The President's Line...
June, that magical month that we all wait for. Schools of Stripers and Shad are ascending our inland rivers, on their spawning runs. Major hatches of PMD mayflies, Salmon flies, stoneflies, caddis flies and the much anticipated Hexagenia Mayflies are beginning on our lakes and rivers. Bass are in the shallows eagerly looking for top water bugs.
Although the water conditions aren't the best, many locations that are spring fed will be prime. Now is the time to clean fly lines, change leaders from last season and get our gear ready for a fantastic year on the water.
On June 10, we begin the summer with our annual June meeting Bar-B-Que which will be held at Caldwell Park in Redding. Details can be found on the Meeting page.
As we move into the second half of our club year, we will continue to present the best programs we can get. Our Board of Directors will be working on inner club activities and the our Committees will be organizing upcoming events, including our Annual Banquet, Christmas dinner meeting, fly casting classes, fly tying classes and outings.
On Wed. June 17 at 6PM members of the STFF Casting Forum will again be on the lawn at the Turtle Bay complex to help any STFF members with their casting. See details on the Casting page.
Yes, a fantastic time of the year. We are right on time with the clubhouse building schedule and as we move toward our goal, we thank all our volunteers for their help and hard work. See you June 13th at our BarBQue meeting.
Phil Ryan, President