Speaker, Monthly Meeting, Tuesday May 31, 2022, Ron Mayfield; Chetumal/Ascension Bay, Mexico

At the Tuesday, May 31, 2022 monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers, long time club member Ron Mayfield will be our guest speaker. Ron is a very experienced fly angler, a Fly Fishers International Certified Casting Instructor and a Signature Fly Tyer with the Umpqua Fly Fishing Company. Additionally, Ron is currently serving as … Continue reading Speaker, Monthly Meeting, Tuesday May 31, 2022, Ron Mayfield; Chetumal/Ascension Bay, Mexico

Club Member Ron Mayfield to be featured by Fly Fishers International as part of its Pro Series Fly Tying Program; May 4, 2022 7:30 CDT

For those of you who are FFI members and are interested in fly tying you will not want to miss our own Ron Mayfield, an Umpqua Signature Tyer, tying two of his patterns as part of the FFI Pro Series Fly Tying Program which is being offered via Zoom. All FFI members should have received … Continue reading Club Member Ron Mayfield to be featured by Fly Fishers International as part of its Pro Series Fly Tying Program; May 4, 2022 7:30 CDT

The Return of the Texas Fly Fishers (Houston) Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival

On Saturday, February 12th, 2022, the Texas FlyFishers (Houston) celebrated the 29th Anniversary of the Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival. The Festival was held at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center in Houston, Texas from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with lunch and refreshments provided for the tyers. The Featured Tyer for the 2022 Festival … Continue reading The Return of the Texas Fly Fishers (Houston) Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival

29th Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival- Saturday, February 12, 2022

Fly tying for everyone….Beginner, novice or expert! On Saturday, February 12th, 2022, the Texas FlyFishers will celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival and an invitation is extended to all anglers and fly tyers to be part of this great event. The Festival will take place in the auditorium of … Continue reading 29th Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival- Saturday, February 12, 2022

FFI SALTWATER FLY TYING MANUAL NOW AVAILABLE

The Fly Fishers International Saltwater Fly Tying Manual was recently published and is now available for review and download. Several experienced fly tyers participated in the preparation of this manual including Texas Fly Fishers member Ron Mayfield. The manual can be located at: https://www.flyfishersinternational.org/Portals/0/LearningCenter/Presentations/FlyTying/FFI_LC_Curriculum_11092_Saltwater_Fly_Tying_Manual__sm.pdf

Texas Parks and Wildlife Leased River Access Program (access through private property)

Have you discovered the Texas Parks and Wildlife Leased River Access  program? This program allows Texas anglers and paddlers to travel through specific areas on private property to get to a river. You can look up the location in a river system, find the requirements and procedures for each location, find campsites where available, download a printable … Continue reading Texas Parks and Wildlife Leased River Access Program (access through private property)

Casting Class: Learning the Double Haul – Saturday, November 20, 2021

On Saturday, November 20, 2021 the club will be holding a class to teach a casting technique known as the “double haul”. The “double haul” is a technique many equate with distance casting; however, it has several other benefits which are applicable to fly casting and fly fishing in both salt and freshwater environments. This class would be appropriate for those who know nothing or little about the double haul and for those who are interested in reviewing the fundamentals of the technique. There will be no charge to Texas Fly Fishers members for this class.

Land A Spot in The FFI Virtual Expo

Fly Fishers International has opened registration for the inaugural FFI Virtual Expo taking place from November 5-7. Fly fishing enthusiasts will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best instructors, presenters, and fly fishing personalities in the sport during this one-of-a-kind event focused on education and fun. The Virtual Expo can be enjoyed … Continue reading Land A Spot in The FFI Virtual Expo

RETURN TO IN PERSON MEETINGS, TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2021-NEW LOCATION; MONTHLY SPEAKER: MARK MARMON

For the first time in over a year, the club will be returning to an in-person format for the September monthly meeting which will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Importantly, the meeting will be at a new location which is the Trini Mendenhall-Community Center (1414 Wirt Road).  Information regarding … Continue reading RETURN TO IN PERSON MEETINGS, TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2021-NEW LOCATION; MONTHLY SPEAKER: MARK MARMON