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February 18th, 2013

2013 Angler’s Club of New York Dinner to Honor Lefty Kreh


On Wednesday, March 6, 2013 the American Museum of Fly Fishing is hosting a benefit dinner at the Anglers’ Club of New York in appreciation of Lefty Kreh for his iconic and innovative contributions to the world of saltwater fly fishing and the angling industry as a whole. Lefty is a recognized fixture in both the Freshwater and Saltwater communities and is the originator of the popular Deceiver fly pattern.  For more information, visit the AMFF web page.

February 18th, 2013

Juliana’s Anglers Bowling Night – February 27th

Ladies Night


The women of Juliana’s Anglers return to Frames NYC on Wednesday, February 27th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  The club will sponsor lane and shoe rental.  Participants buy their own refreshments.  For more information, visit the JA website.

February 16th, 2013

Fly Fishing for Arapaima in Guyana

Does this look awesome or what?  I wonder if there are alligators or piranhas in that water ….. if the fish jumps in the canoe you’re sunk.  Little wonder the email this photo was attached to read:

Impulsive and adventurous?

Here is an opportunity for you.

This trip is scheduled for early March.
This is very short notice, but an incredibly unique destination.
Interested? Click the image for further details.


Thanks, Urban Angler.  If y’all make it back alive, I might take you up on that next year.

February 12th, 2013

“Flyfishing the Yucatán Peninsula” with Award-Winning Author Phil Shook

TGF Luncheon, 12:00 pm, Wednesday February 13th at City Crab

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula – from Campeche on the Gulf to Punta Allen and Xcalak on the Caribbean – is home to prolific numbers of juvenile tarpon waiting to take a well placed streamer fly.

Nationally known angling writer Phil Shook, who has just released his latest guidebook Fly Fisher’s Guide to Mexico, will talk to us about the tarpon action on the big bays, national parks and jungle lagoons, while sampling some Yucatecan cuisine and visiting some Mayan settlements along the way.

For more information about the luncheon, visit the Theodore Gordon Flyfishers website.


January 27th, 2013

NYC Trout Unlimited Chapter Meeting, February 11th

TU NYC will meet on Monday evening, February 11th, at 7 pm at the Orvis Manhattan store at 522 5th Avenue (enter through the service door on 44th Street).  There will be two speakers — Jeff Yates to talk about Connecticut fishing and Brent Taylor to talk about the Delaware.

Jeff recently gave a terrific presentation for Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, both informative and entertaining.  I highly recommend, particularly if you fish Southern Connecticut streams.  I haven’t met Brent Taylor, but I’m looking forward to seeing his film collaboration with Monty Milburn, about fishing and life on the Upper Delaware.  ”Reel” will be part of the 2013 Drake Fly Fishing Film Tour:


January 12th, 2013

Somerset Fly Fishing Show : January 25th – 27th






Break out your wallets — it’s that time of year again.

January 8th, 2013

International Fly Fishing Film Festival snubs NYC in 2013?



Looks like you’ll have to get your fix of fish porn teasers and product promotions while you’re schmoozing at The Fly Fishing Show this year.  The festival has a whole new look, a new logo, and maybe new management.  And Manhattan, you are OFF the list.

Friday, January 25th, 6:30 pm at the Doubletree Hotel in Somerset, NJ.

January 6th, 2013

Cutting Edge Meets Tradition at TGF …and you should be there.

TGF Founders Fund Society Award Ceremony and Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, January 23 at 6:30 pm
Union League Club, New York City

Join Theodore Gordon Flyfishers at the crossroads of past and future as they honor founding member Stanley Bryer with the 2012 Founders Fund Society Leadership Award and introduce the newest Founders Fund Scholar, Elizabeth Murphy in the first event of the TGF 50th Anniversary Year. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the TGF website.

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers

Guests of honor:

Stanley Bryer, whose pioneering efforts in conservation litigation made him a hero to conservation lawyers. His groundbreaking work on behalf of Theodore Gordon Flyfishers and others is a superlative model for upcoming leaders in the field.

Elizabeth Murphy, selected as the 2012 Founders Fund Scholar, has already earned national recognition as a winner of the prestigious Compton Mentor Fellowship and local praise for her work as a member of the Town of New Paltz’s Environmental Conservation Board.

The Founders Fund Society Reception benefits the TGF Founders Fund Scholarship endowment.

November 14th, 2012

TGF Luncheon – November 14th

Speaker: Gary Edwards, Vacations on the Fly

Topic: “Salmon River Success”

C U Gary releasing winter steelhead

TGF’s November Luncheon speaker is Gary Edwards, acclaimed outdoor writer and television producer. Gary will talk about the excellent salmon and steelhead fishing on northern New York’s Salmon River and a few other Lake Ontario tributaries.  For many years this area had a bad reputation in the fly fishing world.  However, since NY outlawed snagging state wide 15 years ago and set up several “Fly Fishing Only” areas it has taken on a whole new life.

For more information, visit the Theodore Gordon Flyfishers website.

October 22nd, 2012

Fly in My Drink Fundraiser

Hosted by: Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing NYC Program

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: Stone Creek, 140 E 27th St, New York NY 10016

Come out to celebrate and support the great work of the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing NYC Program (PHWFF NYC). Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing serves military personnel who have been wounded, injured, or disabled to aid their emotional and physical recovery by teaching the skills of fly fishing and fly tying.

Admission to the event will be $15.00 at the door although additional donations are welcome. All proceeds will benefit the rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and veterans through fly fishing and fly tying education and outings.