The Downey Fly Fishers is a club consisting of men, women and children who share a common interest, the enjoyment of fly fishing.
The Downey Fly Fishers meets at the Barbara J Riley Community Center (at Apollo Park) in Downey, California (Los Angeles) on the 2nd Tues of every month at 6:00pm. Visitors and new members are always welcome to attend. Click here for directions
Fishing the Tenkara Way with Art Strauss
Art Strauss, a member of the Long Beach Casting Club since 2012, is a native of San Diego. He started fly fishing while in college in San Diego State and the UC Irvine School of Medicine. His love of fly fishing grew in the June Lake area where he has fished over a period of thirty years. His fishing adventures have not been limited to just the Sierras. His largest fish caught on a fly was a 35 pound Dorado that took him 45 minutes to land! This was caught at Loreto Bay, Baja Sur, Mexico where he has a home. Click here to view full details
- To promote, improve and enjoy all phases of fly fishing.
- To maintain a high standard of true sportsmanship and promote social relations among its' members.
- We, individually, endeavor to take at least one youth (beginner/no age restriction) fly fishing annually; instruct them, to the best of our ability, in the art and responsibilities that are soon to be wholly theirs.
- To fraternize and cooperate with organizations whose aims and purposes preserve our waters and to promote the sport.
- To provide instruction and information in fly casting, flytying, rod building and entomology. These classes and/or clinics will be open to the public with no fee