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Ziegler to address Sanibel Island Fishing Club

By Staff | May 6, 2009

This Tuesday, May 12, the Sanibel Island Fishing Club will be holding its monthly meeting. The meeting will began at 6:30 p.m. in the north room of the Sanibel Island Community Center, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. The guest speaker will began his presentation at 7 p.m. sharp. There is no admission charge for the event and the angling public is cordially invited to attend.

This months featured speaker is local author and fly fishing expert Norm Ziegler. He will speak on how to take the beach snook on a fly as well as discussing the opening of his new tackle shop, Norm Ziegler’s Fly Shop, which is located in 2242 Periwinkle Way, just a few steps west of The Bean.

A distinguished author as well, Ziegler will be bringing copies of his two recent releases, “Rivers of Shadow, Rivers of Light” and “How To Catch Snook On A Fly.”

In addition, Ziegler will be presenting a slide show detailing the techniques he uses to catch linesiders along the Sanibel and Captiva beaches. For information about Norm’s shop, call him at 472-6868 or go to www.normzeiglersflyshop.com.

The Sanibel Island Fishing Club meets monthly through season and sponsors several group outings as well as lending support for various fishing related charities and organizations such as SCCF, START, PURRE and the Sanibel Sea School. For additional information on joining the club, contact Vern Frankwich at 395-7616 or attend next Tuesday’s meeting.

The Sanibel Island Fishing club has been an active social club for more than 20 years on the island. To learn more about the club, and to view our fish photos or new fishing recipe section, go to www.sanibelislandfishingclub.com.