Hi Members and Friends of Coastal Conservation Association Virginia –

Here’s a rundown of the meetings and events that we have coming up:

May 9th – Chapter Meeting, Speaker Rob Snowhite who is a local Fly fishing Guide, will be presenting on Fly Fishing for Northern Snakeheads - as well as discussing local fishing opportunities in the Washington DC metro area.

• We have the special meeting room from 6:00p – 9:30p and many of us will be showing up for dinner at 6:00p.
• Meeting topics/discussion will start at 7:00p.
• This meeting is open to the public.

Rob Snowhite is an expert in guiding for warm water fish in urban settings, specifically in his native Northern Virginia and around Washington, D.C. An energetic blogger with a top rated podcast, Rob tirelessly promotes fishing as a lifestyle across multiple platforms. He provides monthly tying instruction at the Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders monthly “beer tie” event. Rob is a featured tier at The Fly Fishing Show. Rob produces impressionistic flies that are simple and elegant, and the results speak for themselves.

Rob Snowhite
Fly Fishing Consultant
Washington DC's Fly Fishing Guide
Fly Fishing Consultant Podcast
www.robsnowhite.com
(703) 401-6429

Our Spring Sponsor Raffle continues and will include 2 winners drawn at our June 13th meeting! Prizes will be a pair of Costa Sunglasses & a Backpack cooler from Engel Coolers. Proceeds will benefit our Annual CCA Kids trip in August. We will also have door prizes!

• Chapter Meetings are held at Neighbors Restaurant, 262 Cedar Lane, Vienna, VA 22180.
• We have the special meeting room from 6:00p – 9:30p and many of us will be showing up for dinner at 6:00p.
• Meeting topics/discussion will start at 7:00p.
• This meeting is open to the public.

The wait staff at Neighbors will gladly serve us food and beverages throughout the evening, but if you plan to eat dinner, it might be best to arrive at 6:00p.
*Neighbors management provides CCA with this room free of charge, and although you are not required to purchase food and drink, we encourage you to order, and enjoy!

2017 Calendar

May 6th & 7th - Reef Ball Pouring event, Madison HS, Vienna VA 8:00am – 12:00pm. – We will recap this VERY SUCCESSFUL event in a separate e-mail.

May 9th – Chapter Meeting, Speaker Rob Snowhite who is a local Fly fishing Guide - will be presenting on Fly Fishing for Northern Snakeheads - as well discussing local fishing opportunities in the Washington DC metro area

- Spring Sponsor Raffle continues with Costa Sunglasses & an Engel Cooler (will benefit the Annual Kids trip in August)

June 13th – Chapter Meeting , Speaker Danny Grulke of Fishy Rodz – Danny will be doing a show and tell presentation on Custom Rod building. Danny is also an experienced Freshwater river guide, and plans to also discuss fishing opportunities on the local rivers.

Spring Sponsor Raffle concludes - Costa Sunglasses & Engel Cooler will be awarded – Winners do not need to be present to win - Winning tickets will be pulled at the end of the meeting.

July – No meeting

August – Save a Kid – Catch a Fish. We bring a group from Big Brothers & Sisters of Greater Washington on this trip.

September 12th – Chapter Meeting, Speaker Captain Chris Karwacki of Chesapeake on the Fly Fishing Charters, will be discussing Fishing in Tangier Sound, and surrounding areas. Fall Sponsor Raffle announced (Habitat project will benefit from the proceeds).

October 10th - Chapter Meeting, Speaker TBD

November 14th - Chapter Meeting, Speaker TBD. Fall Sponsor Raffle concludes.


Rob Allen
CCA Virginia
703-626-2668
[email protected]