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Wednesday Feb 21 – Board Meeting: All club members are welcome to join the officers and other interested members at the Nature Center at Oak Grove Park, Eight Mile Road, Stockton starting at 6:30 pm. The executive officers and interested volunteers will meet and discuss club business. It is a good way to get familiar with the business side of the club and its most active members. Contact Vice President Dena Mason for more information on this meeting. Contact Bob Fujimura for information on how to enter & exit the Park after hours.
Friday Feb 23 through 25 – Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show: Enjoy the biggest fly fishing event on the West Coast. Listen to fly fishing experts, learn about new fishing locations, get free instruction on casting and fly tying, book an adventure trip, try and buy the latest fly fishing gear and supplies. Not a hosted DFF outing but many DFF members will be there, and this event needs our support to continue in the future. Latest information can be found at: https://flyfishingshow.com/pleasanton-ca/
Wednesday Feb 28 – Open Fly Tying Night: Join other DFF members as they meet at Nature Center every fourth Wednesday evening for a no-host fly tying session. It will be a monthly opportunity to tie with your fellow members, share the latest fishing stories, and hang out with new and old friends. This is a free event and open to club members from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at the Oak Grove Regional Park’s Nature Center, Eight-Mile Road, Stockton. Contact Bob Fujimura at [email@example.com%20]firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on this event and how to enter & exit the Park after hours.
Beginners should not hesitate to attend. Please contact Tim Costello or Bob at least 48 hrs ahead of time if you need individual instruction or use of the club's loaner equipment.
Saturday March 2 – Bob McMillan Memorial Fishing Tournament: Come out to Oak Grove Regional Park for a fun day of lending a helping hand at the annual Bob McMillan Trout Bout. Early helpers arrive at 6 am and everything wraps up around 1 pm. We need help with the snack bar and driving the food carts as well as registration and weigh ins! This is a great day to hang out with other DFFers and help our community and county parks! More information to come.
Friday March 8 through 9 – Collins Lake Outing: Come to Collins Lake to camp and fly fish for trout with host Mary Midgett. The Campground/Park has one of the largest hatchery trout programs in Northern CA and its private stocking is supplemented by plants by the CDFW Dept. This outing involves campground and daily access fees. More information to come when available.
All participants must have a signed 2024 DFF liability waiver on file and wearing a personal floatation device is required if you use a personal watercraft. Contact Mary Midgett (209-598-4856) for more information.
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