Category Archives: Meetings 2019

First Official Meeting of the Fall 2019

Well, here we are, the first official meeting of the year for the HFF is this coming Tuesday, October, 15th.  Again, this year we will be meeting at the American Legion Post # 18 at 1800 W. 3rd Street, Bloomington. Dinner at 6:00 PM and the program at 7:00PM.

The meeting this month will be a discussion on the 3-5 best flies for Wipers/Walleyes. Please bring your suggestions and/or examples.  We will also be treated to a tying demo by our own Mike B. He will tie a Clouser Minnow. BTW, when some folks are asked their 3 best Wiper flies the answer will be; Gray over white Clouser, chartreuse over white Clouser and an all white Clouser. Although I have heard some mumbles about a Deceiver… I am guessing there might even be some Wiper flies in the raffle.

As this is the first meeting of the year, dues are due, $20 for the whole year.  We will also create a slate of officers for next year to be voted on during the November meeting. Those lucky winners will take office at the Christmas party. The Members Christmas party will be Saturday December 14th at 5:00PM at the American Legion. The club provides the meal. The menu will be Turkey or Ham, Whipped Potatoes, Green Beans, Tossed Salad and Desert. Coffee-tea and rolls are provided. Appropriate Adult beverages will be on your tab.

As always, we are looking for future program ideas. Please do make some suggestions.  Hoping to see you all this coming Tuesday. 6:00 at the American Legion Blue Room.

Stays warm,


Unofficial HFF Summer Meetings

A little reminder that the last Official Unofficial meeting of the year this year will be September 17th.       Please bring some ideas for programs or tying demos you would like to see during the upcoming year.    As always, dinner at 6:00 and summer fishing lies begin at 7:00 (or as soon as we get there.) Meetings are now being held at the American Legion Post #18 in Bloomington.  I hope to see you all on September 17th .

Tim’s Fish

There are some terrific pictures of local fishing success floating around the internet.  Local small streams and below the dam at Monroe seems to be hot. I have seen pics of Wipers, Smallies and Bluegill in the recent days.

I have no fishing pictures yet but  I am hoping to have some of  my  own fishing pics soon…