At the Tuesday, July 31, 2018 monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers, Jason Edgecombe, owner of Eva’s Bonefish Lodge http://evasbonefishinglodge.com will be making a presentation about fly fishing for bonefish in the Bahamas. In that regard, Jason is a native of the Bahamas and is the owner of Eva’s Bonefish Lodge (named after his grandmother). 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 July 31, 2018 monthly meeting. We would be glad to have you and look forward to seeing you at the meeting.
Date:Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Time:Meeting Time 7-9 pm
Place: Bayland Community Center
Houston, Texas 77074
Back to Damon 7 Lakes (2017-11-03-0700)
Trip Description: Come fish for LMB and bluegills with fall weather fully in place at Damon 7 Lakes.
At the June 2018 Monthly Meeting, the following members were elected to serve as officers of the Texas Fly Fishers for the July 2018 – June 2019 year:
Don C. Puckett (“Puck”)-Vice President
Texas FlyFishers of Houston and The Contraband Fly Casters Club
Event: Fishing the Sabine River below the generation canal
When: October 13th, 2018
Trip Description: Fishing the Sabine River below the generation canal. We plan to fish the generation canal, but if the generators start up we will quickly shift our efforts to the lake. Launch and take-out will be the either the new boat launch on the generation canal. Species targeted are , LMG, KLMB, yellow sunfish, white bass, gar (3 species), catfish (2 species) and, if extremely lucky, striped bass.
Mark your calendar for the 10th Annual Texas FlyFishers Mini Expo on Saturday, August 25th. The venue for this year’s event will be held at the Terrace United Methodist Church, 1203 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas 77055 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and it is open to the public.
Texas FlyFishers will showcase:
- Fly Casting Demonstrations and Instruction
- Fly Tying Demonstrations and Instruction
- Wildlife carvings by Jim Lowdermilk
- Displays and presentations on various facets of fly fishing
ADMISSION AND PARKING ARE FREE!!
When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 – 9am-4pm
Where: Terrace Unity Methodist Church – 1203 Wirt Road, Houston ( Google Map )
Texas FlyFishers of Houston Event: 2018 PINS (Padre Island National Seashore)
Trip Description: We will take four-wheel drive vehicles down Padre Island National Seashore during the anchovy migration, and target blitzing schools of ladyfish, jacks, redfish, and tarpon. Continue reading
Fished low water crossing Friday night between 1700-1900 for practice before the float trip. A few fish were caught, and fun was had.
Hiding from the sun on Friday night as Rene cooked the bratwurst. Brats, chips, pasta salad, etc. for dinner Friday night. Continue reading
This simple pattern was developed by Lefty Kreh for bonefish but, it is also a productive pattern for most other saltwater coastal species along with largemouth bass and carp.
Hook: Mustad 3407 DT or, similar saltwater hook, size 6 to 2
Thread: Flat Waxed Nylon, or similar, Tan or Brown Tail: Craft Fur, Tan
Eyes: Medium Bead Chain, Dumbbell Hourglass Lead Eyes or, Black Mono Eyes
Body: Craft Fur guard hairs, Tan or, EP Brush, Tan, ½ inch.
Weed Guard: Mason or, other stiff monofilament, 20- 30# – Optional
Tail Accent: Sharpie, Black, Brown or Red Head Cement or UV Resin
Get the Lefty’s Craft Fur Shrimp tying instructions here
Volume 37, Issue 6
In this issue…
• Dues are Due Page 2
• Here’s What’s Coming Up! – June Monthly Meeting, Annual Summer Mini Expo – Page 3
• Andy’s Casting Notes – “Sharing Wisdom from a Master” – Page 4
• Mark Your Calendars – 2018 Club Calendar – June through October – Page 5
• Outings – South Llano River Trip – June 22 thru 24 – Page 6
• Outings Report – June Saltwater to Fence Lake – Page 7
• Special Events – Contraband Fly Casters Fly Fishing Expo, Lake Charles – Page 8
• Fly of the Month – Lefty’s Simple Craft Fur Shrimp – Page 9
Get the June 2018 Windknots here