Coastal Flyrodders

A Northern New Jersey Saltwater Flyfishing Club whose primary goal is to have fun and learn as much as possible from one another about great east coast saltwater fly fishing and anywhere else that affords fly fishing for big fish.


Meetings are held 7:30PM the third Tuesday of every month at the Larkin House 380 Godwin Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 If you have questions about any meeting please post it on the message board and we will answer you.

2016 Program Schedule

Steve Culton

January 19, 2016

Steve is a fly fishing guide and instructor, fly tyer, and freelance writer. His work has appeared in American Angler, The Flyfish Journal, The Drake, Flyfishing & Tying Journal, Eastern Fly Fishing, Fly Rod & Reel Online, and the Mid Atlantic Fly Fishing Guide. Steve will talk about “The Little Things” that make big differences in flyfishing

Bob Romano

February 16, 2016

Bob has written 8 books of essays and novels that take place in Maine. He is an excellent photographer and illustrator. Bob has a summer home there and will talk about flyfishing for landlocked salmon and brook trout.

John Isdanavage

March 15, 2016

John is a fly fishing guide who's lived and fished in the area from Lavallete to IBSP all his life. He knows it like no one else. John fly fishes the beach, the bay, and the inlet, both from a boat and on land. He's a long time member of ASWF and we look foward to hearing about this area that we all like to fish, especially in November when we have our annual trip there. Promises to be an educational evening.

James Jindal

April 19, 2016

Long time friend of Coastal James Jindal now reps some great fishing products including Sage and Redington rods. He's also a maniac when it comes to fishing Rhode Island and has a wealth of info

Scott Cesari

May 17, 2016

Scott will give a presentation on "Tips and Tricks to Better Tying" Scott was the 2006 State of PA flytying champion and also 2006 IFFF tyer of the year. This presentation will include information to make us all better and more efficient tyers.

Debbie Manns

June 21, 2016

Most of us primarily fish Raritan Bay, because the fishing is good and its close. Now Debbie will tell us about the Raritan Bay Keepers efforts to keep it a great place to fish, and maybe give us some insights to new secret spots on the bay. Debbie has been Baykeeper and Executive Director since April, 2008. Prior to joining NY/NJ Baykeeper, Debbie was the Environmental and Energy Policy Advisor for Governor Jon S. Corzine.

Annual BBQ

July 19, 2016

We will have our annual BBQ at the Larkin House, Bring your rod and we'll some casting, and have some great food

Hands On

August 19, 2016

This is our annual hands on meeting where we will be tying flys, making rigs or stripping baskets, rigging kayaks or what ever you want to learn

Ricky Wolbert

September 20, 2016

Ricky Wolbert is a Philadelphia native, with saltwater in his veins. As a ACA Level 1 kayak instructor, fishing guide and tournament angler, he specializes in striped bass, bluefish, weakfish , and fluke with both fly and light tackle along the New Jersey shore’s beaches. Ricky presents a kayak angling presentation that is focused on helping the beginner and seasoned kayak fisherman get started in the world of salt water kayak fishing along with some live fish catching footage. He will also talk about kayak selections and gear to help get you get into the flow and ride the tides to an adventure of your own

Secret Spots

October 20, 2016

We will be sharing our favorite spots to fish. This is the talk has lead us to write the book on spots in our area and now we will update it

Jason Darpa

November 15, 2016

Jason Darpa of Blitzbound Charters is a Jersey guide, but also fishes Montauk, and trout upstate. He has impressive fish on his facebook page, and he'll give us insight in fishing Jersey for big bass

2016 Events

Date Description Place Buy
Sat February 27, 2016 Ramsey Outdoor Store Cabin Fever Day. A great store, who's always be good to us 281 Route 10, Ste 16 Succasunna, NJ
Fri April 08, 2016 Annual Coastal Dinner. Food, Prizes, and good company. Bring the spouse and lets have fun Meadows Golf Club, 79 2 Bridges Rd, Lincoln Park, NJ
Sun April 24, 2016 Annual Housatonic trip. The water is cold, the fish are small, but its lots of fun Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center at Milford Point
Tue May 03, 2016 Annual Plum Island ( hope I get a big weakfish ) trip First big parking lot in Sandy Hook Park
Sat May 14, 2016 Third Annual One Fly Tournament. This is it. Lots of fun, tons of prizes, and food. Atlantic Highland Municipal Marina
Sun June 05, 2016 Pennfield Reef Trip. A one mile long walk to the middle of the Long Island sound, or at least if feels that way Fairfield CT
Fri November 11, 2016 Annual 3 day Island Beach State Park event with Atlantic Saltwater Fly Fisherman Seaside NJ


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Membership is $50.00 per year. You can mail a check to Coastal Flyrodders P.O Box 1402, Morristown, NJ 07962 or use simply use Paypal. You also need to sign the Membership Application.

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