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FISH ON! 2005

The Memorial Hall Library and the Friends of the Library kick off their 6th annual month-long series of fishing programs and exhibits related to fishing: FISH ON! ANDOVER 2005. The series will run Tuesday evenings from February 1, 2005 through February 22, 2005. These programs will start at 7:00pm and are free to the public. Last year more than 500 fishermen, fisherwomen and children attended these programs.

  • February 1: Fly fishing opportunities on Massachusetts' finest trout streams

  • With Marla Blair, F.F.F. certified fly casting instructor and professional fly fishing guide.  Will discuss fly fishing on the Farmington, Deerfield, Swift and Westfield Rivers and give a fly casting demonstration at 7:00pm.
  • February 8: Fishing the Merrimack River

  • With Captain Charles Crue, owner of Channel Edge Charters out of Newburyport. Captain Crue has fished these waters for 20 years and will show slides and a video regarding techniques for catching striped bass and blue fish using light spinning and fly fishing tackle.
  • February 15: Game Fish Grand Slam

  • With Russ Vitallo, Massachusetts and New York fishing guide and host of the TV show "Fishing Where you Are."  Russ will show his latest video and discuss fishing for small mouth and large mouth bass, striped bass, muskellunge and crappies.
  • February 22: Salt Water Magic

  • With Mike Laptew, "The Diving Fisherman." Mike will present his newest underwater video showing blues, stripers, tuna and sailfish, as well as expeditions to Costa Rica, Long Island and Cuttyhunk Island in search of monster stripers.

Along with the speakers' presentations, a display room will be set aside for literature, catalogs, and magazines from selected manufacturers. Interesting fishing equipment, flies, tackle, maps, and photographs will also be on display through the month.

For more information, contact Norma Gammon at 978-623-8401 x49.

Last updated: October 01, 2012
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