Friday, October 27, 2017

New Orleans Fly Fishers Club Annual Banquet - 11/4/17 @ 6:30pm

The New Orleans Fly Fishers Club's Annual Banquet will take place on Saturday, November 4th, 2017. All are welcome to attend and celebrate another great year of flyfishing, friendship, and fun!  This year’s banquet will be held at Porter and Luke’s Restaurant on Metairie Road.  Dinner will be served at 7pm, guest are encouraged to arrive at 6:30pm.

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The cost to attend the banquet is $45.00 per person.  See Al Kellogg or Mariana the night of the event, as they will be collecting the money.

There will be a cash bar, and dinner will be 4 courses, which includes the following:

Appetizers:
Fried Eggplant Sticks
Hot Blue Crab Dip
(Set on table family style)

Soup or Salad:
Choice of Gumbo, Turtle, Soup du jour
Or House Salad

Entrée (choose one):
Veal Parmesan
Catch of The Day
Eggplant Vincent

Dessert:
Choice of Bread Pudding or Vanilla Ice Cream

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our guest speaker had to cancel, but we are working on having someone make a presentation.

This is the NOFFC's annual fund-raiser, and we will have prizes for both raffles and a gambler's draw. Here's a listing of prizes available at this year's banquet, so far:

Fly Rods:
TFO Professional 8' 4wt. (4 pcs.)
Custom Built Batson 9' 7wt. (4 pcs.)

Fly Reels:
Cabela's CGR 5/6 Fly Reel
Orvis Hydros - Size 1
TFO HSR II

Fly Line:
Teeny WF3F Fly Line

Clothing/Accessories:
Orvis Sun Protection Package (hat & buff)
TFO hats

Fly Tying:
Custom Fly Tying Station (Made by Joe Illg)

Flies:
There will be various fly boxes and assortments tied by our members

While we have these items available, we appreciate the generosity of the fly fishing community, and we are open to receiving additional donations of unused or gently used fly fishing related items to use as raffle prizes. Please let me know if you have any items you would like to donate. 

We hope you can attend and we look forward to seeing everyone!

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