Work in progress. Livery still need to be confirmed, as of 2016-10-14.
River conditions need to be checked a few days before the event.
Texas FlyFishers of Houston Event: South Llano River float trip
When: 23-25th of June, 2017
Where: Junction, Tx
Limited to 15 spots in the cabins. Deposit for lodging locks the spot.
Tent camping is still available.
Start Time: Friday afternoon 1600
End Time: Sunday at noon, or as close to it as we can get.
Trip Leader: Puck
Phone: 2ate1 (dash) 8six5(minus)thirty-two 16
e-mail: doncpuckett(at)gee-male (dot)com
Trip Description: See below…
Day 1: The first meeting of the trip will be at: South Llano River RV Park,210 Cedar Creek Road – Junction, Texas 76249
We’ll wadefish this area getting our casting skill honed, and practicing with various flies. Hot dogs and hambergers on the grill for dinner at wherever we stay.
Option 1 (preferred) Launch from KC150 and go to State Park or slightly below.
End: 30.450064, -99.812849
Option 2 (easier to do) Launch from just downstream of the State park with our livery service, and float down to our camping site.
Start: 30.450064, -99.812849
End: 30.483076, -99.761551
We need a livery service. Currently working on getting Paddler’s Porch, (713)397(Dash)5O4nine to help out.
Pizza from the new local pizza place at wherever we are staying
First crossing bridge where the river crosses US 377. We will fish downstream to the second crossing. This time I will bring a GPS.
How to sign up (Limited to 15 cabin spots, but tent camping is available):
1. Evite Link
2. On the sign up sheet distributed at the monthly meeting
3. Or e-mail the trip leader.
How to get waiver forms: Download PDF form here. Required Waiver of Liability, filled out and signed, along with emergency contact information.
Your food, water, and transportation
To reserve your spot you need to get your Lodging/camping fees to the trip leader. ($50 to reserve your spot, and this covers lodging)
Directions: Houston to South Llano River RV Park
About the area: About the State Park
• Member dues are current!
• Waiver of Liability, filled out and signed, along with emergency contact information. (Can be downloaded here )
• Extra change of dry clothes
• Wind and/or water proof jacket • Lunch, Water, snacks
• Sunscreen and Mosquito Repellant
• Hat, Polarized Glasses
• First Aid Kit
• Drinking water!
Canoe or kayak
Neoprene or canvas boots to prevent burned feet
3-7 wt fly rod with floating line
Spare GPS batteries
Yellow spider, size 6-12
Miss Prissy or similar small popper
PGPP, size 8-12
S1B, size 6-10
Hare-E, size 10
Squirrelly, size 12
Dark Wooly bugger size 6-12
And I’m sure the list will grow when a few folks read this and make their own recommendations.
Recommended guidelines for participants:
• Notify the trip leader if you have any potential concerns
• If inexperienced, then buddy up.
• Have proper safety equipment
• If you are boating or kayaking, inform the trip leader of your float plan if planning to fish alone or longer then the designated times.
• Sign in and sign out at the launch site. Inform the trip leader if you will be launching in a different place.
Lodging: We have confirmation of the 3 cabin reservations. Cabins C, D, and E are reserved for Texas FlyFishers for this adventure. All cabins are equipped with a queen bed, twin bunk beds, electricity, A/C, heater, ceiling fan and a refrigerator. Outside you’ll find a BBQ grill and picnic table. Linens and cooking utensils are not provided.
Lodging assignments (Deposits received) :
B: Rene D.
B: Dewayne D
B: Francois Louw
Q: Ken K.
Q: Ken K’s guest