June 18: Fish the Colorado River at Bastrop with Kevin Hutchison If you have ever thought about fishing the Colorado River, this is the trip for you. On this trip, we will be led by and will tag along with Hill Country Fly Fishers guide, Kevin Hutchison. We will be fishing mainly for bass and brim. Each participant will receive a fly box with flies courtesy of our host, Kevin Hutchison (Hill Country Fly Fishers). The trip also includes a first class riverside catered lunch. See full post for details
At the Tuesday, May 31, 2022 monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers, Kevin Hutchison http://hillcountryflyfishers.com will be making a presentation about fly fishing the Texas Hill Country - where to go and how to fish those locations. In that regard, Kevin is an Orvis endorsed guide who has been guiding the rivers of the Texas Hill Country … Continue reading Speaker, Monthly Meeting, Tuesday, May 31, 2022; Texas Hill Country guide Kevin Hutchison
June 10-12 Fence Lake/B&R Flats
Two great opportunities to fish in the salt. A Skimmer Trip to Fence Lake, followed by paddling in the Lighthouse Lake/B&R area.
See below post for details...A great trip
We are putting together a group trip to go to Silver King Lodge in Costa Rica for 4 days of Tarpon and back country fishing. SKL has offered special pricing to the club to help promote the lodge, help the local guides and staff. We have 8 cabins reserved for up to 16 anglers.
Information about the lodge:
Silver King Lodge is the finest giant tarpon fishing lodge in the world. The area has year-round resident tarpon and is one of the best tarpon fisheries in the world. The Lodge is located on the Caribbean coast at the mouth of the Rio Colorado. You will fish from 23-foot boats custom made on site. SKL provides equipment for bait, plug and fly fishermen. Fishing the nearby lagoons for a day or half day is also an option, giving your arms a respite from the 100lb + tarpon, and getting a chance to see more of the Costa Rican wildlife. Your stay will include all meals, beer, wine, and liquor (except call brands). Meals are served buffet style with cooked to order dishes for breakfast. Guestrooms are spacious and air conditioned. The lodge has a pool and Jacuzzi free for use. This is open to all members and friends of members who are willing to join the club for the $30. Membership.The cost of the trip is $2595 for 4 full days fishing and 5 nights lodging. The normal rate is over $3700 (double occupancy)
Henry Winkler Champions Project Healing Waters in New PSA. You heard right, that Henry Winkler. It is an honor to have this true American icon as a part of our Project Healing Waters family. We are delighted to share a new PSA video featuring Henry Winkler with you below. Our deepest thanks to Mr. Winkler for sharing his time and great talents with us in pursuit of our mission to heal those who serve
At the [speaker presentation postponed] monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers, long time club member Ron Mayfield will be our guest speaker. Ron is a very experienced fly angler, a Fly Fishers International Certified Casting Instructor and a Signature Fly Tyer with the Umpqua Fly Fishing Company. Additionally, Ron is currently serving as the … Continue reading Speaker, [Postponed] Ron Mayfield; Chetumal/Ascension Bay, Mexico
For those of you who are FFI members and are interested in fly tying you will not want to miss our own Ron Mayfield, an Umpqua Signature Tyer, tying two of his patterns as part of the FFI Pro Series Fly Tying Program which is being offered via Zoom. All FFI members should have received … Continue reading Club Member Ron Mayfield to be featured by Fly Fishers International as part of its Pro Series Fly Tying Program; May 4, 2022 7:30 CDT
The Spring 2022 Edition of the Texas Council of Fly Fishers International Newsletter has been released. As the Texas Fly Fishers is affiliated with Fly Fishers International, the newsletter, which is attached below, may be of interest to some who have not received it. This particular issue contains a report along with photographs of the … Continue reading Texas Council FFI Newsletter Spring 2022 Edition
Attached is the April 2022 Version of Windknots
Paul Robertson, Tom Strawther, Kevin Hutchison and I made a trip to Mason County to fish the San Saba River. We were on a private ranch and had access to more than a mile of private water. Unfortunately, the river was low and off color. Fishing was very slow with only a few fish caught. … Continue reading San Saba River Trip
The TFF supported trout tanks are doing well, with the rainbow fry now sporting par marks and feeding ravenously! We have had an odd year this year, with some tanks doing very well and others crashing, leaking or fish mysteriously dying. However overall we still have a healthy group of several hundred fish and we … Continue reading Trout in the Classroom Update