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Delta Fly Fishers, Inc.

Dedicated to the Furtherance of Fly Fishing

When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.

-Leonardo daVinci

This Month's Newsletter

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Special conservation issue here!

Upcoming Activities

Weekend outing to Pyramid on March 22nd to 24th. 

The club has made reservations for ten at Crosby’s, utilizing the trailers they have for rent. If we need more space, we can try to accommodate more if room allows up until the lodge has no more rooms. 

This is the deal, all for $90 dollars! 

Two nights lodging * Friday night spaghetti dinner. * Saturday cold breakfast, coffee * Saturday lunch fixings, make your own * Sunday cold breakfast, coffee. 

Members can transfer any purchase but no refunds will be given. In the event of inclement weather, the club can cancel with 24 hours notice. If the event is cancelled, refunds will be available. 

You can book this trip NOW by either charging on your credit card or paying by check or cash. Remember, no refunds unless the event is canceled. You can transfer your reservation to another member.  Follow this link to pay by credit card. Send checks to: Jeanette Neuburger, Treasurer DFF 5 North California Street Lodi, CA, 95240 Note on checks: Pyramid Outing 

Meetings and Outings

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Fly of the Month

Jan 23rd, 6 to 8, Nature Center at Oak Grove Park

Fly of the Month will have a fun, new twist. We will be tying the five required flies for the Bronze Medal in the Fly Fishers International Fly-Tying Skills Award Program. This program is designed to develop and test tying skills and knowledge. 

This month we will start with the Woolly Bugger.  Our goal is to follow the recipe, tie a strong, durable fly and express the proper proportions of the fly and using proper and acceptable materials.  

Class participants will receive a Bronze Level Handbook that contains tying information, the instructions to tie the target fly and links to tying videos for the flies, the materials to tie at least 3 flies and support and instruction during class for the regular Fly of the Month fee of $5. 

Tiers of all skills welcome. Tools available for use to those that do not have them.

Skills Workshop #3

Jan 26th, 8 am to noon

Four hours at Van Assen Park. Rigging for nymph fishing using an indicator. Selecting flies, presentations and mending. How to fish streamers and wet flies.


We have 6 people signed up for the class and welcome all who are interested in mentoring for this class.

NorCal Science Festival

February 2nd

Join us at our annual booth for the NorCal Science Festival. We will feature fun fish games and fly tying experiences for all the participants in this fun and free event!

Tokay High School

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FlyDay Open Tying

Feb 8th

Bring your tying supplies and your best fish stories to the House of Coffees- order up a coffee, tea or craft beer and tie one or two on with club members!

House of Coffees

239 Lakewood Mall
Lodi, CA 95242, 5-7pm

Skills Workshop #4

February 9th; 8 am to noon

Four hours at Van Assen Park. Fishing the dry fly. Building tapered leaders. Rigging the rod. Fly selection. Presentations. Dead drift. Mending. 

Monthly Memebership Meeting

Feb 13th, 7 to 9 pm

John R. Williams School, Stockton

Bronzeback Fever II, Ontario, Canada: The New Frontier: The province of Ontario, Canada is home to over 250.000 lakes and 62,000 miles of river systems, many of which have yet to be explored. Bronzeback fever II is a fly fisherman's guide to exploring this incredible fishery that Steve 

Cooper calls the best smallmouth bass fishing on the planet. The Atikokan region of Ontario is un-crowded, easily accessed and very affordable. In most cases, these waters seldom, if ever, see a fly and the fishing is truly outstanding. Steve promises to share all the information needed for a DIY adventure of a lifetime- including his favorite lakes, lodging, flies and travel information. This program will surely ass one more stop on the adventure seeking fly-fisher's bucket list!

Club Information

Conservation

"Take care of the fish, and the fishing will take care of itself."
~Art Neumann

Our club is active in the conservation of local waterways. 

Check out our efforts!

Preserve our waterways

Calendar

"I don't go fishing to escape my life. I go fishing to live it."

What is happening and when!!! 

Our outings, Fly of the Month, Casting Clinics and board meetings!


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The Delta Challenge!

"Fishing is only an addiction if you are trying to quit."

Explore the Delta and earn the sought after Delta Fly Fishing Challenge certificate!

Take the Challenge!

Membership

"It is amazing the number of great people in my life I would never have met if it wasn't for fishing."

Interested in fly fishing? Join our club! We have an active mentor program, fly tying classes, casting clinics and outings to local waterways!

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"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give."

We appreciate those who support DFF! 

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Resources

"You're an angler and no matter how many times you go fishing you will want to go again. No matter how many fish you catch (or almost catch), it will never be enough. You are hooked."

Check out our monthly newsletters, photo gallery and articles about our club and club members. Links to great fly fishing resources too!

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