Monthly Archives: April 2023

April 2023 Meeting

Just wanted to reach out and give you the Monthly meeting info again, we will be tying Kelson’s The Bachelor. I chose this fly to allow us enough time to finish a fly in our allotted time. We will meet on Saturday April 15th at the Fall City Firehouse at 9am. Those wanting breakfast will meet at the Raging River cafe at 8am. 
I also wanted to thank all those who attended the Albany Expo, we had a really good showing for our little guild! The dinner at Todd’s was a huge success as our resident chef Steve Morton cooked up a beautiful Paella, it was delicious! We decided to take up a donation for Steve and our group alone raised $550.00 plus some awesome Steelhead flies for him. Thank you all, we had 22 members attend! Such a good showing!
This meeting I would like to extend our meetings so those who travel will get the full benefit of our meeting. With that being said, we will be taking a lunch break with the guild picking up pizza for the group. I will bring a cooler with beverages for us. I think leaving the firehouse at noon is cutting us short on allowing time for help, discussions and completing a fly, or at least getting close to completing one. Let’s see how we do this month and decide if it works or not. I will be available to help anyone requiring a little assistance, or help with the fly.
I stopped by the Embroider today and the shirts are in, the artwork selected, along with proper spelling of names, sizes and color of shirt. I don’t know if they will be done by Saturday or not…we’ll see. But, the ball is rolling at last!  
Finally, the infamous “Guild” Hat has been found, and brought to Todd’s house for its newest member to be announced. We proudly presented the Feathered Fedora, beautifully adorned with plumes, beaks and other plumage to one of our old members Hunter Bachand! This man deserves the bounty of the Bird, he constantly teaches new members, keeps beautiful notes and shares those things  with anyone who needs them. Congratulations Hunter, we’re proud of you!
That should do it for now. See you all the 15th!


Albany 2023 Expo Photos

Here are some photos from the 2023  Albany Expo: