Saturday, December 2, 2017

December 11

Here we are at our last meet up of the year.  Come join us over at Galway Bay one more time in 2017.  We'll hang out, have a few drinks, maybe tie a few flies, and generally have a good time with other fly fishers.  Get out before the busyness of holidays takes over.  Everyone is welcome (21+) and we hope to see you there!!

Monday, November 6, 2017

November 13+ the Early Show

Here we go again- time for another night tying flies and drinking beers at the bar! Escape the cold and dark with us on Monday the 13th at Galway Bay. We'll be there from about 6:30- 9:30 having a few drinks and hanging out.  Everyone is welcome (21+) whether you tie or not!  Bring your own materials to tie or just enjoy a beer and hang!
See you there!

And don't forget-
Sunday the 12th is the 2017 ISA Early Show!  This is the only fly fishing specific expo in Chicagoland.  We'll be spending the day with a bunch of our friends tying some flies and talking about our local waters. Don't miss it!

Friday, September 29, 2017

October 9

Fall is finally here!  The temps are cooling and fish are putting on the feed bag getting ready for the coming winter.  It's time to fish!
Come hang out Monday October 9 and grab a beer, maybe tie some flies for the season and enjoy the company of fellow fly fishers.  As always we'll be hanging out at Galway Bay around 6:30 pm or so.  Come when you can and leave when you have to!  See you there!

Friday, September 1, 2017

September 11

Summer is winding down and fall is coming up fast!  Whether your focus is those lake run trout and salmon or big pike and musky, it's time to think about tying.  Come join us at Galway Bay where we'll be knocking down a few beers and getting a few flies tied for the upcoming season.  As always everyone is welcome- from seasoned tyer to rookie.  Or if you just want to hang out with other fly fishers then come on out!
Hope to see you there-

Monday, August 7, 2017

Auguast 14

Here we go- time for another monthly meeting of Chi- Tie!  Hopefully every one has been having a great summer and been getting in plenty of fishing.  We'll be at Galway Bay on the 14th to hang out, have a few drinks, and maybe get a few flies tied!  We always have a good time and everyone is welcome to join us.  We hope we'll see you there!

Monday, July 3, 2017

July 10

It's that time again! Another month of Chi-Tie.  Monday July 10. As always we'll be at Galway Bay around 6:30 to hang out, tie some flies, and have a few beers.  Of course everyone is welcome (21+) expert tyer to never fly fished! Join us for a good time hanging with good fishy people!

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2017 Driftless Area Flyathlon
Oct 13-15
Yellow River State Forest, IA
Run. Fish. Beer.
Spots remain in the 2017 Driftless Flyathlon! We're not full quite yet. Sign up for a weekend in October of running, fishing, craft beer and camping all for a good cause.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

June 12

Summer is finally here! We hope everyone has been getting out and getting in some fishing despite all the rain we've had.  It's about time for another Chi- Tie and a chance to hang out and hear about what everyone has been up to. Let's grab a few drinks, tie and chat about the season so far. 
As always we'll be at Galway Bay from around 6:30pm till whenever- this month on June 12.  Everyone (21+) is of course welcome from experienced tier to the complete newbie whether you want to tie or just hang out with some cool people.  See you there!

Midwest Golden Bones!!
Don't forget!
The tournament is only two months away, we will be closing registration July 5th. There are only a couple dozen slots left.
Please visit and go to the Golden Bones tab for all the information on how to lock in your spot for the biggest carp and smallmouth tournament in the Midwest. Lots of great prizes, bluegrass, food, Iron Fly, Towee Road Show, and SWAG bags!