February 21th, 2023 VFW Hall Dinner Meeting Speaker Leland Miyawaki

Mercer Island VFW Hall 1836 72nd Ave SE, Mercer Island,, WA

The February 21st WFFC Dinner Meeting will be at the Mercer Island VFW Hall with Leland Miyawaki will speak to us about how and where to fly fish for cutthroat trout in the Puget Sound. Coastal cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki clarki) is our native trout and has the most diverse lifestyle of all salmonids. They […]

March 21th, 2023 VFW Hall Dinner Meeting Speaker Michael Schmuck

Mercer Island VFW Hall 1836 72nd Ave SE, Mercer Island,, WA

Michael is WDFW District 5  Fisheries Biologist.  District 5 encompasses Grand and Adams counties.  Although primarily known for its abundant hunting opportunities, thanks to Mike there are excellent fishing opportunities in the area.  Mike has made sure that the lakes and ponds are well stocked with catchable Rainbow trout.  Join us to learn about the […]

April 18th 2023 VFW Hall Dinner Meeting Speaker Ryan Fortier

Mercer Island VFW Hall 1836 72nd Ave SE, Mercer Island,, WA

Ryan Fortier, the WDFW District 6 Fisheries Biologist, will be highlighting current information about lakes and fishing possibilities in North Central Washington for this year (i.e. where all of the big trout will be planted).  A President’s Dinner Choice, for $25, will be served with a Bartender serving beer and wine drinks for a $5 […]

May 16th 2023 VFW Hall Dinner Meeting Speaker Brian Footen

Mercer Island VFW Hall 1836 72nd Ave SE, Mercer Island,, WA

Our May 16th dinner continues the WFFC's commitment to conservation.  Guest speaker Brian Footen is the co-founder and president of the environmental tech company, Earthviews Conservation Society. Earthviews uses virtual technology to image and map the world's great rivers.  Brian is currently working on mapping Puget Sound. The objective being to understand the effects of […]

June 20th, 2023 WFW Hall Dinner Meeting Speaker Molly Semenik

Mercer Island VFW Hall 1836 72nd Ave SE, Mercer Island,, WA

Our June 20th, dinner meeting speaker with be Molly Semenik who will instruct us about accurate casting. Molly Semenik was born and raised in Michigan. She fondly recalls the day when, at the age of fourteen, her father presented her with his prized Orvis bamboo rod. When Semenik moved to Utah in 1979, she brought the […]

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