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October 2016 Member Meeting
Our next Membership Meeting will be held Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at the Bass Water Grill on Rt.8 in Cheshire.

There will be a social hour from 5:30 until 6:30, followed by a short business meeting from 6:30 until 6:45, which will constitute our annual meeting in accordance with the chapter by-laws. The only item on the agenda at this time is election of officers and board members. From 6:45 until 7:30, chapter member Jim Maselli will give a presentation on building a bamboo fly rod. Following Jim’s presentation, at approximately 7:30, everyone is invited to stay for dinner. We will be ordering off the menu to accommodate all personal choices.

For more details and directions to Bass Water Grill click here.

River’s Calendar Project

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At our October 15, 2015 membership meeting, Entomologist, Mike Cole, gave a very informative presentation on the bugs one might encounter while fly fishing the Deerfield River.

This was an abbreviated presentation of the work he did to compile A Field Guide To Common Aquatic Insect Hatches In Massachusetts for TU and the River’s Calendar Project.

You can view/download a .pdf copy of the Rivers Calendar Project Guide written by Mike here – A Field Guide To Common Aquatic Insect Hatches In Massachusetts