Fall Fundraiser Raffle

Our annual fall fundraiser is here again! Check out the great prizes we’ve got lined up for you, and buy tickets now for a chance to win one or more of them. Tickets are $5 each, 5 for $20.

Tickets have been mailed to VFTU members, and will be available at the General Meetings. The drawing will be held at our general meeting on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm.

This is a major fund raising event for us, so please buy generously.


Jim Lowe Fly Box

One of Jim Lowe’s fly boxes loaded with fresh Jim Lowe ties … dries, wets, nymphs and streamers. 215 Flies in all. This box is a treasure; it is used and the spring latch on one of the compartments does not work. The spring latch comes separate. Valued at $450.

Wood Block Print

Framed hand colored limited edition signed and numbered wood block print “BROOK TROUT” by Daniel Hinds. This is a gorgeous piece of art that would grace any fisherperson’s memory cave. Valued at $450

Custom Built Orvis Fly Rod

This outfit was created by one of our great active volunteer members. Charlie Green has been building rods for a long time and this one is a real sweet example of his craft. The custom built fly rod is on a St Croix blank, 2 piece, 7’-6”, for 4 or 5 weight with a vintage Orvis Battenkill III reel (made in England), a new Scientific Anglers WF-5-F fly line and a pack of 2 4X, 9’ leaders. Its ready to fish. Valued at $250.

Orvis Graphite Fly Rod

An Orvis Graphite Fly Rod. This is a serious big water big fish rod. It is a 8 weight, 9’-6” 2-piece. The cork doesn’t even show a smudge of use. It is in new condition. Would be a great big river bass rod. Valued at $125.

Orvis Presentation IV Fly Reel

An Orvis Presentation Reel. Size IV. A vintage Orvis Reel in excellent condition. It comes with line and backing and the lamb’s wool lined Orvis pouch. This reel was manufactured in Argentina for Orvis by STH. Valued at $75.