Deerfield Spey Day 1 June 2013


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Please include the Deerfield Spey Day 1 June 2013 on your calendars. The details of directions and raffle items are shown on the information below. All proceeds are donated to the charity Reel Recovery.

Doug Anderson

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June 1, 2013 Saturday
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Map & Directions
Zoar Picnic area, Zoar Road
On the Banks of the Deerfield River Lodging, Camping
Dining and more
Last Year's Donors & Demos

Introductory, Basic and Advanced Single Hand & Two Hand Spey Casting, Fishing & Equipment Clinics and Demonstrations

Free Admission
Free Barbeque: Hamburgs, Hot Dogs and Soft Drinks
Demonstrations, Equipment Talk, Using the Right Lines and more
Learn the single spey, double spey, snap t and others that are used to cover rivers found most everywhere in the world.
Adapt spey casting to single hand fly rods to gain distance and eliminate back casting in awkward situations.
Single Hand fly casting demos this year..demos by tba
Try Rods, Lines and Reels on the Water
Fly Tying
Benefiting Reel Recovery

7:30 to 9:00 Set Up
9:00 to 9:30 Spey Casting and Spey Fishing
9:30 to 9:45 Rods, Lines, Reels, Lines,Leaders
9:45 to 10:30 On the Water Demonstrations
10:30 to 11:00 Interaction
11:00 to 11:30 Patrick Garner on Bamboo
11:30 to ??? Fire up the Grills
12:00 to 12:45 and Lunch cook till it's gone
12:45 to 2:30 Auctions and Raffles
2:30 to 3:00 more time available
3:30 to 4:00 Wrap up and Clean Up
Itinerary subject to changes
Rain or Shine
Saturday June 2nd, 2012

Raffle Donors Listed Below follow
Event Changes & Updates go to
Auction Items Page
Malinda's Fly & Spey Shop, Altmar NY 1 Country Haven Lodge: Miramichi Atlantic Salmon Trip
Fly Tying For All 2 Alaska Trophy Adventures:...Fishing Vacation for Two
Airflo & Rayjeff Sports 3 Baker Bamboo FlyRods: 8'6" Custom Bamboo, Hardy Reel, line
Wirtzy Manufacturing 4 Camp Brule ...Gaspe Atlantic Salmon Fishing for two anglers
Jim Teeney Inc. 5
Fish Pond 6 Hardy & Greys:.....
Northampton Rental Center, MA 7Vern-O Custom Flies: Salmon River Spey Flies & wallet
Artist Thomas Kubitz, Germany 8 Malinda's Fly & Spey Shop:
Fishing Solutions, MA 9 Cote's Custom Rod Building...L.L. Bean Quest 9' 8 wt
Leader Distribution Systems, Inc. VT 10 Walt Geryk: 6 hour Spey or Fly Casting Session
Loon Outdoors 11 Walt Geryk :Deer Creek 12'6' Trout Spey Rod 5/6
Rio Products, Idaho 12 Nor-Vise...50% gift certificate for all items
Northampton Rental Center 13 Fly Shack...100 assorted trout flies in aluminum box
14 H30, Inc...Polarized Sun Glasses and lens set
16 TBA
17 Reel Action Fly Fishing..guided fishing trip for 1
18 Malinda's Fly & Spey Shop:
19 C.D Clarke.. artwork
20 Dave & Emily Whitlock.. art work
Items subject to change without notice.
Items subject to change without notice.
Two Hand Spey Demos & Discussion Single Hand Fly Demos & Discussions
Phillip Krista: With a “classic” spey rod designed to perform in the age-old tradition of spey fishing, the art of spey casting is beautiful to watch and intensely satisfying to perform. You reach the very pinnacle of all the angling skills and can enjoy a lifetime of lasting pleasure.
Walt Geryk: The event host will be sharing his knowledge of 2 handed casting and fishing. As an accomplished single and two handed fly and spey caster and fisherman, he also is the lead instructor for Spey Schools in the Northeast Endorsed by Hardy USA.
Crosbie Bean of Hardy & Greys USA will be discussing Nano Technology and how Hardy has taken it to the highest level of performance and durability for use their fishing rods.

John Troiano: Started fly fishing about 10 years ago with a trip to Key Largo......started freshwater fishing the following spring.He has fished in FL, MT, WY, ID, NH, ME, NY, CT and RI. and was selected to be a fly fishing casting and fishing instructor for the Centennial Boy Scouts of America Jamboree in July 2010. There John became a Fly Fishing Merit Badge Counselor as well as an IGFA Certified Angling Instructor.
Patrick Garner: Noted author and bamboo rod expert, will talk briefly about cane rods--their weight, speed, tapers and the incorrect belief that bamboo rods are easily broken. And more...

Fly Tyers Donated Event Essentials
Verno, of Verno Custom Flies, will be attendeing for his 2nd year demonstrating his commercial skills.
Allen Landheer will be attending and showing his fine detailing of of classic atlantic and spey fly patterns, from usable to shadow boxes.
Big Jim Frioro will be entertaing the crowd with his spins around the vice.

Along with sharing their sence of humor and experience, everone is sure to have some laughs while picking up tips and tricks of fly tying and tying equipment.

Thank You

Leader Distribution Systems:soft drinks.

Northampton Rental Center: tent

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2013 Proceeds to Benefit
the non-profit organization that conducts free fly-fishing retreats for men recovering from all forms of cancer.
Saturday June 1, 2013

Reel Recovery
Video 1..............the beginning

Video interview

Video 3...................the retreat
Spey Casting & Spey Fishing
Walt Geryk

Clinics and Schools
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Hey All,

Its this Saturday rain or shine if you are in the neighborhood , or are looking for a great little road trip. Great deals to be had at the auction With everything going to Reel Recovery.This will be my third time helping out and it is a great time for all.

All info and directions can be found here Deerfield River Spey Day 2013: Spey Casting Northeast, NY, MA New England Spey Clave

Dont miss out!!! If Boo is your thing then this is the one to get to. Got a couple of sweet ones this year.