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Program History - Monthly Speaker/Activity

Date Speaker Program/Activity
2022    
Jan Ted Nicholson Local Fishing Opportunities
Feb Jeff McElravy How FFI Relates to BUFF
Mar BUFF Banquet
Apr Jeff Liskay Fly Fishing for Warm Water Species in the Great Lakes
May Karin Miller Tenkara: How it Improves Your Fly Fishing
June Kevin Feenstra Four Seasons of Fishing and Wildlife on the Muskegon River
July BUFF Picnic BUFF Members Picnic
August Phil Pursley Let's Talk Fishing
September Steve Madewell Thirty Years in Steelhead Alley
October Ann Miller Hatches of the Upper Midwest
November Jack Loudin and Rich Staley Fly Fishing for Smallmouth in West Virginia
December Brad Petzke Fly Fishing in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
2021    
Jan Rob Fightmaster Fishing the Smoky Mtns.
Feb Josh Greenberg Techniques on the Ausable
Mar Rick Hafele Five Mistakes You Don't Need to Make
Apr Shelly Ehmer Montana History - Fishing the Missouri
May Bob Clouser Fishing for Bass - Top to Bottom
June Skip Morris Making Dry Fly Fishing Work
July Domenick Swentosky Nymphing: Tight Line vs Indicator
August Nicole Watson Arctic Grayling Reintroduction
September Jerry Regan Au Sable Traditions
October George Daniel Seductive Streamer Strategies
November Randy Evans Three Valley Conservation Trust
December Valerie Askren Fly Fishing Kentucky
2020    
Jan Cade Buchanan NC High Country
Feb Mike Mehrle The Frugal Flyrodder
Mar BUFF Banquet  
Apr Cancelled Coronavirus :-(
May Cancelled Coronavirus :-(
June Jonathan Horn Driftless Wisconsin
July Rebecca Parry Ohio Scenic Rivers SQM
August Matt PARKER Local Topwater Fishing
September Rocky Cox Clinch River TN
October Rob Worthing Tenkara Gear & Techniques
November Ron Lewis Mad River Trophy Browns
December Glen Penquite Angler's Base Camp, Wyoming
2019    
Jan Dale Collins Tuckaseegee Fly Shop
Feb Tom Cross Adams County Ohio Travel & Visitors Bureau
Mar BUFF Banquet  
Apr Susan Thrasher Fishing the Caney Fork River
May Dustan Harley Ripple Guide Service
Jun Andy Suffhoff and Bennett Kottler Mill Creek History and Restoration
July Todd Desgrosseilliers Project Healing Waters
Aug Jenn Ripple DUN Magazine - Smallmouth on the Fly
Sep Mike Porto ODNR - Fisheries of SW Ohio
Oct Lee McClellan Kentucky Afield - Cumberland Trout
Nov Tony Makris Semper Fly Rods
Dec Kevin Howell Best NC Smallmouth Fishing
2018    
Jan John Gouker D Loop Outfitters
Feb Josh Greenberg Gates Au Sable Lodge
Mar BUFF Banquet  
Apr Wanda Taylor Fly Fishing's 1st Lady of the South
May Ted Nicholson Delamere & Hopkins - Local Smallmouth
Jun Derrick Filkins Flymasters of Indianapolis
July Rod Middleton (Joint Meeting @ NKFF) Minor Clark Fish Hatchery
Aug Ethan Smith Fly Fishing in Scotland
Sep Lee McClellan Smallmouth Fishing in Kentucky
Oct Tim Williamson Smallmouth Fishing in the Great Miami
Nov Jeff Georgin New Zealand - It's Worth the Flight
Dec Patrick Goddard Czech Nymphing
2017    
Jan Rob Fightmaster Fly Fishing the Smoky Mountains
