You must not use the aforesaid artful sport for covetousness, merely for the increasing or saving of your money, but mainly for your enjoyment and to procure the health of your body and, more especially, of your soul. -Dame Juliana Berners, A Treatyse of Fyshynge with an Angle, 1496.

Check out our Winter 2016 Newsletter!

Posted on January 18, 2016

We just posted our Winter 2016 Edition of STREAMSIDE featuring the Winter-Spring Meeting and Event Schedule, an excellent article on tight line nymphing and much more! Click HERE to read all the articles.

Learn to Fly Fish course promotion

Posted on December 15, 2015

Club members Joe King, John Burgos, and Bob Molzahn were tying flies at French Creek Outfitters on Saturday December 12th, to promote our Learn to Fly Fish course.



2016 "Learn to Fly Fish" course date announced!

Posted on December 7, 2015

On Saturday, April 23rd 2016, Dame Juliana League will hold its annual Learn To Fly Fish Course. The course will be held from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Baker Field Pavilion at the Pheonixville YMCA on the banks of Pickering Creek. Learn how to tie various knots, casting instruction, identify "live" aquatic insects, on-stream demonstrations and much more, All equipment, a course manual, refreshments and lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring your fly rod. Download the REGISTRATION BROCHURE here.

November 30th Meeting Highlights

Posted on December 1, 2015

Excellent fly tying demonstration by Jake Villwock at the November 30th meeting. He was tying his Orvis promoted fly, the Roamer



Check out our Fall 2015 Newsletter!

Posted on September 28, 2015

We just posted our Fall 2015 Edition of STREAMSIDE featuring Yellowstone Fish Restoration project, A look back at Chester County Conservation Camp, Catching wild trout at night and much more! and much more! Click HERE to read all the articles.

Check out our Spring 2015 Newsletter!

Posted on June 18, 2015

We just posted our Spring 2015 Edition of STREAMSIDE featuring Emerson Cannon summing up the brutal winter, Mike Ferraro's "Shad" report, and much more! Click HERE to read all the articles.

Casting Clinic - Towpath Park

Posted on May 4, 2015

Here is a quick video clip from our Casting Clinic held on Saturtay May 2nd 2015. Certified casting instructor Mike Costello covered many topics including correcting tailing loops, paying attention to your backcast, casting in wind plus one on one instruction. Thanks to Mike Costello and John Burgos for a very informative clinic. See more pictures HERE in the 2015 photo gallery

PFBC Withdraws Delayed Harvest Proposal

Posted on April 6, 2015

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced that it has withdrawn a proposal to change the Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only (DHALO) regulations after receiving public comments overwhelmingly opposed to the measure from spring stocking thru the summer beginning in 2016.

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Flats fishing for bonefish in the British Virgin Islands

Posted on February 2, 2015

Club member Troy Dunn flats fishing in the British Virgin Islands on Anegada. Check out more pictures in the 2015 Photo Gallery.






Nags Head fishing for drum and cobia

Posted on August 11, 2014

IFFF Council Name Change

Posted on October 2, 2013

Our International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) council name has changes from "Mid-Atlantic" to "Chesapeake". Click HERE to find out more about the Chesapeake Council.





Congratulations! You've found our new website!

Posted on January 1, 2012

This is the new home page for the Dame Juliana League Fly Fishers DJL Over the coming months we will be adding some new features in order to keep you better informed of the clubs activities, and hopefully provide some tools so that current members can contribute to our photo gallery and journal. For the very latest, check our calendar of events. -Tight Lines!