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Nat Greene Fly Fishers Newsletter April 2017

April 11th, Tuesday @ 7pm Leonard Recreation Center - Capt. Allen Cain, is the owner of Sightfish NC , Wilmington's premier fly fishing and light tackle guide service. Capt. Cain is originally from the piedmont region of NC, and has grown up learning how to stalk the fish on the Cape Fear Coast. Allen is going to talk to us about shallow water fishing on our coast and the excitement of watching the fish eat your fly. He also offers trips to Louisiana October-December. ** We have been asked to set up a fly fishing booth at the 2017 BSA Order of the Arrow Conclave which will be at Camp Raven Knob on April 22nd from 9am to 2pm. We will demo fly tying and hold pond side casting sessions. Please contact Laura Kennerly if you will be available to help all or part of the day.

The camp is located at 266 Camp Raven Knob Rd., Mt. Airy, NC

Jim Brady has written another of his great articles titled "I'm Confused" see our website under Resources

May 9th, Tuesday @ 7pm Leonard Recreation Center - TBA

June 13th , Tuesday @ 7pm Leonard Recreation Center - Brown Hobson, owner of Brown Trout Fly Fishing an Orvis endorsed guide service in Asheville, NC. They specialize in guiding and teaching fly fishing for trout and smallmouth bass in Western NC and East TN. Brown donated a trip for our banquet so let's give him a large turnout!

** July & August - We break for the summer with no meetings

September 12th, Tuesday @ 7pm Leonard Recreation Center - Joey Walraven, owner of Rivers Edge Outfitters in Cherokee, NC will talk about Euro Nymphing. Rivers Edge Outfitters is located within an hour of some of the best fly fishing on the east coast. For those who remember George Daniel from our 2013 banquet will also remember his euro nymphing presentation. Joey was coached, and competed on the NC team under George and is currently Vice President for Team North Carolina. October 10th, Tuesday @ 7pm Leonard Recreation Center - Chris Barclay, owner of C. Barclay Fly Rod Co . is going to talk about fly rod design, development, and building. Chris is a designer and maker of fine small batch fiberglass fly rods. He builds rods on a custom basis upon client request on a wide variety of blanks and materials. He also has his own line of fiberglass rod blanks that he designed.

We meet 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 7pm at LEONARD RECREATION CENTER 6324 Ballinger Rd., Greensboro, NC

Membership: Everyone accepted        Dues: None!       Door Prize at every meeting!

For more information, please contact Laura Kennerly 336-707-7665 lkennerly for more details.