2014 Fly Fishing Jamboree

by Cam on March 3, 2014

Jim McLennanWe are excited to present this year’s edition of the Kilpatrick Flyfishers annual jamboree, featuring renowned fly fishing author, guide, and presenter Jim McLennan. Jim is renowned for his expertise in luring trout out of Alberta’s many streams and rivers, has authored a number of  books on fly fishing across the west, and is also an avid photographer and musician. For more information on Jim, check out his website at www.mclennanflyfishing.com. To secure your spot and enjoy early bird pricing, register online soon.

Features of this year’s jamboree will include:

  • Trout streams of Alberta
  • Seasons of a trout stream
  • Mechanics of the cast
  • Fly Fishing photography
  • Much, much more

Date: Saturday April 26, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Lakeview Church Saskatoon*
Cost: Early Bird (online): $25  Door: $30
Kids 12 and under: Free
Lunch:  Included

 

*Southeast corner of the city by Highway 16 & Boychuk Drive. From Highway 16, turn south onto Range Road 3050 (Boychuk Dr.) and then turn west onto Township Road 362 (Melville St). Church is the third site on the right.

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Spring Fly Fishing Courses

by Cam on February 24, 2014

Introduction to Fly Fishing

Rick Sullivan will be teaching an introductory fly fishing course covering all the basics of the sport. Both sessions will be the same, just pick the most suitable date.

Session 1

Where: U of S,  Williams Bldg.
When: March 3rd & 4th, 7:00 – 9:30PM
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Session 2

Where: U of S,  Williams Bldg.
When: March 31rd & April 1st, 7:00 – 9:30PM
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Beginners Fly Tying Lessons

This course is aimed at those who’ve never tied before, and over the 5 sessions you will tie some of the more commonly used patterns for trout and pike used in the province. Tying equipment can be borrowed from the club, and tying materials can be purchased for a nominal price.

Where: Faith River Church on Preston Avenue
When: March 17th & 24th, April 2nd, 7th & 14th, 7:00-9:00pm
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Beginners Fly Casting Lessons

This course is geared for those that have little to no experience casting a fly rod. For those that do not own a fly rod but would still like to try it out, the club provides loaner rods for use during the lessons (limited supply, first come first serve)

Where: Kinsmen Park for nights 1 & 2,  SWF fish pond for night 3
When: May 5th, 6th, 7th, 6:30-8:30pm
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Annual Banquet – February 8th, 2014

by Cam on January 13, 2014

The Kilpatrick Flyfishers annual banquet is coming soon, so mark the date in your calendars as this an event you don’t want to miss. Please plan to attend and invite a friend or two to join you as we enjoy an evening of food, fun and fish talk. Tickets for the event are $30 per person, $15 for 12 and under, and have to be reserved by Monday February 3rd to allow for meal planning.

This is the club’s only fundraiser and we need your help in providing items for the auctions and raffle draws. Suggestions for donations include:

1) handmade items such as flies, art or crafts
2) items or gift certificates from your place of work or from businesses you support
3) regifted items you received for Christmas or lightly used things you have around the house that you no longer need.

For anyone planning on contributing to the raffle/silent auction, we ask that items be brought ahead of time to Donna Carlson O’Keefe by Wednesday February 5th (contact us for directions). In order to assist in securing donations, please use the provided request letter and receipt letter.

Where: Saskatoon German Cultural Center, Edelweiss Room

When: Saturday February 8th, doors open & cocktails at 6pm, buffet dinner at 6:30pm

How: Reserve Tickets on the site


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Spring Wind-up Steak Night

May 21, 2013

Spring is upon us (finally), which means the Kilpatrick’s 2012/2013 season will be wrapping up on Tuesday June 18th. Come join us in closing out the year with a great meal, tall tales from the Fathers Day fishout, and to make some plans for the summer fishing season. The meals are $12.50 per person, and […]

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