Work in progress. The date is set, but other details are being worked out.Texas FlyFishers of HoustonEvent: John Scarborough Sunfish SpectacularWhen:
2015-04-11 (11th of April, 2015) Where:
Damon 7 LakesStart Time:
doncpuckett at geemaleTrip Description:
Join us for the annual chance to capture the John Scarborough Sunfish Spectacular Trophy and a decent feed on Saturday the 11th of April (date is confirmed) at Damon Seven Lakes. Fishing from the shore, but float tubes and kayaks are quite successful.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.How to get waiver forms: Download PDF form here.
Required Waiver of Liability, filled out and signed, along with emergency contact information.Download Special Damon Seven Lakes PDF form here.
Required Waiver of Liability, filled out and signed, along with emergency contact information.Cost:
$45 per TFF member, special price for kids.
A catch log will be given to all at sign-in, and a drawing from those will take place for all of them turned in by 1830 hrs, for a special set of flies and case.
Fishing from the shore but float tubes and kayaks are quite successful.
Participants will also receive a package of special flies. These will be given out at sign-in to those who have signed up by the cutoff date 10 days before the event (Midnight of the 1st of April).
The longest sunfish (micropterus salmoides do not count) will be the winner of the trophy.
Largest bass, most bream caught, and most flies lost to trees will all be noted.
Lunchtime is at noon, 2015-04-11-1200. Be late = be hungryDirections: http://www.mjacompany.com/map-big.htmlAbout the area: http://www.mjacompany.com/7lakes.html 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 Repellent
• Hat, Polarized Glasses
• First Aid KitRecommended 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 rodRecommended Flies:
Yellow spider, size 6-12
Miss Prissy or similar small popper
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.