January 30, 2018 Monthly Speaker-Captain Scott Sommerlatte-Saltwater Fly Fishing

At the January 30, 2018 monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers Captain Scott Sommerlatte http://www.mangrovefly.com will be making a saltwater presentation about fly fishing the flats, the backcountry and near off shore waters.  In that regard, Scott Sommerlatte is a fly fishing and hunting guide, fly tyer, photographer and writer who for several decades has worked primarily out of the Port O’Connor/Seadrift area of Texas. Additionally, from February to May Scott guides anglers in the Florida Everglades for Tarpon, Snook and Red Fish.

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 January 30, 2018 monthly meeting. We would be glad to have you and look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Date:Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Time:Meeting Time 7-9 pm

Place: Bayland Community Center

6400 Bissonnet

Houston, Texas 77074


Garcitas Creek, January 2018 outing

Event: Garcitas Creek, January 2018 outing

Trip Description: Garcitas Creek is a stream located less than 8 miles from Port Lavaca, in Victoria County.   Alternate names for this stream include Rio de los Frances, Garcitas River and Garcetas River.   A variety of species inhabit this water, to include those typically  thought of as saltwater.  Photo proof of the number of species, length etc.  This will allow bragging rights later.

When:  January 20, 2018  (Date is confirmed)

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Kayaks for sale, $250 each, with pictures

I met this man at the Harmon Creek Marina a few week ago, and he told me the story.

He bought them from a relative and tried them out a few times, but kayak fishing wasn’t for him.

Old Town Angler 10 foot long, with anchor trolley and paddles.

He has 2 of them.  For details  contact Charles at (830)220(dash)3474 or Tom at (936) 445(dash)7705

Flies ready for sheephead, 2018

Sat down and tied a few reverse green weenie’s in preparation of the Prison Permit Invitational 2018

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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