Fall Meetings

  Next Club Meeting Monday December 12, 2016 

Speaker Ron McKee

 Fishing Southern Maine and the NH Coast

 Owner of Striper Maine-iMac maker of custom fishing rods, lures and flies Ron McKee, aka, "The Striper Maniac", didn't get his nickname without good reason. He has been fishing for stripers along the Maine Coast and NH coastlines since 1972. A author, guide, and custom rod builder, and fly tyer, Ron will cover tactics, locations, and fly selection to successfully chase striped bass to our North.

Doors Open 6.30

Fly Tying 6.30 to 7.30 

7.30 Club Business Meeting

7.45 Speaker 










Monday December 12, 2016  Ron McKee, Fishing Southern Maine and NH Coast

Owner of Striper Maine-iMac maker of custom fishing rods, lures and flies.

Ron McKee, aka, "The Striper Maniac", didn't get his nickname without good reason. HE has been fishing for stripers along the Southern Maine Coast and NH coastlines since 1972. An author, guide, and custom rod builder, and fly tyer, Ron will cover tactics, locations and fly selection to successfully chase striped bass to our North. 

Monday, January 19, 2017 Dave Kolsar, Fishing the Upper Androscoggin Valley

David's multi-media presentation features photos and videos of, rivers,streams and ponds centered on the Androscoggin River in Errol, NH. The Great North Woods is rich in wildlife and the waters are rich in insect life, hatches, and fish. Information about the famous alder fly hatch and prolific hegagonal mayfly hatch will be presented. 

Monday, February 13, 2017 Dick Brown, Be a Better Bonefish Angler

Weather you are a flats novice or a multi-trip veteran, you will fish better on your next bonefish trip after you hear Dick's tips on how to  every skill-set required for this demanding but exhilarating sport. He drills down into every aspect of the sport-and gives useable tips on how you can improve each of them-from always being ready on deck, to seeing fish better, to improved casting, and aiming, To stripping and striking more effectively playing difficult fish. Dick will answer both the basic and advanced questions that anglers ask when heading south to chase bones, permit, and other game,fish!

Monday, March 13, 2017 Eliot Jenkins, Fishing for Striped Base from the Merrimack to Long Island

Orvis-endorsed guide Elior Jenkins of Greasy Beaks and bostonflyfishing.com will present Fishing for Striped Bass from the Merrimack to Long Island. Based out of Hamilton MA, Eliot is an expert fly fisherman who focuses his efforts on the notable saltwater fisheries of New England. Eliot's presentation will focus on the spring migration, along with summer and fall fishing for striped bass from our local area to Long Island. 

Monday, April 10, 2017 Chart Night

Monday, May 8, 2017 Matt Kelleher, Fly Fishing the North Shore in May 

Local fishing guide and owner of CAPEFISH, a outfitting and fly tackle store located in South Hamilton, will present fishing the NorthShore of Massachusetts. The north shore with beaches, rivers, estuaries, islands, and sounds is a ideal coastline for wadding, kayaking or fishing from a boat. Matt's presentation should get everyone excited for the upcoming season!

Monday, October 9 Speaker TBA

Monday, November 13, 2017 Rick Little, Saltwater Fishing-Lessons Learned 

Rick, owner of Shadcreek Flies located in Hamstead NH, is a company that creates quality, productive flies for the discerning fisherman. Rick will present lessons he has learned fishing the New Hampshire coastline and the north shore of Massachusetts. He will discuss the ways in which he has adapted his freshwater fishing knowledge and skills to the saltwater experience and provide some tips, that might be helpful to the freshwater angler who is interested in exploring our New England coastal waters.



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Annual Fishing Outings

 Each year the club holds a number of outings and events for members. Sign-up lists for club trips will be at the welcome table at the May meeting. Fishing outings are open to members only.  Participation by members may be limited for reasons of weather, safety or space. Members must sign up in advance to participate in a fishing trip. Dates and details of each trip will be published in the club newsletter, The Moon Tides.

May 2017-Jack Webb Plum Island/ Merrimack River Shore Trip- an evening wade-fishing trip on the north end of Plum Island. Open to all club members. New members are encouraged to attend and meet and fish with fellow fly rodders familiar with the area.

June 2017 Skill Building Clinic- shore trip which includes instructions for beginner to advance saltwater anglers. Casting, rigging, fly selection and techniques for all levels taught by experienced club members.

June 2017 Merrimack River Boat Trip - an evening boat trip on the Merrimack River on the perfect flooding tide to fish Joppa Flats. A great opportunity for club members who don't own a boat to fish the Merrimack with one of our many experienced captains.

June 2017 BBQ and Casting Clinic - Sailsbury Beach 

June 2017 Project Healing Waters- instruction by club members on saltwater basics offered to injured military service personnel and disabled veterans.

Boat Fishing Outings are RESERVATION ONLY. In the event we have more guests than allowable given the available boat space, names will be drawn at random. You will receive additional information via the club newsletter as to when and how to make your reservation.

Other Special Events

From time to time, the club holds additional skill-building events such as casting clinics, fly tying demonstrations, and others for members.

                                             2016 June 18 Casting Clinic will be back at Salisbury Beach this year.