
-I said that.
The Delaware Valley Fly Fishers Club is proud to welcome our guest speaker Scott Cesari to our April 23, 2014 (7:30 PM) meeting. Scott will be sharing his research and knowledge of the evolution of flies used in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. With some Pocono flies dating back to the mid-19th Century Scott has traced their roots back to the 1400’s! In addition to offering this historical perspective on flies Scott will share insights into the impact and contributions that Pocono Fly Fishing has made on this angling sport throughout North America. Scott’s ability to present this information of artful fly tying and practical angling in a coherent context will surely earn him recognition as an angler who moves our sport forward.
Scott Cesari of Scott Cesari’s Fly Tying, Bangor, PA.
While a relative newcomer to fly fishing (when compared to some of our more senior club members – and you know who you are) Scott has shown what can be accomplished in a short time when we set our hearts and minds to our endeavors. Scott has excelled in fly tying, winning the Pennsylvania State fly Tying Championship in 2006 and received several medals recognizing his tying skills from the Federations of Fly Fishers’ contest that same year. Scotts skills in tying realistic patterns have earned him recognition from the International Fly Tying Symposium and Show, the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum, and the Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Museum and many other groups.
We hope you can join us at this meeting and bring a friend – Guests are always welcome!