WELCOME TO MTFF

MTFF is a fly fishing club in Marin County, CA.  Since 2004, we have been bringing together fly anglers to share knowledge, experience, and good times. We host monthly meetings, fishing trips, casting clinics, and social dinners and events.  Our members span all skill levels from beginner to veteran.  We offer membership to anyone interested in fly fishing regardless of the skill level.  Prospective members are welcome to attend our monthly meetings,  meet current members, and learn more about us.  If you would like more information please email info@mttamflyfishers.org.

Upcoming events

Luk Lake in December or January 

 

Jeff Franzini and Roy Little recently learned that a club favorite--Luk Lake off Interstate 5 in Corning--can fish well in December.  Bass are active and king-sized trout will have been planted as soon as the water cools in this 65-acre, easily accessed, lake.  Jeff and Roy are going to look ahead at the weather forecasts for December and settle on a date when the temperatures are nice and the winds are low.  We would love to have some members join us and we will release an eblast announcing the date as far in advance as possible.  THIS IS A SELF-GUIDED DAY TRIP and the fee will be around $135 per person.  Let us know if you are interested at mailto:info@mttamflyfishers.org


January 10

In Pursuit of Stripers on a Fly with Capt. Maury Hatch

Room 201, Town Center, 7-9 pm.

Maury Hatch has been fly fishing the western United States and Mexico for 30+ years.  After honing his skills with trout, he hooked his first striped bass in 1995, and has been chasing, catching, and releasing stripers ever since.  As a Captain, he guides both out of the San Joaquin Delta in a center console bay boat in the fall and spring, and then on a jet sled on the Feather and the American Rivers in the summer for Stripers, Smallmouth Bass and Shad.  All trips include top of the line equipment as well as custom tied flies. 


ANNUAL BANQUET AND MEMBER MEETING JANUARY 27, 2019

REGISTER NOW!

EVENT DETAILS:

Our Annual Dinner is a club tradition where members get to socialize and enjoy food and drink, as we celebrate the events and accomplishments of the previous year, and welcome the New Year by inducting our newly elected Officers and Board Members.

In addition, we spice up the evening with some great fundraising fun, in the form of raffles and silent auctions for items both large and small.  Past events have included guided fishing trips, fishing equipment, art and fine wines.

Dinner Menu

Choice of Prime Rib, New York Steak, Herb Crusted Salmon or Penne Pasta

Dinner includes: Salad, Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Vegetables, French Bread, and Dessert with Coffee or Tea

Wine will be served with dinner and there is a "No Host" Bar at the restaurant.

How To Register

  1. Log into the website
  2. Click on your name (top right of page)
  3. You'll be directed to "My Profile" page
  4. Select "My Event Registrations"
  5. Select "2019 Banquet and Officer Installation Dinner"
You'll be able to choose your entrée, list guests (and their dinner choices) and pay either through PayPal (which supports bank credit and debit cards) or send a check to the club (MTFF, PO Box 211, Corte Madera CA 94976

Best regards,

The Officers and Directors of Mt Tam Flyfishers


Pebble Mine Would Put America Last

In a shocking about-face, the EPA has agreed to drop proposed restrictions that would have banned construction of the Pebble Mine in Alaska.  This move paves the way for Northern Dynasty Minerals, - the Canadian company behind the mine and which has a terrible record of devastating spills and toxic releases – to seek permits for building the massive copper and gold mine in the pristine headwaters of Bristol Bay, where it would imperil the world’s largest run of Sockeye Salmon.    The EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, made this decision after a half-hour meeting with the mining company CEO, and shocked all the remaining scientists in the EPA who have spent years researching this proposal and have unanimously concluded it would be a disaster and would ‘irreversibly’ destroy one of the most pristine and productive locations on the planet.

Just weeks after the EPA reversal, fishermen in Bristol Bay were reporting near-record levels for this year’s Salmon run, a testament to the strength of the $1.5 billion sustainable fishery that supports 14,000 local jobs and is central to the culture of Native peoples in SW Alaska.  The colossal open pit Pebble Mine, which would be as deep as the Grand Canyon and generate 10 billion tons of toxic mining waste, was stopped in 2014 when the EPA study (twice peer reviewed) said the mine posed catastrophic risks to the Bristol Bay watershed.  One of the main problems lies in the fact that the huge earth dam which will hold most of the toxic tailings lies almost on top of an active Earthquake fault.   “In keeping with the Trump Administration’s pro-polluter, pro-extraction agenda, the EPA has utterly abandoned sound science and the people of Bristol Bay”, said Taryn Heimer, a scientist with NRDC’s Land and Wildlife program, which organization partnered with hundreds of grassroots organizations to convince the government to stop it in 2014.   More than 80% of local residents oppose the Pebble Mine.   To push the message, “No Pebble Mine.  Not now.  Not ever.”  go to <nrdc.org/stoppebble

The fish thank you.

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Catch and Release Guidelines

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