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  1. Zoom programs for November 2021 Wednesday Nov 3 at 7 pm. Identifying minnows with Shona Derlukewich https://www.schooloffishid.com/ Wednesday Nov 17 at 7 pm TBA
  2. Join Alberta Environment and Parks fisheries staff to learn about the current status of the fish populations in the Upper Pembina River. Thursday Oct 28 at 7 pm This is a ZOOM meeting hosted by AEP. Register at https://goa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__h_kk88TTFKHVybYpf6xJg?fbclid=IwAR2TlzuSwvPse5p4JKlJ5hnLVNJV8XApt0KKdarHQjwSEcMhLtrzRXVrLaM
  3. Join Alberta Environment and Parks fisheries staff to learn about the current status of the fish populations in the Upper Pembina River. Thursday Oct 28 at 7 pm This is a ZOOM meeting hosted by AEP. Register at https://goa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__h_kk88TTFKHVybYpf6xJg?fbclid=IwAR2TlzuSwvPse5p4JKlJ5hnLVNJV8XApt0KKdarHQjwSEcMhLtrzRXVrLaM
  4. Ken Monk will be sharing his knowledge of electronic maps. The meeting starts at 7 pm. Signon info for the ZOOM is at http://www.nlft.org/Zoom
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    TBA Meeting on ZOOM: connection info at https://www.nlft.org/zoom
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    Shona Derlukewich, author of 2 books of field identification guides for fish of Alberta and Saskatchewan, will be showing us how to identify various species of minnows. Visit her website at https://www.schooloffishid.com/ to find out more. Meeting on ZOOM: connection info at https://www.nlft.org/zoom
  7. We are going to hold two Zoom sessions in September to get reacquainted and share our stories. Wednesday Sept 15 and Wednesday Sept. 29 at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Look for the instructions for joining our Zoom at http://www.nlft.org/Zoom By January we are going to re-evaluate whether we can start holding in-person meetings.
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    Before we start programs we are going to hold another storytelling session. Everyone is welcome to attend. Instructions for joining our Zoom are at: http://www.nlft.org/Zoom
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    We have decided to continue our Zoom meetings until January when we will re-evaluate whether to hold in-person meetings. For our first session of the fall we are going to share our stories and pictures from the summer. Everyone is welcome to attend. Instructions for joining our Zoom are at: http://www.nlft.org/Zoom
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  11. We have decided to postpone the talk on June 16 about bear safety until the fall. It's opening day on the east slopes streams and many of us are going to be out fishing. Watch for programs to resume in September. Have a good summer and be safe out there.
  12. Brian Charles from the Raven Brood Station had to cancel, so we thank Florin Sabac for stepping in to tie some fly patterns for us. Florin will be tying 3 patterns. Stimulator Green Drake Hook: #10-12 Daiichi 1260 or TMC 2312 Thread: 6/0 or 8/0 Uni Olive dun Tail: Deer hair dyed grey or olive Rib: Fine gold wire or tinsel Hackle: Olive dyed grizzly Abdomen: olive dubbing Wing: Same material as tail Thorax: Same as abdomen Comment: One hackle for the abdomen, ribbed for reinforcement; one hackle for the thorax. Keep the wing back and butt against abdomen drop-off to stand well. Given as variant for the Stimulator in Charlie Craven's book. March Brown wet fly Hook: #10-16 Daiichi 1550, Mustad 3906, or similar Thread: 8/0 Uni hot orange Tail: Partridge fibres from a large body feather or tail Rib: Gold wire fine Body: Gold mylar size to match hook (#12-14 for most flies) Hackle: Partridge soft hackle Wing: Partridge tail or secondary wing feather from hen Pheasant Comment: You can vary the body/rib combination to give a different character to the fly: silver mylar/wire; hare's ear/krystal flash; or use dyed Partridge. This is a variation of the Silver March Brown shown in Mike Harding's book, North Country Flies. General Fry Imitation Hook: #4 to #6 Low water Salmon (or #8 - #10 saltwater) Thread: 6/0 Uni black Tail: Small pale orange-red feather or hackle fibres Rib: Silver wire Body: Flat silver tinsel/Mylar Throat: Small red hackle Wing: Mixed (not layered) Polar Bear Yellow+Orange+Blue+Green+Natural Comment: A Haig-Brown pattern from Art Lingren’s Book, Fly Patterns of British Columbia Substitute white polar bear underwing topped with krystal flash, mixed colour. .
  13. Howdy Mr. Dell!

    - Ranger Bob

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      Michael Dell

      Howdy Bob,

      Are you back fishing again?

      Michael

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    No program, just sharing. Zoom meeting details at https://www.nlft.org/zoom/
  15. We start off April with a presentation by Jim McLennan on April 5. Jim will be talking about Seasons of a Trout Stream, and Favourite Alberta Hatches. Following our practice of holding Tie and Talk meetings on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, we will have these on April 14 and 28. On April 21 we will hold a Roundtable on fishing/fly tying gadgets and tricks. This is your chance to share. Think of the one item that you could not do without. And tell us about it. All ZOOM meetings are on at 7 pm. Logon instructions are on our page at http://www.nlft.org/Zoom
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