Club & Member Activities

1. Danie Erasmus – Aquatic entomology book and Courses:

  1. New Book - Danie just released his new book, Hatches of British Columbia Trout Streams .  It can be purchased directly from Danie for $35.  Connect with Danie at   princegeorgeflyfisher@gmail.com      or visit his web site   http://princegeorgeflyfisher.com/cabin_fever_studies/hatches_of_british_columbia_trout_streams.html   to get your copy. 
  2. Fly Fishing Courses - Danie teaches a number of fly-fishing courses at UNBC:
    - Introduction to fly-fishing,
              - Matching the Hatch: Aquatic Entomology for Anglers.  

Please visit   http://princegeorgeflyfisher.com/ff_courses/index.html   to get more details and to learn how to register for courses.

2. Brian Smith - Flytying Books and Flytying Supplies:

  1. Fly Tying Supplies - Wholesale Fly Fishing Supplies.  Contact Brian at   flyfishingnut47@gmail.com   to get a link to the Hook & Hackle cataloque, his ordering conditions, and discounts.    
  2. Fly Tying Books - Brian's third fly fishing book was published in 2019.  His first two books are also available. To purchase signed copies of these books, contact Brian at his E-mail address  flyfishingnut47@gmail.com :
  • Smith, Brian. (2019).  "Essential Fly Patterns for Lakes and Streams".  Caitlin Press: Halfmoon Bay, BC. $24.95 + GST     Book Review >     https://ormsbyreview.com/2019/12/13/690-armstead-brian-smith-fly-tying  
  • Smith, Brian. (2013).  "Seasons of a Fly Fisher".   Caitlin Press: Halfmoon Bay, BC. $25.95 + GST
  • Smith, Brian. (2009). "Fly Fishing BC’s Interior".  Caitlin Press: Halfmoon Bay, BC. $29.95 + GST

3. Erich Franz -  erfranz@shaw.ca  

  1. Art Work - Erich having experienced the meditative act of fly fishing and fly tying, has sought to honour his hobby with a series of drawings modeled after mandalas.  Erich’s artwork is available to the public and can be reviewed and purchased at his website   www.erichfranzart.com .   
  2. Fly Tying Course -   erfranz@shaw.ca   
    Erich teaches fly tying courses yearly.  Please e-mail Erich to book your spot in his novice, beginners, or advanced course.

4. Zoom Flytying Meetings

  • Jeff organized monthly Zoom flytying meetings for members in 2020-21.  In 2022 this continues to be well attended.  It is the 4th Thursday of the winter months (Oct - April).  Zoom login instructions are sent out via e-mail to current members.

5. IFFF Movies

  • Our Club continues to sponsor the popular IFFF movies.  We first sponsored the movies in 2015.  Due to Covid19, this was not possible for February 2021, and with the new variants is not scheduled for the 2022 season. 
  • Please go to   https://www.flyfilmfest.com to view this year’s films.  When we sponsor the IFFF films, the place and time is available at the IFFF site. Tickets will be available at the door.