Texas Flyfishers Annual Auction, 5th of May

Guided fly fishing trips on Texas hill country rivers and coastal flats, bonefishing in the Bahamas,  world class tarpon fishing in Costa Rica and Belize await the successful bidder this year at the Texas Flyfishers Annual Auction in Houston.

Add dry fly fishing trips to blue ribbon trout streams in Montana and Colorado and there’s a new adventure waiting for even the most well-traveled angler this year. The Cinco de Bayou edition of the annual event will be held May 5, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bayou Sports Bar and Grill, 6011 Addicks Satsuma Road.

Newcomers to fly fishing as well as fishing enthusiasts of all persuasions – fly, spin and plug – are welcome to join this celebration of Houston’s fly fishing fraternity. It is an opportunity to pick up some tackle and tips to use this season and, in the process, perhaps line up a fishing trip of a lifetime.

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CANCELLED Summer Fly Fishing Expo, 26th August, 2017

Mark your calendar for the 9th Annual Texas FlyFishers Mini Expo on Saturday, August 26th. The venue for this year’s event will be held at the Terrace United Methodist Church, 1203 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas 77055 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and it is open to the public.

Texas FlyFishers will showcase:

  • Fly Casting Demonstrations and Instruction
  • Fly Tying Demonstrations and Instruction
  • Wildlife carvings by Jim Lowdermilk
  • Displays and presentations on various facets of fly fishing

ADMISSION AND PARKING ARE FREE!!

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 – 9am-4pm

Where:  Terrace Unity Methodist Church – 1203 Wirt Road, Houston ( Google Map )

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How to lead a Texas FlyFishers outing

Finding outing leaders has been an age old challenge for Texas FlyFishers. During a time when we were challenged in 2010,  Treasurer Harry Crofton and Saltwater Outings Chair Chris Sumers put together a presentation that they presented at a monthly meeting.  It’s well done, informative and worthy of a resurrection!

What do you need to know to lead a freshwater or saltwater outing?Lead Outing image 1

Preparing for the outing

  •  Outings Chair has the plan for the outing
  • Become familiar with the published plan
  • Get a list of participants from the Chair
  • Talk to previous leaders
  • If a guide is involved: call and discuss outing and make sure you understand payment arrangements
  • Confirm shuttle arrangements if required
  • Confirm website notice has your contact info
  • Get any last minute changes posted to website
  • Print out extra copies of the blank waiver
  • Get a copy of the club insurance accident report form

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How to sign up for an outing

Outings are initially posted on the homepage and under the Saltwater or Freshwater Outings categories on the website.  We are using Evite.com to manage the invitation and who is participating.  The details of an outing are published in the Forum category with a link to the Evite for the outing.  There are links to the waiver forms on the on the outing detail posting.

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