Salty April Meeting Monday April 3rd, 2017

Our April meeting will be on Monday, April 3rd, 2017 and will begin at 6:30 pm at the Alley Pond Environmental Center on Northern Blvd.

The Meeting

Featured Program Captain Rob Thomson

Our captain will do what he can to get you on fish. Rob is a spot and stalk type of fisherman who works the water effectively and quietly. We fish from Orient & Greenport, The Ruins, The Gut, Big Gull & Little Gull, Shelter Island, Gardners Bay, Peconic Bay, Southold, and Cutchogue. Montauk? Maybe! The types of fish we go after are Striped Bass “Stripers”, Bluefish, False Albacore “Albies”, Weakfish .

Bring a favorite early-season fly

Members are requested to bring with them a favorite early-season fly. We will hold a discussion on the 50th Annual Conclave, which will take place on June 9-11. Our featured guests will be Ed Jaworowski and an interview with Lefty Kreh.

Download the Saltys_Conclave_50_Application

A Time for Renewal

Membership application is now available. It’s that time again.


Public Transportation

Flushing Line (7 train) to Main St.; Q12 bus to Northern Blvd. (East). APEC has a bus stop right in front of the Center. It is the first building on the right after the Cross Island Parkway. The LIRR stops at Bayside (Port Washington line), and you can walk south to Northern Blvd. and catch the Q12 bus.

Tight lines!

49th Annual Salty Flyrodders’ Tournament and Conclave

The 49th Annual Conclave will be June 10, 11, 12, 2016 at the Sound View Inn, Greenport. The two night three day event will feature local Long Island guides to show the way on the beaches, three FFF fly casting instruction from beginner to advanced casting and a Friday afternoon review of the local beaches including a fishing report, a catching report and an overview of the flies that should do the trick.

The catch and release tournament will feature a prize for the largest striper and the raffle of all quality equipment, flies, reels , and will feature a Scott rod, a Tibor reel, and half day guided trips…
In the works is a ladies only casting class as well as novice instruction for kids.

Download application

Questions, queries, and more info please contact
Joel Filner 212 486 0443

April Meeting at New Location

Notice that we now have parking!!!

Our April meeting will take place on Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 6:30pm at a new location:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
22806 Northern Blvd
Douglaston, NY 11362

It has lots Of parking!!!

The Meeting

blinken Will feature Spring flies tied by Capt. David Blinken. David will tie his specials and some standards so come on down and bring your tools to tie for Spring.

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First Annual LIFFE – March 19th, 2016

Take note of the First Annual Long Island Fly Fishing Expo on March 19, 2016 where the Saltys and 5 other fly fishing groups will present the Expo, a day of instruction, fly tying, techniques, and gear. We look to member volunteers to help organize and work with the kids. Adults are $10 and kids under 18 are free as long as they are accompanied by an adult….
Please Note: a website has been created which contains full details of the event.

Please coordinate with Steve Townsend at to let him know that you can fit in to the volunteers list to help with set up and coordinate fly tying. Also to work with the kids. Also looking for members to man the Salty both (free admission) and to work the expo. ie: ticket sellers, set up ….