The schedule of Education Activities for 2018 include the following:
Beginners Fly Tying Course
Registration, Monday 8 January, 2018
Last class, Monday 12 March, 2018
Fly Fishing Academy
Registration, Tuesday 13 March, 2018
Last class, Tuesday 10 April, 2018
There will be no class on 3 April
Intermediate Fly Tying Course
Registration, Monday 19 March, 2018
Last class, Monday 4 June, 2018
There will be no class on 2 April or 28 May
Flyrod Building Class
The Flyrod Building Class for 2018 will be contingent on sufficient interest from the membership and availability of an instructor. For anyone who would be interested in building a flyrod please contact Joe Burton at (28I) 255(dash)3459.
Coastal Brigade is having it’s 2nd battalion this summer in Galveston at Sea Star Base July 25-29. This is a 5 day program for youth ages 13-17 who have a passion for the outdoors. There is a highly competitive application process for the 30 cadet spots each year for this intensive, leadership development program unlike any other in the country.
The Texas Fly Fishers recently awarded scholarships to several club youth members to attend the Guadalupe River Trout Unlimited Youth Camp. After the camp, the youth members reported to the club membership, at a monthly meeting, on the camp and explained the various activities and classes in which they participated. The club youth members who received the scholarships were Martin Dietz, Kai Weaver, Spence McNamara and Ainsley McNamara and are pictured left to right: (Martin Dietz was unable to attend and was represented by his mother, Elaine), Spence McNamara, (TFF President, Marcos Enriquez), Kai Weaver and Ainsley McNamara.
These are some ideas that I’ve come across while fishing in the north, in the US Military, and on multiple winter boat rides with fellow Texas anglers. I felt that these were worth sharing as the temperature continues to drop. Continue reading
Fly Tying will be at the Galveston Boat Club on Saturday the 23rd. We need a few more volunteers. Continue reading
Come have fun and learn to Fly Fish at a super affordable price! Great instruction by fly fishing Reading Water and IFFF Casting Instructors and White River Guides.
1st Session – April 8th, 9th & 10th , 2016
2nd Session – April 29th, 30th and May 1st, 2016 Continue reading
Texas FlyFishers volunteers are needed to man the Bass Pro Shop Fishing Classic event this Saturday, February 20 at the Pearland and Katy stores. Casting and fly tying demonstrators are needed.
Please contact Dave Steffek (713-202-0101) (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Marcos Enriquez (832-671-2471)
Pearland – Sat. Feb 20 (Kids Weekend of the Fishing Classic)
9 or 10 am to 6 pm outside the store. They anticipate setting up two tables outside for TFF information on one end and our outings/educations information and a station for a fly tier to tie wooly booger to demonstrate fly tying and give flies to parents of kids. They would also be excited if we could bring a couple of the demo rods with yarn fly line to demo casting to the kids or interested beginners.
The TFF tier has to bring vise and tools.
9-10 am at the pond in front of the store providing casting lesson to anyone who shows up. Their instructor cannot be there that Saturday. It is not off-limits to talk about TFF, equipment they sell, or even lessons you or someone else does privately. The objective is to build relationship and let them know we can volunteer to help them.
2-4 pm One person from TFF tying flies at a small table inside the store (by the fly shop and entrance from the mall )with some TFF brochures/Literature. The TFF tier has to bring vise and tools.
Feb 19 – Fly Tying (Friday)
We have the opportunity of showing the next generation how to tie a simple fly. Continue reading
Beginner’s Fly Tying class registration – January 11, 2016 – That’s tonight! Details here
Fly Fishing Academy registration – March 8, 2016 Details here