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August 2019

August 20th 2019 Dinner Meeting – Artifishal Film Showing

August 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra BLVD
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in nature.  Conrad Gowell, from Oregon, former WFFC member and now one of the leaders of the Native Fish Society in Oregon, has offered us the opportunity on August 20th to show the film “Artifishal”, a recent Yvon…

$37
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September 2019

September 17th 2019 Dinner Meeting – Chad Brown on the healing power of rivers

September 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra BLVD
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

Chad Brown, decorated US Navy veteran who received multiple honors after serving in Desert Storm Gulf War and Operation Restore Hope, Somalia, struggles today with PTSD. The illness nearly drove him to suicide before he found solace in fly fishing. Brown’s discovery of nature as medicine inspired him to launch Soul River, Inc., a nonprofit that aims to share the healing power of rivers with veterans and inner-city youth. Soul River Inc. has held successful deployments taking youth and veterans…

$37
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October 2019

October 15th 2019 Dinner Meeting – Todd Fuchigami on DIY Wade Fishing the Yakima

October 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra BLVD
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

Todd Fuchigami, of the Ellensburg Angler, will discuss the fly fishing techniques, safe wading flows, hatch summary, and details on about a dozen access points all that is necessary for the "Do-It-Yourself" (DIY) Angler to successfully wade fish the Yakima river. Dave Spratt has volunteered to tie the “Hobo Spey” fly for our October 15th meeting.   Dinner Attendees Sign-ups Change Notice You will now be asked to enter your name, meal choice, etc. information after clicking on the "Proceed…

$37
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November 2019

November 19th 2019 – Fly Fishing Round Table Seminars & Fundraiser Donations Drop off

November 19, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra BLVD
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

On Tuesday, November 19th , we are going to be treated to three of the most outstanding speakers we’ve had for this annual event in several years.  As usual this  festive evening will be accented with a piano player and consist of a delicious barbecue dinner before the speakers begin. It will also be the opportunity for members to drop off their fly fishing item donations for the Christmas Fundraiser Live and Silent Auctions and for the Raffle Tables. After…

$37
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December 2019

December 17th 2019 – Christmas Dinner and Fundraiser

December 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST
Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra BLVD
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

December 17th Christmas Dinner and Fundraiser We hope to see you all at the Christmas Fundraiser to enjoy the festive time with all of us and to help fund the 2020 Club's Outreach, Conservation, Outings, Education and Youth activities. Sign-up early so that you won't miss out as the dinner seating is limited to 126 attendees. Christmas Dinner Menu Options: New York Steak with Au Gratin potatoes Pan Seared Campbell River Salmon with Forest Mushroom Risotto French Cut Chicken Breast…

$50 – $85
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January 2020

January 21st 2020 Dinner Meeting

January 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra BLVD
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

Bill Neal and members of the Awards Committee, will make a presentation of numerous awards made in recognition of club members (or others) who have distinguished themselves through service to the club and the community. Guest Speaker: Lael Johnson of Fly Gyde will be speaking about “Fishing Glacial Waters”---The Queets, Hoh, Kitimat, and Santa Cruse in South America. Fishing Glacial rivers present the angler challenges a river with excellent visibility typically does not. Structure and other current differences are not…

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February 2020

February 18th 2020 Dinner Meeting

February 18 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra BLVD
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

Lynda V. Mapes is a reporter at the Seattle Times, where she specializes in coverage of the environment. Over the course of her career she has won numerous national and regional awards, including the 2019 and 2012 first place international awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest professional science association. She has written five books, including Elwha, a River Reborn about the largest dam removal project ever in history and the effort to revive…

$37
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March 2020

March 17th 2020 Dinner Meeting – Cancelled due to Possible COVID-19 Exposure

March 17 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra BLVD
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

  At the discretion of the WFFC Board Members, the decision has been made to cancel the March 17th Dinner Meeting based on the King County Health Services recommendation urging all individuals to avoid all large group meetings due to the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus.  All members who have already signed up for this event will have there dinner credit card fees refunded. The current COVID-19 virus situation is still evolving, but the Board feels that it…

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April 2020

April 21st 2020 Dinner Meeting – Cancelled due to COVID-19

April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra BLVD
Seattle, WA 98112 United States

The April 21st Dinner Meeting has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak situation. Hopefully, this situation will ease up to allow us to hold the May 19th Dinner Meeting.   Stay Safe - Jim Goedhart -WFFC President   Jim joined Western Rivers Conservancy as Director of Donor Relations in 2011. He has spent more than 30 working professionally in the nonprofit sector. Jim is a past steering committee co-chair of the Nonprofit Association of Oregon, and is an active…

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May 2020

May 19th 2020 Dave McCoy Zoom Evening Speaker

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT

The May 19th Dinner Meeting has been changed to a Zoom webinar venue due to the COVID-19 outbreak situation. We will start the Zoom Meeting at 7 PM and will first hold a "Wet Fly" chat round with the signed in members and the have Fishing Reports until 7:30 when Neal Hoffberg will introduce the evenings webinar speaker Dave McCoy. We will send out a Broadcast Email to the Membership Tuesday Morning with the  Zoom Link for you you click…

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