Northern Virginia


2017 Chapter Meetings/Events:

We just finished an exciting year and we are planning a great program for 2018.  We start 2018 with this schedule

Jan 13 & 14th – Virginia Fly Fishing Show   Doswell, VA– Tom Welch is the lead – we are exhibiting like we did in 2017.  We generated new memberships last year.  Seeking volunteers to man the booth.

February 20th – Mark Binsted – Fletchers Cove Fishing & “Friends of Fletchers Cove”

March 10th – Save a Fish – Build a Reef Banquet/Auction @ the Elks Club in Fairfax, VA

April 17th – Michael Bartgis – Kayak Fishing

Spring Reef Ball Build – Madison HS, Vienna VA – working on confirming the final date. (May 5-6  or  May 19-20)

May 15th – William Heresniak  – River Fishing – Topwater Smallmouth Fishing

June 19th – Joe Bruce – Snakehead Fishing

August – Youth Fishing Event – TBD

September 18th – John Odenkirk – DGIF – topic TBD

Fall Reef Ball Build – Local HS TBD – working on confirming the final date – probably October

October 16th– speaker TBD

November 20th – speaker TBD

Meetings take place at: Fairfax/Arlington Elks Lodge 8421 Arlington Blvd. Fairfax, VA 22031.  Meetings will start at 7:00pm and run to 9:00pm.

Since the Elks Lodge will not be set up for dinner – we will meet our guest speaker for dinner at 5:45p at: Sweetwater Tavern, 3066 Gate House Plaza, Falls Church, VA.

Everyone is welcome to join us at Sweetwater. We treat the Speaker to dinner btw. Everyone else is on their own, of course.

After dinner, we will  head over to the Arlington/Fairfax Elks Lodge (Arlington Room) which is less than a mile from Sweetwater.

Rob Allen
Coastal Conservation Virginia
703-626-2668Call: 703-626-2668


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