Monday, November 7, 2011

2nd Annual NJ Fly Fisherman of the Year and New Jersey Trout Unlimited 40th Anniversary

The 2nd Annual NJ Fly Fisherman of the Year one fly contest is this Saturday November 12, 2011.  Like last year's event it will take place at the Raritan Inn Bed & Breakfast, in Califon, NJ.  The contest is held on the Inn’s mile of private waters on the South Branch of the Raritan River.  This year 10 New Jersey chapter of Trout Unlimited and local Watershed Associations, select one angler each to participate.

New Jersey Trout Unlimited (NJTU) along with Shannon's Fly & Tackle  Shop and the Raritan Inn in Califon will be hosting the 2nd Annual New Jersey Fly Fisherman of the Year Competition. 

Last year The Jersey Angler represented the Central Jersey Chapter of TU.  This year I have the honors of and will represent CJTU.

Wish me luck and tight lines.

Here is a clip I put together of The Jersey Angler from last years event.

A banquet will follow follow the competition in celebration of NJTU's 40th Anniversary.

Come out for an evening of fun, auctions and tales of lore as we celebrate the winner of the one fly contest review 2011 fly fishing year or the "rain / water year" as we have come to know.

Tickets are $60 (and strictly limited to 60 people) and available at Shannon's Fly & Tackle - 908 832-5736.

Details available at and


  1. Lou, congratulations and good luck in the competition. I am here in Northern Mi, and miss the old Lake Solitufe club. Tight Lines, Donato

  2. Donato, thanks. By the way I have your hat and will mail I out soon.

  3. Great, How was the competition? Lookinf forward to a video or update. I will check the Jersey Angler.

  4. The Jersey Angler has a post up. I'm putting together a post with some video shot by my son.