5th NFFC Update 21

Web Master Garry Brownrigg has finished setting up the Fly Fishing Canada web site to accept registrations via e-mail. He wrote that you may register directly from the Home page, from the Membership page, or from the 2007 Registration sub-menus under the Competitions menu item. Garry encourages all teams to register on the site, even those who have registered by mail. Once he has their information he will create a new page that lists the teams directly from the database.

Perhaps feeling that Bob Sheedy simply wasn’t pulling his weight enough as FFC’s Good Will Ambassador, President Randy Taylor recently appointed him as the Conservation Symposium Co-ordinator. Then, when it appeared that Sheedy might still have a few hours left over to relax, two days later President Taylor appointed him as the Youth Team Co-ordinator.

Bob’s first job will be organizing a Youth Team Canada for the 6th FIPS-Mouche World Youth Fly Fishing Championship and Conservation Symposium on 3-10 August 2007 at State College, Pennsylvania. This is the first time that this international event will be held in North America. Competitors aged 13 to 18 from around the world will compete, including a team from Canada.

In addition to the catch-and-release fly fishing competition on four local waters, other activities will include fly tying, visits to conservation sites, and local sightseeing.

As Bob will be on the road for the next few weeks (FFC business, of course), applicants for Youth Team Canada must send a resume and letters of reference to:

Randy Taylor
LaBarge Weinstein Professional Corporation
A Business Law Firm
515 Legget Drive, Suite 800
Kanata, ON K2K 3G4

The cut-off date for applications is 15 April 2007.

For enquiries and information about the YWFFC, contact Bob Sheedy at flyfisher@escape.ca

Bob Jones
PR Geezer