Meetings/Programs

Monthly Meetings and Programs for 2018

Everybody is welcome. Come join in the family fun. Our club meets the 4th Thursday of every month except for November (Meeting on third Thursday – Thanksgiving Schedule), and December (annual club holiday party).  The June or July meeting is “Night on the River,” and August is the club picnic. August, and December meetings are not at the church.  Check the newsletter or specific website pages for details.

The meetings kick off at 6:15 with fly tying demonstrations done by our club members and/or guest speaker for that night. It is also a great time to mingle with friends and family and get the latest fishing report. The club has a full library you have access to once you’re a member. We also do monthly club raffles where you will find some awesome stuff. The meeting will start at 7:00 and usually goes till 9 p.m.  Guests and new members are always welcome. Come join us for a night of fly fishing fun.

We meet at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1385 Oakway Rd, Eugene, OR unless otherwise scheduled, (see note above) such as our Annual Picnic and Holiday Parties in August and December.

January 25 JOHN SHEWEY “Confessions of a Swinger”

John Shewey, editor-in-chief of Northwest Fly Fishing magazine will share a presentation on one of his major passions, swinging flies for summer steelhead!

February 22 LLOYD THURMAN “Fly Fishing Oregon’s Coastal Lakes”

Lloyd Thurman’s presentation will offer an in- depth expose’ of the lakes in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, from Lily Lake in the north to Garrison Lake in the south. Come prepared to receive hand-outs detailing the lakes, flies & places to stay. Lloyd has fished extensively throughout Oregon & brings a wealth of personal experience from many years of exploring & fishing Oregon’s coastal lakes. These lakes have many secrets; Lloyd Thurman knows & tells them all! Lloyd Thurman is a life-long Oregonian, born in Eugene. Lloyd’s parents loved being in the out
of doors & they really liked to fish. Lloyd was one of those fortunate youngsters who was introduced to fishing before he was school age. Lloyd Thurman is a member of the Lower Umpqua Flycasters & the Umpqua Valley Fly Fishers. He lives just south of Roseburg, OR with his wife, Judy—his personal fly tyer!

March 22 DENNY RICKARDS “Stillwater Presentation Techniques”

April 26 PHIL FISCHER “Solving Puzzles”

May 24 MARC WILLIAMSON “Techniques for Fishing Rivers”

Club Picnic: in lieu of June meeting  Date TBD

Slide Show:  November General Meeting

Planning Meeting:  Saturday, December 1


Holiday Party:  Thursday, December 13, Rapid Rapids Pizza, 6 p.m


 Leaburg Fly-Tying

Summer Picnic Meeting  

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