Unless otherwise noted, monthly chapter meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 621 College Ave., Wooster, OH 44691.First Presbyterian Church

Watch this space for announcements for future meetings and events.





Event: April Chapter Meeting

Where:  First Presbyterian Church, Wooster

When: Monday, April 15, 7:15-9:00 p.m.

Speaker & Subject: Mark Sommers will talk about his fly fishing adventures  in Cuba the last two years.

Por qúe Cuba?

Cuba is an interesting destination for fly fishermen seeking a new adventure. This presentation will focus on what to expect when traveling to Cuba and the fishing opportunities available once you arrive. Gear, flies, guides, lodging and other relevant items will also be discussed.

Mark has been fly fishing for about twenty years. This was his second trip to Cuba. Mark organizes the “Fly Tying Get-Togethers” held at Sippo Lake begun by John Rochus many years ago.

Mark Sommers

Event: May Chapter Meeting

Where: First Presbyterian Church, Wooster

When: Monday, May 13, 7:15-9:00 p.m.

Speaker & Subject:  Randy Rowe, “Oregon Spring- from the high desert to the Sea.”

“Randy and his wife Sandra spent a month travelling Oregon last spring, checking out the birds and wildflowers, and a day fishing for spring chinook salmon on the famous McKenzie River. He will show us highlights of the highly varied scenery of this state, from sage desert, to mountains, to the Pacific coast, along with some discussion of the current status of the salmon and steelhead fishery in the Pacific Northwest.”

Randy Rowe with Oregon spring run Chinook.

October Chapter meeting.

Where: Presbyterian Church, Wooster 

When:October 14, 2024

 Randy Rowe, CFRTU, “Ten Steps to Successful Steelheading in Ohio”. This will be aimed at those with limited experience in steelheading who want to get into the sport. I gave this presentation 6-7 years ago and it will be updated. Lots of beautiful photos. 

Randy Rowe with 10 pound Grand River hen.