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Mark R. Miller on the upper Cache la Poudre before runoff.
Mark R. Miller on the upper Cache la Poudre before runoff. Photo by Mark Miller.
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  • February 11: Board Meeting at 7:00 PM. Members are welcome to attend any board meeting. Check with a Board Member to find out where the meeting is being held.
  • February 18: Sweet Deceivers: RMF 2015 Annual Fly Tying Expo
    Join in on our annual Fly Tying Expo and learn tips and tricks of fly tying and fooling the fish.
    • Well-known tiers will share their skills and tying tips
    • Beginner’s table to learn tying your own flies
    • Random drawings for each tier’s flies and a fly rod drawing
    • Food from the Mainline Ale House
    • Silent auction with many quality equipment items, supplies, books, art, guided trips, services, etc.

    Admission: $20 per person ($10 for students with ID, under 12-free). With the price of admission, you get a plate of food and a beverage, ten(10) raffle tickets (five(5) for students, none for under 12) for the fly and rod drawings, and a wealth of tying and fishing information.

    201502nymph Dame Juliana Berners, Izaak Walton, and present day anglers have been assembling Sweet Deceivers to entice the wily trout with naked nymphs, dulcetory dries, and salacious streamers. Berners’ dun
    Rocky Mountain Flycasters has assembled nearly two dozen professional and experienced tiers from our region for this annual event. Old patterns as tried-and-true naturals or hot new designs with modern materials, this will be a learning experience.

    Sponsored in part by:
    Mainline Elkhorn StPetes NoCoFlyFishing180
    When:
    February 18, 2015, 5:30-9:00 PM
    Where:
    Fort Collins Senior Center
    1200 Raintree Drive Fort Collins, CO
    The Fort Collins Senior Center is located off Shields Avenue between Prospect and Drake. Additional meeting information.
     
    Parking to the east of the Senior Center is at a premium. There is a new, spacious parking lot, just off Raintree, to the west of the Senior Center to accommodate our large crowd.

Note of the Day:

The first school or college…to have fly tying and fly fishing as a credited course in America was Pennsylvania State College.
Herter, George Leonard, 1955, Professional Fly Tying and Tackle Making. (Waseca, MN: Brown), p.27.

Last updated on 29 Apr, 2017