ACTIVITIES

JANUARY 2018

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Hoppers
Date: Wednesday January 17
Time: 7:45 – 9:30pm

2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
IMPORTANT – All CFFA members please attend or send a proxy to vote in your absence.
Please advise Travis Fischer if you would like to nominate for a Committee Role.
Date: Wednesday January 24, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

FEBRUARY 2018

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Hoppers & Crickets
Date: Wednesday February 21, 2018
Time: 7:45 – 9:30pm

FEBRUARY GENERAL MEETING – Dr John Morrongiello
Date: Wednesday Feb 28, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

MARCH 2018

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: BMS
Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018
Time: 7:45 – 9:30pm

SWAMPY PLAINS EXTENDED CLUB TRIP
Date: March 22 – 25, 2018
Location: Khancoban
Please contact Travis or Craig if you wish to attend.

MARCH GENERAL MEETING – MURRAY COD ON THE FLY
Cameron McGregor and Dr. Katie Doyle who are guides at River Escapes (based in NE Vic) will be talking about “All You Have Ever Wanted to Know About Catching Murray Cod on the Fly.”

Please visit River Escapes for more information about Cam and Katie.

Date: Wednesday March 28, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

APRIL 2018

PLEASE NOTE: As the fourth Wednesday in April falls on ANZAC Day, we will move the GM to Wednesday April 18th.

APRIL GENERAL MEETING – SO YOU WANT TO BUILD A FLY ROD
Tony Liparota from Hard Core Elements (HCE) will be discussing custom rod building.

Please visit HCE for more information about Hard Core Element fly rods.

Date: Wednesday April 18, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

MURRAY COD CLUB TRIP

In conjunction with Bendigo Fly Fishing Club.

Date: April 28-29th, 2018
Location: Broken River
Please contact Ben if you wish to attend.

MAY 2018

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Streamers
Date: Wednesday May 16, 2018
Time: 7:45 – 9:30pm

MAY GENERAL MEETING – Movie night
Bring your popcorn!
Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

JUNE 2018

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Craig’s Night Time
Date: Wednesday June 20, 2018
Time: 7:45 – 9:30pm

JUNE GENERAL MEETING – Dobbo from Aussie Angler
For those who know him Rick ‘Dobbo’ Dobson from Aussie Angler in Greensborough is a real character. Always full of helpful advice on the latest products and fishing hot spots.
Date: Wednesday June 27, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

JULY 2018

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Buzzers
Date: Wednesday July 18, 2018
Time: 7:45 – 9:30pm

JULY GENERAL MEETING – Movie Night
We’ll be watching a DVD and chatting about all things fly.
Date: Wednesday July 25th, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

AUGUST 2018

COMMITTEE MEETING
Date: August 8, 2018

LOCAL LAKE CLUB TRIP
Wander around a wind swept lake with a stick and a few mates.
Date: Sat August 11, 2018
Time: 9am
Location: Moorabool Reservoir Carpark
Please contact Simon if you wish to attend.

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Sunset Blob
Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018
Time: 7:45 – 9:30 pm

AUGUST GENERAL MEETING – Charlie May
Our August guest speaker is fishing guide Charley May who’s just finished at the ‘Women in Fishing’ conference on the Gold Coast. Her presentation will focus on women in fishing & increasing participation rates.

For more details please see her website https://www.charleymayflyfishing.com/

Date: Wednesday August 22, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

SEPTEMBER 2018

COMMITTEE MEETING

Date: September 12, 2018

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Parachute Adams

Date: Wednesday September 19, 2018
Time: 7:45 – 9:30pm

SEPTEMBER GENERAL MEETING – LOCAL LAKES
We will be having a general discussion about the local lakes. Where to go, what techniques and flies to use.

Date: Wednesday September 26, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

OCTOBER 2018

STREAMCRAFT SESSION
On-stream tuition for beginners instructed by Ben Le Vagueresse
Date: Saturday October 6, 2018

Time: 10am – 12pm
Location: Coliban Reservoir Outflow – map to be supplied

COMMITTEE MEETING

Date: Wednesday October 10, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Para Adams

Date: Wednesday October 17, 2018
Time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

BFFC WASTELL TROPHY
The Ballarat Fly Fishing Club is holding the annual Wastell Trophy competition, which is now catch and release.
The cost is $30 and includes a dinner on the Saturday night.
Registration is on Friday October 19
Please contact Gary at BFFC on 0418568953 for more information.

Date: Saturday October 20, 2018
Time: Fishing 12 am – 5pm

OCTOBER GM – SCOTT X WILDERNESS
Scott Xanthoulakis local guide from Wilderness Flyfishing will be giving us all the good oil on what the new season will bring and what he’s been up to lately. Highlights include a trip to the USA and Christmas Island to name a few.

Date: Wednesday October 24, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

NOVEMBER 2018

FlY TYING
Date: Wednesday November 7, 2018

Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30pm

COMMITTEE MEETING

Date: Wednesday November 14, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm

CLUB DAY TRIP – NOOJEE
Please contact Simon if you would like to attend.

Date: Saturday November 17, 2018
Time: 10 am
Location: Noojee

FLY TYING
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Johnny’s Stick Caddis

Date: Wednesday November 21, 2018
Time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

NOVEMBER GENERAL MEETING – GUEST AMMO FLIES
Custom salt water and native fly tyer.

Date: Wednesday November 28, 2018
Time: 7:45 pm

DECEMBER 2018

CASTING
Date: Wednesday December 5, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00pm
Location: Gisborne Running Track

COMMITTEE MEETING

Date: Wednesday December 12, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: NO GENERAL MEETING OR FLY TYING IN DECEMBER DUE TO XMAS