Speaker: Robert Younghanz
Topic: Winter Fly Fishing Tactics
Guest Tier: Tom Riegelman
Robert Younghanz, a.k.a The Bug Guy, has been involved in the Fly Fishing industry for close to 20 years. Having traveled to over 60 countries, he is an accomplished angler, teacher and guide for fresh, salt, tropical and warm water species. His passion and expertise in the field of Aquatic Entomology has enabled him to travel the world collecting Insects, as well as studying, researching, curating and teaching at Colorado State University, and Front Range Community College. In addition, Robert is a published researcher and has described several new species of aquatic insects. Robert has been a guest lecturer across the Western United States on the topic of Aquatic Entomology. As a contributing writer to Field and Stream’s blog, “Fly Talk”, “The Bug Guy” offers helpful advice on entomology and fly selection to fly fishers all over the globe. Robert is a featured presenter at the International Sportsman’s Expo in Denver, CO, a Simms Ambassador Guide and has conducted entomology classes for both Simms and Orvis guides at their national gatherings, as well as for Trout Unlimited and other local organizations in the Rocky Mountain West. Robert teaches monthly lecture and streamside classes at The Angler’s Covey Fly Shop in Colorado Springs. Look for Robert on WFN (The World Fishing Network) and on-line where he discusses insects, and well as fly fishing on Southern Colorado numerous rivers, lakes and reservoirs. Be sure and check out Robert’s newly released 2 set DVD: The Bug Guy: Entomology For The Flyfisher. For more information about Robert check out his websites:
Tom Riegelman will demonstrate tying parachute style flies; technique, not pattern and perhaps quick thread body midges.
Canned Food Drive
Bring a non-perishable food item to our Chapter meeting and get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a fabulous prize. All food items donated will be given to the Arvada food bank. Please be generous.