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Posted in General on March 20, 2023 by flyfishersofidaho

Hello, special thanks to Ken Held for his riverside entomology class, very informative with an interactive collection of bugs gathered on the river. We learned from the samples that the skwala hatch is coming. Ken had a great display and samples of different stages of bugs, we look forward to a future presentation from Ken. Fishing was a bit slow but we all picked up a few fish ,weather was excellent water flows were around 20. Remember the FFI meeting is this Wednesday the 22 with Chris Gerono as our guest speaker presentation is on Streamer fishing don’t miss this one. D.S.

Fishout March 18

Posted in General on March 9, 2023 by flyfishersofidaho

Shout out to all members, our fish out this month will be on the Owyhee River Saturday the 18.We will be meeting at the Garage diner 228 Elgin St Notus for breakfast at 9:00 am and then on to the river. We have a special guest Ken Held giving a river entomology class with fishing to follow, we need a head count to make it worth his while. Contact Randy Rook to confirm (208)-371-3958,don’t forget your Oregon License. Update if you don’t plan on breakfast meet at the damn at 11:30.

See you There D.S

FFI Meeting Wed March 22,2023 7:00pm Boise Fish and Game 600 S Walnut St

Posted in General on March 1, 2023 by flyfishersofidaho

Hello this months meeting date has been changed to Wed March 22 due to scheduling conflicts, our guest speaker is Chris Gerono from Boise River Guides. The program will be on streamer fishing with discussion on water ,flies and technic. Chris is an awesome guide with many years on the water with a plethora of info, so come on out for a great evening. This month has several events on March 13 at 7:00 pm The fly fishing film tour will be rolling into town at the Egyptian theater, discount tickets are available at the Idaho Angler. Online are around $ 25.00 and change. The fishout this month subject to weather is on Sat the 18th at the Owyhee river, we will meet for breakfast at The Garage 228 Elgin St Notus Id 83656 at 9:00 am, more info closer to this date. The Sportsman Show starts March 2-5 unfortunately FFI will not have our booth this year, look foward to 2024.We are collecting dues for 2023 at this time, if you can’t make the meetings please send them in the mail to Fly Fishers Of Idaho Incorporated PO Box 8661 Boise ID 83707-2661 $ 20:00 for seniors 62 and older, Senior Family $ 25.00, Reg $ 30.00, Family $ 35.00. Any questions drop me a line at D. Sherron

FFI Meeting Jan,19 Thursday 7:00 pm Fish And Game 600 Walnut St Boise.

Posted in General on January 5, 2023 by flyfishersofidaho

Hello all, I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays with family and friends and stayed healthy. We at FFI are looking forward to a new year with fishing and adventures on our minds. The Christmas party was a hoot always a great way to end the year, sorry for those who couldn’t make it. Our meeting this month will ease into the new year with a brief presentation from Keith Murphy President of Idaho 2 fly laying out their mission statement .We at FFI are supporters of this great organization and look forward to giving assistance to future endeavors. Also on the bill is a movie ( Bugs of the underworld). Quick reminder we will be collecting annual dues this month please try to attend. Look forward to seeing you. D.S.

FFI Christmas Party

Posted in General on November 29, 2022 by flyfishersofidaho

Hello all, this is the last announcement to the party this year. I need a yes or no to establish the member count if your coming ASAP. We will be meeting at Casa Mexico restaurant next to Harbor Freight 10332 Fairview Ave Id 83704. Dinner cost is $25 per person try to bring exact change, drinks are not included. We will be having a white elephant gift exchange for entertainment. Text me at 208-577-0543 or email to confirm. Look forward to seeing you Don Sherron

FFI Meeting Thursday November 17 6:30 Fish and game Boise 600 Walnut St.

Posted in General on November 9, 2022 by flyfishersofidaho

Hello all this month’s program will be presented by Tom Governale. Tom is a guide and casting instructor for Idaho Angler. He has a prepared program on fly fishing still water. Come on out for a great program. This month we will be going over nominations for the coming year on new board members and ideas for the upcoming sportsman show. We will also be having a fish out in town on the Boise river on Saturday the 19 at 10 am. We will be meeting at the fish and game building parking lot 600 Walnut street and branching out from there. The flies to bring would be nymph’s dry’s midges and streamers. This years Christmas party will be held at Casa Mexico 10332 Fairview Ave Boise Id 83704 on Friday Dec 9 next to Harbor Freight at 6 pm. Pricing per person is around $ 21 depending on what menu we decide at the Nov meeting also the White Elephant gift exchange will be part of the festivities. Any Questions give me a call Don 208-577-0543

I will need a head count if you plan on coming ASAP. Email me

FFI meeting Oct 20 Thursday 7:00 pm Fish and game office 600 S Walnut St Boise.

Posted in General on September 26, 2022 by flyfishersofidaho

Hello members and guests Oct’s meeting will discuss chironomid fishing how to rig and tie some patterns along with technics and line selection. This presentation will be given by Nick, Joe and Wayne with comments and questions from members. Special thanks to ADA County Paramedics for our September hands on demonstration( Stop the bleed) very informative and educational, this information my save a life. We finally drew the Gene Eberhardt Rod and reel raffle fund raiser package with the winner drawn by Keith Murphy. Thank you for your support and to Gene for this generous FFI donation. Hope to see you at the meeting D.S.

Keith Murphy (Gene Eberhardt fund raiser raffle)

FFI meeting 08/18/2022 Mike Sandifer guest speaker from Northwest School Of Fly Fishing

Posted in General on August 1, 2022 by flyfishersofidaho

Hello all, the August meeting will be at the new Idaho Fish & Game facility at 15950 N Gate Blvd. Nampa, Idaho 83687 located between the new Amazon building and the Walmart store off of Garrity Blvd. Mike Sandifer from Northwest School of Fly fishing will be our guest speaker with discussions on fishing Hagerman Wildlife Management Area and analyzing the Caddis hatch. Mike packs in a crowd so get there early at 6:30 PM as the program starts at 7:00 PM. We will also be selling raffle tickets for the Gene Eberhardt fund raiser an 11’1 Fenwick Switch Rod and a Lamson Liquid reel setup geared for Pyramid Lake fishing. $10.00 per ticket, which will be drawn at the Sept. 15th meeting downtown Boise Fish & Game Building. Come on out for an enjoyable and educational evening with Mike Sandifer and the Fly Fishers Of Idaho.

Any Questions please give me a call.

Don Sherron 208-577-0543

FFI picnic July 8

Posted in General on July 1, 2022 by flyfishersofidaho

Hello FFI members last call on the upcoming picnic if you have not signed up give me a call ASAP if you plan on coming.

Don 208-577-0543

FFI Picnic July 8,Friday 6:30 Winsted Park 6150 W Northview St Boise

Posted in General on June 16, 2022 by flyfishersofidaho

Hello members, FFI will be having our annual picnic with the club supplying burgers, hotdogs, chips, and drinks. All members are asked to bring either a desserts or a side dish. We have an alcohol permit so BYOB. We will have a sign-up list for the picnic at tonight’s meeting or RSVP asap to my email for a head count. We will be continuing our Gene Eberharte fund raising raffle in addition to our meeting this evening. $10.00 a ticket towards a Fenwick Aetos 4pc. 11.1 7/8 switch rod and a Waterworks Lamson Liquid large arbor reel with line and extra spools and tippet. This is ideal for Pyramid Lake fishing.

Thank you and hope to see you at AND THE PICNIC!

Don Sherron 208-577-0543