‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ Aug 16, 2022

Reminder – ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ will take place tomorrow evening, Tuesday August 16, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm. This is an informal opportunity to learn from more experienced members how to cast and fish with a fly rod but bring whatever fishing outfit you like. Meet in Morningside Park at the usual location (second parking lot from the Morningside traffic signal entrance, right end of the field). Cast safely and bring your bug spray! 

Note that Aug 23 is scheduled to be our final gathering for casting in the park this year. A BBQ for club members is planned for Aug 23 (weather permitting).

As our season is nearly finished we are looking forward to our next membership year starting in Sept/Oct. Membership dues for the 2022-2023 membership year are due now. Anyone wishing to join or renew their SFBCA Club membership should remit $50 by e-transfer to ray.cockburn431@gmail.com. Club members get to participate in group activities like fly tying, bamboo rod building and organized group trips. Membership dues go towards the rental of our indoor meeting space and routine operating costs. This is a great club – keep it going by participating. 

Paul Manuel

cell/text: 416-799-6104

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‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’- Tuesday August 9th

Reminder – ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ is scheduled for tomorrow evening, Tuesday August 9th, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm. 

Bring your favourite rod, reel and line and get your casting arm in shape for the fall fishing season. Meet in Morningside Park at the usual location (second parking lot from the Morningside traffic signal entrance, right end of the field). 

Cast safely and bring your bug spray!
Paul Manuel

416-799-6104

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‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ August 2, 2022

Reminder – ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ will take place tomorrow evening, Tuesday August 2, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm. This is an informal opportunity to learn from more experienced members how to cast and fish with a fly rod. Practice casting with your fly rod, switch rod, two handed spey rod, bait casting outfit, centre pin system, spinning rod or just come to shoot the breeze. Meet in Morningside Park at the usual location (second parking lot from the Morningside traffic signal entrance, right end of the field). Cast safely and bring your bug spray!

Membership dues for the 2022-2023 membership year are due now. Anyone wishing to renew their SFBCA Club membership or re-join the club should remit $50 by e-transfer to ray.cockburn431@gmail.com. Club members get to participate in group activities like fly tying, bamboo rod building and organized group trips. Membership dues go towards our indoor meeting space and routine operating costs. This is a great club; keep it going by participating.

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 ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ will take place this evening, Tuesday July 26, 2022

Reminder – ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ will take place this evening, Tuesday July 26, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm. This is an informal opportunity to learn from more experienced members how to cast and fish with a fly rod. Practice casting with your fly rod, switch rod, two handed spey rod, bait casting outfit, centre pin system, spinning rod or just come to shoot the breeze. 

Cast safely and bring your bug spray!

Regular club membership dues for the 2022-2023 season will become due this weekend on July 31, 2022. Anyone wishing to renew their membership or join the club should remit $50 by e-transfer to ray.cockburn431@gmail.com 

We would like everyone to renew or re-join if you want to participate in club activities like fly tying, bamboo rod building and organized group trips. Membership dues go towards our indoor meeting space and routine operating costs.

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 ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ will take place this evening, Tuesday July 12, 2022

Reminder – ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ will take place this evening, Tuesday July 12, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm. This is an informal opportunity to learn from more experienced members how to cast and fish with a fly rod. Practice casting with your fly rod, switch rod, two handed spey rod, bait casting outfit, centre pin system, spinning rod or whatever you have. 

Cast safely and bring your bug spray!

Regular club membership dues for the 2022-2023 season will become due by July 31, 2022. Anyone wishing to renew their membership or join the club should remit $50 by e-transfer to ray.cockburn431@gmail.com 

We would like everyone to renew or re-join if you want to participate in club activities like fly tying, bamboo rod building and organized group trips. Membership dues go towards our indoor meeting space and routine operating costs.

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SFBCA Casting in the Park- June 28, 2022

Reminder – ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ will take place tomorrow evening, Tuesday June 28, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm in Morningside Park at the usual location (second parking lot from the Morningside traffic signal entrance, right end of the field). 

