One of fly fishing’s greatest twentieth-century pioneers is none other than Joan Salvato Wulff. She has been participating in the sport for more than seventy years, and she has singularly proven that fly fishing is not just a man’s sport.
Joan Salvato was born just outside of Paterson, New Jersey, in 1926. Her father Ji
Delta Fly Fishers actively seeks to support all anglers on the water! We have a very supportive membership and a growing group of women anglers that enjoy being on the water and helping others develop their skills and outdoor opportunities.
Look for these women specific activities coming up with Delta Fly Fishers:
May 7-9: A women's outing held in coordination with our club's One Fly Contest. We will head up Friday to spend a quiet evening at Dena's cabin in Arnold. Saturday members are invited to participate in the One Fly Contest at White Pines Lake. Everyone is welcome to stay Saturday night and spend some time in the morning exploring small streams near Arnold. There is a limit of 9 women for lodging. Food is no host with several wonderful local options for food and a kitchen available at the cabin. There is no charge for lodging. There is a fee to participate in the One Fly Contest if participants choose to enter. There is lots of stream and river fishing locally in addition to White Pines.
May 15th: Toma Bass Outing with Amador Fly Fishers
This outing is only available to Delta Fly Fishers and Amador Flyfishers PAID MEMBERS. Sign ups are limited to 10 attendees.
We will meet both days at Gold County Lanes located at 81 Ridge Rd., Sutter Creek, Ca. at 8 A.M. Please don't be late. IF YOU HAVE SIGNED UP AND CANNOT MAKE IT, PLEASE CONTACT ME OR LET ANOTHER ATTENDEE KNOW SO THAT WE ARE NOT WAITING FOR YOU. We will caravan down to the ponds.
This outings difficulty level is EASY. The ponds are best fished from a float tube. The ponds can also be fished by wading out from the shore or in some cases from shore. You can either "wet wade" or use waders. Remember we have loaner equipment so don't shy away! If you need loaner equipment, please call Terry Smithson at the number below. We will also have a few people there to help you if you are new or need a little guidance.
4 or 6 wt. Fly Rod, Floating Line, Float Tube, Life Vest
Sun Screen, Rain Jacket, Sunglasses, Fins
Fly Patterns including:
Bass Poppers, Leeches, Rubber Legs,
Woolly Bugs, Woolly Buggers, Various Nymphs
The ponds are filled primarily with large mouth bass and average between 10-12 inches. There are also some blue gill and perch. THE PONDS ARE CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY. PLEASE PINCH DOWN ALL THE BARBS ON THE FLIES and/or HOOKS YOU USE.
You can fish as late as 4 p.m. For additional information or change of plans contact Fishmaster Terry Smithson at[masked]
• What to bring
Bring a lunch, something to drink and a lawn chair. We will break for lunch between noon and 1 p.m.
June 4-6: This is a great weekend outing with guided fishing with Liz from the Angler's Edge Fly Shop. Liz will be guiding us to access the Walker through meadow hiking at an elevation of 5000 feet. This is a great outing for new and experienced anglers. We will be providing the option of overnight stays before and after the guided fishing on Saturday. The cost for the outing is $180 and this includes Friday and Saturday night lodging as well as guided fishing on Saturday. You will be responsible for having a valid California fishing license, your transportation costs and food. We have reservations at Big Meadow Lodge in Bridgeport. The cabins have 2 bedrooms each with double beds. Here is a description of the amenities: "Offering free WiFi, this two double bed room features a microwave, a fridge, a coffee machine, a flat-screen HDTV with free HBO film channels, a private entrance, full bathroom, and USB hookups. Air-conditioning is not available in this room." We can hold this outing for 4 anglers or 8 anglers with lodging and have room for an additional angler that doesn't need lodging. If you are interested, please let Amy know as soon as possible as we would like to open this outing up to our neighboring clubs too. firstname.lastname@example.org