INTRO TO SPEY CASTING AND READING FALL STEELHEAD WATER FOR TWO HANDED ANGLERS
INSTRUCTOR: DOUG TAYLOR
(CONVERTED TO STORE CREDIT UPON COMPLETION OF THE CLASS)
OCTOBER 22nd Glenwood Park, Batavia, IL 9:30am-2pm
Join DuPage Fly Fishing Co. and Doug Taylor, Sage Pro Elite Member for a day on the water learning the ins and outs of spey casting, reading water and techniques for Fall steelhead.
We will be holding this clinic in Batavia IL. at Glenwood Park. It is open to 12-15 anglers and the cost to hold your spot will be $25. After the class is completed we will present you with a $25 Gift Certificate to DuPage Fly Fishing Co. If you are interested or have any questions please contact me at the shop Via Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (630) 857-3468
October is here. Let's tie some flies!! Fall is arguably the best time
of year to fish, everything is putting on the feedbag to get ready for
Come hang out, grab a brew, and tie a couple flies in preparation for
some fishing! We'll be at Galway Bay from 6:30 till whenever. As usual
it'll be an open tie so bring whatever you want to tie up. Or just
hang out with some fishy people and talk fly fishing. Everyone is
welcome (21+)- come when you can and leave when you have to!
(This drawing looks like the art work of NIFTY member Jeff Kennedy...Hmmm?)
Introducing the 1st Annual Midwest
Golden Bones Fly Tournament
first annual M.G.B. tournament will be held on September 9th and 10th. The
event will be based out of Rivers Edge Bar and Grill in Batavia, IL. Entrance
fee is $70.00 per angler. Every angler will receive an event shirt, poster,
SWAG bag, drinks, and food. Great prizes will be handed out to tournament
winners. Live music both nights. Raffle prizes will also be handed out.
Entrance fee can be mailed to Kurt Nelson, along with your shirt size, and
email address for confirmation of entry.
Three Rivers Include:
bonus waters will be revealed the morning of check in at DuPage Fly Fishing
Registration is now open. There will
be a limit of 35 slots available for the tournament.
BASIC RULES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Wading, kayaks, and boats are all welcome to fish. This will be an individual
angler scoring system. No combined points between anglers in a boat.
All carp must be taken on fly, photographed/measured, and released. Pictures
must be taken of the angler holding the fish and of the fish with the
tournament supplied measuring stick/bumpboard. Pics must be texted to
tournament staff by 6:00 PM Saturday.
Phone numbers to text pictures to will be provided on angler rules sheet given
out at the meet and greet Friday night at Rivers Edge Bar and Grill and at
check in at Dupage Fly Co. Saturday morning.
Tournament staff will provide anglers with individual measuring tapes the
morning of tournament.
Anglers must be back at Rivers Edge Bar and Grille in Batavia, IL by 6:30 PM
Saturday for awards.
The point totals will be based on total length from the day, with additional
prizes for biggest and smallest carp. There will also be 1/2 points given to
smallmouth bass that measure over 12"s.
Since the Illinois Rivers were blown out with rain, NIFTY members Mark LoVerde and Jim Gould headed up to Wisconsin to fly fish for Smallies on the Milwaukee River. Numerous fish were caught and lost. Several Pike were caught too. A picture perfect day!