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The 3rd Thursday of the Month

The 2017 - 2018 Meeting Schedule


 Sep. 20, 2017



 Oct. 19, 2017



 Nov. 16, 2017



 Dec. 21, 2017

Annual Christmas Party Auction

Once again our prestigious auctioneer, Sam Vigorita, will host the annual auction with his ‘ball-busting’ style

Notice: The Christmas Party/Auction meeting will begin with food & refreshments at 6PM.

 Jan. 18, 2018



 Jan. 18, 2018



 Feb. 15 2018



 Mar. 15, 2018



 Apr. 19, 2018



 May 17, 2018



 Jun. 21, 2018




A few of our past speakers

Bob Clouser

Lefty Kreh

Gary Borger

Bill Skilton

Ben Turpin

Marc Pettijean

Charlie Meck


Ozzie Ozefovich

Tom Baltz



Previous Meetings
2016-2017 Calendar of Events
2015-2016 Calendar of Events
2014-2015 Calendar of Events
2013-2014 Calendar of Events
2012-2013 Calendar of Events
2011-2012 Calendar of Events
2010-2011 Calendar of Events
2009-2010 Calendar of Events
2008-2009 Calendar of Events
2007-2008 Calendar of Events
2006-2007 Calendar of Events
2005-2006 Calendar of Events
2004-2005 Calendar of Events



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Classes: Fly Tying & Tactics and Strategies


The Fall 2017 classes begin in September and the Winter (2018) classes in January. Click Here for detailed information.


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        2018 Trout Season

            Southeast Regional Opening Day March 31, 2018 (the 1st Saturday after Mar. 28th)

All streams in Adams, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Perry, Philadelphia, Schuylkill and York counties.

            Regular Opening Day April 14, 2018 (the 1st Saturday after Apr. 11th)


Fly Fishing Clinics & Seminars


                This year's Seminar will be April 7, 2018 

Directions to Resica Falls

The Day's Agenda


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Club Fishing Trips

Saturday Oct. 8, 2016


Scotts Run Lake

The fish commission stocks many of the local lakes in early October. his year the club will be going to Scott's Run Lake at French Creek State Park. It is a beautiful small lake and the fishing should be very good. The club will meet at the lake to fish for the day. THis year we will be cooking a hamburger lunch on the local grills. In addition, Sam Vigorita will be running a casting clinic in the afternoon. Come out for a great day!

Saturday Nov. 5, 2016


Cast and Blast Outing at  Beltsville Lake

Hunt for Grouse in the morning and fish for trout in the afternoon. Club members will meet at the main boat launch on Pohocopo Drive. If you plan on hunting be there by 8am sharp. If you're not a hunter you are welcome to come out for a daqy of fishing. Bring you own food and refreshments for the day.

Saturday Nov. xx-xx, 2016  Club Trip to Pulaski NY - Salmon / Steelhead
Saturday Apr. 1, 2017  Opening Day - South East PA
Saturday Apr. 8, 2017  Learn to Fly Fish Day - Resica Falls
bulletCoffee in the AM
bulletLunch Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chilli, Chips and Soda
bulletTraining Staff: Sam Vigorita, Dave Shillington
bulletCooking Staff;: Lenny Wasmanski Steve Nack, Ed Emery
bulletFor Cabin information call Scout Headquarters at 610-688-6900
Saturday Apr 15, 2017 Opening Day on the Brodhead
bullet Brodhead Creek, Stroudsburg, PA
bulletMeet for lunch at the Park right under the Rt 191 bridge
bulletLunch Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chips and Soda 
bulletCooking Staff;: Lenny Wasmanski
Saturday Apr 22, 2017  Stick Day on the Brodhead
bullet Breakout that Bamboo Rod
bulletMeet for lunch at the Park right under the Rt 191 bridge
bulletBring your own lunch
Fri - Sun Jun. 2 - Jun 4, 2017  Upper Delaware Weekend Fishing Trip
bullet Pleasant Valley camp ground - Linda, 570-224-4083, Equinunk PA
bulletEach tent must call up for a reservation with number camping
bulletBring your own food for the weekend
bulletMust arrange own tenting/Sleeping arrangements
bulletWill break up in groups to fish
bulletSaturday night banquet. Cooking Staff: Lenny Wasmanski

The club camping trip is the 1st weekend in June. For those tent camping no need to make reservations, as space has been reserved. You will have to stop at the office and register and pay their charges. Anyone taking an RV or camper will need to call and make their own reservations.

Pleasant Valley Campsite, Equinunk, PA.  (2 miles SW on Pine Mill Road)

Googlemap from Equinunk to the Campground

Fri - Sun  May 19-21, 2017  Penns Creek - Central Pa
bulletMake reservations at The Feathered Hook, Colburn PA 1-814-349-8757
bulletOr email Jonas: Jonas @
bullet Breakfast included
bulletDinner usually on the Grill at the Feathered Hook, everyone splits the cost
bulletGuides available, Contact Feathered Hook
bullet7 'spots' will be held until mid January. Book now!


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Sportsman's Shows                  

 International Fly Tying Symposium   Somerset, NJ  Nov 
 International Fly Tying Symposium   Lancaster, PA  Nov 
 The Fly Fishing Show  @ Garden State Conventions Center, Somerset , N.J.  Jan 
 Great American Outdoor Show @ PA Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA  Feb
 The World Fishing and Outdoor Expo @ Suffern, NY  Mar
 The Saltwater Fishing Expo  @ Somerset, N.J.  Mar 
 The Calvary Outdoor Expo - Souderton, PA  Mar 
Links for Finding Shows:  
     PA Association of Conventions and Visitors Bureaus  
     Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council  

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