My message to you the members of Fly Fishers International is intended to keep you abreast of the Councils activities, goals, and aspirations. I begin by stating your Council is working even harder to make your experience as a Fly Fishers International participant more informed, enriched, and beneficial. Rick Haness, President, Texas Council FFI [Click link to read more]
The TFF supported trout tanks are doing well, with the rainbow fry now sporting par marks and feeding ravenously! We have had an odd year this year, with some tanks doing very well and others crashing, leaking or fish mysteriously dying. However overall we still have a healthy group of several hundred fish and we … Continue reading Trout in the Classroom Update
Sorry this is a bit belated, but during the last few weeks we have kicked off the 2022 TFF sponsored Trout In The Classroom project! We have 14 tanks running in 10 high schools all across the Houston area. Rainbow trout eggs were supplied by GRTU and all have now hatched and are now in … Continue reading 2022 TFF Trout In The Classroom Project
The 2022 TFF Trout in the Classroom project kicks off this week, with the eggs arriving on Thursday January 13th. To help get the eggs to all the schools on time, I am in need of two volunteers! Both would need to be able to meet me at Katy HS at around 2:30-3:00pm on the … Continue reading Help needed to distribute trout eggs!
Hi - I have released I forgot to update everyone on the release of the trout from the club Trout in the Classroom project!! Sorry about that! So here goes! As the project has been much reduced this year due to most schools having limits on live animals due to concerns about in class room … Continue reading Trout in the Classroom Fish Release
Apologies for the lack of updates lately - the club trout tanks are still moving along. We managed to survive snow-mageddon without any loses, as we had the very good luck to have power throughout the whole week at both schools! However spring break looks like it managed to cut our numbers down a bit … Continue reading Trout in the Classroom Update
The TFF sponsored Trout in the Classroom project has started in the Houston area with the arrival of our trout eggs from GRTU. In a normally year we have approximately 14-15 tanks running in various high school science classrooms all over the Houston area. However thanks to covid-19, many schools currently have bans on live … Continue reading 2021 Trout in the Classroom project begins!
Living Waters Fly Fishing sent out a blast email in support of newly proposed regulations for Brushy Creek. According to the email, "If passed, the new regulations would put an end to extensive fish harvest through the use of cast nets, bow fishing, seine nets, trot lines, and bank lines along Brushy Creek from the Brushy Creek Lake … Continue reading TPWD Proposes New Regs for Brushy Creek
Due to the ongoing school closures thanks to COVID-19, we made the decision to release all the trout from the Trout in the Classroom project early this year. Many of the schools are on complete lockdown, with teachers not allowed in to check or feed on the fish, others were being completely disinfected internally. With … Continue reading Trout In the Classroom Update
Folks Our TFF trout in the classroom tanks continue to do well, and all the fish survived spring break with no issues. However COVID-19 has meant that we are looking at multiple weeks of school closures now, and many of the teachers have limited to no access to their classrooms during this time. In addition … Continue reading Trout in the Classroom Update