Thursday, November 3, 2016

2016 Early Show

The 2016 Early Show is just around the corner!  While we won't have a booth this year we highly encourage you to go see our friends who will.  It's always a good time and we're bummed to be missing out on it this year.  Check out the details below:

The Early Show Sunday 11/13/16 10am – 5pm

Presented by the Illinois Smallmouth Alliance & Dupage Rivers Fly Tyers

Come to the 6th Early Show, Chicago’s only all fly fishing & tying show!

Sit with the area’s best fly tyers as they demonstrate a wide variety of fly patterns.

Kids will enjoy 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.

   Guest speaker presentations all day long.

   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, 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.

Spey casting presentation by Doug Taylor, Sage pro staff at 11:30 am & 2 :30 pm

Drift FFF certified casting instruction 10:30 to 12:30, 1:30 to 3:30pm

Mark Your Calendar Now For The First Fly Show Of The Fall Season!

Show Location:  Mayslake Peabody Estate
Show Date:
Sunday November 13, 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.


November 14

It's about time for another Chi- Tie meet up!  November is here and we'll be getting together Monday the 14th to hang out, tie flies, and have a couple drinks.  Come on out and see us.  Whether you're tying for another fall trip, already thinking about next year, or just want to hang and talk fishing,  join us for a good time at Galway.