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.

2019 Program Schedule

Lee Nisenholz

January 15, 2019

Lee has traveled and fished in lots of cool places and for this meeting he will talk about fishing Belize. Promised to be an educational and informative meeting.

John Isdanavage

February 19, 2019

Captain John Isdanavage, is the owner of Coastal Angler Fly Fishing & Light Tackle Charters. He has been fishing along the beaches of the Jersey shore and fishing the Barnegat Bay area for over 30 years. Fishing both inshore and near shore for striped bass, bluefish, false albacore, and all the other species in his area.

Peter Jenkins

March 19, 2019

Peter is the owner of the Salt Water Edge in Rhode Island. This is one of the premier fly shops in the northeast and located in prime saltwater flyfishing country!

Tom Gilmore

April 16, 2019

Tom is the founding member of Coastal Flyrodders and noted author of many books. He had fished extensively all over the world and is an entertaining and engaging speaker. For the April meeting he will talk about shad fishing in the Delaware.

John McMurray

May 21, 2019

John Field

June 18, 2019

John Field is a writer, conservationist and fly-casting instructor. John has spent extensive time exploring the waters of the Northwest Territories and the provinces while on the mast of Canadian Sportfishing Magazine. He also filmed in the Amazon and elsewhere while shooting and co-producing Hunt for Big Fish with Larry Dahlberg. John has decades of experience flats fishing the Florida Keys and striped bass fishing in the Northeast. John also makes regular fishing trips to the Balkans of Europe and the Yellowstone region.


July 16, 2019

Annual BBQ.

Hands On

August 20, 2019

We will have a hands on day. Fly tying, rod building, knots, everything you need to know

Bryn Bode

September 17, 2019

Bryn Bode is a full time guide on the Delaware. He will be showing us some deer hair flies

Mike Platt

October 15, 2019

Capt Mike Platt spent the last 25 years of my life in relentless pursuit of striped bass, bluefish, bonito, albies and blackfish on the long rod and with light tackle in the Western Long Island Sound. I can no longer call what I do "fishing" but rather a "lifestyle". I live, eat, sleep and breathe this lifestyle

John McMurray

November 19, 2019

John is having a great year tuna fishing with his new boat, and is coming back to tell us about it

Events for the year

Date Description Place Buy
Tue January 08, 2019 Fly tying big flies at Ed's house for the raffle box Ed's Starts at 7:00
Fri January 25, 2019 Edison fly fishing show We will be manning the booth for 3 days
Tue February 05, 2019 Ice fishing Talk with Keith Reardon
Sat February 23, 2019 Ramsey Outdoor Succassuna Succassuna, NJ
Sat February 23, 2019 Jason Taylor Fly Tying Seminar Christian Heath Care Center Starts at 9:00
Sat March 09, 2019 Ramsey Outdoor Ramsey Ramsey, NJ
Fri April 05, 2019 Annual Dinner-Primo Amour Hawthorne, NJ
Sun April 14, 2019 Connecticut trip-Housatonic CT Audibon Society
Sun April 28, 2019 Kayak trip TBD
Sat May 04, 2019 One Fly Contest Start at Atlantic Highlands
Tue June 11, 2019 Wade in TBD


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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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