The CFFU Social Night offers a great way to connect with other club members, enjoy refreshments, and participate in an educational fishing presentation in a smaller gathering. Everyone welcome!
Join us for a social to learn and practice a variety of knots. Knots are so important for our ability to catch and net fish. There’s nothing more frustrating than have a trophy fish break off because our knot didn’t hold. This is great practice for any level of fly fisher. Beginners can learn or get help with the most basic knots. More advanced members can learn or teach something new. Members will share knowledge. Bring your nail knot and/or blood knot tools if you have them. We will supply large twine for demonstrating also backing, fly line, mono and nippers/scissors for practicing.
More information on the following socials will be upcoming
April- The Coachman Challenge
May- No separate social; Join us for the Annual Barbecue
June- Fishing Techniques on the American River
July- No separate social; join us for the Tech Thursday Entomology Lab and Barbecue
Socials are very informal. Half the time we generally spend socializing over great food and drink. Speaking of that, if you would like to bring food or drink (even adult beverages) to share it would be much appreciated. Remember to wear your name badge if you have one.
When: Generally held the last Wed., 6:30 p.m.
Location: Unless noted, meetings are held at the Ranch Clubhouse, 150 East Ranch Road, Sacramento, CA 95825 MAP>
Contact: Laurie Banks
Directions: The East Ranch Clubhouse is part of a condominium complex. The address is150 East Ranch Road. It is located near Highway 50, off the Howe exit. The nearest cross streets are American River Drive and Munroe. East Ranch Road doesn’t have a street sign but a low stone monument in a flower bed. There are two entrances; the clubhouse is by the southern one. Power lines straddle this entrance providing a great landmark. As you turn on to East Ranch Road you will notice eight parking spots on the right hand side. (If these are full you can park on either side of the street). Directly in front of the parking spaces you will see the wrought iron fence surrounding the pool. The clubhouse is attached to the swimming pool.
About Social Nights
Social Nights offer a great way to connect with other club members, enjoy refreshments, and participate in an educational fishing presentation in a smaller gathering. Previous evenings have included fly tying lessons, entomology 101, fishing and catching techniques, rod rigging and knot tying, casting techniques, and more. We've learned about fishing lakes and rivers, toured local fly shops, and fished together.
Everyone is welcome. Think about attending if:
The socials were started in 2013 as a way to bring together women fly fishers. It was so much fun, the women decided to meet monthly. Since the original meeting the concept has grown. Women brought husbands and boyfriends to the meetings. Soon additional club members who were interested in the monthly topic joined us. Although the makeup of the meetings has changed the purpose is the same. The socials are a nice way to meet and talk to other fly fishers in a small, relaxed environment.