Chicago fishing: Joseph Meyer offers small-stream, fly-fishing lessons

SHARE Chicago fishing: Joseph Meyer offers small-stream, fly-fishing lessons

Joseph Meyer, the great teacher of fly casting for Chicago fishermen, is offering one-hour lessons on-water this weekend.; and I highly recommend it.

I had the chance to do this a couple years ago on Salt Creek in Hinsdale and came away much impressed with his teaching, and actually improved my fly casting and my understanding of what I should be trying to do when fly casting.

Here are the details on the reduced price offer from Meyer:

Want to become a better stream angler? Here is an opportunity to receive individual instruction from Joseph Meyer whileon the water. I am offering this one-hour, individual casting lesson designed to improve your small-stream casting skills. You will need boots and waders as we will work on your casting, drifting and mending skills while wading an area stream.Individual Instruction for this one day special will take place every hour, on the hour from starting at 8:00 a.m. and running til 4:00 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for anglers of all levels to improve your skills at this reduced price.My normal fee for anindividuallesson is $65 but I am offering this opportunity for just $50. The one hour on the water class on Saturday, August 25th will be held on Salt Creek in Hinsdale. The one hour on the water class on Sunday, August 26th will be held on the Fox River in South Batavia. To reserve your hour slot you may sign up via return email or by calling my cell630.418.5685

The Latest
Residents and tourists gathered to view Saturday’s Navy Pier fireworks show, and Sun-Times’ Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere caught some shots so you can see for yourself. Take a look.
The man, 38, was sitting outside the building about 10 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of North Springfield Avenue when he was shot in the chest and head, police said.
“Pearl’s Rollin’ With the Blues: A Night with Felicia P. Fields” is a sizzling showcase from the Tony Award-nominated actress.
The officer was the second hurt by shattered glass in less than an hour early Sunday.
“You don’t need the ordinance, you need common sense,” Dr. Demetra Soter said. “This management company knew what to do and didn’t do it.”