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President’s Beat

Messages from the President of Rocky Mountain Flycasters.

January 5, 2011

Lee Evans

Wow! 2011 already! I hope you’re beginning to plan your fishing trips before the calendar gets too full. Floating the Gunnison Gorge is on my bucket list, and it looks like it’s going to happen on my birthday in June. But there is much to do before then.

January’s meeting looks to be a good one with Joel King talking about Delaney Buttes Lakes and the rivers around them. Some of our members have huge success on Delaney, and I’d like to join those ranks. I expect we’ll all leave the meeting with some new ideas for a trip soon after ice out.

Our Annual Fly Tying Expo in February is shaping up to be better than ever. We’ve got commitments from many well know local tiers who are willing to share their expertise with us. New this year will be a beginner’s area for those of us who have never tied and perhaps would like to start. We hope to have every beginner tie a fly and learn the basics regarding equipment needed. We also will have two former Youth Camp participants demonstrating their skills.

Also new this year is a silent auction for some really quality items that have been donated to our chapter from local shops and members. The Expo is our only major money making activity, and we hope you all will bring your checkbook and bid on some of the items. Hopefully you’ll go home with some nice merchandise, and our chapter will get some needed operational funds.

We’ve reserved all the rooms at the Senior Center, and are planning a really big turnout. As always, we will raffle a rod and all the flies our tiers are willing to donate. Your $20 entrance fee will get you food from Texas Roadhouse, 5 raffle tickets, and many ideas about tying flies. Of course, we will gladly sell you more raffle tickets.

Fish on, Lee Evans

Looking down the road, I am aware of the elections in May. I am term limited, so encourage all of you to consider donating some time to the board. It’s not a heavy load and we really need the help. Contact me to attend board meetings between now and then to observe the business of our chapter. Your knowledge and input is needed and appreciated.

I promise there will always be time to plan and carry out your fishing trips.

Sincerely,
Lee Evans

"Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics, that it can never be fully learnt." ~by Izaak Walton, 1653~

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)

Last updated on 22 May, 2015