July Monthly Meeting – Gary Okizaki on Euronymphing Techniques & Secrets for Success
TUESDAY, JULY 16, 6:30PM (MEETING OFFICIALLY STARTS 7PM) CRESTHILL MIDDLE SCHOOL – 9195 CRESTHILL LANE, HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO 80130 (CAFETERIA FOR MEETING)
GARY OKIZAKI, EURONYMPHING TECHNIQUES & SECRETS FOR SUCCESS
Join Colorado native and long-time Colorado Guide (currently with the Blue Quill and 5280 Angler) Gary Okizaki for a fascinating presentation on his techniques and secrets for successful Euronymphing. This presentation will be informative and intriguing for both experienced tightline nymphers, as well as those just starting out with this form of fly fishing. Gary will cover a wide range of tightline topics including leader design, fishing techniques by water type, rods and other equipment, and more.
Gary Okizaki has been a guide for over 20 years and brings a wealth of experience and tall tails to his clients. He is an accomplished nymph and streamer fly fisher, but has placed a key focus on Euronymphing and other tightline techniques for the last decade. He has been fishing since the age of six and has fished and learned from some of the best fly fishers in the U.S. His passion for Euronymphing started years ago during a trip with Jay Buchner, the 2004 captain of the U.S. Fly Fishing team and his skills and expertise has been honed over the last decade. He is also a highly innovative commercial fly tyer and ties at shows all over the West.
Casting with Buzz – From 6 to 6:30, meet Buzz Soard on the lawn on the north side of the school entrance for casting practice and coaching. Bring your own rod, but Buzz will have hoop targets and other casting assistance equipment. More info...