February Meeting – Our Own Kalil Bogdan – Fishing the Essex River/Crane Beach and the Ipswich Bay Waters

Kalil Boghdan

Capt. Kalil’s presentation will focus on fishing the Essex River/Crane Beach and the Ipswich Bay waters, and he will provide a guide’s perspective on the decline of schoolie striped bass.

Capt. Kalil Boghdan is an ORVIS Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide and has been named the Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing Guide of the Year for 2012 for the United States. He is a US Coast Guard licensed captain with over twenty five years experience on the Essex River and the waters of Crane Beach and Plum Island Sound.  He
earned a Ph.D. in biology and is a retired educator where he served as a high school science teacher and department chairman, and as a middle school principalHe is thoroughly versed in the behavior of striped bass and bluefish as well as the natural history and ecology of the area. Conservation of our natural resources is very important to Kalil. He is currently a member of several conservation and wildlife associations and serves or has served on their board of directors.  Kalil is a past president of the Massachusetts Wildlife Federation. Most notably for us Kalil is a very active member of the Nor’East TU Chapter. His web site is www.downrivercharters.com

Monday February 4, 2013
6:00 Dinner ($5.00 donation)(Bring Your Own Beverage)
7:00 Meeting
Ipswich River Watershed Association
143 County Road
Ipswich, Mass
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