Flycasters June meeting is on Wednesday evening, June 14th. Our program speaker for the meeting is Dan Blanton. Doors open at 6:30pm at the Moreland Apts meeting room – the northeast corner of Payne and Saratoga Ave. The meeting will begin at 7:15
Dan's program will focus on fly fishing the Delta - Improving your score with the popular four
Dan Blanton, from San Jose, California, now living in Morgan Hill, California is a well-known and respected fly fishing and casting instructor, lecturer, fly fishing author and outdoor photographer. He is acknowledged to be one of the pioneers in the development of Pacific coast and Central American saltwater fly fishing.
An acclaimed fly tier, Dan originated the Whistler Series, Punch Series, Sar-Mul-Mac Series, Sea Arrow Squid, Bay-Delta Eelet and many other world renowned saltwater fly patterns. His patterns, originated in the late 1960s and early 70s, remain popular and productive world-wide.
Dan is currently an Editor-at-Large for Fly Fishing Salt Waters magazine, Fly Fisherman magazine, and the California Fly Fisher.
Dan’s Fly Fishing website and bulletin board/forum are extremely popular, world-wide with a large International community. Dan Blanton's Bulletin Board Community founded Striperfest, the largest fund-raiser dedicated to the preservation of the California Delta and its striped bass. This extremely important event is going on its 12th year, with its 2011 event the largest ever. Visit www.danblanton.com/bulletin.php