April 2014 Meeting
Thursday April 10, 7 p.m. at Pringle Community Center, 606 Church St. SE, Salem
John Bartlett: Carp on the Fly
One of the more remarkable developments in flyfishing in recent years has been the exploding popularity of flyfishing for carp. As a species, carp are surprisingly difficult to hook and even harder to land.The unique challenges they present to a flyrodder have turned carp into the fastest growing segment of the flyfishing industry.
Santiam Flycasters is pleased to welcome noted carp on the fly expert John "Montana" Bartlett. John is one of the country's leading authorities on how to catch big carp on a fly. He is a current Pro Staffer at Carppro.net, presents at fly clubs and shops throughout Oregon and Washington and his blog Carp on the Fly is one of the most popular carp hangouts on the web.
Come join us and learn more about these plentiful, challenging, and very large fish!
John Rodriguez will discuss the bugs that are currently hatching and the flies to imitate them.
Join us before the meeting at 6:15 on the Pringle lawn for casting instruction. Bring your rod and practice the quick cast with FFF certified casters.