June Meeting on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Hello all present and past “Salty” Flyrodders:

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 7:30pm at VFW 9592 at 55 Hickory Lane in Levittown, New York 11756. The meeting starts at 7:30, but come early (6:30) to practice casting on the lawn.

The meeting

Club member, Lou Minghinelli, a FFI certified casting instructor will be providing an open casting session from 6:30 to 7:30 followed by a seminar, which will enable you to cast in various wind conditions.

Please bring your rods with a yarn fly. It will be fun!

Photo of a man fly fishing off the bow of a boat in clear shallow salt water
four types of colorful flyline loosely looped and stacked on top of one another
Paul McCain will be explaining different fly lines and where to use them.

April Meeting on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Hello all present and past “Salty” Flyrodders:

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00pm at VFW 9592 at 55 Hickory Lane in Levittown, New York 11756.

The meeting

Long Island native, fly fisherman, and professional fly tyer, Mike Ozkaya, owner of LI FLIES, will be our guest at the April meeting and tying some of his “go-to” flies.

If you are interested in casting practice, please come around 6:30 p.m. and bring your rod.

Thank you

Thank you to JON FISHER of URBAN ANGLER for giving the Salty’s a table on April 4th at the Fly Fishing Film Festival in NYC where Vice President, Brian Brown, club member, Mitch Gross, and President, Dave Yagerman spoke to enthusiastic potential new club members, as well as existing members. The films were fantastic and URBAN ANGLER did a great job. I highly recommend this event for next year.

Striper season opens

Striper season in NYC officially opens on Monday, April 15th and we will be discussing our first club trip at the April 17th meeting along with other club business.

February Meeting Rescheduled to Tues the 26th at River Bay Outfitters

Our February meeting was rescheduled because of bad weather — it will now be held on Tues the 26th at River Bay Outfitters

Hello all present and past “Salty” Flyrodders:

Our next meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 7:30pm at River Bay Outfitters located at 980 Church St, Baldwin NY 11510.

The meeting

The February 26th meeting agenda will include elections:

  • Officers: President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. (Nominations for officers were put forth during the January meeting.)
  • Board of Directors

Presentation by Dave Blinken: Seasons on the East End

Captain David Blinken is Coast Guard licensed and a certified casting instructor from the Federation of Fly Fishers. He has been flyfishing for over 40 years, most of which were spent on the south shore of Long Island’s now fabled waters. Captain Blinken will guide you to the hot spots and assist you in having an exciting fishing experience.

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