This is an informal opportunity to learn from more experienced members how to cast and fish with a fly rod. Practice casting with your fly rod, switch rod, two handed spey rod, bait casting outfit, centre pin system, spinning rod or whatever you have.

With practice and guidance from fellow members you will cast better and more accurately. In fact, if you practice enough and get lucky too you might catch a nice Brown like Brian did on Father’s Day!

Cast safely and bring your bug spray! 

Regular club membership dues for the 2022-2023 season will become due by July 31, 2022. Anyone wishing to renew their membership or join the club should remit $50 by e-transfer to 

SFBCA.President@gmail.com. We would like everyone to renew or re-join if you want to participate in club activities like fly tying, bamboo rod building and organized group trips. Membership dues go towards our indoor meeting space and routine operating costs.

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‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ Tues June 21, 2022

Reminder – ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ will take place Tuesday evening June 21, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm in Morningside Park at the usual location (second parking lot from the Morningside traffic signal entrance, right end of the field). 

This is an informal opportunity to learn from more experienced members how to cast and fish with a fly rod. Practice casting with your fly rod, switch rod, two handed spey rod, bait casting outfit, center pin system or whatever you have. With practice and guidance from fellow members you will cast better and more accurately. 

Cast safely and bring your bug spray! 

Regular club membership dues for the 2022-2023 season will become due by July 31, 2022. Anyone wishing to renew their membership or join the club should remit $50 by e-transfer to 

SFBCA.President@gmail.com. We would like everyone to renew or re-join if you want to participate in club activities like fly tying, bamboo rod building and organized group trips. Membership dues go towards our indoor meeting space and routine operating costs. 

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Fly Casting

Weather and circumstances permitting, ‘SFBCA Casting in the Park’ will re-commence Tuesday evening June 14, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm. This activity will then recur every Tuesday evening (weather permitting) through August 23, 2022. Assume sessions end by 8:30 pm or sunset whichever occurs earlier. Contact sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com for club info or meeting location.

This is an informal opportunity to learn from more experienced members how to cast and fish with a fly rod. Practice casting with your fly rod (bamboo, graphite, fibreglass), switch rod, two-handed spey rod, bait casting outfit, centre pin system or whatever you have. With practice and guidance from fellow members you will cast better and more accurately. 

Cast safely and bring your bug spray! 

Regular club membership dues for the 2022-2023 season will become due by July 31, 2022. Anyone wishing to renew their membership or join the club should contact
SFBCA.President@gmail.com. Indoor fly tying and bamboo rod building meetings are expected to re-commence in the fall.

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Next SFBCA Meeting- April 12, 2022, 6:30 pm

SFBCA will hold its next indoor meeting at the Birkdale Community Centre on April 12, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm. 

Jurgen plans to demonstrate how to tie a Booby Fly.

Bamboo rod building continues.

Our group spring fishing trip is just around the corner. Last call for any SFBCA club members interested in joining us.

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Next SFBCA Meeting- March 29, 2022, 6:30 pm

SFBCA will hold its next indoor meeting at the Birkdale Community Centre on March 29, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm.

Jurgen plans to demonstrate how this fly leech pattern can be tied.

Several members have bamboo fly rod projects underway. Cane splitting, node work and straightening are the main tasks leading up to rough planing.

We are still wearing masks so until further notice please continue to bring yours for our indoor meetings.

Our club spring trip is coming up very soon. We still have a few opening to fill so please contact us ASAP if you want to participate. We are looking for volunteer members and any new members that wish to join should contact the club.

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SFBCA Indoor Meeting March 15, 2022

Stonefly with rubber legs by Jurgen Brech

There will be an indoor SFBCA meeting held 6:30 pm March 15, 2022 at the Birkdale Community Centre in Scarborough, Ontario. Jurgen’s fly pattern for the fly tying table will be a Stonefly with bead head and rubber Legs (that looks guaranteed to catch fish). Bring your fly tying vice, tools and thread. Materials and hooks will be supplied for participants. If you need to borrow a vice or tools, just contact us and ask.

