Tom’s Blog: Events

Friends of Connetquot

Friends of Connetquot

October 13 – Friday- Connetquot - I met Ed Kelleher at the Barns along with Joe Mikulas. I recognized some of the others but not all. Mostly guys from Idle Hour Fly Fishers. A Fellow came along and said “I have read some of your books.” I thanked him and, ... Read More
Father's Day Gifts

Father’s Day Gifts

Father's Day is on Sunday June 18th Letters to Mack is a three volume fishing memoir that any fisherman, fresh water or salt, will enjoy. Easy to read stories of adventures on the water and off. How to Fly Fish for Trout, the First Book to Read is great for the ... Read More
Take a kid casting!

Take a kid casting!

May 20 – Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY – LITU agreed to have a booth at the Theodore Roosevelt Council of the BSA Jamboree.  The idea was to have a presence, let the scouts know we exist,  perhaps get them interested in working on the fly fishing merit badge. Maybe even recruit ... Read More
Upper Beaverkill

Presentation on where to fish in the Catskills

May 16th Presented at the Long Island Trout Unlimited meeting. The subject was Beamoc - The Beaverkill and Willowemoc, but there was more. Neversink and the Delaware, East and West. Lots of photos and videos of my favorite spots. This presentation answered that question many of us have: "Why do ... Read More
Fishing the Carmans

Fishing Long Island’s Spring Creeks – a presentation

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017 I talked about Long Island's Spring Creeks - a little history, a short tour and a few tips at the Long Island Flyrodder's Meeting at the VFW Hall in Levittown. The presentation covered the three principal trout streams on LI - Nissequogue, Connetquot and Carmans. If you ... Read More
The man who took me fishing

Father’s Day

That's my dad.  He loved fishing and everything outdoors. He turned me on to a life filled with friends, adventures and fun. We caught my first trout together on Catskill Creek and he introduced me to the Beaverkill. Thanks Dad. June 19th is Father's Day - it is not too soon ... Read More