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General Discussion / Website
« on: March 26, 2015, 05:45:18 AM »
Just to let everyone know:

I exchanged emails with Charles Osborne, our new webmaster, and he advised me that he has been in a pretty intense training session all week, but will get on to updated & revising the website shortly. Please be patient as he's swamped right now.


Outing Chat / Harmon Creek White Bass?
« on: March 25, 2015, 08:18:43 AM »
Was thinking about heading up to Harmon Creek with Tracy this Saturday. Think the sand bass are still up in the creek or have they moved out to the main lake? Looking for a nice, easy place for her to catch a few and for me to run the freshwater boat a bit.

Outing Information Only / Port Mansfield - April 17-19
« on: March 18, 2015, 04:29:35 PM »
Texas FlyFishers of Houston
Event: Port Mansfield

When: PENDING   
Start Time: 8:00 AM 
End Time:3:00 PM    
Trip Leader: Mike Graham
Phone: 832-298-3855       

Trip Description: We will be making a road trip down the coast to chase fat trout in the LLM at Port Mansfield.

How to sign up: Sign Up Here, on the sign up sheet distributed at the monthly meeting or e-mail the trip leader.
How to get waiver forms: Download PDF form here. Required  Waiver of Liability, filled out and signed, along with emergency contact information.


About the area:

Important items:
• Member dues are current!
• Waiver of Liability, filled out and signed, along with emergency contact information.  ( Can be downloaded here )
• Extra change of dry clothes
• Wind and/or water proof jacket
• Lunch, Water, snacks
• Sunscreen and Mosquito Repellant
• Hat, Polarized Glasses
• First Aid Kit

Recommended Equipment:

Recommended Flies:

Recommended guidelines for participants:
• Notify the trip leader if you have any potential concerns
• If inexperienced, then buddy up.
• Have proper safety equipment
• If you are boating or kayaking, inform the trip leader of your float plan if planning to fish alone or longer then the designated times.
• Sign in and sign out at the launch site. Inform the trip leader if you will be launching in a different place.

April  John Scarborough Sunfish Spectacular    From Saturday, April 11, 2015   To Saturday, April 11, 2015   Trip Leader  Puck

May  Colorado River in Columbus  From Friday, May 15, 2015  To Sunday, May 17, 2015   Trip Leader Ralph H?

June  South Llano River   From Friday, June 12, 2015     To Sunday, June 14, 2015   Trip Leader Puck

July  White Oak Bayou   From Saturday, July 11, 2015   To   Saturday, July 11, 2015   Trip Leader Graham?

August  San Marcos River   From Saturday, August 08, 2015   To   Saturday, August 08, 2015   Trip Leader Ralph H?

Sept. Sabine River 9-27   From Saturday, September 26, 2015   To   Saturday, September 26, 2015   Trip Leader Puck

Oct  Back To The Lakes 10-18   From Saturday, October 17, 2015   To   Saturday, October 17, 2015     Trip Leader Russell C?

Nov Guadalupe River    From Saturday, November 21, 2015   To   Saturday, November 21, 2015   Trip Leader  MFQ

April  Port Mansfield   From      Friday, April 17, 2015    To  Sunday, April 19, 2015   Trip Leader:   M. Graham

May Chocolate Bayou   From      Saturday, May 30, 2015   To Saturday, May 30, 2015   Trip Leader:  Don H.

June  Rockport Skimmer    From    Saturday, June 27, 2015   To Saturday, June 27, 2015   Trip leader:   Chris S.

July   POC One-Fly             From  Saturday, July 25, 2015   To   Sunday, July 26, 2015   Trip leader:    MFQ

August Anahuac Flats    From  Saturday, August 22, 2015  To  Saturday, August 22, 2015 Trip leader: MFQ/Puck

Sept.  PINS                FromFriday, September 11, 2015    To Sunday, September 13, 2015   Trip leader: Puck

Oct.   RedFish Rodeo Rockport   From  Saturday, October 10, 2015    To Sunday, October 11, 2015   Trip leader: MFQ

Nov.   Louisiana Marshes   From Saturday, October 31, 2015   To Saturday, October 31, 2015   Trip leader: Skip

General Discussion / Sinking line
« on: February 27, 2015, 07:01:17 AM »
I picked up some Type III sinking line for my old 7 wt. Thought I'd give it a try for both lakes & bays. I've never used full sink before. Any advice, thoughts or ideas on using it?

General Discussion / Texas Fly Fishing Expo - New Braunfels May 29-31
« on: February 25, 2015, 10:51:16 AM »

I just booked a room over at Maricopa Lodge for me and the missus. I'll be a couple weeks after surgery, so I won't be fishing yet.  If you aren't going to fish Chocolate Bayou, come join us in the Hill Country.

I'd rather be fishing, but a man has to know his limitations.........

General Discussion / Good group of folks!
« on: February 08, 2015, 04:36:46 PM »
I'd like to thank everyone for making my dad feel so welcome at the fly tying festival yesterday. He commented to me "I can see why you like spending so much time with this group. Everyone here is so nice!" 

Made me feel proud and privileged to be a member of the club!   :D

General Discussion / Cool rod holder idea
« on: January 27, 2015, 12:16:57 PM »
This seems to be a good idea for rod holders on a boat. I'm going to give it a try:

General Discussion / Sheepshead Fly Fishing Photo needed
« on: September 26, 2014, 06:58:22 AM »
Greg Berlocher asked me if I had any photos for an article he's writing on fly fishing for sheepshead. I don't have any but I said I'd ask if any of y'all have one he can use.  Please let me or Greg know if you do.  Thanks. 

General Discussion / Crane Creek Missouri?
« on: September 22, 2014, 07:57:22 AM »
Has anyone in the club fished this area? It's supposed to be a great trout stream. Tracy's daughter is getting married in Crane, MO next year and seeing as the creek runs through town, I think I'll bring my 3 & 5 wts.

General Discussion / Tailing Reds - Orvis Poscast
« on: September 17, 2014, 07:26:31 AM »
This week's Orvis podcast had an interesting discussion with Aaron Adams of the Bonefish Tarpon Trust. He and Tom Rosenbauer discuss fishing for tailing reds.  Good podcast!

Outing Chat / Quick trip.
« on: August 31, 2014, 06:49:59 PM »
Tracy & I went down to the ponds in Puck's subdivision this morning. The conditions weren't bad, but the fish were not real aggressive. In 2 1/2 hours, I caught a bream about the size of my hand and a 12" catfish, both on a #10 black woolly bugger.  Had one other follow. Tracy almost caught a small turtle but he got off.

We may go back tomorrow, depending on the weather.

Outing Information Only / 2015 Saltwater Outings
« on: August 26, 2014, 07:58:36 AM »
While we have a few traditional outings (POC one fly, Prison Permit, Redfish Rodeo), we also have room for other outings. I'd like to solicit from you some suggestions on places that you might like to fish. Please post your suggestions here and if feasible, I'll try to get them on the 2015 schedule. 

Thanks & tight lines!


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