Reelfly Fishing Adventures in Sattler is holding a fly fishing only Striper tournament on the Guad in November. After this years heavy rains in spring and early summer there are a lot of stripers in the trout section of the river and some are monsters in the 20lb plus range.
The tournament will run on November 7th - details as follows-Fly Fishing ONLY by way of Fly Rod, Reel and artificial flies.
-Anglers can fish from boat, kayak or by wading the Guadalupe River. Fishing is permitted below Canyon Lake Dan down to the 3rd Crossing.
-COST $50 per person
-Tournament begins at sunrise and weigh in is at 3pm at the fly shop 1642 FM 2673 #3 Canyon Lake, TX
-Free Meal and Refreshments will be served to follow.
-Places will be determined by size; legal (18"+, bag limit 5) stripers should be harvested and kept alive in order to be planted back in Canyon Lake. (Pending stocking permit approval from TPWD) Winnings will be based on BIGGEST, SMALLEST, & MOST striper. Any Holdover Rainbow Trout caught will count as extra points, but must be catch and photo release.
-Entries must be made by November 1st. Entries made Nov 2-6 will increase to $60 per person. Mail entry fee along with contact information to ReelFly Fishing Adventures at 1642 FM 2673 #3 Canyon Lake, TX 78133 or call 830.964.4823
1st Place Redington Vapen Black 7wt
2nd Place Redington Behemoth 7/8wt
3rd Place Rio Striper line and Leader
I thought this might be a fun idea for a club outing - particularly as the plan to keep the fish alive and place them back in Canyon Lake (not sure how they plan on doing this but will find out). Of course I cant make it as once again I am traveling but I thought I would throw the idea out there.
More details at http://reelfly.net/news/striper-fly-fishing-tournament