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CFFA November 9,2016 Monthly Meeting
Veterans Memorial Clubhouse, 100 Sunset Ridge Dr.
East Hatford, CT
7- 9:00 p.m.
Open To Public
Topic: The Educated Trout and Other Myths
Speaker: Bill Keister
Bill Keister, Master Casting Instructor, and longtime CFFA member, will demystify the myth of Trout with Phd's. He has fished all over the world, from Chile to Alaska, Argentina, and Alaska. He has written extensively on casting techniques and annually leads the on water casting day for our fly fishing class.
Want to know how trout make their dinner eating decisions?
Meet on the 9th of November and Bill will explain the ins and outs
of catching this hook aversive fish with a brain the size of a pea.
All CFFA meetings are open to the public.
Walk Ins Welcome
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John Field, Author of “Fly Fishing Finesse”
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, Time: 7:00 p.m.
Free and Open to the Public
Place: Veterans Memorial Clubhouse, 100 Sunset Ridge, East Hartford, CT
John Field, Author, Fly Caster and Teacher, Certified Master Casting Instruction - International Fly Fishing Federation, will be the guest speaker for our May 11, 2016 Meeting. John Field is past president, American Casting Association and has published numerous articles and photography in such magazines as: Fly Fisherman, In-Fisherman, North American Fisherman and many others. He is dedicated to teaching the secrets of fly casting to help all fly fisherpersons increase accuracy, distance and presentation. Depending on the weather, John will be providing live instruction outside of the Veteran’s Memorial Clubhouse prior to our meeting.
More: Excerpts from review of Fly Fishing Finesse:
Joan Wulff - "John Field is an innovative fly caster who has put his heart into his understanding of the art. It's great to see he is ready to share this knowledge."
Steve Rajeff - "Fly Casting Finesse is a must have book for those serious about learning and improving their casting. I wish it had been available when I started"
(Note: CFFA Practices Catch and Release to Ensure Preservation and Conservation of Species and Promotion of The Sport of Fly Fishing.)
The Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association is a certified non-profit 501C3 organization and is dedicated to preserving and promoting the pleasures and traditions of fly fishing and to conserve gamefish waters.
Come join us to meet new people and learn about the sport of Fly Fishing