Monthly Meetings and Education Classes are held at the Sunnyslope Community Center located at 802 E. Vogel (two blocks East of 7th St.~North of Dunlap Ave./Cave Creek) The meeting and classes start at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)


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GENERAL  MEETING


Thursday, February 12th

Fisheads of the San Juan


The San Juan River in northern New Mexico offers some of the best trout fishing in the world!  Fisheads San Juan River Lodge founder and guide Chris Taylor will be here to talk about the great fishing opportunities along the San Juan together with the many amenities offered at this facility including a fly shop, restaurant, motel, and  of course, a top notch guide service.  Just in time for spring!

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MONTHLY  EDUCATION  CLASSES


Jan. 10 Fly Casting

Jan. 28 First Fly Tying Class

Feb. 2, 4, 9, 11, 17, 18, 23, 25 Fly Tying Class

Feb.14 Fly Casting

Mar. 4, 23, 24 Rod Construction Class

Mar. 14 Fly Casting


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January Outing to Deed Horse Ranch State Park


Saturday, January 24th

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What a better way to start the New Year than by planning to attend our first two outings! On Saturday, January 24th, we will have a day outing to Dead Horse Ranch State Park. This is an easy drive, just two hours north to Cottonwood. The park has three ponds, as well as the Verde River adjacent to the park, liberally stocked with trout throughout the winter. The ponds are fishable from shore or float tube, and the river provides a good moving water experience. There is an approximate $7 day fee per carload to be paid at the main gate when entering. The club will provide coffee and donuts


February Return Outing to Deed Horse Ranch State Park


Friday, February 6th thru the 8th

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On Friday, February 6th, through Sunday, February 8th, we will be returning to Dead Horse for a weekend outing. This is a whole family event, as there are lots of activities around the area for non-fishing family members such as antiquing, wine tasting in historic downtown Cottonwood and Jerome, bird watching, hiking, or just plain relaxing at the park itself. If camping is not your style, there are rentable cabins at the park and many fine hotels a stone’s throw away, or plan on making another day trip. Either way you can’t go wrong! Plan on attending the Saturday potluck at 3:00 PM and bring your favorite dish or dessert.


If you are planning to attend the February outing, you can make online camp/cabin reservations at Arizona State Parks/Dead Horse Ranch State Park. Club members will be staying in the Quail Loop Campground. There are many good sites still available but DON’T WAIT. Dead Horse is a very popular park, and we want all our members included in a fun weekend!


Annual Banquet Ticket Sales and Donations


Sunday, March 1st

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“Our annual banquet and raffle will be held March 1, 2015 at the Elks Club located at 14424 N. 32nd Street. Tickets are $40.00 per person and will be on sale at the February 12, 2015 meeting. This will be the last time to purchase tickets. If you cannot make it to the meeting and want tickets, please contact Marti Cahoon at 480-219-8747 or email at mac@wmgraceco.com. This is the club’s largest fundraiser of the year. Please support your club and purchase tickets and make a donation to the annual raffle. Last year we had in excess of 200 items and most of those were from club members. “


Board Positions to Be Filled


The following Board positions are currently available.
If you are interested, please talk to Gary.
As members of AFC everyone is welcome to serve on the board. It's a great opportunity to meet others,
as well as keep the many traditions and activities of AFC alive!

• Secretary
• Membership Chair
• Welcome Table/Sunshine



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AFC MISSION STATEMENT:  The Arizona Flycasters Club is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that is dedicated to encourage, support, and educate its members and the community in the sport of fly fishing, the techniques of fly fishing and the ethics of  "catch and release" which promote the conservation of fish and their habitats. The organization's activities also promote friendship, enjoyment, sportsmanship and safety.

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Monthly meetings, are open to the public, and include featured speakers and presentations on fly fishing topics. Monthly fishing outings to various local, state and regional destinations allow us to enjoy our wonderful natural resources with friendly people. The Club conducts classes in fly-casting, fly tying, rod building, net building and fishing tactics. AFC also provides college scholarships and financial and logistical support to conservation and education projects. The Club is affiliated with the Federation of Flyfishers (FFF), an international organization for fly fishers.