« on: January 15, 2014, 10:31:54 PM »
With a heavy heart I have to drop out of this weekends fishing trip. I have family in town from the UK and I need to attend to them (despite the fact that they are family and therefore should be used to me being gone fishing). George Sutherland has kindly agreed to lead the trip - be nice to him!
here is the plan as I had it:
Alamo Flyfishers are fielding about 7 people for this trip and they plan to meet us at Rio at 8am for the check in (George I will pass you their trip leaders info). They are pretty much all floating the river in kayaks and fishing streamers apparently. My plan at the end of the day was to meet at the fly shop, drink a few beers and see who won.
The cabin is paid for. The cost is $560 for the weekend and it sleeps a max of 8. Remember their are only 4 beds. Checking the forum I have the following people asking for a room for both friday and saturday nights -
1) Denis Auger
2) Scott Breedlove
3) George Sutherland
4) Mike Quigley
5) John Purcell
6) Michael Midyette (Dunkingmidget)
This is 6 so there are still two spots free. Please pay George for the cabin and I will collect from him.
As far as fly rules - i was actually going to get serious and impose a real one fly only rule this year, even when nymphing. However I will let you decide how you want to deal with multiple fly rigs. To me it makes sense to declare one of the flies on your rig as your one fly, only count fish caught on that fly and if you loose it you are out. All fish have to be photographed, or witnessed by someone more reliable than anyone in this club to count. The folks from the Alamo suggested that every one hands in a spare of their one fly to the trip leader before fishing and that the winner gets the bag of flies at the end. I thought this seemed like a good idea.
Tight lines and sorry I cant be there - any problems call me. I may be around the area Saturday evening and will look out for you.