ACTIVITIES

JANUARY 2017

SWAMPY PLAINS CLUB TRIP
Dates: JANUARY 13 – 16 January 2017

Please contact Travis if you are interested in attending.

2017 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: Wed January 25
Time: 7:45 pm

FEBRUARY 2017

FEBRUARY GENERAL MEETING
Stephan Toman will discuss saltwater basics and our club trip to Geelong. This will be followed by the screening of Episode 1 of Pure Fly NZ and then a general getting to know each other chat.
Date: Wednesday Feb 22
Time: 7:45 pm

MARCH 2017

MARCH GENERAL MEETING – FLY FINZ
Jim from tackle retailer FLY FINZ will be setting up a pop-up fly shop at out GM!
Come along and get yourself some great gear or fly tying supplies on the night.
Date: Wednesday March 22
Time: 7:45 pm

SALTWATER CLUB TRIP – GEELONG
Date: Sunday March 26
Time: 10am – 3pm
Location: Geelong
Please contact Stephan Toman or Travis Fischer for details

APRIL 2017

CLUB TRIP – MURRAY COD
Date: Sunday April 9
Time: Daybreak until 1:30pm
Location: Broken River
Please contact Ben Le Vagueresse for more details.

APRIL GENERAL MEETING – EUCUMBEME
Club members Travis, Simon, Mark and Dusan will be discussing the upcoming trip to the Snowy Mountains.
What to expect, what to bring, techniques and tackle.
Date: Wednesday April 26
Time: 7:45 pm

MAY 2017

FLY TYING Session 1
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Brown nymph & Woolly buggers
Date: Wednesday May 10
Time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

MAY GENERAL MEETING – MOVIE NIGHT
We will be screening a DVD and having a chat about the local fishing.
Date: Wednesday May 24
Time: 7:45 pm

JUNE 2017

FLY TYING Session 2
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Fiery Brown Beetle & Klinkhammer
Date: Wednesday June 14
Time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

JUNE GENERAL MEETING – JOSH HUTCHINS
The most awesome Joshua Hutchins is coming back to present at the Calder Fly Fishing Association General Meeting.
Josh will be showing us some amazing pics from his latest adventures – travelling and guiding across the globe. One GM not to be missed!
For those who haven’t had the pleasure, check him out on Instagram @aussieflyfisher
Date: Wednesday June 28
Time: 7:45pm

JULY 2017

FLY TYING Session 3
Flies: Tom Jones & Red Tag
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Date: Wednesday July 19
Time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

JULY GENERAL MEETING – KNOT PULL COMPETITION
Come and tie your strongest fishing knot and pit it against other members.
Last fly fisher standing wins a prize!
Date: Wednesday July 26
Time: 7:45 pm

AUGUST 2017

FLY TYING Session 4
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Stick Caddis & Possum Emerger
Date: Wednesday August 16
Time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

BUNNINGS SAUSAGE SIZZLE
Fundraiser for CFFA
Date: Friday 18th August
Location: Sunbury Bunnings
Time: 9am – 4pm

AUGUST GENERAL MEETING – FLY FISHING PHOTOGRAPHY
David Anderson, a recently retired rock & roll and celebrity photographer, (regularly published in FlyLife Magazine) will be showing us his fantastic work, give us insights into how to make our fish photos better and will probably bag some hipsters along the way. Should be a great night!
Check out his stuff at www.twigwater.com
Date: Wednesday August 23
Time: 7:45 pm

TULLAROOP CLUB TRIP
Lake fishing day.
Date: Saturday 26th August, 2017
Location: Tullaroop (main wall car park)
Time: 8 am

FLY CASTING FOR BEGINNERS
Run by Ben Le Vagueresse. Please email Ben if you are planning to attend.
Date: Sunday August 27, 2017
Time: 9 – 10 am
Location: Walter J Smith Reserve, Riddells Creek

SEPTEMBER 2017

FLY CASTING
Run by Ben Le Vagueresse and Ted Whittam.
Please email Ben if you are planning to attend.
Date: Sunday September 10, 2017
Time: 9 – 11 am
Location: Walter J Smith Reserve, Riddells Creek

FLY TYING Session 5
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Flies: Foam hopper & Elk Hair Caddis
Date: Wednesday September 20, 2017
Time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

FLY CASTING
Date: Sunday September 24, 2017
Time: 9 – 11 am
Location: Walter J Smith Reserve, Riddells Creek

SEPTEMBER GENERAL MEETING
This month we will be tying wooly buggers to be used at the Kids & Family Day.
Please bring your vices and tying gear.
Hooks are kindly donated by The Fly Fisher Online.
Date: Wednesday September 27
Time: 7:45 pm

OCTOBER 2017

KIDS AND FAMILY FLY FISHING DAY
A come and try day for kids and teenagers to learn about fly fishing, casting and fly tying.
There will be a free sausage sizzle and a raffle. Sponsored by Telstra with the support of Victorian Fisheries Authority.
NOTE: Children will need to be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

Date: Sunday October 8, 2017
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Walter J Smith Reserve, Riddells Creek

FLY TYING MAYFLIES
Bruce Smith will be tying the 3 stages of the mayfly.
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Date: Wednesday October 18
Time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

BUNNINGS SAUSAGE SIZZLE
Fundraiser for CFFA
Date: Sunday 15th October, 2017
Location: Sunbury Bunnings
Time: 9am – 4pm

OCTOBER GENERAL MEETING – FISHING THE HATCH
Scott from Wilderness Fly Fishing will be coming to talk to us about how to fish mayfly hatches.
Date: Wednesday October 25, 2017
Time: 7:45 pm

CLUB TRIP – Newlyns & Hepburn
Date: October 28th, 2017
Time: 9am
Location: Newlyns/Hepburn (Meet at Newlyns wall car park)

NOVEMBER 2017

FLY TYING Session 7
Cost: $10 per night per family or individual to cover materials & room hire.
$5 per night for Health Care Card holders.
Date: Wednesday November 15, 2017
Time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

CLUB TRIP – GOULBURN TRIBS RIVERS
Date: 25th & 26th November, 2017
Time: 10 am
Location: Thornton

DECEMBER 2017