2018 Outings



January: Lower Kings “BBQ”
Jim Clark, Dennis McCullough and Scott West will dawn their BBQ garb and cook a variety of sausages and dogs for members. We meet behind Avocado Lake. We will monitor weather river flows and the opening of the park.
Date: Jan 20
Cost: Bring a side dish or desert!

February: Pismo Beach “Surf Fly Fishing”
Guy Jeans will host a Clinic for a minimum of 6 members. See attached link to WEB
https://www.kernriverflyfishing.com/instructional-classes-1.html
Date: Feb 10 Must make reservations (pay $75.00) by January 4th club meeting
Cost: $ 75.00 includes gear, instructions and set-up.

March: Pyramid Lake “Bring your Ladder”
We are staying at Crosby Lodge Trailers 8&9 - Trailers Sleeps 6 and 7
Date: March 16 &17 Must make reservations (pay $70.00) by February 1st club meeting
Cost: $70.00 for 2 nights

April: Eastman Lake “Bassing”
Neal Pultz will lead this outing. Neal is a well known Bass expert. He ties incredible poppers and assorted bass flies.
Date: April 28
Cost: Free

May: Hume Lake “Float Tubing”
This is a favorite of many club members; usually, lots of fish for everyone who participates. Float tubes, kayaks or canoes are a must to get to the fish. All you have to do is find the right fly!
Date: May 19
Cost: $0 Bring a lunch!

June: San Joaquin “Shad Fishing”
Bob Papazian will lead the group to a special outing for Shad on the San Joaquin river. Bob will also grill Sausages and Hot Dogs!
Date: June 16
Cost: Bring a side dish or desert!

June: Lake Almanor “Hex Hatch”
Lance Gray will guide us on the infamous Lake Almanor Hex-Hatch. There is a minimum of 6 people. http://www.lancegrayandcompany.com/fly_fishing_tours/hex_hatch_tour_at_lake_almanor
Date: June 29 (Friday) Must reserve (pay $100) your spot by April 1st.
Cost: $100.00 includes tri-tip dinner, salad, pasta and more.

July: Wilderness Hike.
This will probably be an overnighter and include steak dinner on Saturday evening. Last year we went to Lake George and stayed at Sample Meadows.
Date: Open
Cost: Bring a side dish or desert!

August: Edison Lake "Camping in the high Sierras"
We get the opportunity to fish streams, lakes and even little creeks. We will rent several campsites for both Friday and Saturday nights. Saturday Dinner at Vermillion resort; time for story-telling and setting plans for the next day.
Date: August 24 – 25
Cost: Bring a good fish story to share around the campfire!


September: Crowley "East Side Trip"
Leo Labbe will be hosting this outing. The group stays at Tom’s Place with old time rustic cabins, bar and restaurant. Saturday Prime Rib dinner special is available for about $15.00. Fishing is “A La Carte”; you can choose Hot Creek, Owens River, Convict, Silver, Mammoth Crowley Lakes or take several different hikes to high altitude lakes. This is just a few of the available options. We have reserved 2 cabins on a first come basis as follows:
Cabins 25 & 26 both have 6 beds. It is set up dorm style and can accommodate 6 friendly people.
Date: September 14 - 15 Must reserve (pay $50) your spot by July 1st.
Cost: $50.00 per person for 2 nights.


October: San Luis Forebay “Stripers & Burgers”
This is traditionally a good time for Stripers. And it is always a good time to BBQ burgers.
Getting back to fishing; have you ever caught a double digit fish? This is a good opportunity as
10+ pounders are common; heck, even a small fish of 2 pounds puts up a good fight!

Date: October 20
Cost: Bring a side dish or desert!

November: Upper kings "Wild Trout"
Another great day on the river; most folks start at Garnet Dyke; from there you can hike up river and fish along the way or pick a spot along the road. It’s up to you to select the area to fish.
Date: November 10
Cost: Free