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Steve Moore introduced program speaker Chris Tyron of Hook, Line, and Paddle, located on Eastwood Rd. in Wilmington NC. Steve said he bought his first kayak from Chris and then hired him for a guided fishing tour. Steve said he's been hooked ever since. Chris began by saying that kayaks are now the top selling boat in all categories. Chris said a 12' kayak is sort of the sweet spot for kayaks as far as being able to cover a good amount of water efficiently, maneuverability, and... + read more
Our featured speaker was Seth Vernon of Double Haul Guide Service based in Wilmington. Seth began by discussing the guide/angler relationship. He said that when you hire a guide, the guide plays the role of CEO of the company and you play the role of employee. Seth said that asking lots of questions and letting the guide know your desires ahead of the trip will go a long way in having a great trip; e.g. maybe you'd like to learn three new things during your trip so let your guide know... + read more
Our program featured Casting Carolinas, a cancer support group for women. Jackie Green, Pat Laughtner, and Pat Sadler presented the program, all of whom are cancer survivors. Casting Carolinas is a 501(3c), not-for-profit organization run by all volunteer women. They hold free three-day flyfishing retreats for cancer survivors from NC and SC along with one out-of-state attendee at each retreat. Four retreats will be held in 2019. Each retreat hosts 16 to 20 women who have any type of... + read more
The October meeting focused on planning for activities in 2019.
Our very own Steve Moore successfully overcame the audio visual challenges of our meeting room and gave a very informative and educational presentation on useful apps for preparing to fish, and while on the water.  Among others, the apps that Steve used the most and highlighted in  his  presentation  are  Accuweather,  PredictWind,  Surfchex,  Anglr,  Fish  Rules,  Marine Traffic , Tide Graph Pro and the website, LightningMaps.org  ... + read more

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