The Bronzback Blowout. Saturday, March 2, 2019. At the American Legion, 310 W Butterfield Rd, Elmhurst, IL. 3-9 pm. Dinner catered by Firewater BBQ
Featured speakers, Andrew Ragas of Northwoods Bass and Mike Allen of Midwest Waters Angling. Conservation speaker, Jessie DeMartini from the DuPage County Forest Preserve District.
Silent auctions, and raffle prizes
Tickets $35. See main web forums page to purchase tickets
Central Illinois Fly Tying Gathering will be held on March 3rd, Sunday, and run from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM. ( Please note the 30 minute later start than previously) The location of the event will be in Bloomington, IL at the firehouse on 1911 Hamilton Rd. 61704. Afterwards, the group will likely adjourn to a nearby watering hole for a little food and beverage. All are welcome, both ISA and Non ISA members alike, as well as both the beginner and the more seasoned fly tyer. There is no cost to attend this event.
For more information contact Rob G here at the forums.
RICH will run a fly and jig tying session using eyelash yarn and and satin material, this will be Saturday, March 9th from 12 - 3 ? at Run a ways restaurant rt 56 just East of rt 25 in N. Aurora. They have a back room that could hold about 20. Anglers can tie along or watch.
At Runaways Family Grill
120 Butterfield Rd.
North Aurora, Il.
Come join us to tye jigs ( or flies) using Rich,s proven cheneille patterns. Materials provided, bring your tools . We will have extra if you are new to tying - its easy!
At Orvis Yorktown
306 Yorktown Center
Tom will discuss his original streamer patterns designed for smallmouth fishing on the Fox. He fishes the Foxy Craw & Craft Hair Minnow often in tandem with great success. We'll join him to tie one of his latest flies. Bring your vise & thread, we'll provide materials. Lunch nearby if you have time.