Monthly Meetings

Meeting Locations and Times

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General Membership Meetings, Sept. through May

Second Wednesday of the month. 

7:00 pm. John R. Williams School, 2450 Meadow Avenue, Stockton.

Guests are welcome. Most meetings have a program.

DFF Board Meetings

Third Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm, Nature Center, Oak Grove Park, 

All general membership meetings are free to the public. Please come hear our invited speaker, meet our members, and enjoy our latest program. Find out what waters have been productive and preview upcoming club events and activities. Fun raffle at the end of the meeting.

March 2019

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March Speaker will be Lance Gray;

The "Fab Four" presentation is a look at the warm water fisheries of the West Side of the Northern California Foothills. The presentation will include Black Butte lake, Stony Gorge Reservoir, East Park Reservoir and Indian Valley Reservoir. The presentation will cover the overview for each fishery, best time to fish, tactics, flies and new tactics like the Float-n-Fly.

Lance & Kirsten Gray

Lance and Kirsten have more than 50 years combined experience in fly fishing. Lance started fly fishing with his father and brother Lincoln at age 7. In his teens, he began tying flies commercially for shops all around Northern California. At 17, he went to work at Powell's in Chico, working in the fly shop and building rods. He guided for Powell’s, conducted fly-tying and fly-fishing schools, and traveled.

In 1993, Lance and Kirsten started Saltwater Innovations, a company that manufactured and distributed products for saltwater fly fishing. Lance’s Crystal Popper, Gray’s Billfish Fly, the KO Charlie line and the Raghead Crabs are all Saltwater Innovations products. Kirsten worked behind the scenes, handling the day-to-day operation running the manufacturing floor of the company.

In 2003 they launched Lance Gray & Company, a full-service outfitter offering guided trips, fly-fishing schools, workshops and a travel agency. Lance conducts presentations at fly clubs and outdoor shows and supports local groups like Cub Scouts and 4H. He's a signature tier for Aqua Flies, pro staff member for Sage and Rio and is a featured writer, with articles published in Angling Trade Magazine, California Fly Fisher, Fly Fishermen, Sierra Fisherman and Northwest Fly Fishing.

Kirsten is a fantastic photographer who's had images published in periodicals and on websites throughout the outdoor industry.

April 2019

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April 10th, 7 to 9 pm

John R. Williams School, Stockton

April 10, 7 to 9at John R. Williams School in Stockton

Join us as the Delta warms up and Delta Bass Bugs comes by to share their amazing flies and their tales of fishing the Delta.

Pultz Bass Bugs is our guest speakers on April 10.  Learn why  balsa wood poppers are so effective and fun to fish for bass in the Delta, local ponds and reservoirs. Our own Leo Gutterres was one of the first fly fishers to make and use balsa wood poppers in California.  Leo"s Lucky Poppers have been a staple in my bass fly arsenal for years! Doors open at 6:30 PM, with meeting starting at 7.  This will be a great primer for those planning to fish Kelsey Bass Ranch in April!!!

Delta Bass Bugs tie and sell flies for big bass and fish with what we sell. flies like the Delta Stage Diver and balsa wood poppers are proven big bass producers on and off the California Delta.