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Planning is complete for the:
2014
 Fly Fishing Expo
Monday, March 17, 2014

 
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Western Massachusetts
Fly Fishermen's

Annual
Fly Fishing
Expo

Keep the following date open. 



Monday, March 17, 2014 at 6:30 P.M.
***Ludlow Elks Club***
**69 Chapin Street**
**Ludlow, MASS**


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Featured Speaker

*** Steve Babbitt ***

Steve Babbitt of J.T. Tackle in Union Connecticut will present a new program titled "Border Raids - Fishing in Northeast Connecticut".  Steve will highlight good waters less then an hours drive away, with an emphasis on access, effective patterns and techniques.

Steve has fished all over New England both fresh and saltwater, has caught snook and tarpon in southwest Florida, fished western US states for trout and New Brunswick for Atlantic salmon.  He spent many years fishing in Maine while in college and still makes an annual trip there.  He is presently part of the Hardy and Greys guide program as well as Flymen Fishing Company's, (makers of nymph head beads and fish skulls), guide program.
  

He has done talks at a few Connecticut TU chapters and other fly fishing clubs  in Connecticut.


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Food will be available!!!

The Elks Club will prepare food during the event
Such as: Burgers or Hot dogs.

 

Don't missVendors and Displays!

Including: D.T. Tackle, Marla Blair, J.T. Tackle, Mass Outdoor Exposition, MassWildlife, Pioneer Valley Sportsmens Council, Riverways (Westfield River Watershed Assoc.), WMFF - Membership Table and more.

*** FLY TYING DEMONSTRATIONS ***
Speak with our tiers, learn what is working in local
streams.  Check out the Goldie & Pearlie hot new flies.

*** DOOR PRIZE - ROD, LINE, LEADER & FLIES ***

*** DAN TRELA CUSTOM ROD RAFFLE ***

*** MONSTER TABLE RAFFLE ***

*** FLY TYING CLASS - RAFFLE ***
Don't miss this raffle, it includes all the materials and
tool needed to tie the flies featured in our 2014 fly tying classes.

SAME OLD ADMISSION PRICE
GENERAL ADMISSION   $5.00
Children under 12 free

**** $1.00 Discount Tickets Available ****
At Many Sports Shops
and from WMFF members.

(or)
PRINT THIS PAGE AND CUT OUT THE FOLLOWING DISCOUNT TICKET

WESTERN MASS FLY FISHERMEN
FLY FISHERMENS WORKSHOP
MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
LUDLOW ELKS CLUB
CHAPIN STREET
6:30 PM

$1.00 OFF ADULT ADMISSION
Web Ticket 



Come out, bring your family.  Enjoy an evening watching our various demonstrations, speaking with guides, learning about the Massachusetts state hatcheries and stocking programs.  Watch and speak with fly tiers as they turn out various patterns used in both fresh and saltwater fishing.  Learn about the Massachusetts Outdoor Exposition, a fantastic event for the entire family.  Learn how rods are constructed, purchase needed supplies from vendors.  Perhaps you will a prize in one of the raffle's.  Talk to other attendees about productive techniques and productive waters.

Contact us at clubcontact@wmflyfishermen.org all correspondence
will be forwarded to the proper club contact.

** Directions to the Elks Club Ludlow **

From Indian Orchard

Go over the Indian Orchard Bridge.

Turn right and stay in right hand lane.

Go thru the next set of lights and curve left onto East Street.

At the top of the hill, go to the set of lights at Chapin Street.

Turn Right.

3-4 miles on the right will be a sign for the Elks Club. It's in a wooded area. Go in the front entrance and turn right.


From The Mass Pike

Take Ludlow exit #7 off of the mass pike and turn right at the ramp end. Turn right at the next set of lights onto Chapin Street

Go straight thru the next 2 sets of lights.

After the second light go approx. 3-4 miles until you see the Elks Club sign.

It's in a wooded area.  Go in the front entrance and turn right.

Any questions   ???

Call Bill Rose

Home            (413) 786-0195

Cell               (413) 262-7754

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