May’s Membership Meeting Wednesday May 23th 7:30 PM, Guest is Dave Rothrock

Dave Rothrock

Dave Rothrock has been pursuing trout, and other
species, with a fly rod since the mid-1960’s and he’s
been tying flies for a bit longer than he’s been
fishing them. He has fished throughout the East,
into the Midwest, and Europe where he fished great
waters in Austria and Slovenia.
Dave’s articles have appeared in FLY FISHERMAN,
AMERICAN ANGLER and PENNSYLVANIA ANGLER
magazines as well as other publications. His fly
patterns have have graced the pages of various

publications, books and calendars. He has presented
programs on fly-fishing related topics to groups
throughout the Eastern U.S. and Canada. Dave is
also a co-author of the book “Keystone Fly Fishing:
The Ultimate Guide to Pennsylvania’s Best Water.”
In 2004 Dave and George Daniel teamed together to
compete in the northeast regional qualifier for
Barrett Productions’ Fly Fishing Masters
competition. As a team they placed first out of 36
teams in the two day casting competition.
Dave is a former Orvis Endorsed Guide as well as an
IFF Certified Casting Instructor . He has worked
as an instructor in the L. L. Bean fly fishing schools
and has taught fly fishing, casting and fly-tying
classes for various fly shops. Dave currently guides
and teaches fly fishing and casting through his
business, Salmo-Trutta Enterprises. He utilizes many
of the best trout streams in central and north
central PA as his classroom environment.

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Contact Nymphing Stream demonstration on the Tohickon Creek Saturday April 28 2:30PM

Sean Crocker will do a Contact Nymphing Stream demonstration on the Tohickon Creek Saturday April 28 2:30PM
We will meet at Covered Bridge Road and Dark Hollow Rd
Google Map Link   :   Meeting Place
Sean Crocker is the president and captain of Team Freestone, the Northeast premiere fly fishing team since 2009. He has competed both nationally and internationally in fly fishing competitions including 5 America Cup championships, 3 US National championships, 3 British Columbia loch style championships, as well as countless other regional fly fishing competitions throughout the USA. He has been awarded more than 13 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze in the last 4 years. Sean competes in both regional and Team USA fly fishing events and was a former member of the pro fly angler tour. Sean is a native of Bucks County, PA and has been fly fishing for over 25 yrs cutting his teeth in the various streams throughout the state. Sean has fly fished from the tip of the Arctic Circle to the tip of the Baja Peninsula, but his first love will always be trout. Sean Crocker and Team Freestone also spend time organizing and working with Project Healing waters fly fishing as well as managing and

An Introduction to Fly Fishing

Join us in Yardley for a unique class as we dive into the world of fly fishing!

Session includes descriptions of various tackle, techniques, and many more topics.

There will also be a group casting instruction with a Certified Instructor.

Cost per person: $25.00 (Free to club members)

Lunch is not provided, so please bring your own.

This Saturday April 21st, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Location Yardley VFW Post

1444 Yardley Newtown Rd, Yardley, Pennsylvania 19067

Rain or shine event!

Contact Jack at 1-281-658-9224 to register for any classes or events!

Meeting Wednesday March 28nd- Fly Fishing the Susquehanna River Featuring Brian Shumaker

Brian Shumaker is theBrian Shumaker
owner and operator of
Susquehanna River
Guides in South Cen-
tral Pennsylvania, spe-
cializing in fly-fishing
for smallmouth bass
and other warm water
species.
Brian’s love of fishing
started at an early age,
encouraged by his fa-
ther. After many years exploring the bigger rivers and
smaller warm water streams, Brian started Susque-
hanna River Guides in 1993 as a way to share his love
of the rivers and fly-fishing with others. Today clients
have come from every reach of the United States, Can-
ada, as well as Europe have come to South Central
Pennsylvania to discover the thrill of fly-fishing for
smallmouth bass and other warm water fishes.
Brian is on the pro staff for Scott rods, Costa Sunglass-
es, and Columbia Clothing. Brian is also associated
with Simms and Fish Pond, Scientific Anglers
Brian is a speaker at many local and regional clubs and
organizations, as well as many fishing and outdoor
shows. Numerous publications, both local and national
have featured Brian and Susquehanna River Guides.
Brian has contributed to books and is one of the co-
authors of “Keystone Fly Fishing Guide”
When Brian is not on the water, he enjoys spending
time with his wife Rene in their home in South Central
Pennsylvania.
Smallmouth Bass
You can Susquehanna River Guides on the web at
http://www.susqriverguides.com, or contact Brian by email
at susqguide@msn.com and by calling at 717-574-
5338

Sam Vigorita- Ties Flies An Edge Above the Rest

February’s Membership Meeting
Wednesday February 28th 7:30 PM

Fly Patterns – An Edge Above the Rest with Sam Vigorita.

Sam Vigorita is one ofSam Vigorita

the area’s most suc-
cessful Trout anglers

and has logged literally
thousands of hours
fishing and instructing

on The Upper Dela-
ware River and many

East Coast trout and
salmon waters. He is a
true Master when it
comes to fly tying and
fly fishing tactics. He knows the local fisheries and the
Upper Delaware River system better than most of us
know the marks on the backs of our hands. In this
presentation you will learn how to tie his Dry Fly

patterns designed to target big Trout and see for your-
self why his photo albums are filled with hundreds

of the trophy Trout everyone else only hopes to
hook into.

Sam is a life time member of the Main Line Fly-
Tyers Club and the Delaware Valley Fly Fishers and

for the past 35 plus years he has been a significant
reason for the success of the Main Line Fly Tyers.

He is known for his enthusiasm for fly tying, fly fish-
ing, casting, and his willingness to share his knowledge

and teach others the techniques. Over the years he
has taught hundreds, if not thousands, of men and
women how to tie flies that catch fish!

Most all of his special fly patterns, secrets, and tech-
niques have finally been put in to print and can now

be found in his new book, “Fly Patterns – An Edge
Above the Rest”.

Each year he teaches private classes, and also demon-
strates his techniques and performs seminars for

many fly angler clubs throughout the tri state area.

For additional information, you are welcome to con-
tact Sam directly:

Sam Vigorita
Phone: 215-491-3329
Email: sam@mainlineflytyers.net