April’s Membership Meeting Wednesday April 25th 7:30 PM Features Adam Nidoh

April’s Membership Meeting
Wednesday April 25th 7:30 PMAadam Nidoh
Lackawanna, Lackawaxen and the Upper Delaware Rivers-
Northeastern Pennsylvania, whose waters are steeped in American angling history, boasts some of the best fly fishing for trout in the world. Among its prime trout waters is the Lackawanna River, which was a heavily polluted urban waterway for many decades during the region’s coal-mining heyday. Today, thanks to the efforts of local conservationists and fly fishermen, a five-mile stretch of the Lackawanna is a designated Trophy Trout fishery teeming with wild brown trout
Adam Nidoh, Manager of A&G Outfitters in Dickson City, PA, 570-489-1650, will do a presentation on Fly Fishing the local Streams of his area. Adam is born and raised in Scranton, PA (still live there).
Grew up spin fishing (we forgive him) for bass, but got into fly fishing when I was 13.
Have been fly fishing for the past 18 years.
Adam’s dad and Adamhave owned and operated A&G Outfitters, in Dickson City, PA, for 14 years.
Have been guiding for 10 years. Licensed in PA & NY.
Guide primarily on the Lackawanna, Lackawaxen, Lehigh, Delaware & Susquehanna Rivers.
Worked as the Fly Fishing Instructor/Guide at TLAW for 5 years.
Have been a part of the Orvis R&D team for 3 years.
Have been teaching Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Courses at Keystone College for 3 years.
Recently published in the guide book, Keystone Fly Fishing.
Currently works at Whitetail Country Fly Shop in Starlight, PA & for Cross Current Guide Service
Adam will bring a stack of the Lackawanna TU River maps with him so make sure you bring your $10.

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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!

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

The Return of Henry Ramsey

Join us on April 27 as the Delaware Valley Fly Fishers will feature the return of Henry Ramsey.  Henry previously wrote a book “Matching Major Eastern Hatches, New Patterns for Selective Trout”   which focuses on PA and east coast fly hatches.  His book also contains various flies for Pennsylvania and the surrounding area.    Henry also is a fly fishing guide and has fished Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York and Colorado just to name the a few.

 

Henry, will talk about the best flies for Pennsylvania streams.  Also his experiences the places he has traveled.   Last time he had copies of his book for sale.

 

DVFF Meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of the month  at the Yardley VFW Post, 1440 Yardley Newtown Road.  Minutes for I-95 and Shady Brooke farms

 

We begin with a social time at 7:00 pm.  Followed by short business meeting then our presentation