Feb Brent Miller & Debbie Hampton Project Healing Waters / Casting for Recovery
Mar Jerry Yates Frogs Fanny Fishing with Floatants
Apr Jerry Darkes Great Lakes Fly Fishing
May Adam Konopka Mill Creek Watershed Council
Jun Charity Rutter R & R Fly Fishing
July Alex Bell Fishing the WNC Trout Trail
Aug Shannon Messer Orvis Fly Shop - Silva NC
Sep Neal Ramsey Hamilton Co. Great Parks
Oct BUFF 40th Anniversary Celebration
Nov Jacob Goetz Sugar Creek Fly Shop
Dec Rocky Cox Rocky Top Anglers
2016    
Jan Ron Lewis Secrets for Fishing the Mad River
Feb Dustan Harley Streamer Fishing
Mar Joe Cornwall Bass Fishing Ohio
Apr Kevin Howell Fishing Western North Carolina
May Steve Comer Little Miami River
Jun Josh McQueen Pike on the Fly
Aug David Wishart Mad River Recreation Survey
Sep Brian Flechsig Mad River Outfitters
Oct Pete Moore & Ken Speicher Alaska Trip Report
Nov Dave Radomski Fishing the Clear Fork
Dec Brian Meszaros Fly Fishing the Great Lakes
2015    
Jan Steve Comer Little Miami River
Feb Jeff Liskay Steelhead from British Columbia to the Great Lakes
Mar Bill Spicer (host of The New Fly Fisher) Ontario Fly Fishing Opportunities
Apr Rod King and Melissa Clark Ohio DNR
May Craig Bailey Knee Deep Expeditions
Jun Tom Schrodt and Valerie Askren Fly Fishing Kentucky
Jul Ray Schmidt How TFO Rods are Built
Aug Dale Collins Tuckasegee Fly Shop
Sep Jerry McDaniel Cumberland River Guide
Oct John Field Fly Casting Finesse
Nov Phil Pursley and Gary Cummins Roads Scholar Program
Dec Patrick Skeen Elk Springs Resort, WV
2014    
Jan Don Matthews How to fish steelhead alley
Feb Randy, Tim, Mike, Jeff What we take to the stream
Mar Matt Parker, ReelFlyRod.com How to catch smallmouth bass in Ohio (slides)
Apr Wes Krupiczewicz, Derby City Fly Fishers Where to fish in Kentucky
May Glenn Weisner, Glenn River Fly Co. Terrestrials
Jun Mike Rubush Tenkara Fly Fishing
Jul no meeting  
Aug Jason Shamblin Butler County Metro Parks
Sep Roads Rivers & Trails Kayak Fishing
Oct John Navarro Restoring Eastern Hellbenders in Ohio Streams
Nov Lewis Seta Striped Bass Fishing in the Little Miami River
Dec Don Dunlap Newport Aquarium
2013    
Jan Dustan Harley - Ripple Guide Service St. Joe River - Indiana
Feb Frank Welsh - BUFF Member Wine Drinking and Fly Fishing in Patagonia
Mar Fred Shaw - Neeake Shawnee Tribe culture
Apr George Douglas The Fishing Gods
May Debbie Hampton / Tom Scheer Casting for Recovery / Healing Waters
Jun Mike Arnold (NKFF) Muskie on the Fly
Jul Ann Miller How and why do we select the flies we do
Aug Jim Stone Ohio Council, IFFF
Sep Dan Privanic, Chagrin River Outfitters We fish here almost year round
Oct Tim Silvieus, Manager, Orvis Kenwood Flyshop Secrets of the Little Miami River
Nov Mike Schmidt How to be a successful streamer fisherman
Dec Dave Dreves, Cumberland Tail Waters Hooking Mortality
2012    
Jan Steve Claxton Hazel Creek N. C.
Feb Chad See Elk Springs WV fishing area
Mar Kevin Howell-- Davidson River Outfitters Fishing in and around the Davidson River in N. C.
