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John Loebach

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  1. Where are the Asian carp leaping into the boat?
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    Holiday tying

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    Registrants 285 posts Gender:Male Location:Chicago, IL Report post Posted 13 hours ago Hello fellow Bassbuggers! Saturday, December 14, 10am til 1pm, I invite any who would like to sit a spell, have a coffee or something while we comizerate around our vices. Tie what you like. Bring a material to share. Coffee, tea, soft drinks and water are on the house. Please bring a little something for snacking. PM me for directions. I live on the North side of Chicago, Cheers Jim Wright
  3. Thanks, Jim! Since Cory moved to Indiana its good you are willing to pick up this holiday season get together. I'll be there & will bring some treats. John
  4. Not this time. The hall is filled up all we need is a lot of folks to come & enjoy.
  5. Drift has openings for a tie along with Pat Ehlers (the fly fishers shop in Milwaukee). It will be at Orvis Yorktown from 1pm to 4:30pm on Tuesday 11/12/19. Then he will talk at Drift meeting at COD at 7pm. Contact Mark Agresta by email mark.agresta@sbcglobal.net to reserve a spot, only 10 available. Cost $35.00 Pat is a guide for salwater, bass & musky. John L
  6. Vendors list: Early Show 19 vendors Mike Moline – Streamside Furled Leaders Rich McElligott – Fies By Rich Dan Basore – Historical Fishing Displays Mike Jacobs – Hawkeye Fly Tyer Bob Long Jr. - Tenkara instruction Eric Heckman – Coren’s Rod & Reel Jeff Fox – Bamboo rod builders Jeremy – Dupage Fly Fishing Inc. Norm Hartmann – Maxon Outfitters Glen Martenson - Orvis Robert Thompson - Filmaker Stan Zarnawecki - OBTU sale   Guides: Dan Boggs - Flying Musky Guide Co. Abe Downs - Great Northern Fly Fishing Craig Riendeau - Off The Deep Edge P J Smith - PJ's Guide Service Kyle Zempel - Black Earth Angling Mike Allen .& Kurt Nelson - Midwest Waters Angling Co.   Clubs: Dave Kuntzelman – Chi Tie Jim Schmeidescamp –OBTU Ed Miller – Nifty Drift - Lanning Hochhauser ISA - Bart Durham   Doug Taylor, Sage Pro Staff Spey Casting Instruction   Featured Tyer: Dennis Potter - Riverhouse Fly Co.
  7. Bob will be at the Early show & give a lively presentation on his passion for Tenkara smallmouth fishing. Early Show is on 11/10/19, Sunday, from 10am to 5pm. at Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oakbrook, Il. Don't miss it. John
  8. Event details Add Tag Loading... Cast & Compare 2019 Saturday 9/14/19 - 8:00am to 12 noon Glenwood Forest Preserve 1644 S. River St., Batavia, IL. 60510 Bring one or more of your new or favorite rods to compare to others. This is a great chance to try other rods on the water to see what you like. If you are new to fly fishing come out & learn! Test new gear from Orvis Yorktown, plus Doug Taylor - Sage Pro Staff & spey instructor are coming. We’ll also have a raffle of donated gear during lunch to cover expenses. Come join us for this free event – stick around & we’ll grill & then go fish!
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    Cast & Compare

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    Cast & Compare 2019 Saturday 9/14/19 - 8:00am to 12 noon Glenwood Forest Preserve 1644 S. River St., Batavia, IL. 60510 Bring one or more of your new or favorite rods to compare to others. This is a great chance to try other rods on the water to see what you like. If you are new to fly fishing come out & learn! Test new gear from Orvis Yorktown, plus Doug Taylor - Sage Pro Staff & spey instructor are coming. We’ll also have a raffle of donated gear during lunch to cover expenses. Come join us for this free event – stick around & we’ll grill & then go fish!
  10. River is coming down - I'll be there early to wade & fish.
  11. We will plant water willow this Sunday on the Fox. Meet at 8 am at Lippold Park Rte. 25 south of Glenwood FP or north of Rte. 56. Bring waders & gloves, temperatures should be moderate. With the usual turnout we will finish by 11am. Please let me know if you are coming as the trail to where we will plant in not obvious. I'll have signs or flags to help you find us or call me if you are late. John L
  12. I'll be there & I'll have charcoal, tools & pans to serve on.
  13. Late notice but the river is coming down & no rain (maybe a little) forecast. We will meet at 8AM at Cerny park in Warrenville should be done early enough to get lunch afterwards. Bring your waders & gloves if you have them. Post or pm me so I know who's coming. John L
  14. I'll be there. at least it won't be to hot. Do they have bait donated for the kids?
  15. Decent turnout maybe because of the bad weather, sold some books. Thanks to all who stopped by. John
  16. Please note; start time is 10am on Sunday. My mistake.
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    Cane Cast & Compare 4/28/19 8am – 2pm Glenwood Forest preserve 1644 S. River St. Batavia, Il. 60510 Come join us at Glenwood Forest Preserve on Sunday 4/28 as Jeff Fox hosts area bamboo builders & collectors for a day of testing, comparing & learning about bamboo fly rods. Come out & bring your bamboo to share. Other rods OK, I always have a couple glass rods to compare. We'll grill some dogs for lunch. No worry about high water as there is ample room to cast on the grass.
  18. Cane Cast & Compare 4/28/19 10am – 2pm Glenwood Forest preserve 1644 S. River St. Batavia, Il. 60510 Come join us at Glenwood Forest Preserve on Sunday 4/28 as Jeff Fox hosts area bamboo builders & collectors for a day of testing, comparing & learning about bamboo fly rods. Come out & bring your bamboo to share. Other rods OK, I always have a couple glass rods to compare. We'll grill some dogs for lunch. No worry about high water as there is ample room to cast on the grass.
  19. Illinois Bamboo Rod Makers Outing If you love bamboo fly Rod's like I do. You will want to join us at Glenwood Park on the Fox River in Batavia. Date: April 28 2019- Time: 10 AM until 2 PM. You don't have to build them to love casting them. So grab some of your favorites and meet us on April 28th.. Whether you fish with bamboo or not or would just like to know more about it. The outing is free please come and join us. Any questions please contact Jeff Fox Cell: 1-630-506-3281 Email: jefffox2245@gmail.com Thank you - Jeff
  20. This Saturday I will open the garage doors to help Drift move some of the excess books donated the last few years. All fishing, mostly fly, in addition I will have some of my stuff out for sale. Stop by to visit as at noon I'll fire up the grill. I know the fishing is good now but I hope to see a few of you. John's address 348 West Windsor Ave. Lombard, Il. 60148 BTW the wildflowers in my backyard are really starting to bloom..
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