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John Loebach

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  1. John Loebach

    Pot Luck Picnic

    I'll bring sweet corn. Fish before anyone?
  2. Weather be damned! Seriously we will be careful but we will get them planted even if we wait out a scattered storm. Thanks for the update Kevin it allows me to let all know it won't be postponed. John
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    Water Willows

    We'll be there again on June 30th pending water levels. I'm glad we aren't planting on the Rock river - it doesn't look like it will be down anytime soon.
  4. Rich - I'll have it staged in the front of my garage - call me when you can stop by. Thanks.
  5. I'll contact Stan - sorry I'm going to miss this.
  6. John Loebach


    I have all of it - who can I hand it off to?
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    I can see the bucket of rods - I'll look tomorrow for the targets & felt fish.
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    I have all of it, rods cones & banner. I will be out of town that weekend but can get it to Bart or whoever wants to handle it. Thanks for the reminder Mike.
  9. John Loebach

    Suggestions for Kayak Research

    or throw it in the back of a pickup with the gate down.
  10. John Loebach

    Cane Cast & Compare 4/29 - 8am to 2pm

    see you there tomorrow!
  11. Jeff Fox is hosting the Illinois Rod Builders annual cast & compare this Sunday 4/29/18 at Glenwood Forest Preserve, Batavia. 8 am to 2pm - I'll be there & will grill for lunch. Come out & cast some bamboo with the builders that made them. John l
  12. John Loebach

    monthly isa tying

    I'll be there, Craig R. too. He will show off his answer to the Ned rig - the Double Wide. If we have time we may tie two patterns.
  13. John Loebach

    Doug Taylor FREE spey lessons

    2018 Free Introduction to Speycasting Clinic. Doug Taylor, Sage Elite Pro Staff and St Joe River licensed guide, will once again be offering this free clinic. It will be held on the 3rd Saturday of the month on the Fox River at Glenwood Park in Batavia. Start time is 09.00 AM. Finish time is when the last person leaves the water. You will need, waders or high waterproof boots, sunglasses and a hat. The clinic will be from April till October. Not including June as I will be away salmon fishing on the Restigouche. Dates, Saturday April 21st, May 19th, June, No class. , July 21st, Aug 18th, Sept 15th and Oct 20th. It will cover basic Speycasting for beginners as well as some of the more advanced techniques . You can bring your own gear or borrow one of my matched outfits. I will have a wide selection of Spey lines on hand, so if you are having a problem matching line to rod, just bring it along and we will get it sorted. Last year was quite fun, and I saw a definite improvement in peoples Speycasting. So if you have interest in learning to Speycast, come and pay us a visit. If you have questions you can contact me on, speybloke@gmail.com Hope to see you on the river.
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    Tying @ DFF with Tom Loo

    Oops! This Thursday 3/22/18 at 6:30pm. Tom's original flies are very effective on the Fox & other local streams. He'll talk about how he fishes them, usually in tandem with another fly. John.
  15. Join us at DuPage Fly Fishing 1512N. Naper Blvd.,Ste. 136, Naperville,60563 Tom will demo one of his go to streamers for river smallmouth. Bring your tools & tye along. 6:30pm start. John L