Captain Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Estero, Florida. Her passion for the outdoors was ignited at a young age due in large part to her experiences fishing on the glacial lakes of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with her grandfather. Read more about February Speaker: Captain Debbie Hanson[…]
SJRVFF below you will find a link for news relating the Pucker Street Dam. Update on Pucker Street Dam Removal
The 2018 April Loop is available under the Newsletter tab. Be sure to check it out and fish on!
When: Thursday Nights from 6:30PM – 8:00PM Where: Kroc Center South Bend This is the intermediate level classes. If you have your own fly tying equipment, please bring your gear to the lessons. Some equipment will be provided but availability is limited.
The SJRVFF Awards have been a long standing tradition in the club. We want to recognize those that make SJRVFF such a special membership. The form below details the nomination requirements. From the esteemed “Joe Mitchell” to the light-hearted “Oakie Drifter” these awards embody what it means to be a fly fisherman. 2017 Nomination Form Read more about SJRVFF AWARD NOMINATIONS[…]
The West Michigan Fly Show will be held January 13th and 14th, 2018 in Grand Rapids Michigan. Hotel and Accomodations: Rooms have been blocked off at the Baymont Inn & Suites, Byron Center. Rooms are $114 plus tax. Call 616-583-9535 with the code name “West Michigan Fly Show”. Reservations must be received by the Baymont Read more about 2018 West Michigan Fly Show[…]
When: October 14th, 2017 Where: Muskegon River (Thornapple Avenue Landing) Description: SJRVFF will be on the Muskegon River October 14th, 2017 for the annual salmon outing. Fighting salmon all morning will raise appetites, but Johnathon Savoy has you covered. Johnathon will be providing chicken and andouille gumbo, cooked in a dark brown roux with bell Read more about SJRVFF Salmon Outing 2017[…]
Hey All, This week we will be fishing on the Dowagiac Creek at Bobbie Labar’s farm. To get to the Labar farm, take either M-60 or M-62 to Cassopolis, MI. Then take Okeefe Rd north out of town to Engle St. (approx. 3.5 miles). Turn left on Engle St. Labar’s farm is about 1/2 mile west of Read more about Wednesday Night Fishing- June 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm[…]
Hey All, This week we will be fishing In Elkhart on Cobus Creek at the Elkhart Conservation Club . We will be meeting in Elkhart, In. at the Elkhart Conservation club (little building) which is located off Britt Ave. The directions are Old Us Hwy 20 (McKinley Ave) about 1/4 mile East of Ash Rd. (County Line Rd) to Sheridan Read more about Wednesday Night Fishing-June 7th @ 6:30 pm[…]
Capt. Pat Ehlers lives in Franklin, WI. Pat opened his fly shop, The Fly Fishers Inc. in 1988. Pat has guided throughout Wisconsin and the Great Lakes as well as in Montana and Alaska. Pat is a licensed United States Coast Guard Captain. He has taught fly-fishing schools, fly-casting and fly tying classes around the Read more about SJRVFF Welcomes Pat Ehlers[…]