Annual Club Picnic & Learn to Fly Fish Day – May 4th

Make your reservations to attend our Annual Picnic and class for new fly fishers

Contacts:
Jack Walsh- jackwalshtx@gmail.com or Stephen Wermuth- bgwrm4u@aol.com

2019 Learn to Fish Day

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DVFF Meeting MARCH 27, 2019 – “Shad Fishing 101” with our Guest Tim O’Neill

Fly Fishing for Shad is not something everyone gets an opportunity to try, however for members of DVFF this is an experience that should not be missed.  It is available in our backyard practically.  Our members and guests are invited to attend our meeting Wednesday evening March 27th at 7:30 pm to here from a local guide who will share his knowledge on this subject.  Come out and get the fishing fever.

About Tim O’Neill:
Growing up in northern Delaware my family lived the hunting and fishing lifestyle. I can vividly remember the first Deer I harvested at age 13. I often recall the night before Delaware’s opening day of Trout season in 1979, this was my first opening day. My brothers and I sat in front of the T.V. the night before with a block of processed cheese the size of a car battery. Diligently we would pinch off small bits and roll them into a ball the size of a pea. We made sure our rods, waders and vests were all up to par and ready to go. The next morning the three of us, along with my dad, were up early and on the river well before the sanctioned start time. At all of nine years old the Red Clay looked huge and the amount of people crowded in each hole was overwhelming. I caught one fish that morning (actually my dad caught it, I just reeled it in) a 10″ Rainbow Trout. I remember staring at the vivid colors of green, purple and silver and being in awe at the sight of “my” trophy. Something clicked inside me that cold April morning and now, over three decades later, I am still drawn to the beauty of all types of fish. A Machinist / CAD designer by trade, I have always worked “part time” in hunting and fishing related outdoor stores culminating in my managing Delaware’s only full service fly shop from 2009 to 2014. An accomplished Archer, Wing-shot, and Rifleman, my true passion has always been with the fly rod, a passion I hope to pass on.

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DVFF Fundraiser at Bensalem Texas Roadhouse Restaurant Monday Evening -April 8th 2019

Hey all! Just sending out a reminder about another night out at Texas Roadhouse – Bensalem

10% of your bill is donated to the club, so the more people that attend, the more money we receive as a whole!

As always, there will be raffle baskets as you enter, so make sure to keep an eye open to win some prizes! While there, please make sure to sign in as well.

IMPORTANT:

Anyone can participate on this evening to help our club.  You need a copy of the flyer in order to receive the benefits towards the club, so feel free to show your waiter/waitress on your phone, or print out a physical copy. Either works!

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If you can’t make it to the event, but still want to help out, we have the option of pre-purchasing a gift card that will count towards our overall bill. In order to do so, please submit your payment prior to the date to Steve Wermuth, who will buy your card during the event!  Call or text Steve at 267-423-6435 to make this arrangement.

Orders to go (takeout) will also be applicable towards our bill, but must be purchased within our window of 4pm-10pm the day of (flyer is still needed)

Texas Roadhouse info can be found on the attached flyer.

Any further questions? Feel free to contact us! Hope to see you, and as many family members/friends as possible there!

 

DVFF Meeting January 23rd, Wednesday 7:30 PM

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Tonight our guest speaker will be Bob Romano Jr, Author/Outdoor Writer
Bob lives with his wife, Trish, and their two Labrador retrievers, Winslow, Homer, and Finnegan, in rural northwestern New Jersey. The family owns a small cabin on a wilderness lake in western Maine where they spend much of their free time. Bob is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and the New England Outdoor Writers Association. Trish and the couple’s daughter, Emily Rose, provide artwork for Bob’s books and magazine articles as well as proofread his books. Trish also puts up with his antics and takes photographs of the great outdoors
New Book THE RIVER KING,

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