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The 3rd Thursday of the Month

The 2011 - 2012 Meeting Schedule


Sep. 15, 2011

Don Douple

Oct. 19, 2011 Wednesday

Craig Hull


Nov . 17, 2011

Marc Petitjean


Dec. 15, 2011

Annual Auction & Christmas Party

Jan. 19, 2012

Dave Whitlock - Notice! This meeting is the 4th Thursday - Jan. 26th.


Feb. 16, 2012


Mar. 15, 2012

Charlie Craven


Apr. 19, 2012


May 17, 2012


Jun 21, 2012




A few of our past speakers

Bob Clouser


Don Douple


Ozzie Ozefovich


Bill Skilton


Ben Turpin Wet Fly Water Guides: Dave Allbaugh and George Lashinsky.

Charlie Meck


Frank Plucinsky

Tom Baltz



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 2011 classes begin in September and the Winter (2012) classes in January. Click Here for detailed information.


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        2012 Trout Season

            Southeast Regional Opening Day March 31, 2012 (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 14th, 2012 (the 1st Saturday after Apr. 11th)


Fly Fishing Clinics & Seminars


                This year's Seminar will be April 7th, 2012 

Directions to Resica Falls

The Day's Agenda


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Club Fishing Trips

Saturday Nov. 5, 2012


Tuscarora Lake at Tuscarora State Park, Barnesville, PA


From Rt 309, 2 miles west of Tamaqua turn on to Tuscarora lake rd - to the lake.

From Rt 54, go into Barnesville and turn on to State Rt 1018 - to the lake.

There is map's on the Fish commission web sight.

Meeting time - between 8 to 9 am at the park boat launch..

Saturday Oct. 16, 2010


 Scotts Run Fishing Trip, French Creek State Park

Click here for Pictures.

If your didn't make it last year, you missed a beautiful fall fishing day.

Maps of French Creek State Park

Saturday Nov. 19, 2012


 Cast and Blast Outing at Beltzville

 Click here for Details and to sign-up for the day

Saturday Nov. 25-27, 2012  Club Trip to Pulaski NY - Salmon / Steelhead
Saturday Mar. 31, 2012  Opening Day - South East PA
Saturday Apr 7, 2012  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, Steve Birkenmaier, Ed Emery, Jay Kapolka, Al Smeraglio, Ray Miller
bulletCooking Staff;: Steve Larson, Rich Metzger, Steve Nack, Ed Emery
bulletFor Cabin information call Scout Headquarters at 610-688-6900
Saturday Apr 14, 2012 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 Steve Larson 
Saturday Apr 21, 2012  Stick Day on the Brodhead
bullet Breakout that Bamboo Rod
bulletMeet for lunch at the Park right under the Rt 191 bridge
bulletLunch Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chips and Soda
bulletCooking Staff Steve Nack, Steve Larson
Fri - Sun TBD  Penns Creek - Central Pa
bulletContact Steve Larson 215-822-1511 for information
bulletMake reservations at The Feathered Hook, Colburn PA 1-814-349-8757
bullet Breakfast included
bulletDinner usually on the Grill at the Feathered Hook, everyone splits the cost
bullet Alternate Stay,
bulletGuides available, Contact Feathered Hook
Fri - Sun  Jun 1-3, 2012  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
bulletMust arrange own tenting/Sleeping arrangements
bulletWill break up in groups to fish

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


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Sportsman's Shows                  

 International Fly Tying Symposium  @ Double Tree Hotel, Somerset, NJ  
 The Fly Fishing Show  @ Garden State Conventions Center, Somerset , N.J.  
 Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show @ PA Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA  
 The Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sports Show @ Oaks Convention Center  
 The World Fishing and Outdoor Expo @ Suffern, NY  
 Philadelphia Sportsman's Show @ Valley Forge Convention Center  
 The Saltwater Fishing Expo  @ Somerset, N.J.  
 The Calvary Outdoor Expo - Souderton, PA  
Links for Finding Shows:  
     PA Association of Conventions and Visitors Bureaus  
     Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council  

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