Bamboo rod builders that want to start or continue work on their projects during the meeting are welcome. Bamboo splitting, node straightening and rough spline planing are the expected activities for this session. If anyone needs to learn how to use their dial gauge for measuring or how to sharpen a plane blade, help will be available.

The club members spring trip will be coming up in about 7 weeks so if you want to go but have not already joined the club or signed up, please contact the club ASAP.

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Meeting Notice – March 1, 2022

There will be an SFBCA meeting held at the Birkdale Community centre on Tuesday evening March 1, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm.

The fly pattern for this meeting will be the Caddis Dry Fly.

Bamboo culm splitting and node work will continue for folks interested in building their own bamboo fly rod.

There is no greater pleasure in fly fishing than catching a trout on a Caddis dry fly that has been cast by a bamboo fly rod that you built yourself.

If you are not already a member, please let us know your interest and feel free to join up at this meeting.

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SFBCA Indoor Meetings Update

Great news! Regular SFBCA Indoor Meetings will re-commence as of February 15, 2022. Let’s get back to group fly-tying and bamboo rod building! Here is the updated schedule for the remainder of the SFBCA indoor spring session:

As before, we will be meeting at the Birkdale Community Centre and each participant will need to comply with all public health regulations such as wearing a mask at all times when indoors, maintaining 2 meters of physical distancing, passing the COVID screening questions, etc. Stay safe and see you soon!

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Jan 4, 2022 update

With regret we won’t be meeting until circumstances permit but we hope all of our members and friends keep the spirit alive in the meantime. Stay tuned for updates.

Here is a Royal Coachman Streamer by Jurgen that you can try on your own with whatever materials you have on hand. When you make one you like, send pics to sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com

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SFBCA Meeting Nov 30, 2021

With snow on the ground, it is time to tie flies, build bamboo fly rods or make landing nets.

This week’s fly will be the Black Ghost streamer. Project materials and hooks will be provided for club members. Bring your own vice or borrow one from the club.

Bamboo fly rods are fun to fish, challenging to make but worth the effort. Any member interested is welcome to join our ongoing bamboo rod building workshop. Start a new rod project, work at your own pace on an existing project or feel free to watch. If you want to learn more contact: sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com

Participants and observers must be masked, double vaccinated, feeling fine with no symptoms and have not been in contact with anyone with COVID-19.

The Nov 30, 2021 meeting will be held at the Birkdale Community Centre, 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

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Nov 16, 2021 SFBCA Meeting

With the fall group fishing trip behind us, we are looking forward to the SFBCA meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening Nov 16, 2021, 6:30pm-8:30 pm in the Birkdale Community Centre. The fly tying pattern will be this minnow. The bamboo fly rod building workshop will continue. We will work on node preparation, spline straightening and getting ready for rough planing. All are welcome to start a rod of their own or just observe.

Anyone interested in making a custom landing net handle? We have forms and know how. Just ask.

Sorry if you wanted to go on the group trip but were unable to join us. The weather, accommodations and food were great but fish were few and far between. Rumour has it fish were caught but we are still waiting for pictures.

Members and newcomers that feel well, are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and masked are welcome to attend.

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SFBCA Meeting Nov 2, 2021

Tonight, the fly being demonstrated is the Chromonid (sizes #10 – #16 hook).

We also plan to demonstrate how to split a bamboo culm into strips.

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SFBCA meeting Tues Oct 19, 6:30pm

The next indoor SFBCA meeting is scheduled for Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 starting @6:30pm in the Birkdale Community Centre. Learn to tie this very effective Wooly Bugger fly pattern. Hooks and materials will be supplied. Bring your own vice and tying tools. Spare vices are available.

The bamboo rod building workshop will continue, showing the transition between freshly cut strips, straightened rough planed strips, staggered heat tempered strips, more refined splines leading towards final planing.

Start your own rod project now and you could that bamboo fly rod ready for the spring.

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SFBCA Meeting Oct 5, 2021

We are looking forward to holding a regular indoor club meeting on Tuesday evening Oct 5, 2021 starting at 6:30 pm. Once again we will be meeting in the Birkdale Community Centre. Planned activities include fly tying, bamboo rod building and fishing tales!

