June SW Outing – Fence Lake (June 10th, 2017)

Texas FlyFishers, June 2017 Saltwater Outing

Fence Lake, Rockport, Texas

Saturday morning, we will be ferried to St. Joe’s Island aboard the M/V Skimmer for a day of skinny water kayak & wade fishing in the Fence Lake area. About 3:00 pm, the Skimmer will return to pick us up at the mouth of Fence Lake and take us back to the dock.

How to sign up:

  1. Evite link
  2. Email the trip leader
  3. Sign up at the monthly meeting

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Louisiana Marsh trip on Lake Calcasieu-October 14-16-CANCELED


Louisiana Marsh Trip on Lake Calcasieu for big fall reds.

Co-hosted by the Texas FlyFishers and the Contraband Fly Casters of Lake Charles, Louisiana
When: October 14-16, 2016
Trip Leader: Skip Donovan
Space is limited and on a first call, first come basis.
For details and registration contact Skip by email at skipdonovan1@sbcglobal.net
Skip will update this outing notice as he gets more details.  Stay tuned and be sure to express your interest in the comments and follow updates on this posting.
Trip canceled due to lack of participation.  Maybe next time….

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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