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Thanksgiving & Fly Tying

As we approach Thanksgiving, I want to thank of all of you for supporting the shop and the blog which is part of our new website. We're still working on a couple of things and I have to apologize for creating some confusion regarding the fly tying schedule. Next Sunday is December 1st and due to a local parking conflict (the Califon Volunteer Firehouse has a monthly egg & pancake breakfast which is pretty darn good) parking is at a premium so we offer Sunday tying on the second, third and fourth Sundays of every month from November through March. Well since November is almost over, it will be December and our next Sunday Fly Tying will be December 8th. I am working on our shop calendar and w

Beginner Fly Tying December 1st.

Just a quick announcement: Due to space concerns in the shop we've decided to postpone Beginner Fly Tying with Len Ruggia to Saturday, December 1st. Tomorrow November 16th we are hosting Tom Gilmour who will be signing his new book, A Fly Fisher's Guide to New Jersey". We just don't have the room to accommodate both the tying class and the book signing from 10 am -1pm. I apologize for any inconvenience.

A November Chill & Fly Tying Kickoff

The weather sure has been active lately, two big storms last week saw river levels on the South Branch rise to just under 1000 cfs twice in a matter of days; the second storm even brought a documented EF1 tornado to Madison, a very rare occurrence in New Jersey. A benefit of the high flows has been to spread the fish out a little. The last couple of days also brought us our first cold air of the season, it was 19 degrees this morning although temperatures are forecast to moderate starting on tomorrow, Sunday just in time for the Giants vs. the Jets playing in the basement bowl. I am proud to say that Michael Peters of the Hacklebarney Chapter of Trout Unlimited won the the trophy in last wee

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