Participants must wear masks and observe social spacing at all times while inside these meeting facilities operated by the City of Toronto.

Provincial Proof of Vaccination regulations are now in effect. 

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AGM

The SFBCA will hold its Annual General Meeting for club business on Tuesday September 21st starting 6:30 pm at the Birkdale community Centre. All SFBCA members are encouraged to attend. Regular bi-weekly club meetings for fly tying and for rod building will begin on Tuesday October 5. Refer to meeting schedule below. New members welcome. All indoor meetings subject to Ontario/Toronto COVID-19 protocols including mandatory masks, social spacing and proof of vaccination as necessary.

Birkdale Community Centre, 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough, ON M1P 2Y2.

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Casting in the Park CANCELLED Aug 18 DUE TO RAIN FORECAST

Hoping for clear skies next week.

Casting in the park every Wednesday evening @ 6:30 pm. Club members that wish to practice throwing a few casts with their fly, spey, spinning or bait casting outfits please come and join us outdoors in the park Wednesday evenings through the end of Aug 2021, weather permitting. Come and tune up your casting arm! If anyone is interested in joining the SFBCA, or for any questions about casting in the park please e-mail sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com

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Casting in the Park

Casting in the park every Wednesday evening @ 6:30 pm. Club members that wish to practice throwing a few casts with their fly, spey, spinning or bait casting outfits please come and join us outdoors in the park Wednesday evenings through the end of Aug 2021. We only have a few more opportunities this season so come and tune up your casting arm! Same place as last season. If anyone is interested in joining the SFBCA, or for any questions about casting in the park please e-mail sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com

Video clip from last week showing Jurgen B practicing two-handed spey casting under the watchful eye of Brian T.

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Reminder

Casting in the park every Wednesday evening @ 6:30 pm. Club members that wish to practice throwing a few casts with their fly, spey, spinning or bait casting outfits please come and join us outdoors in the park Wednesday evenings through the end of Aug 2021. Same place as last season. If anyone is interested in joining the SFBCA, or for any questions about casting in the park please e-mail sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com

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Had a great evening practicing fly casting in the park. Come and join us next Wednesday evening.

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Reminder: Casting in the Park every Wednesday evening until end of Aug 2021. Morningside Park 6:30pm.

Club members that wish to practice throwing a few casts with their fly, spey, spinning or bait casting outfits please come and join us outdoors in the park Wednesday evenings. Same place as last season. If anyone is interested in joining the SFBCA, or for any questions about casting in the park please e-mail sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com.

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Who’s Got Spring Fever?

Looks like the winter of 2020-21 is just getting into full swing but Spring can’t be that far away, can it? SFBCA members are working on their fishing tackle crafts, getting ready for the time when we can get back onto rivers and streams. Here is a spectacular float rod made recently by club member Kelly C.

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Oh, happy day!

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Old Reels for Collectors and Fishermen

In case you are interested in learning about Old Reels for Collectors and Fishermen please join us tomorrow evening, Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 7:30 pm for an online seminar. Participants should log in around 7:15 pm. 


There will be a Powerpoint presentation followed by a show and tell. We have plenty of antique, vintage and old fishable reels to show. If you have an old reel that you want to know show off or learn more about, please have it handy or send me an e-mail with pictures.

SFBCA members and invited guests have already been sent a link by e-mail. If you didn’t get the link and want to join us, please send a note to sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com 



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Rapala and big fish tales by Roger Cannon

SFBCA Online presentation: Tuesday, November 10, 7:15 – 9:00pm

SFBCA member Roger Cannon will present the story of Rapala and how their world famous fishing lures have been manufactured over decades and how distribution expanded to North America. Roger, (on the right) will also show us some of his great fish pictures. 

The presentation will start at 7:30 pm. The Google Meet video meeting session will be available from 7:15 pm to give people have a chance to set up, get comfortable and say hello to friends.

A link to this virtual meeting has been e-mailed to SFBCA members and invited guests. If you did not get the information or wish to join SFBCA, please send an e-mail to sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com

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SFBCA online seminar

SFBCA online seminar: The Grand River – Overview and Access

Tuesday eve Oct 20, 2020 @7:15pm. A virtual meeting link was sent to current and recent club members.

Those interested in renewing membership or joining our club for the first time should contact sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com

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SFBCA Notice of Annual General Meeting Oct 7, 2020 (online)

All SFBCA members are invited to the next Annual General Meeting of the club. Due to ongoing COVID-19 issues and for everyone’s convenience and general safety, the Board has decided to conduct the AGM this year as a virtual meeting to be held online via internet starting 7:30pm October 7, 2020. Current club members have been sent details and a link by e-mail. Other interested parties should contact sfbca.vice.president@gmail.com for information.

In order to cast a vote at this AGM, you will need to have paid your SFBCA dues for the coming year before the meeting. Refer to the above mentioned e-mail for details.

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Been Fishing Lately?

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Member project updates

Congratulations to SFBCA member Tom H for completing his very first bamboo fly rod.

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Dragonfly Nymph Pattern sent to SFBCA members by e-mail

Jurgen dragonfly pic for FB posts

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SFBCA meetings temporarily on hold

City of Toronto Response to COVID-19

To help slow the rate of COVID-19 infection, the City of Toronto has cancelled programs and temporarily closed a number of facilities including our normal indoor meeting location at Birkdale Community Centre.  The club executive is closely monitoring the situation and will update when we have more information.

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2020 Toronto Sportsman Show Cancelled

Effective immediately, the 2020 Toronto Sportsmen’s Show (March 18-22), which was set to take place at The International Centre in Mississauga, will not be opening.

In the 73-year history of the Toronto Sportsmen’s Show, this is the first time it has had to suspend the event. This action is being taken based on the recommendations made by the provincial Chief Medical Officer of Health and Peel Public Health to help reduce possible risk regarding the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Thank you to all that volunteered to help operate the SFBCA booth that was planned. Hopefully next year we will be back.

 

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SFBCA Meeting March 3, 2020

Agenda for SFBCA Indoor Meeting 

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Birkdale Community Centre (Sunroom B), 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough ON M1P 2Y2

Dear fellow SFBCA club members & friends:

Please join us next Tuesday evening for fly tying, bamboo rod building, net handle crafting, fishing tales and more. 

Fly Tying:  

Jurgen B. plans to demonstrate how to tie a Water Boatman fly . This fly is good for trout in the fall in about 15 feet of water. It can be fished on top but is better fished under the water on the way to the bottom or coming up. Steady slow even pulls. 

Tedy G. plans to demonstrate how to tie an Adams Irresistible.  It works as a mayfly imitation in rivers and lakes and is very effective in fast pocket water. This is a dry fly known for its excellent “float-ability”. Thanks to a body of spun deer hair (that is somewhat hollow), it remains buoyant even after getting very wet. Note to participants: Remember to bring strong thread that is at least 6/0 thick to spin the deer hair without nuisance thread breaks. Materials and hooks provided as usual. 

Bamboo Rod Building:  There will be a special demo for rod builders and other interested members on how to wrap guides onto rod blanks. New member Kelly C. will show our builders how to start, end, and space wraps for snake guides we use on fly rods. He will also demo how his rod wrapping jig works to wrap guides on graphite float rods that he builds for his customers. We expect several folks will subsequently be working on their Ganaraska Special bamboo rod splines or glued up rod blanks at this meeting. If anyone wants to start a new bamboo rod project or revive a bamboo rod project that you would like to finish, contact SFBCA.Vice.President@gmail.com. If any SFBCA club member needs a culm to two of fine Tonkin cane, please contact SFBCA.President@gmail.com. 

Net Handle Building: There are some new net handle projects in the works! Let Paul M know if you want to learn how to build your own custom landing net. 

Thoughts of the of the week: We have at least 16 volunteers to help man our booth the 2020 Toronto Sportsman Show during March. Thanks to all!  Ray Cockburn is finalizing the booth duty schedule and will advise. General show info here:  https://www.torontosportshow.ca

Fishing Tales: Fishing is the common interest of our group. If you have a favourite picture or two to share, please do so. Ben F. recently posted a great ice fishing pic on our Member’s Only Facebook Group. 

