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On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 the Amador Flyfishers will be hosting Lance Gray presenting his program, "Fly Fishing Lassen Park. The meeting will be held at the Amador County Government Offices located at 850 Court Street, Jackson, CA at 7:00pm. There will be a fly tying demonstration at 6:00pm.
All are welcome.
Lance Gray & Co. is owned and operated by Lance & Kirsten Gray. The company was formed in 2003 to provide a guide and a school program to the fly fishing community. Lance & Kristen conduct guide trips on the Lower Sacramento and Feather Rivers, including a school program that is untouched. The fly fishing steelhead schools on the Feather and Trinity Rivers are awesome. Trout schools include the Still Water School on Lake Almanor and a two day trout school with two different venues.
|January 21||Greg Vinci||Winter Steelhead on the American River|
|February 18||Ernie Gulley||Fly Fishing Lake Crowley|
|March 18||Randy Doughty||The Steel puzzle on the Trinity River|
|April 15||Kara Tripp||The Fish Camp and more: a program for families, youth and beginner fly fishermen|
|May 20||Darrell Stevenson||CA current Fish and Wildlife regulation, cases and problems in Amador County|
|June 17||Thomas (T.J.) Ferreira||A hands on use of Tenkara rods and fly tying demonstration|
|July 15||Movie Night||"Dry Fly Approaches" by Nate Brumley|
|August 19||NA||Club annual pot luck social at Lake Tabeaud|
|September 16||Lance Gray||Flyfishing Lassen Park|
|October 21||Bill Forward||Leader construction|
|November 18||Mark Papazian||The Lost Coast for Steelhead|
More details to follow.
The Amador Flyfishers annual club BBQ for 2014 was held at Rancho Seco Lake in Herald, California. Twenty club members and guests attended the annual event. It was a bright and hot day at Rancho Seco. Fishing for Bass and Panfish was on the agenda. However, the fish failed to receive the memo, as very few were caught.
The BBQ saw hamburgers, brats, deli salads, chips and dips consumed in goodly quantity. The burgers and brats were expertly prepared by President Gary Swager and Conservation Chair Dustin Rocksvold.
|January 27||American River||TBD||Jimmy Dixon||Steelhead|
|February 19||Lake Amador||TBD||Barbara Price||Trout|
|March 21 - 23||Pyramid Lake, NV||All Day||Gary Slade||Lahontan Cutthroat Trout|
|April||Caples Lake Ice Out||TBD||Charlie Moore||Trout|
|April 19||Cameron Park Lake||09:00||Ron Calvert||Bass|
|April 23||Arroyo Seco Ponds||TBD||Dennis Larson||Bass|
|June 4 - 6||Truckee River Reno||TBD||Charlie Moore||Trout|
|July 14||Blue Lakes/Blue Creek||TBD||Jimmy Dixon||Trout|
|July 19||Club Picnic at Rancho Seco Lake||09:00||Gary Slade||Bass/Panfish|
|August 1 - 4||Truckee River - Truckee||TBD||Gary Swager||Trout|
|September 26 - 28||East Walker River||TBD||Gary Swager||Trout|
|October 11||Heenan Lake||08:30||Gary Slade||Lahontan Cutthroat Trout|
|October 31-November 2||Davis Lake||Stillwater Symposium||Ron Calvert||Trout|
Amador Flyfishers and Sac-Sierra Trout Unlimited members came together for a cleanup day along the Mokelumne River below Electra Powerhouse on Saturday May 3rd. I would like to thank the following individuals for showing up and lending a hand: Chris Bennett of PG&E, Charlie and Catherine Moore, Cindy Rocksvold, Brian Guina, Reese Orlander, John Woodward and Rich McCurdy.
There was suprisingly little debris for such a busy area. We picked up what we could find and that amounted to about 4 full size garbage bags.
The pick of the day was a large warning buoy that we winched back up the hill with two pickup trucks.
Again I would like to thank those that made it, as well as those who said they would like to attend but had other committments. Please watch for further cleanup announcements.