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President’s Beat

Messages from the President of Rocky Mountain Flycasters.

November 20, 2009

Lee Evans

President‘s Beat

Hello Flycasters,

At our annual meeting on Nov. 18, you elected me to be president of our chapter. Also elected were Paul Fromme, secretary, Greg Evans, treasurer, Guy Turenne, at large, and Phil Wright, at large. We also changed our bylaws to have elections in May instead of November, so another election will be held in May of 2010. As you may note, we have no one in the vice president slot and, following the bylaws, appointing a person will be one of our first actions. If you would be willing to help out, we promise to make it as painless as possible. Please contact me.

I would like to express our thanks to our former president, Ken Eis, vice president Jim Lilly, and treasurer Dave Coulson. All have been instrumental in keeping our chapter functioning for the last two years and have contributed much to RMF. I also want to thank Paul Fromme and Greg Evans for coming back to leadership positions. Volunteers such as these are necessary to keep everything going, and all of us need to recognize their contributions.

I will use this method to keep you aware of our activities. During our December Board meeting, I hope we can put together a budget to present to you at our February meeting. I think you all should be aware of where our money comes from and where it goes. We ask for your support often, and I hope to be able to justify your donations.

As you know, Dennis Cook is taking a lead role in increasing our youth outreach. I’m excited about that and hope you all are too. I hope you’re so excited, that you will volunteer some time to help as our plans come together.

They told me in CTU’s leadership training that raising money and raising involvement of members are the hardest part of having a fully functioning chapter. We have a large volunteer base, but not large enough. I hope you’ll find time to help out in the future. Also, I value your input and suggestions and would love to get e-mails from you regarding how to make our chapter better.

That’s enough at this time. I will talk more about specific activities and issues at a later post. In the meantime, I’m off to Steamboat for Thanksgiving and some time on the Yampa with my boys. I hope your Thanksgiving is also good.

Fishing is always good. Here’s hoping the catching is too,

Lee Evans

Previous Messages

May 21, 2014 - State of the Chapter - Dick Jefferies, President
So far Rocky Mountain Flycasters has been a journey, and story, of success that spans three decades.…(read more)

January 7, 2014 - Dick Jefferies, President
Ice off! It’s the call of the fly fisher….(read more)

May 15, 2013 - State of the Chapter - Dick Jefferies
When you leave here tonight do so knowing this chapter is in good shape….(read more)

January 11, 2013 - Dick Jefferies
It is most definitely that time of year!! It’s that time when…(read more)

November 12, 2012 - Dick Jefferies
Even though Mother Nature is reminding us what is just around the corner…(read more)

June 27, 2012 - Dick Jefferies
…conversations centered around the High Park fire…(read more)

November 17, 2011 - Lee Evans
I need to tell you we had a great meeting last night.…(read more)

September 14, 2011 - Lee Evans
Greeley’s Milton Seaman Reservoir Gates…(read more)

May 18, 2011 - State of the Chapter - Lee Evans
We had nearly 60 people at our meeting Wednesday to hear Steve Schweitzer…(read more)

Mar. 27, 2011 - Lee Evans
Are you looking for more fun…(read more)

Jan. 31, 2011 - Lee Evans
The new expanded Fly Tying Expo is happening February 16 and I believe it is the best ever.…(read more)

Jan. 5, 2011 - Lee Evans
Wow! 2011 already! I hope you’re beginning to plan your fishing trips before the calendar gets too full.…(read more)

Nov. 10, 2010 - Lee Evans
After having what I consider to be a very successful year,…(read more)

Oct. 22, 2010 - Lee Evans
Apples and knees! These have been occupying a lot of my time recently, and have kept me from fishing as much as I would have liked.…(read more)

Aug. 25, 2010 - Lee Evans
I know the summer is ending, the kids are back in school, and the best fishing of the year is beginning.…(read more)

Mar. 25, 2010 - Lee Evans
These words are coming to you from a very excited president.…(read more)

January 21, 2010 - Lee Evans
We had our annual Fly Tying Expo last night and it was a great success.…(read more)

November 20, 2009 - Lee Evans
At our annual meeting on Nov. 18, you elected me…(read more)

Mar. 23, 2009 - Ken Eis
Well, the Poudre and Big T are fishing well. Clear low water is already stimulating dry fly action…(read more)

Nov. 28, 2007 - Ken Eis
We had an election at the November meeting…(read more)

Oct. 4, 2007 - Greg Evans
Happy! Wait a minute! What happened to September? Oh yea… Alaska, the brew fest… Well Happy October.…(read more)

Aug. 19, 2007 - Greg Evans
Annual Rocky Mountain Flycasters Report…(read more)

Jul. 19, 2007 - Greg Evans
Hey Summer Anglers! Wish I had a great fish story to report for the Summer.…(read more)

Mar. 07, 2007 - Greg Evans
Hey there Weary Winter Warriors! Spring is in the air…(read more)

Jan. 18, 2007 - Greg Evans
BRRR! This weather and snow is killing everyone who loves to fish! …all joking aside, the year started off great…(read more)

Dec. 10, 2006 - Greg Evans
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all! We just had our annual Christmas Party at the Sports Station…(read more)

Nov. 8, 2006 - Greg Evans
Thanks to all to attended the General Meeting tonight, November 8th. The meeting had a different flavor with a presentation by member John Fraser on Didymosphenia Geminata aka Rock Snot…(read more)

Oct. 17, 2006 - Greg Evans
October arrived out of nowhere for me, but I did manage a little fishing while romancing my wife…(read more)

Sep. 12, 2006 - Greg Evans
With a great lineup of speakers for the year, ongoing conservation projects, and an enthusiastic board of directors I couldn't be more excited for the year…(read more)

Dec. 12, 2005 - Greg Evans
With our annual Christmas Party at the Depot in Loveland this past Saturday, I am feeling very festive.…(read more)

Sep. 12, 2005 - Greg Evans
Paul Fromme has been our president for the last two years.…(read more)

Jul. 21, 2005 - Paul Fromme
We have all heard the news that Larimer County is preparing to sell off the properties…(read more)

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