Monday, February 25, 2013

CRO Seminar 3/2/2013

Free seminars this weekend, tell a friend, bring a beginner and see you Saturday.

10 am Seminar will cover: Choosing the proper gear, fly selection, reading the water, hooking and landing your catch, understanding river flows and river maps.

11:30 seminar is expert instruction from veteran fly fishing guide John Fabian on how to best rig your flies, leaders, and tippet for steelhead fishing. Johns techniques for rigging up will make you a better steelhead angler.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

CRO welcomes Tom Larimer

Chagrin River Outfitters welcomes Tom Larimer Saturday February 23rd: 1:30-4pm FREE fly tying demo 4-4:30 pm Q and A with Tom. Flies included in this demo will be Reverse marabous(above with Chagrin river steelhead), reverse intruder, tube leech, tube sculpin, and a new never before seen secret weapon. Toms flies have proven very effective for great lakes steelhead, come learn a new favorite.
Owner Dan Pribanic of Chagrin River Outfitters says:

Tom's reverse marabou shown above has been very good for great lakes steelhead this season. Come to the shop Saturday to learn how to tie this great fish catcher.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Mike Durkalec Fundraiser

Fundraiser for fellow angler Mike Durkalec

If you are an angler in Steelhead Alley, you have likely heard that fellow angler and friend Mike Durkalec was involved in a bad car accident and in ICU at Cleveland Metro.  Mike is the Cleveland Metroparks Aquatic Biologist and member of many groups including the Ohio Central Basin Steelheaders.  Mike has been a friend to many and always took the time to teach others about the great fishery we have here in Steelhead Alley.

An online fundraiser has been setup for Mike due to the increasing costs of medical expenses that may not be covered.  His injuries have been extensive and has been in ICU for several weeks.  Mike is the type of guy that would do for others without question,and now it is time for us to do for him. 

Keep on fighting the good fight Mike, and we pray for your speedy return to good health and many more fun days catching chromers with your fellow anglers and friends.  Please join me in donating to the online fund setup for Mike.

Tie for a Cause Effort

Tie for a Cause

Tie for a Cause! What is 3 flies really worth to you? Help me reach a unified goal of 3000 flies to be split up into 1000 fly packs to donate to 3 fly fishing Organizations in need of our help! You can send as many flies as you like, but three is all that is required! Asking very little for a chance to be apart of a big deal for someone else! Each person who contributes will be listed on the Thank you card submitted with the flies... Lets try to reach this goal and have all flies submitted by April 1,2013. Mailing info below...

Any style, species, and all flies accepted! I'm not looking for specifics, you choose what you want to tie and we are grateful for your participation...

Because you all are willing to do something good foe others, we are offering an incentive to participate! Everyone who signs up and submits 3 flies will be entered into a drawling for a complete Switch set up, Ross Fly Rise Reel donated by Geoff Samples of Ross/SA, SA Skagit Extreme and running Lines, and a TFO Deer Creek Switch Rod Donated by Schultz Outfitters and Steelhead Alley Outfitters!

3000 flies is our goal, lets reach it for these charities:
Project Healing Waters
Casting For Recovery
Make A Wish Foundation

Send flies to:
Greg Senyo
7363 Crosscut Rd
Holland Ohio 43528

Braden Kemp
472 Masson St
Oshawa, ON, Canada L1G 4Z9