John and Jo host the internationally acclaimed programs “Casting for Recovery” in Victoria and “Reel Recovery” across Australia, as well as the “Casting for Kids” days now being planned.
Andrew is guest speaker at our October meeting, and has chosen to speak on the topic: “Why putting a pause on exotic overseas fly fishing travel isn’t the end of the world”. This will again be a Zoom meeting on Thursday, October 15, at 8:00 pm. So you’ll be able to settle back at home with a mug of coffee close at hand and enjoy a top presentation by a highly experienced fly fisher and tackle expert. Visit our website to find out more.
With his tenth book ‘Flyfishing Western Victoria’ just released, Philip will discuss how to get the best from the western Victoria lakes, with Mark offering some ideas as well. Mark will talk about trips to Patagonia and Argentina. We suggest Members link in well before 8pm as this event is proving popular & the limit is 100.
Karen competes regularly in state and national competitions and is our Australian Ladies Fly Fishing Champion for 2019/2020. She represented Australia in the World Masters Fly Fishing Championships in South Africa in 2019 and was a member of the Australian ladies’ team which represented Australia at the Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships in New Zealand in March earlier this year. She has also been chosen as a member of the Australian ladies’ team which will compete in the inaugural Ladies World Fly FishingChampionships in Norway next year.
Cameron will be our guest speaker for the May meeting. He is Senior Fisheries Manager Inland for the NSW Fisheries and will be keen to tell us how the New South Wales trout fishery is travelling these days, including the measures the NSW fishery managers are taking to preserve and improve the trout fishing there, particularly at this time when the coronavirus has affected so much of our lives.
James is the Travel Director of Fly Odyssey Australia and Vice-President of the Ballarat Fly Fishers Club.
Fly Odyssey Australia, which commenced in 2015, is a full-service Travel Agency specialising in sending clients around the world.
Based in Ballarat, James has been flyfishing all through Australia and in many places around the world since he first picked up a fly rod and learned to cast in Scotland more than 25 years ago. His love of the marine environment led him to complete an Honours Degree in Aquatic Science.
Anthony is a Senior Projects Officer with the Victorian Fisheries Authority. He has worked for the VFA for three years delivering access and infrastructure project all over Victoria with many for three years delivering access and infrastructure project all over Victoria with many successes.