South Llano River float trip, 2017-06-23, Lodging confirmed

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.

Day 2: 

Option 1 (preferred) Launch from KC150 and go to State Park or slightly below.
Start: 30.393194,-99.881807
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

Day 3: 

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.

Cost:
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

Important items:

• 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!

Recommended Equipment:
Canoe or kayak
Anchor
Neoprene or canvas boots to prevent burned feet
3-7 wt fly rod with floating line
Extra rod
Spare GPS batteries

Recommended Flies:
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) :

Cabin C:
Q: Puck
B: Rene D.
B: Dewayne D
B: Empty
B: Empty
B: Empty

Cabin D:
Q: Skip
Q: Mary-Kay
B: Francois Louw
B: Empty
B: Empty

Cabin E:
Q: Ken K.
Q: Ken K’s guest
 B: Empty
B: Empty

5 thoughts on “South Llano River float trip, 2017-06-23, Lodging confirmed

  1. 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.

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