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!

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Annual Introduction to Fly Fishing day

 

 

For all those who are new to fly fishing and all want to learn more. Delaware Valley Fly Fishers will hold its introduction to Fly Fishing instructional class on Saturday March 26th from 10:00am – 4:00pm. This is a great day to learn the basics of fly fishing. Some of the items we go over include e flies (wet, dry, nymphs, streamers), ways to fish (wet method vs dry method), and even have casting demonstrations and instruction. Beyond that it is a great way to make friends and a good day to get out and have fun before trout season begins.

 

Cost is free for club members and $25.00 for non-members. We are asking all who plan to attend to register so can allocate presenters and instructors accordingly.

 

For those wishing to attend please contact Wayne at 215-280-7198

This Class will be held Yardley VFW post our classes are held at the Yardley VFW Post, 1440 Yardley Newtown Road. Minutes for I-95 and shady Brooke farms, where we conduct our meetings.

Green Fishing in Utah

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

Our next meeting – Flyfishing while Kayaking

Our next meeting will be Wednesday May 27, 2015. We have an interesting Guest Speaker Mr. Ricky Wolbert. The topic will be fly fishing from a kayak.  Wolbert serves as a guide to those who wish to fly fish from a kayak.  Mr Wolbert, will be speaking about Fly fishing while Kayaking in freshwater and saltwater.  Wolbert leads people to locations including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and occasionally Florida. This will be an interesting topic, to learn how he can fish and control a kayak at the same time. Join us to learn, hear adventures, and stories about Ricky’s trips and his techniques.

Our Meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of each month, at the Yardley VFW Post, 1444 Yardley Newtown Rd, starting at 7:30 pm. Just off I-95 at the Newtown Exit #49.

Each meeting begins with Fellowship Followed by a small business portion and then A presentation on Fly fishing.

Casting for Fly Fishers

April is an exciting month for the Delaware Valley Fly Fishers Club. The season has opened for local trout waters (and bass are now catch and release only for the duration of their breeding season). We will be holding our regular meeting later this month where, along with our guest speaker, there will no doubt be plenty of stories and photos of our early season catch. The Club will also be holding its “On-Water” fly fishing class along the banks of the Little Lehigh. More on these to come!

April marks the time of year when fly fishers buzz with activity around here – and the Delaware Valley Fly Fishers Club makes for a pretty good place to learn the tips, tricks, and insight of local waters to make the most of your angling season ahead.

With that in mind – I’ll be keeping this post short so I can go out and get my line in the water, but I’ll leave you first with this thought: When you find yourself elbow to elbow with other anglers please encourage them to visit our Club. Membership growth is the ONLY way we can continue to make our fine programs available, so put a few of your Club business cards in your vest and hand them out with a smile and an invitation.

Much of what the Delaware Valley Fly Fishers has to offer has been nicely summarized by one of our founding members, and Executive Director, Jerry Girard Sr. Please enjoy this brief message from Jerry, and share the Delaware Valley Fly Fishers’ message with others to help build our membership ranks.


We hope to see you at our next meeting!