Monday, October 26, 2015

2015 ISA Early Show

One of the coolest events in town!  This is the only show devoted entirely to fly fishing.  We'll be with a booth hanging out talking about fishing and tying!  Come on out for a great time.

The Early Show Sunday 11/8/15 10am – 5pm
Presented by the Illinois Smallmouth Alliance & Dupage Rivers Fly Tyers
Come to the 5th Early Show, Chicago’s only all fly fishing & tying show!
Sit with the area’s best fly tyers as they demonstrate their talents on a wide variety of fly patterns. Kids will enjoy the free fly tying & entomology programs.

Show Features:

25+ Regional fly tyers sit and watch them create a fly for the waters they fish.
Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructors provide free casting lessons.
Spey casting demonstrations & help matching the line to rod.
Regional fishing guides on hand to share tips & book trips.
        Speaker presentations through the day
        Rod builders & cane rod building demo booth.
Vendors include area shops, reps, pro tyers & guides all with great deals.
Club booths ready to answer questions about their activities.
Dupage Forest Preserve District booth to promote outdoor & youth programs.
Raffle of donated flies & gear drawn at end of the show.
Free Youth Fly Tying with all the materials and tools provided.

At the Dupage F.P.  Mayslake Peabody Estate, it was constructed by Francis Stuyvesant Peabody during the American Gilded Age. Experience the splendor of its grounds and learn about fly fishing & tying inside the mansion at The Early Show.

Mark Your Calendar Now For The First Fly Show Of The Fall Season!
Show Location:  Mayslake Peabody Estate
Show Date:
Sunday November 8, 2015
1717 West 31st Street
Show Time:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Admission is $10.00 for adults - kids 12 and under are FREE.

Monday, October 19, 2015

October Wrap Up

Beer, flies and Cubs win! 
We had a great time hanging out this month over at Galway! 
Our next meet up will be Nov 9!  Hope to see you there and in the mean time- Get out and fish!

Thursday, October 1, 2015

October 12

It's fall! And we're all set for our next meet up.
Come join us to tie some flies, have a few drinks, and talk some fishing.  As always everyone is welcome. We hope to see you there!