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 Fall 2017 Newsletter!

Posted on September 13, 2017

There are some great articles and stories by John Burgos, Skip Krause, and Emerson Cannon as well as an update on Project Healing Waters and more information on their fundraising auction now underway. Click HERE to view the entire newsletter.

Donated Fishing Gear Fundraiser Sale

Posted on September 11, 2017

Click HERE for more information

2017 Fall Calendar of Events released!

Posted on August 4, 2017

We just posted our Fall Calendar of Events. Click HERE to view the entire lineup!

Check out our Spring 2017 Newsletter!

Posted on june 2, 2017

We just posted our Spring 2017 Edition of STREAMSIDE featuring John Burgos's "End of Season Review", "Finding Bite Windows" by Domenick Swentosky, and "Fun On The Little Juniata River" by Joe King Click HERE to view the entire newsletter.

April Raffle

Posted on May 3, 2017

At our April meeting we had our 50-50 raffle which included:
Cash prize
A nine weight fly rod
A custom tying bench donated by Mike Ferraro
Dale Becker won the nine weight fly rod. Ed Kody won the tying bench. Dom Swentosky won the 50-50 for $140.
Thanks to all the participants and our sponsors, French Creek Outfitters, Sporting Gentleman and TCO.

Learn to Fly Fish Course 2017

Posted on May 1, 2017

Another successful Learn to Fly Fish course took place Saturday April 29th. 30 plus students took part in learning the many phases of fly fishing with the help of our top notch instructors! It was our first time at Warwick Park and all went well including the weather. See more pictures HERE

April Meeting 2017

Posted on April 25, 2017

Thanks to Bill Anderson for an amazing presentation on his efforts in preserving the Little Juniata River. Bill is the Director and President of the Little Juniata River Association

February Stocking

Posted on February 27, 2017

Thanks to DJL members for another successful stocking of French Creek fly fishing only section. For more pictures click HERE

Helping out our veterans

Posted on February 7, 2017

Project Healing Waters is a great organization and presents an opportunity for all anglers to give back to a special group of people in our community. Here, one of DJL's founding members, Jack Mickievicz demonstrating rod building techniques for a veteran building his own fly rod.

January 30 Meeting

Posted on January 31, 2017

Thanks a ton Domenick Swentosky! Your program on "The Mono Rig" was outstanding. Our club was very appreciative of your in depth informative presentation
See his BLOG for this and many other topics.

Check out our Winter 2017 Newsletter!

Posted on January 17, 2017

We just posted our Winter 2017 Edition of STREAMSIDE featuring Bob Molzahn's "Notes from the Tying Bench" telling us what's going on for 2017, "A December Fishing Story" by Mike Ferraro, and much more! Click HERE to view the entire newsletter.

2017 Spring Event Calendar Announced

Posted on January 4, 2017

Click HERE to view the Spring 2017 Event Calendar

November Meeting

Posted on November 29, 2016

Thanks to club member Pete Goodman for his excellent presentation on his fishing trips to Grosvenor Lodge in Katmai National Park, Alaska. Pete went into great detail of the lodge accommodations, daily trips to fishing locations, and information on the fish population. The slideshow included many amazing photographs and videos of brown bears, bald eagles and schools of sockeye salmon.

October Meeting

Posted on October 25, 2016

Big thanks to Nick Raftas of Sky Blue Outfitters for his presentation on fishing the Lehigh River. Nick did a very impressive slideshow/video presentation about his guided trips.

September Meeting

Posted on September 27, 2016

Big thanks to Jon Shein from The Kayak Fishing Store for his very informative presentation on kayak fishing. Jon covered many topics including kayak brands and the numerous rigging options. He also covered the many propulsion methods and had two rigged kayaks on display.

Project Healing Waters

Posted on September 19, 2016

The following is a thank you card the club received from Project Healing Waters

Check out our Fall 2016 45th Anniverary Issue Newsletter!

Posted on September 9, 2016

We just posted our Fall 2016 Anniverary Issue Edition of STREAMSIDE featuring articles on Project Healing Waters, Fly tying advice from John Burgos, September Albacore fishing and much more! Click HERE to view the entire newsletter.

2016 Casting Clinic

Posted on May 9, 2016

The 2016 Casting Clinic took place Saturday May 7th at Towpath Park. The weather was a bit dreary but the clinic was a success. Big thanks to Mike Costello and John Burgos for their efforts. More pictures in the PHOTO GALLERY

Many thanks to Matt Romano for his great presentation of photography and his work with Project Healing Waters

Posted on March 2, 2016

Please visit this great organization at at While you're at it, check out more of Matt's greate work at Our next meeting is March 28 featuring John Shaner of Hardy and Greys. We look forward to seeing everyone.

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!