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Outing Information Only / Re: Salt Water Events for 2016
« Last post by Golden on March 03, 2016, 09:45:43 AM »
eVENT DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO MAY 21, 2016
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Outing Information Only / THIS IS A TEST
« Last post by Golden on March 03, 2016, 09:43:08 AM »
WELL IF YOU VISITED THIS WEBSITE AND THIS THREAD THEN YOU ARE WANTING TO USE THE FORUM.  PLEASE ANSWER HERE AND I WILL CHECK BACK PERIODICALLY AND SEE WHAT AND WHO IS COOKING.

GOLDEN
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Outing Information Only / Re: Trinity River, Sand bass, loft in cabin 2 open again
« Last post by Puck on March 02, 2016, 06:48:45 AM »
The loft in cabin 2 open again.

I have it reserved for 2 nights, but the guy that originally had it reserved bailed out, and the person that picked it up wound up with the flu.

Contact Puck for information.
(to ate won) 8 six 5 thirty-two sixteen
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Outing Chat / Sabine River, 2016-02-20
« Last post by Puck on February 21, 2016, 03:43:20 PM »
You can find the report here, as I think this forum is on borrowed time.

Sabine River, 2016-02-20

Puck
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Outing Information Only / John Scarborough Sunfish Spectacular, 2016-04-09-0700
« Last post by Puck on February 18, 2016, 10:29:47 AM »
John Scarborough Sunfish Spectacular, 2016-04-09-0700

Link to information on new website

When: April 9th, 2016 (2016-04-09-0700)


Where:
 Damon 7 Lakes,
 3533 CR 4,
 (Old Damon W. Columbia Road)
 Damon, Texas 77430
 N29.2524671 – W95.7412050

Start:   0700

End Time:     TDTF (Too Dark to Fish)

Trip Leader:   “Puck”

Phone:       Two ate one 865 thirty-two sixteen

e-mail:   doncpuckett(at) gee male dot com

Trip Description: Join us for the annual chance to capture the John Scarborough Sunfish Spectacular Trophy and a decent feed on Saturday the 9th of April (date is confirmed) at Damon Seven Lakes. Fishing from the shore, but float tubes and kayaks are quite successful.  Camping the night before is available, and is encouraged.  We have permission.

How to sign up:
 1.  Sign-up here 
 2. On the sign up sheet distributed at the monthly meeting
 3. or e-mail the trip leader.  (doncpuckett(at) gee male dot com)
 4.  You must have a day waiver for Damon 7 Lakes to enter the property Friday night, or Saturday.  You can get it here: JS_Sunfish_Spectacular2016

How to get waiver forms: Download PDF form here. Required  Waiver of Liability, filled out and signed, along with emergency contact information.

Cost:  $40  for Texas FlyFishers members with paid up dues.  Cost per angler is approved, and it does include lunch.  Special pricing for kids, students, and non-fishing spouses.  Contact “Puck” for details.

Directions:
  http://www.mjacompany.com/directions.html

About the area: http://www.mjacompany.com/7lakes.html
“Damon’s Seven Lakes is a beautiful one-of-a-kind private fishing club located in Damon, Texas just west of Highway 36 between Rosenburg and West Columbia. Contrary to the name there are now nine different, unique lakes of good size that hold largemouth bass, tiger bass, catfish, black crappie, and bluegill. Catching bass in the three to five pound range is a normal occurance. Twelve pound bass and channel cats and twelve inch bream have been caught in the last three years.”

Important items:
• Member dues are current!  Or you can pay your dues at this time.
• 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 (You will need to bring your own lunch for this outing.  The cook’s on his day off for this one).
• Sunscreen and Mosquito Repellant
• Hat, Polarized Glasses
• First Aid Kit

Recommended Equipment:
 Canoe, kayak, or kickboat, (These are not needed, but it is a good time to try stuff out)
 3-7 wt fly rod with floating line
 Extra rod

Recommended Flies:
 Yellow spider, size 6-12
 Miss Prissy or similar small popper
 BBB
 PGPP, size 8-12
 SOB, size 6-10
 Hare-E, size 10
 Squirrelly, size 12
 Dark Wooly bugger size 6-12
 And I’m sure the list will grow when a few folks read this and make their own recommendations.

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 covered picnic area.

We now have a couple of volunteers to cook the hot dogs and hamburgers for our lunch.  Thanks Mary-Kay and Skip..

Does anybody know where the trophy resides?  I haven’t seen it in a few years, and we may need to make another one.  Remember, “No pictures = no proof”

We again have permission to camp the night before.  I highly recommend it.

Puck
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DSHS Issues Lake Livingston and Trinity River Fish Advisory

https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/news/releases/20151218.aspx

Catch and release is advised.

Puck
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The loft in cabin 2 came open.

https://texasflyfishers.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/open-sleeping-spot-for-march-4-6th-2016-trinity-river-sand-bass/

When: March 4-6th, 2016
Where: See above
Start: See above
End Time: See above
Trip Leader: Puck
Phone: too ate won dash 865 minus thirty-2 sixteen
e-mail: doncpuckett (at) geemale dot com

Trip Description: Fishing for white bass as they run up the Trinity River out of Lake Livingston on their spring spawn.
How to sign up:
1. Sign-in sheet
2. On the sign-up sheet distributed at the monthly meeting
3. 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.

Cost: Lodging costs split by number of people in the cabins. Or you can rent a campsite for a tent. Bring some groceries to share. More details later.

Directions:. http://www.harmoncreek.com/directions.html
From HOUSTON - Take I-45 North from Houston, to EXIT 113, toward Riverside. Take Hwy. 19, 10.7 Miles, until you come upon Chevron gas Station on right side Then you will TURN LEFT at next crossover onto Wood Farm Road, and FOLLOW THE YELLOW MARINA SIGNS straight to our gates.

About the area: Chasing white bass as they run up the Trinity River out of Lake Livingston on their spring spawn. A boat, or kayak, is needed, or chip in and ride with one of the captains.
 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
• Dinner for Friday night should be a group thing, but is still in the works.
• All other meals and snacks
• Wind and/or water proof jacket
• Lunch, Water, snacks
• Sunscreen
• Hat, Polarized Glasses
• First Aid Kit

Recommended Equipment: 5-8wt with sinking lines

Recommended Flies:
Cyperts minnow
Bendbacks, size 4-8
Clousers

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.
The 3 cabins are now reserved.  Each has one double bed, a futon, and a loft.  The first ones to sign-up get the first choice of beds.  The beds are for Friday and Saturday night. $100 per night splint 3-4 ways makes this a very affordable trip.

Cabin 1:
 Double bed – Puck
 Futon – Rene D.
 Loft – Charley D.

Cabin 2:
 Double bed – Skip and Mary-Kay
 Futon – Russell C.
 Loft – OPEN

Cabin 3:
 Double bed – John P.
 Futon – Mike Q.
 Loft – Dean K.
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General Discussion / Guadalupe River - hopefully
« Last post by trouthuntin on January 13, 2016, 07:26:19 AM »
I am looking to make my first kayak trip to the Guadalupe in a couple of weeks. Have not done in fishing there for 15 years.  If anyone has any pointers for launch, trout lies, etc., it would be much appreciated. 
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Outing Chat / Please use the new website
« Last post by Wormdrowner on January 11, 2016, 12:10:27 PM »
Please post all discussions/reports on the new website at https://texasflyfishers.wordpress.com/
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General Discussion / Re: Friday West Matagorda with Steve Robinson/guide
« Last post by Joe French on January 10, 2016, 11:28:30 AM »
A red
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