August Meeting on Wednesday, August 21st

Our August meeting will be a fishing trip to Sunken Meadows State Park. It’s a great way to explore new spots. Sunken Meadow has easy access and is a very fly-friendly north shore beach.

We will meet the eastern corner of parking field #3 at 5:30pm.

Aerial photograph with labels to indicate the position of field #3.

For directions, click here

Conclave 52 Update

The dates are scheduled — FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25th through SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27th. Location will be the Townsend Manor in Greenport, NY. Full itinerary and accommodation details to follow.

July Meeting on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Let’s actually have a fishing meeting!

We are currently checking parking access and permit requirements for Jones Beach, but the plan is to meet around 6:30pm with our rods and reels.

We will most likely meet at the Coast Guard Station.

Details to follow.

photo of a man fly fishing while standing on a beach

Brian Phelps, Club member/fly guide/Fishing manager at Orvis Westbury has graciously volunteered to give an open-ended discussion about fly fishing around Long Island. He will provide us with a few Orvis outfits, but by all means please bring your own rods & reels with flys as we will be meeting at Jones Beach for our July meeting!

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.