Monthly Schedule

2024 HPD Monthly Meeting and Guest Speakers

The Monthly meetings are always the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Meeting location 

Behind the Scenes Tap House

Time: Starts at 6pm

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 January
Round table open discussion on 2024 Trips and Events

  

 February

 RareWaters

Andy with RareWaters will be going over their properties you can fish and how to do it!

 

 

March 20th

Guest Speaker - Ben McGee

Mr. Ben McGee is doing a presentation on The Physics of Nymphing:

We are happy to host Ben McGee for an educational experience and fly tying demonstration that you won't want to miss, covering the physics of nymphing and methods for fly selection. Ben is a career scientist in aquatic ecosystem health monitoring and has been one of Colorado's top euro and euro-hybrid fly fishing instructors, and an innovative fly designer for over a decade.

For this course, Ben will discuss and demonstrate streamflow types and hydrodynamics, sink rates and resistance, and the control points of various nymphing methods. He will demonstrate displacement of various leader and tippet materials as well as cover some common misconceptions of the nymphing community. Ben will then transition into a fly tying demonstration to quickly show you some classics and take a deep dive into some of his newest creations. All while continuing the discussion of "hard flies vs soft flies" fly selection for different streamflow conditions and habitat types.

April 17th

Jeff Powles - Fishon Colorado

 


 May
June 

Round table discussion

Open meeting to get to know each other and visit! 

 

 

 July 
No meeting this month

 

 

 August

 

 

 

 September

  

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October
Open
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November

Fundraising Auction for HPD Programs and Scholarships

Behind The Scenes Tap House

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December

 Christmas Party @ Fox Hollow