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
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
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
February 15: Game Fish Grand Slam
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.