Monday, February 9, 2009

Chuck Echer to be Inducted into the NCCFFF Hall Of Fame

Just got the announcement that Chuck Echer will be the29th inductee into the Northern California Chapter of the Federation of Fly Fishers' Fly Fishing Hall of Fame on Saturday Evening February 28th, 2009

Chuck’s contributions to the art and sport of fly fishing will be formally recognized as he becomes

the 29th inductee into the NCCFFF Fly Fishing Hall of Fame. Advance reservations required.

More Details -

Hall of Fame to be held at the Veterans Memorial Building,

301 Main St., Pleasanton, California. Social hour

and silent auction start at 6PM - Dinner at 7PM

Followed by live auction, proceeds to conservation.

For reservations to this special event please use the Dinner Reservations Form on the website.

Reservation form along with payment must be received by February 15, 2009 to reserve your space. Seating is limited. Details, More info, Registration form at:

In 1977 Chuck Echer began teaching fly fishing at the American Sportsman Club, and the Piedmont Adult Education School, the Wilderness Unlimited Youth, and Adult Educational programs and the Becoming an Outdoor Woman Educational Program. His speaking engagements on still water tactics and demonstrations of the Paraloop “V” Hackle play to packed rooms at FFF Conclaves, ISE and the Fly Fishing Shows. European Angling Shows have also shared his talents at venues such as Holland’s Fly Fair and Netherlands Fly Fishing Guild, and the Angling Fair of Chatsworth, England.

We know Chuck a skilled angler recording IGFA records. In the company of legends, Chuck received the most prestigious award in fly tying, the FFF Buzz Buszek Award, in 1993. NCCFFF is proud to recognize Chuck Echer as the 2009 Hall of Fame Inductee for his long time contributions to the art, science, literature, techniques, enjoyment and conservation of fly fishing.


HOF Chairman John Ryzanych, 510-881-8210,

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