The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) of Skidaway will present an introduction to Fly Fishing in the Savannah/Skidaway Island area at the February meeting and seminar to be held on Monday, February 17, at St. Peter’s Church beginning at 7:00 pm. The featured speakers will be Chad DuBose of Rivers & Glen Trading Company, the Orvis Authorized Dealer in Savannah, and Capt. John Parrish US Navy (retired) of the CCA, an avid Landings fly fisherman. Chad and John will give attendees the benefit of their local knowledge, including: -The most common species of fish caught on a Fly in the Savannah/Skidaway Island area; -The season fluctuations for the different species of fish; -The most productive places to fish with a Fly; -The most productive Fly’s used with the various fish species; -The equipment needed to fish in the Savannah area; and -Some recommended guides that specialize in Fly Fishing. They will also take questions from the audience. Chad DuBose grew up in Savannah and has since travelled the world chasing fish. From guiding in Montana and Patagonia for freshwater trout species to chasing bonefish and tarpon in the Keys and Bahamas. Chad calls Savannah home and spends his time running Rivers and Glen and guiding redfish here in our coastal waters. A native of Los Angeles, John Parrish retired from the US Navy as a Captain in 1993 after 30 years of service. An avid fly fisherman, he has fished all over the United States, as well as internationally in New Zealand, Australia, Norway, Scotland, Bahamas, and three times in Russia. John has lived at The Landings for a little more than 3 years. The CCA’s February raffle prize will be a fly rod, reel and line from Rivers & Glen. CCA is a non-profit organization with chapters on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf Coasts. For more information about CCA of Skidaway contact Joe Tyson, 598-8765. For more information about CCA’s Georgia District, contact Tom Rood, 598-9753. For information about this month’s meeting and seminar, contact Dave Devore, 330-329-6457. Area residents are invited to attend the CCA of Skidaway meetings and seminars traditionally held on the second Monday of the month at St. Peter’s Church.
February 17th, 2020 7:00 PM through 8:30 PM