Texas FlyFishers of Houston Event: Kayak/Canoe/Motorized Boat – Lake Bastrop (Bastrop, Texas)
Trip Description: Fish Lake Bastrop Fri, Sat, and Sun. Kayak, canoe, or motorized boat. Two airstream a/c trailers are reserved for Fri and Sat nights for the first eight (8) people to sign-up, if you would like to camp overnight. Bass and perch.
When: Fri/Sat/Sun, Sept 27th – 29th, 2019
Where: 603 FM 1441, Bastrop, Texas 78602
How to sign up: Contact John Eldred or evite below
At the Tuesday, July 30, 2019 monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers, club member Scott Breedlove will be telling us about fly fishing the waters of Christmas Island. Christmas Island is the world’s largest coral atoll and a virtual paradise for stalking bonefish and other saltwater species. Scott’s presentation will include a discussion of out-fitters, trip preparation, travel considerations, a discussion of the species you can catch there along with a discussion of techniques and considerations for a successful trip.
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 June 25, 2019 monthly meeting. We would be glad to have you and look forward to seeing you at the meeting.
Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Time:Meeting Time 7-9 pm
Place: Bayland Community Center
Houston, Texas 77074
When: July 20, 2019 (One day tournament)
Where: Pendleton Park 1427 Morgan Blvd, Harlingen, TX 78550, United States
Start Time: 2019-07-19-1800, (6pm, 19th of July, 2019) [registration]
End Time: 2019-07-20-1500
Costs: $65 for current Non-Members of LMFFA,
$20 for current LMFFA members
Trip Leader (see below for contacts): John Eldred and Don “Puck” Puckett
Trip Description: We will join the Laguna Madre Fly Fishing Association for their Annual Magoo Fly Fishing One (1) Day Tournament. This is a CPR event.
SEE JULY 3 UPDATE AND FLYER BELOW FOR DETAILS
I will be meeting a new member at the boat ramp between 0630 and 0700, on 2019-07-23.
Last weekends’ outing was such a success that I want another shot at those bass.
From: Tom Strawther
I fished two days last week on the Nueces River in Camp Wood.
Fish were caught. 11 of us made it to the water. Fun was had by all, but if you want to know the details……
On July 9, Tom Strawther and I fished the San Marcos River with Kevin Hutchison (http://hillcountryflyfishers.com/).
We floated the River from San Marcos River Retreat to Spencer Canoe.
The Iron Fly
Tying Skills Contest
As adopted by the Texas FlyFishers
What is The Iron Fly?
Based on the premise similar to the cable TV cooking show The Iron Chef, the Iron Fly is similar in nature but, with fly tying instead of food. We start with a common selection of materials for all of the contestants. The Iron Fly tyers will have 15 minutes to select their materials, return to their tying station and design their pattern. Once the time has elapsed, the tying begins.
From our friend Michael Scherer.
“We are needing at least 2 more Fly Casting instructors at this years Coastal Brigades, located at the Sea Star Base Galveston, 7509 Broadway, Galveston, Texas, 77554, on the 17th of July.
The Texas FlyFishers Began arriving at camp at about 1300.
3 campers, 7 in the cabins, 1 day tripper. 9 kayaks on the water.
One swimmer. One pair of shoes are now “sole-less”. One pair of wading boots gave up the ghost. Only one fly rod snapped, but amazingly, it went back together.
Fish were caught, but the numbers were lower than last year. We are blaming the flood.