Apr Steve Horgan Peacock Bass fishing in Brazil
May   Butler County Parks
Jun Dan Armitage Buckeye Sportsman
Jul Christopher Walden -- Wild Life Artist Joint Meeting with MVFF & NKFF
Aug Lou Uecker of Mad River Outfitters Ohio fresn water fishing
Sep Chris Lorentz Ohio River Update
Oct Ethan Simmons Ohio Division of Natural Resources
Nov Scott Gobel - Wild Cat Outfitters Wabash River system
Dec Monte McGregor Life of the endangered freshwater mussel
2011    
Jan Tom Travis Fly Fishing in Montana and Yellowstone Park
Feb Josh Greenberg Au Sable River in Michigan
Mar Brian Schoening - IN DNR Brookville Tailwaters
Apr Tony Calbli Saltwater fishing
May Tom Herr Steelheading in North Ohio
Jun No Meeting  
Jul No Meeting NKFF - Joint Picnic
Aug No Meeting  
Sep Kip Brown - ODNR  
Oct Joe Gunther Salmon Fishing on the Pere Marquette River
Nov Dr Hedeen Mill Creek
Dec Eric Partee Little Miami River
2010  
JanCincinnati VA Med CenterProject Healing Waters
FebAlex BellWestern North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail
MarSteve Bailey2010 BUFF Trips
AprBUFF Conservation TeamLittle Miami River
MaySteve WaakWhite Bass/Hybrid Striper Fishing
JunTom AllenMad River - Trout Unlimited
JulNo MeetingPicnic/Swap Meet
AugNo Meeting
SepBrenda LaymanOhio Smallmouth Alliance
OctGeorge DouglasFish Like a Guide
NovLarry FrimermanThree Valley Conservation Trust
DecJohn Doscher & Paul FeldmanRod & Net Building
2009  
JanClyde StaufferCanadian Boundary Waters
FebHardy EshbaughWild Atlantic Salmon
MarJed Litwiller & Steve MartinezReally Big Fish - Indigo Guide Service
AprMichael MillerGreat Miami River - Impact of Dams and Gravel Mining
MayMark Walters & Neal PotterSmallmouth Fly Fishing/Elkhorn Creek
JunDoug MaloneyOhio Dept of Natural Resources
JulNo MeetingSwap Meet @ Izaak Walton League
AugNo MeetingPicnic @ Izaak Walton League
SepBrian FlechsigWarm Water Fly Fishing
OctBrian Kwiatkowski & Casey MattinglyStream Restoration
NovTodd LarsonOrigins of Bamboo Rods
DecDave Traut, George Fraley, Jeff McElravy, Lane StockerBUFF Trips
2008  
JanJon RayMichigan Fly Fishing - Hawkins Outfitters
FebMike FitzgeraldFrontiers International
MarJeff CurtisFly Fishing Western North Carolina
AprAnne LyonFind the Macros, Find the Fish - Green Acres
MayLee McClellanKentucky Fish & Wildlife Resources
JunJoe CornwallBass Fishing Ohio
JulNo MeetingSwap Meet @ Izaak Walton League
AugNo MeetingPicnic @ Izaak Walton League
SepDoug HenleyKentucky Fish & Wildlife Resources
OctJoe Guenther, David FrenchPere Marquette Salmon Fishing
NovAmy BeyerRiver Care Coldwater Streams
DecCasting for Recovery
2007  
JanBUFF membersYear in Preview
FebChristopher LongPine Lake Trout Club
Mar
AprDave GosseThree Valley Conservation Trust
MayTodd LarsonNineteenth Century Fly Tyer
JunLew KornmanKentucky Fish & Wildlife Resources
JulSwap Meet - Little Miami Canoe Livery, Morrow
AugPicnic - Little Miami Canoe Livery, Morrow
SepRoger CorradoKing Salmon Fishing - Pere Marquette River
OctJosh ZietekOhio Dept of Natural Resources
NovKevin KayleOhio Dept of Natural Resources - Ohio Steelhead
DecDavid BarronSmallmouth on the Fly
2006  
JanDave BlackburnFly Fishing in Northwest Montana, Kootenai Anglers
FebJoseph BertoliniCaesar Creek Lake - US Army COE
MarRandy ClarkNantahala River
AprTom HerrBrookville Tailwaters Fly Fishing
MayKevin Morlock, Jed LitwillerWestern Michigan Fly Fishing Rivers
JunChris LorentzBrief History of the Ohio River
JulSwap Meet
AugPicnic
SepJoe CornwallEvening of White Gold - Ohio River Fishing
OctKevin BonaseraFish Alaska
NovMike McFarlandMcFarland Rod Company
DecParty - 30 Year Celebration
2005  
JanRonald PrestonStream Restoration
FebBob GrayCarp Fishing
MarGlenn Weisner, Wayne SamsonGlenn River Fly Co.