Fly Hooks Surplus:  If you want a deal on salmon hooks and larger streamer hooks for bass, musky, pike, etc. look here: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/706-53473-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575378759&campid=5338273189&customid=&icep_item=324086527488&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229529&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg&toolid=11111

Calendar:  Dates for upcoming SFBCA fly tying/Rod Building meetings and other SFBCA events can be found, as usual, on our website and Facebook page:

https://scarboroughflyandbaitcasting.wordpress.com/calendar/

https://www.facebook.com/Scarboroughflyandbaitcastingassociation/

Membership Dues – contact SFBCA.Treasury@gmail.com

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SFBCA Meeting February 18, 2020

Agenda for SFBCA Indoor Meeting 

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Birkdale Community Centre (Sunroom B), 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough ON M1P 2Y2

Dear fellow SFBCA club members:

Please join us next Tuesday evening for fly tying, bamboo rod building, net handle crafting, fishing tales and more. 

Fly Tying:  Jurgen B plans to demonstrate how to tie an (egg sucking) leech. This is a good fly for both trout and bass. It can be fished under a float or straight to your fly line, retrieved slow using either long pulls or short slow ones. Materials and hooks provided as usual. 

Tedy G plans to demonstrate how to tie a deer hair case caddis larva. Learn how to spin deer hair on the hook shank and how to create a relatively realistic larva.  Hooks and materials will be provided as usual BUT for the spun deer hair pattern, participants should bring “strong” tying thread. (Size 6/0 thread will work but size 8/0 thread is too weak and may snap due to the tension needed to spin the deer hair). Black, brown or dark red would be the preferred thread colours but white can also work if you have a marker to add some colour to it. 

Bamboo Rod Building:  We expect several folks will be working on their Ganaraska Special bamboo rod splines at this meeting and perhaps one member will show off 3 new blank sections that were glued just this week. If anyone wants to revive an existing rod project or start a new bamboo rod project contact SFBCA.Vice.President@gmail.com. If any SFBCA club member needs a culm to two of fine Tonkin cane, please contact SFBCA.President@gmail.com. 

Net Handle Building: Let Paul M know if you want to learn how to build your own custom landing net. 

Thoughts of the of the week: Thanks to all those that signed up to help represent our club at the Toronto Sportsman Show! We can still use more hands on certain days/times so contact Ray Cockburn SFBCA.President@gmail.com

if you are still thinking about helping out.  

….And, to all those celebrating Valentine’s day alone this year… GO FISHING instead. Better yet, take a family member on Family Day.

Fishing Tales: Fishing is the common interest of our group. If you have a favourite picture or two to share, please do so. They can’t all be whoppers but they are all a thrill. Who has been ice fishing? Where are your pictures? Actually, who needs ice? Jurgen still manages to catch fish in moving water. These 2 were caught just hours apart. (Can you spot Jurgen’s stonefly pattern?)

Calendar:  Dates for upcoming SFBCA fly tying/Rod Building meetings and other SFBCA events can be found, as usual, on our website and Facebook page:

https://scarboroughflyandbaitcasting.wordpress.com/calendar/

https://www.facebook.com/Scarboroughflyandbaitcastingassociation/

Membership Dues – contact SFBCA.Treasury@gmail.com

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SFBCA Meeting February 4, 2020

Agenda for SFBCA Indoor Meeting
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Birkdale Community Centre, 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough ON M1P 2Y2

Please join us next Tuesday evening for fly tying, bamboo rod building, net handle crafting, fishing tales and more. 

Fly Tying: We plan to have 2 fly tying workshops running simultaneously , giving you the choice of demos for either a damselfly nymph or a Hendrickson dry fly. Read Tedy’s article here: https://scarboroughflyandbaitcasting.wordpress.com/2017/04/01/dry-fly-fishing-mayflies/. 

Bamboo Rod Building:  We expect several folks will be working on their Ganaraska Special bamboo rod splines at this meeting and perhaps one member will be gluing-up some blank sections. We also expect to show a new builder how to split cane.

