Norm’s Flyfishing Skiff will be auctioned off at December’s meeting.
Tuesday, December 4th
Norm gifted his boat to the club prior to his passing with instruction that the club make decision on it’s future. Hopefully you’ve had time to view the boat in action with Norm at the oars during one of the past several year’s outings. If not check out the pictures in your email of last week.
This is a beautiful lightweight wooden boat and oars designed and hand-crafted at his Kelso shop. Fair disclosure is Norm did have a seam leak on this boat after several years of use, however he rebuilt and
reinforced the seams shortly before his illness became debilitating. His second boat, built prior to repair of this one, remains with his family. The boat does not come with a trailer or accessories other than oars.
Minimum bid was set by your LCFF board at $750 and has been met. You can submit your bid by email to any or all of the board members or in writing at the December meeting.
The winning bidder can make arrangements with Jeff Sowders to pick up the boat. It is light enough to be loaded in a pick-up bed by hand.
Whether you are a novice or an advanced fly fisher, we welcome you to explore our site. If you are interested in becoming a member or need more information, feel free to attend one of our monthly meetings or complete the enclosed form by pressing the Membership link listed above.
If your goal is to learn more about fly fishing or advance your skills or just be around other anglers having great conversation and fun, come join the Lower Columbia FlyFishers.
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NOTE CHANGE IN MEETING LOCATION - Longview Country Club
LCFF Board voted to hold meetings at Longview Country Club’s Card Room.
Please feel free to “come as you are” as the Country Club has relaxed its dress code to welcome jeans and casual attire. About the only dress standard the Club requests is a collared shirt. Food and beverage will be from the menu and one can expect somewhat higher cost than the Carriage, though there are many options that are reasonably priced.
Address for Longview Country Club is a short road just off Pacific Way at 41 Country Club Drive. If you haven’t been there before, the entrance is first right after you cross 30th avenue interchange when coming from downtown or Kelso on Pacific Way. Keep going up to the end of the short drive (there are a couple houses on either side as you approach the Country Club). A large parking lot has both upper and lower levels - swing through the upper level and you will see the entry to clubhouse on your left, a set of large wooden double-entry doors.. Once inside the main door, turn and keep to the left. You’ll wind past the restrooms until you see the bar. Turn hard left as you get to the bar and the Card Room is down a very short entry ahead.
Hope to see you there, it really is a nice venue.
Retch, Retch, Wretched Gift Exchange
Wet Fly 6:00 pm
Longview Country Club
41 Country Club Dr
Next Board Meeting -
Tuesday, December 18th
Longview Country Club
Reminder to bring a single fly of your choice to the meeting for the raffle. Bonus to those who also bring a story behind their offering, perhaps one of a recent outing?