AprJohn TertulianiSmallmouth Fishing
MayTony KalbliSouthwest Florida Fly Fishing
JunTim ChadwellSoutheast Ohio Fishing
JulSwap Meet - Little Miami Canoe Livery, Morrow
AugPicnic
SepKurt Wiemeyer, Brian HunterlawFly Fishing Lake Okeechobee & The Everglades
OctDennis TenWoldeTodd's Fork Watershed - Little Miami River
NovBob GoldsberryPond Fishing
DecRandy RatliffBrowns, Bows, Brookies, and Bronzebacks
2004  
JanBob BellOhio Steelhead Fishing
FebBUFF membersFly Fishing Topics
MarTodd AdrienYellowstone Fly Fishing
AprDean Shadley, Bill BaumbauerWhitewater River (IN.) Fishing
MayJoe CornwallBrood X - a Hatch 5 Billion Strong
JunJerry SniderAlaska: Fly Fishing for Grayling
JulSwap Meet
AugPicnic
SepBob Miltner, Jay DorseyFisheye View of Stream Habitat & Water Quality
OctTodd Adrien, Dave HalblomPontoon Boats
NovJeff Little, Jeff KelbeKayak Fishing; Mid-Atlantic Rivers Fishing
DecDave BarronWisconsin Spring Creeks
2003  
JanBrian FlechsigCarp on a Fly Rod
FebDennis PotterTying Durable Flies
MarTom AllenMad River
AprGerry McDanielCumberland River
MayJeff ClarkTrout Fishing Ohio
JunBill SchroederLower Twin Creek Project
JulSwap Meet - East Fork Tailwater Shelter
AugPicnic - Little Miami Canoe Livery, Morrow
SepJack GartsideNortheast Saltwater Fly Fishing
OctBrian BarnardFly Fishing Elkhorn Creek
NovGlenn Weisner, Wayne SamsonFly Tying Demos
DecBill SchroederFly Fishing in Alaska
2002  
JanDick WalleSoft Hackle Flies
FebMatt SupinskiLake Michigan Rivers
MarDoug HowardWhitewater River (IN.) Fishing
AprBob GoldsberryLocal Waters
MayBUFF membersFly Fishing Equipment and Stream Safety
Jun
JulSwap Meet
AugPicnic - Stonelick SP
Sep
OctBruce & Suzanne Richards
NovJerry SniderMontana - Fishing the Missouri River
DecBrett BillingsWinter Fishing - Cumberland River
2001  
JanMike SuoAlaskan Fly Fishing - Tsiu River
FebBob Ireton, Jon Kennard, Bob GoldsberryFly Fishing Potpourri
MarJoe FondacaroEntomology 101
AprBob HellebushPelee Island Club - Lake Erie
MayBUFF membersCasting Lessons & Fishing - Deerfield TWP
JunTom JonesSteam Safety - East Fork Tailwater Shelter
JulTony KalbliKnot Tying - Pattison Park
AugPicnic - Stonelick SP
Sep
OctJerry DarkesSteelhead Program
NovJohn StewartLower Cumberland River Trout Fishing
DecNate McGinnisTrends In the Fly Fishing Industry