Stream cleanup project at Caleb Smith State Park, September 2010
Danny Van Buskirk takes a break during the Caleb Smith cleanup
Paul McCain ready to tackle the under brush at Caleb Smith
Jim wacks the weeks at Caleb Smith.
Austin applies some muscle to the Caleb Smith brush.
Jim and Bob set off in a drift boat on the Big Hole
Bob Picciano with big brown from the Beaverhead
Jim Foley's beautiful rainbow caught on the Beaverhead
Jim Foley and his rainbow from the Beaverhead
The "New Guys", Wolfgang Porte, Jim Foley, Al Battistelli and Bob Picciano after a great day of Montana fishing
A Big Hole brown up close
Our guide Michael showing off a brownie
A view of the Big Hole
Al Battistelli showing off his brownie on the Big Hole
Group dinner at the Wagon Wheel in Twin Bridges, MT
A Twin Bridges land mark
Al Battistelli and Wolfgang Porte on the Bitterroot
Cutthroat from the Bitterroot
Al Battistelli crossing the "swing bridge" on Rock Creek
Wolfgang Porte with cutthroat trout from the Black Foot River
Jim Foley with a rainbow trout from the Black Foot River
A humming bird joined us for breakfast at Rock Creek
The "New Guys" outside their rooms at the Fisherman's Mercantile at Rock Creek
The "New Guys" Montana hat
Jim Foiey on the Bitterroot
Wolfgang going "ashore" after fishing on the Bitterroot
Bob Picciano waiting to attack the river
Ralph Napolitano's King Salmon caught while drift boating the Salmon River, September 2010
Salmon in the net, September 2010
Bob Picciano with a nice Chinook from the Salmon River, September 2010
Idyllic scene on the Salmon River, September 2010
Al Battistelli's rainbow from the Beaverhead
Scene from guide boat along the Big Hole river
Wolfgang Porte in front of the "New Guys" cabin in Twin Bridges, MT
Wolfgang Porte's 23" rainbow on the Beaverhead at Clark Canyon dam
Lee Weil giving a presentation at Orvis Greenvale
Morty Schniederman making a purchase at Orvis
Carl Wurzbach fishing on stage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
Skaneatles Lake smallmouth caught by Gordon Mueller, October 2010
Salmon River steelhead caught by Gordon Mueller during the guided trip with Capt. Mark Keniston he won at the September meeting's raffle.
Fall foliage along the Salmon River, October 2010
30lb salmon caught by Gordon Mueller while on guided trip with Capt. Mark Keniston. Gordon won this trip at the September meeting's raffle.
Al Battistelli, Wolfgang Porte, Susan Solomon and Bob Picciano at Orvis Days
Paul McCain giving a lecture during Orvis Days in Greenvale store
Mike Gelber with Award of Appreciation
Coreen Gelber, Lee Weil, Susan Solomon
Linda Macy receiving Award of Appreciation from Susan Solomon as Lee Weil looks on.
Wolfgang Porte receives Award of Appreciation.
Jeff Farrell with his Award of Appreciation
Joe Otterstedt with his Award of Appreciation
Al Battistelli with Award of Appreciation
Past President Joe Otterstedt receives gift from Susan Solomon
Gordon Mueller with his Award for Outstanding Service
Bob Picciano with his Award for Outstanding Service
Morty Schneiderman earned a Lifetime Achievement award.
Lee Weil was winner of the rod raffle.
Joe Otterstedt celebrated his birthday at the Awards Banquet
Wolfgang Porte with his brown from the Oak
Wolfgang Porte [black hat] fishing a run on the Oak across from the Archery Club.
Jim Foley and Wolfgang Porte relaxing in the Sportsmans Archery Club of Saint Marys stream side hall.
Bob Picciano and Ralph Napolitano relaxing by the Oak.
Bob Picciano and his brown from the Oak.
Bob Picciano's 11 1/2 pound brown from the Oak. "We're having fish tonight!"
Al Battistelli and Wolfgang Porte waiting to start fishing the Cat in Zoar Valley.
Al Battistelli and Wolfgang Porte with their lines in on the Cat.
A view from the Cat.
Wolfgang Porte high sticking on Chautauqua Creek.
Wolf's steelhead from Chautauqua Creek. Caught on the "circle" hook and bead rig.
Jim Foley's chrome steelhead from Chautauqua Creek.
Paul Jacob lifting Gil Padovani's steelhead out of the net.
Gil's steelhead from 18 Mile Creek.
A close-up of another steelhead by Gil.
Bob Picciano and his steelhead.
Bob's larger steelhead from Chautauqua Creek.
Ralph Napolitano's steelhead.
A close-up of Bob Picciano's steelhead.
Dan Roper and his steelhead from Chautauqua Creek.
Another steelhead by Ralph.
Ryan [Reel Action guide] netting Ralph Napolitano's steelhead on Chautauqua Creek while Bob Picciano looks on.
Ralph Napolitano and Bob Picciano posing near Chautauqua Creek.
Bob, Dan and Ralph creekside.
Dan Roper and Ryan from Reel Action.
Scout trip by Gordon to Chautagua Creek, one week before the Club trip, produced this chrome beauty.
Beautiful Chautaugua Creek Steelhead
Secret steelhead pool
November Flytying night at Main Event. Bob Rosano, Tom Cooleen, Bob Picciano, Dan Roper, Wolfgang Porte, Jim Hofrichter
Frank Gesualdo and Peter Smith discussing techniques.
Al Battistelli tying Salmon patterns
Lee Weil at November fly tying night.
Peter Smith is Member of the Year 2010
Nora Solomon leads Caddis and the Mayflies in the LIFR rendition of "The Twelve Days of Fismas"
"Five Golden Trout" as sung by Susan Solomon
Al Manz getting ready to sing
"Ten bass a-leaping"
Caddis and The Mayflies
Lee Weil, Dan VanBuskirk, Morty Schneiderman, Wolfgang Porte, Susan Solomon, Pete Smith, Jerry LeBoyer, Al Manz, Tom Cooleen, Mike Gelber, Howie Solomon, Jim Foley
Santa Jim giving gift to Paul McCain
Mike Gelber just got his gift from Santa
Howie Solomon, Nora Solomon (seated), Lee Weil, Jim Foley and Susan Solomon
Howie and Nora Solomon
Flytyer from the North Pole
Schmoozing at the December meeting
Can you find Jeff Farrell, Lee Weil, Paul Granger, Tom DiMauro, Wayne Becker, Anthony Coniglio, Joe Otterstedt, Linda Macy, Coreen Gelber, Howie Solomon, Glenn Heller and Mike Gelber?
Morty Schneiderman shaking hands with Bill Medlow while Nora Solomon and Dan VanBuskirk look on.
Nora listening to Dan VanBuskirk
Jim Hofrichter, Pete Smith, Wolfgang Porte, Glenn Heller and Jim Foley at Main Event, Plainview for Fly Tying Night
Lee Weil, Jeff Farrell, Paul McCain and Howie Solomon
Fly Tying Night at The Main Event