9 members showed up to chase the white bass up the creek. Sinking fly lines or sinking flies were the ticket to hooking fish. Most of the fish were on the small side with only a few dozen over 10". The run just hasn't started yet. The further we went upstream the clearer the water became. I think this has a bit to do with the powerboats that come into the area. Once you get past where the bigger boats can reach, the water cleared up nicely.
The Community Center is temporarily shut down. PACK Tx event will be Rescheduled.
The March 2020 monthly meeting has been cancelled. The featured speaker, Patrick Berry, President and CEO of Fly Fishers International, was unable to travel due to the declared emergency. In the interest of safety, we will plan for our next club meeting for April. Details to follow.
It might be winter here, but it is summertime in New Zealand. Direct flight Houston to Auckland then to Nelson on the north end of South Island. Fishing in New Zealand usually means crystal clear water and casting to fish you see (rather, that the guide sees first). Stealthy approaches, dark fly lines, long leaders … Continue reading Mike Green fishes NZ, 2020
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The September 2015 Fly of the Month, the Deadhead Minnow, has been added to Fly Patterns page on this website. The Deadhead Minnow by Casey Smartt
TRWD FLYFEST SATURDAY, March 14 9:00AM - 5:00PM ADMISSION IS FREE Whether you are an experienced angler or have never touched a fly rod, this fun day in and along the Trinity River in Fort Worth has something to hook everyone in the whole family. To create an optimal angling experience, the Tarrant Regional Water … Continue reading It’s the 5th Annual TRWD FlyFest
Fishing for white bass as they run up Harmon Creek out of Lake Livingston on their spring spawn.
A former member of the club, before he moved away, Crawford P. invited us up to fish during the week, so I passed the word out to those folks I thought could go. He could handle at max 5 people, so I tried to target anglers that had kayaks, and could fish mid-week. John E. … Continue reading TFF was invited to fish the Sabine River
Our next club meeting is Tuesday February 11 and will feature our own Dan Shivers sharing his visits to fish hatcheries in Washington State. - Dan Shivers started fishing as a young kid whenever his family would visit Galveston. He bought his first fly rod when he was about 12. He didn't have anybody to … Continue reading 2020 February meeting, Fish hatcheries, by Dan Shivers