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Event details Add Tag Share Set Reminder Follow0 Cast & Compare 2021 Saturday 9/11/21 - 8:00am to 12 pm 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! This fall we have: Doug Taylor Sage elite pro staff. Doug has Rio line kits to help fit your 2 handed switch & spey rods. Doug is an accomplished 2 hand caster & will also offer casting tips. Jeremy from Dupage Fly Fishing is bringing rods from GLoomis, Sage & Scott. Ike from Orvis Yorktown is bringing some new Orvis rods. John Loebach, ISA - I'll bring an Echo Bad Ass Glass 8wt., Orvis Superfine glass 5,6, & 8wt. plus some vintage 70,s Phillipson & Fisher rods. We’ll also have a raffle of donated gear during lunch to cover expenses. Masks & social distancing requested. All outside event - hope to see you there.
To those of you who came to the September cast and compare on the fox river at Glenwood Park know what a success it was. So I decided to try the cane rod makers outing on Saturday morning October 17 - 8:00am until noon. That is Glenwood Park mile and a half south of the town of Batavia on route 25. Masks, gloves, and any other safety attire you would like as welcome.
untilCane Cast & Compare 10/17/2020 8am – noon Glenwood Forest preserve 1644 S. River St. Batavia, Il. 60510 Come join us at Glenwood Forest Preserve on Sunday 4/28 as Jeff Fox , Illinois Bamboo Rod Builders 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. This is a make up of the missed May 2020 event. Masks & social distancing requested. All outside event - hope to see you there. John L