Monthly Archives: October 2021

Branch Winter Meetings 2021 to 2022

Most meetings start at 7:30 for an 8.00pm start.

The meetings will be held at Ben Rhydding Golf Club.

Ben Rhydding Golf Club, High Wood, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, LS29 8SB

Guest Speakers for this year will be as follows and we all look forward to our new season of speakers.

Tuesday 12th October, 2021 – Don Stazicker
Don is a Freelance Videographer and a retired dentist who is a highly experienced instructor and fly tier based in the Derbyshire Peaks, a man who knows his rivers. He has guide extensively in both the UK and USA, apart from his contributions to Trout and Salmon magazine. Don recently co-authored the acclaimed eBook “Trout and Flies – Getting Closer”

Tuesday 9th November, 2021 – Jack Perks
Wildlife camera operator, Jack Perks is no stranger to life under the water and has become a regular feature filming above and below our waterways. Recently appointed as a vice president of Salmon & Trout Conservation we caught up with Jack on all things fish – from his favourite stretch of river to the challenges facing our watery environments.

Tuesday 14th December, 2021 – Jim Curry
Jim Curry is the UK Sales Agent for Guideline and Untamed Angling European Ambassador.
A renowned AAPGAI master instructor. He runs the Yorkshire Fly Fishing School in northern England, offering tuition on the stunning rivers and lakes of Yorkshire, Cumbria, and Lancashire. A writer and rod tester for magazines including Trout and Salmon Jim is widely regarded as one of the best and most knowledgeable teachers of fly fishing and fly casting.

Tuesday 11th January, 2022

Speaker to be arranged

Tuesday 8th February, 2022 Brian Towers
Brian has lived and worked in the countryside of the Yorkshire dales all his life, with an
interest in all areas of the countryside. Fishing all areas of the dales since young, he has
progressed his love of fishing into a full-time profession. Now doing Fly fishing
demonstrations at country shows around England between guiding on the river Ure in the Yorkshire dales on the famous Bolton Castle Estate.

Tuesday 8th March, 2022 – Paul Proctor

Our Annual General Meeting followed by Paul who needs little introduction. A great friend of S&T he has given numerous talks to us.
Paul Procter is one of the most well known fly anglers in the UK. Aside from being extremely modest, he is an outstanding angler, fly tier, writer, fly caster and all round good guy. Paul always tests our understanding of how to stalk and catch the fish of a lifetime.