We have had a rules change. This year we will give three awards in 4 categories. The categories will be:
- Longest Bass,
- Longest Sunfish,
- Longest Other Fish,
- Most Fish Caught.
This year’s Bud Priddy One Fly Tournament should be much like last year’s. Fishing will be at one or all of the road crossing on the Nueces near Camp Wood. There will be great prizes for longest bass, longest perch (sunfish), longest other fish, and most fish. There will also be door prizes and raffle/auction prizes. The Nueces Country Smokehouse will again cater the Saturday night awards banquet at the Big Oak River Camp pavilion. The Texas Women Fly Fishers will participate again this year and have their business meeting, box dinner on Friday night at the pavilion. Their primary speaker will be Hill Country Fishing Guide Marcus Rodriguez from Living Waters Fly Fishing. Please bring a food dish to share. Get more information and preregister for meal and t-shirt at http://alamoflyfishers.com/bud-priddy-2017/ . You will need to make your own reservations for lodging at Big Oak River Camp.
Fish the day away in the Hill Country , for bass, bluegill and other native species, all the while enjoying a peaceful float down the tranquil waters of the San Marcos River.
John Scarborough Sunfish Spectacular 2017-04-08-0700
Because you are already promoting the outing as “bring the family” my vote is to just add the Women’s component to it … “Special casting and fishing instruction for Women”.
I think of it as a build up to the Women’s Outing (no stinky boys allowed). 😉
Bayou City Angler GM
IFFF Certified Casting Instructor
“You know Puck, you never learn…so how many women are going to read your post and know how to read your time line. Stand back and watch…
LADIES PLEASE BE THERE WITH YOUR KIDS OR SPOUSE (WE’LL GET THEM LINED OUT DON’T YOU WORRY) AT DAMON 7 LAKES (DAMON TX.) ON SATURDAY APRIL 8TH AT 7:00AM IN THE MORNING. BRING YOUR FLY RODS/REELS, (NOT REALLY REQUIRED WE’LL HAVE A FEW EXTRA JUST IN CASE), BRING YOUR FAVORITE SUNFISH POPPERS OR SUB-SURFACE FLIES (OR GO SEE PUCK, HE’LL HAVE A POCKET FULL OF LITTLE YELLOW FISH CATCHERS FOR SURE FOR YOU TO TRY OUT), HAVE A LITTLE PATIENTS, AND BE READY FOR A GREAT TIME WITH STACEY AND HER GANG OF FLY FLINGING FRIENDS. SPEND THE DAY UP-GRADING YOUR CASTING WHILE CATCHING BASS, CATFISH, AND BREAM OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES. THE TFF GANG WILL PREPARE UP SOME LUNCH AND SOFT DRINKS FOR PURCHASE (CHEAP). A GOOD TIME TO BE HAD BY ALL.
DAMON 7 LAKES IS OFF COUNTY ROAD # 4 (OLD DAMON-W.COLUMBIA RD.) 77430”
Event: Rendezvous 2017
When: 3rd November (2017-11-03) through 5th November (2017-11-05)
Where: North Toledo Bend State Park, 2907 N Toledo Park Rd, Zwolle, LA 71486
Start: 3:00pm Friday (2017-11-03-1500)
End Time: 11:00am Sunday (2017-11-05-1500) Continue reading
4 of us showed up. 3 kayaks and one wader.
White bass and Stripers did not. Continue reading
Impromptu trip to the Sabine River
Event: Fishing the Sabine River below the generation canal
When: November 16th, 2016 , yes this is a week-day. (Wednesday) Continue reading
Event: Guadalupe One Fly
As of 2017-01-26-1400
Unfortunately due to the continued 600cfs flow rate on the river, we will have to postpone the trip once again. The water levels are not conducive to bringing a group to the river and fishing safely. Of course they could change the flows tomorrow but its just not predictable. i even called Action angler to find out info and they are in the dark also regarding the output from the dam. We will discuss an alternative date at the club meeting next Tuesday night. I believe there are still 1 or 2 guides available to float the river this weekend (which is much safer) so if you want info let me know.
Notwithstanding, i will be up there this weekend (as already cancelled last week and i dont have too many weekends left before the family arrive back from the UK) so will be at Lucky`s on Friday evening as planned (7pm) if anyone would like to join me. I will probably fish on Saturday if i can find any decent water.
Sorry again to be the bearer of bad news,
Alex Continue reading
Invitation from Walter McClendon of the Pinewoods Fly Fishers
Welcome again to the North Toledo Bend Rendezvous! The date is Friday afternoon, November 4th thru Sunday morning, November 6th, 2016. Rendezvous is the result of several fly fishermen gathering to fish and tie flies at the state park many years ago. After a couple of years of growing pains they found the park’s group facility. And what a facility indeed!
A capacity of 150 people in 5 heated log bunkhouses (30 beds each), a heated central shower and restroom building with nice night lighting on all the sidewalks and a large main log building with A/C, a commercial kitchen, dining hall, fireplace, a long front porch, picnic table and a large barbecue trailer out front.
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Walter McClendon admiring Fred Hannie’s incredibly realistic flies
Take a look at the link and see what we are planning.
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