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.
I was using a handheld camera, and eventually ran out of battery.
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 )
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
I know there are those of us that don’t use either, but here are some lessons learned: Continue reading
I am still here in Colorado, so have been fishing with the Pueblo Tailwater Renegades (PTR). Yesterday (2016-08-22) they had a picnic and invited me to join in. My contribution was an appetite and setting up the “Casting Games.” Continue reading
Here in Colorado I’ve learned that expecting your kick-boat to keep the air pressure that you had at the truck, before you make your way down to the water is Continue reading
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?
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
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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