Net Handle Building: Several net handle projects are underway by members. Feel free to bring in your project to compare notes or to learn how it can be done. 

Fishing Tales: Fishing is the common interest of our group. If you have a favourite picture or two to share, please do so. They can’t all be whoppers but they are all a thrill.

Calendar:  Dates for upcoming SFBCA fly tying/Rod Building meetings and other SFBCA events can be found, as usual, on our website and Facebook page:

https://scarboroughflyandbaitcasting.wordpress.com/calendar/

https://www.facebook.com/Scarboroughflyandbaitcastingassociation/

 

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SFBCA Indoor Meeting  Jan. 7, 2020

Agenda for SFBCA Indoor Meeting 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Birkdale Community Centre (Sunroom B), 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough ON M1P 2Y2

Dear fellow SFBCA club members and friends:
Please join us next Tuesday evening for fly tying, bamboo rod building, net handle building, fishing tales and more.

Calendar:  Dates for upcoming SFBCA fly tying/Rod Building meetings and other SFBCA events can be found, as usual, on our website and Facebook page:

https://scarboroughflyandbaitcasting.wordpress.com/calendar/

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SFBCA Meeting  Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

Agenda for SFBCA Indoor Meeting 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Birkdale Community Centre (Sunroom B), 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough ON M1P 2Y2
Dear fellow SFBCA club members and friends:
Please join us next Tuesday evening for fly tying, bamboo rod building, net handle building, fishing tales and more.
Calendar:  Dates for upcoming SFBCA fly tying/Rod Building meetings and other SFBCA events can be found, as usual, on our website and Facebook page:

https://scarboroughflyandbaitcasting.wordpress.com/calendar/

Follow us on Facebook: 

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SFBCA Annual Holiday/Christmas Party

The 2019 SFBCA Annual holiday/Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday December 10, 2019 at Roger’s Home in North Oshawa, 6:30 pm.
RSVP to SFBCA.President@gmail.com

baked pizza pie on white table

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SFBCA Meeting Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

SFBCA Indoor Meeting Notice
Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Birkdale Community Centre, 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough ON M1P 2Y2
Dear fellow SFBCA club members and friends:
Please join us Tuesday evening Dec. 3, 2019 for fly tying, bamboo rod building, net handle building, fishing tales and more. For additional details, contact: SFBCA.Vice.President@gmail.com
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SFBCA Nov 1 Meeting

The SFBCA will hold its next indoor meeting at the Birkdale Community Centre

Tuesday Nov 1st, 2022, starting 6:30 till 8:30.

Join us for an evening of Fly Tying, Bamboo rod building, Great conversation and a chance to spend time with an awesome group of folks that love ALL things Fishy🐟

Kelly Chow will lead the Fly Tying with the “Mop Fly”…….a fly so good, it was banned from international competition!

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SFBCA Meeting Dates for the 2022 / 2023 season

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1October 4,20226:308:30This will be the AGM  with a meeting format only
2Tuesday, October 18, 226:308:30Start of Fly Tying and Rod building
3Tuesday, November 1, 226:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
4Tuesday, November 15, 226:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
5Tuesday, November 29, 226:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
6Tuesday, December 13, 226:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
7Tuesday, January 3, 236:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
8Tuesday, January 17, 236:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
9Tuesday, January 31, 236:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
10February 14,20236:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
11February 28,20236:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
12Tuesday, March 14, 236:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
13Monday, March 28, 226:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
14Monday, April 11, 226:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
15Monday, April 25, 226:308:30 Fly Tying and Rod building
SFBCA Meeting Dates for the 2022 / 2023 season

Our first meeting for the 2022/23 season will take place on Tuesday October 4th 2022 at Birkdale Community Centre at 6:30 PM. This will be our Annual General Meeting (AGM). Please make every effort to attend so you can come forward with ideas and hopefully be able to help in the running of this great club. New members welcome. Annual membership fees may be paid at the meeting. Caught any decent fish lately?

Jurgen’s Brook Trout 2022

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