February 27, 2018 Monthly Meeting – Speaker-Danny Scarborough; Fly Fishing in the Houston Area

At the February 27, 2018 monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers, Danny Scarborough http://www.houstonflyfishing.com will be making a presentation about fly fishing in and around Houston.  Danny’s presentation will include urban fly fishing for carp, gar, tilapia and whatever else shows up; bass, carp, gar, crappie and white bass fly fishing on Lake Houston; fly fishing for bowfin, bass, gar and carp on Lake Conroe; and, fly fishing private lakes for big bass and huge bluegill.  Danny is a very knowledgeable fly fisherman and talented fly tyer so his presentation should be a good one.  There is no charge for admission and all are welcome at the meeting.

So, if you are interested in learning more about the fly fishing world, if you are interested in watching some fly tying before the meeting or are just interested in socializing with a friendly group of fly fishing men and women come to the February 27, 2018 monthly meeting. We would be glad to have you and look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Time:Meeting Time 7-9 pm

Place: Bayland Community Center

6400 Bissonnet

Houston, Texas 77074




Prison Permit Invitational, 2018

Texas FlyFishers of Houston Event:  Prison Permit Invitational (If you didn’t get your invitation, contact the trip leader “Golden”)

When:     24th of February, 2018

Where:      Matagorda Harbor, County Road 213, Matagorda, TX 77457, USA

Start Time:  7:00 AM                                           End Time:    4 PM

Trip Description: The convicts are on the loose again and we need your help rounding them up! It’s time for the annual Prison Permit Invitational. We will meet up at 0700 and spend the day chasing those pesky convicts (sheepsheads). The angler with the most captured convicts is named head warden for the year.  We are working on lodging.  Details to follow.

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Troy Miller’s Shaddie Clouser


Troy Miller  “The original is on the web (google “Troy shaddie clouser” and you’ll find it). I have a newer recipe with a different tying method but gives about the same result. Quicker and more durable. The new recipe also has three or four variants that is use in different conditions/applications. I still love that fly, it was one of Clarke’s favorites. I tie them with plastic eyes to fish right under the surface (specks over the green lights) to double heavy lead eyes to fish stripers on a sinking line deep in Texoma. And any depth in between. Tied correctly, they never foul.”