Friday, December 19, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Speaker will spin some fishing tales at Davis meeting

brown troutW

Mikey Wier shows off a brown trout caught on the Truckee River. He will share his experiences on this technical and scenic river when he speaks Tuesday, July 29, to the Fly Fishers of Davis. Courtesy photo

The Fly Fishers of Davis will host Mikey Wier on Tuesday, July 29, discussing his experiences fly-fishing the Truckee River.

The Truckee is a high Sierra freestone that slices through mountains and canyons as it complete a long descent from Lake Tahoe to Reno and the Nevada desert. Wier will discuss this technical, scenic river, with its classic riffles and pools holding rainbow trout and brown trout up to 20 inches long.

Growing up in the Sierra foothills, Wier was always close to nature. Spending a lot of time at lakes and rivers, he learned to fish and tie flies at a young age. Once he moved to Lake Tahoe, he began to split his time between snowboarding in the winters and fly-fishing in the summers.

Wier spent 15 seasons fishing and guiding the waters of the Truckee, Carson and Walker rivers and surrounding waters. In 2001, he started Burl Productions, specializing in adventure and outdoor films.

Wier now works for California Trout helping to protect California’s trout, salmon, steelhead and blue-ribbon waters. He is an ambassador for Patagonia Fly-Fishing, Loon Outdoors, Galvan Reels and Outcast boats.
The Fly Fishers of Davis normally meet to swap fish stories at 7:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month in the multipurpose room at Harper Junior High School, 4000 E. Covell Blvd. in Davis. The meetings are free and open to newcomers and guests.

Members and guests are invited to gather at 7 p.m. to check out the various outings, ask about the club or try their luck at the monthly raffle.

“If you’re interested in learning to fly-fish, come to the meeting and ask anyone about our introductory and intermediate fly-fishing courses,” a news release said. “The club is also working on a program for young fly fishers (under 16).”

For more information, call Lowell Ashbaugh at 530-797-6722 or visit www.flyfishersofdavis.org.

Comments

comments

Special to The Enterprise

.

News

 
UCD, UC team up to study effects of climate change

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Teens’ goal? Helping other soccer players around the world

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
There’s a plate for you at the Davis Holiday Meal

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Police seek suspect in hit-and-run collision

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

Help sought in search for runaway Davis teen

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

 
Feds release ‘framework’ to rate colleges

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Gunfire leads to DUI arrest

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

 
Creative women share food, friendship

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Konditorei presents free holiday concert

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Welcome 2015 with Mumbo Gumbo at a gala bash

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Luminaria display planned in West Davis

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Sierra Club calendars on sale Saturday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Blue Christmas service planned at Davis churches

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Willett bench is a labor of love

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A4

 
Author! Author! UCD hosts talks, Q and A on Asia-focused books

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

Libraries will be closed around the holidays

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
See diving ducks at city wetlands tour

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5 | Gallery

 
Downtown gift cards get a new perk

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A6

Meditation, Buddhism classes offered

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

 
A home for the holidays?

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8 | Gallery

Nobel Prize winner will discuss research related to autism

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

 
Traditional carols service is Saturday at St. Martin’s

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

Explorit: Experience nano this spring

By Lisa Justice | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
Soup’s On will benefit NAMI-Yolo

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

Donate to STEAC at Original Steve’s

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

 
Supplies collected for victims of abuse

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

Grandmothers support group meets weekly

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11, 1 Comment

 
.

Forum

He needs them to pay up

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
Cheers and Jeers: Have you ever seen the rain?

By Our View | From Page: A14

Defeating Ebola involves medicine, and prayers

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A14 | Gallery

 
Kudos to Central Park Gardens donors and volunteers

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A14

Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A14

 
.

Sports

Cousins is back in lineup but Kings fall

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Devil boys hold off scrappy Rio Linda

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Lady Blue Devils rout an undefeated Liberty squad

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
UCD RB coach Wright heads to Florida; what next?

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

Aggies nab junior college defensive lineman

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Nostra-Dunning makes his college bowl picks

By Bob Dunning | From Page: B2

Tennyson’s first goal is the difference in Sharks win

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6 | Gallery

 
.

Features

Name droppers: Trio elected to academy of inventors

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

 
.

Arts

DMTC announces auditions for ‘Sweeney Todd’

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A15

 
‘Before Midnight’ screening is tonight

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A15

 
DMTC plans New Year’s Eve party

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A15

Tom Rigney and Flambeau to play

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A15

 
 
.

Business

After 19 years, Alfa Romeo returns

By Ann M. Job | From Page: A16

 
.

Obituaries

Rena Sylvia Smilkstein

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
.

Comics