The March 2018 chapter meeting will be held at the
Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5710 12th St NW, in
Canton, OH. The meeting will begin at 12 noon and carry over
to 3 p.m. The meeting is held in conjunction with one of John
Rochus? Fly-tying Get-togethers.
The noontime speakers are guides for Mad River Outfitters,
Patrick Kelly and Josh McQueen. Their topic will be fly-fishing
in Ohio for steelhead, small mouth bass, northern pike and
muskies. Both speakers are from Ohio and began fly-fishing at
a young age. By their mid-twenties they were guiding others.
Both men guide walk-in and drift boat trips as well as jet
boat trips. Pat?s specialty and ?claim to fame? are his Musky
trips to Southern Ohio. Josh?s claim is that he is the first ?Pike
on the fly? guide in Ohio.
Following these presentations, door prizes will be passed
out and the raffle winner for a steelhead fly rod will be selected.
For the last part of the Get-Together, expert fly tiers will
demonstrate how to tie their favorite flies. Bring along your
tying vise and tying tools. Materials for tying flies will be
Plenty of snack foods and drinks will be available for