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General Meetings

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"Barry Davis Through Hellgate"

Of Course...Open to the Public

That's why we're here!

General Meeting Place

Ridgefield Park Elk's Lodge #1506

Spruce Ave and Cedar St. Ridgefield Park, N. J.

( Just a Few Blocks off Route 46)


The meetings are held the SECOND TUESDAY 7:30 PM of each month

  • Meetings begin at 7:30 pm sharp. Except September meetings which start at 8:00 pm due to Blood drive at the Elks.
  • The meetings are open to the public for a $2.00 donation which includes a chance to win one of our many door prizes.
  • The meeting first attends to current club business which includes upcoming events, projects, environmental news, fishing reports, etc.
  • The meeting then moves on to a guest speaker who usually has a slide or video presentation with a how to, and where to lecture. The presentations usually last about an hour and a half and go into as much detail as the members like followed by a question and answer session at the end.
  • A number of door prizes are handed out which range from fishing rods and reels to lures and equipment and fishing trips.
  • A 50/50 drawing is also held at the end of each meeting that goes to some lucky angler.
  • Past speakers have included:
  • Al Ristori noted writer and Charter Captain,
  • Don Bingler Lure Manufacturer,
  • Rich Giessuebel, author of several fishing books & writer for the Fisherman magazine.
  • Pete Barrett editor of the Fisherman magazine and first president of the H.R.F.A, NJ.
  • Captain Jim Moyer all the way from Tennessee talking about big catfish and striped bass in the south.
  • Captain Mike Mulligan charter captain out of Piermont., N.Y. spoke about big stripers in the Hudson.
  • Dr. Pat Donnelly of the ASMFC.
  • Russ Wilson,
  • Don Eckert, and many more.

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Executive Board Meetings

Held the First Tuesday of

Each Month

Knights of Columbus

Kinderkamack Road River Edge, N.J.

7:00 pm


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Free Pass to any HRFA NJ General Meeting
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HRFA General Meetings take place on the second Tuesday of each month at the Ridgefield Park Elk's Lodge. Ridgefield Park, N. J. Meetings start at 7:30 pm with general business and the guest speakers usually come on around 9:00 pm.
Hudson River Fishermen's Association