Welcome to the Salty FlyRodder’s website

The “Salty” Flyrodders of New York, the sole remaining chapter of the original Salty Flyrodders of America, was founded in 1966 by Neil Druger.

He enrolled four pioneer members: Lou Rossi, Dom DeSalvo, Erwin Zobel, and Hammond Fox. From this humble beginning, the club now boasts a membership list in excess of 200.

Our intent for this site is that it be a source of information about saltwater fly fishing for members and non-members alike. There are areas of this website however, that are accessible to members only which contain specific information about planned fishing trips, events, or member contact information.

Our philosophy is that membership in an organization entails certain benefits as well as responsibilities. Access to the restricted areas is one of the benefits. Active participation in club activities is one of the responsibilities.

All are welcome to explore our website. If you like what you see, then attend a couple of our meetings. Meet the members. Talk to them. Practice casting with us. Be a guest on one of our trips. If you still like what you see,
fill out this membership application form (pdf), and help us in spreading the joy and satisfaction of fly fishing in the salt.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster and promote saltwater fly fishing by providing education and spreading knowledge of the sport and to encourage and assist in activities designed to enhance salt water fly fishing and to further the development of the ideals and principles of conservation of saltwater marine life and fisheries.

Our Meetings

We meet monthly at the Queens Botanical Gardens. Directions are available from various locales.

Board of Directors

President, Mike Wolyniec
Vice President, Steve Townsend
Treasurer, Joel Filner
Secretary, Dennis Osorio
Director, David Berman
Director, Terrance Randall
Director, Bob Skoy
Director, Bill Stio