Speaker-March 2019 Monthly Meeting; Pat Vanek

Our speaker for the Tuesday, March 26, 2019 monthly meeting will be Pat Vanek who will be telling us all about fly fishing for white bass and hybrids.

Pat has been fly fishing for spring run white bass in central Texas for over 25 years and over those years, he has learned how to successfully find and catch white bass as they travel upstream from reservoirs to spawn. Pat says: “Someone once said that white bass are the perfect fly rod fish, if not, they are close”.  Although they can be caught in deep, slower pools, his favorite way to target them is in crystal clear, skinny, flowing water. Most times in this scenario, Pat says you can see the fish take the fly! In addition to white bass, he has been known to throw a fly at everything that might eat one, bass, carp, channel cat, drum, reds, sunfish…you name it!

So, if you are interested in learning more about the fly fishing world, if you are interested in watching and participating in some fly tying before the meeting or are just interested in socializing with a friendly group of fly fishing men and women come to the Tuesday, March 26, 2019 monthly meeting. We would be glad to have you and look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Time: Meeting Time 7-9 pm

Place: Bayland Community Center  

6400 Bissonnet

Houston, Texas 77074

http://www.pct3.com/Community-Centers/Bayland-Community-Center

https://texasflyfishers.org

Trout in the Classroom Update

Sorry it has taken a while for an update on the club trout tanks – unfortunately we had a rough time this year with hatching the eggs and lost a lot compared with previous years. This years eggs are brown trout, as opposed to rainbows in all previous years, and came from a new hatchery so its been a steep learning curve this time round. However all 14 tanks are still going and we still have 100’s of baby brown trout growing on and seemingly now healthy and feeding well!

Speaker-February 26, 2019 Monthly Meeting; Clint Barghi – “The Moon’s Influence on Feeds and How to Pattern Trout in Their Spring Transition”

Our speaker for the Tuesday, February 26, 2019 monthly meeting will be Clint Barghi. Clint is a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Licensed Paddle Sport Guide with over 20 years of fishing experience along the Texas coast with over 10 of those years done by fishing from a kayak. Clint’s angling resume also includes an impressive list of tournament victories over the last 14 years. 

Clint’s program will detail the moon’s influence on feeds and how to pattern trout in their spring transition. This is one of Clint’s favorite times to target trophy trout with a fly rod.

For more information about Clint visit: https://www.galvestonkayakfishing.com 

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Christmas Party, Sunday December 9, 2018

Details about the club Christmas Party are below:

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018

Hours: 4-8 pm

Location: Elks Lodge, 10150 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford Texas 77477

Participation is limited to those who have paid their annual dues of $24 and one guest per member.  If the annual dues have not been paid the $24 annual dues payment may be made at the door.

Speaker-October 30, 2018 Monthly Meeting; Captain Jeff Johnson-Fly Fishing the Missouri River in Montana for Brown Trout and Fly Fishing for Red Fish in Rockport, Texas

At the Tuesday, October 30, 2018 monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers, Capt. Jeff Johnson https://www.flyfishrockport.com will be the speaker.  Jeff spends the summer months guiding on the Missouri River out of Craig, Montana and the winter months guiding out of Rockport, Texas.  So, Jeff will be telling us about two of the finest fly fishing venues in the United States when he makes his presentation about fly fishing for brown trout on the Missouri River and for red fish in Rockport, Texas. There is no charge for admission and all are welcome at the meeting.

So, if you are interested in learning more about the fly fishing world, if you are interested in watching some fly tying before the meeting or are just interested in socializing with a friendly group of fly fishing men and women come to the October 30, 2018 monthly meeting. We would be glad to have you and look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 

Time:Meeting Time 7-9 pm

Place: Bayland Community Center  

6400 Bissonnet

Houston, Texas 77074

http://www.pct3.com/Community-Centers/Bayland-Community-Center

https://texasflyfishers.org

Speaker, Monthly Meeting: September 25, 2018 – Capital to Coast – traveling the Colorado River from Austin to the Coast with Brian S. Little

imagesAt the Tuesday, September 25, 2018 monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers, Brian S. Little of Sabine Skiffs (https://www.sabineskiffs.com) will tell about his adventure traveling down the Colorado River with friend, John Brandon, as they fly fished, camped and cooked out on the river for a week long adventure taking a custom rigged Sabine Micro skiff from Austin down to Matagorda and then up the ICW to Brian’s costal home. Hear about the tough water conditions, sinking the skiff at the Garwood dam, pulling the skiff out, fishing Matagorda and then traveling to Galveston Bay.  There is no charge for admission and all are welcome at the meeting.

So, if you are interested in learning more about the fly fishing world, if you are interested in watching some fly tying before the meeting or are just interested in socializing with a friendly group of fly fishing men and women come to the September 25, 2018 monthly meeting. We would be glad to have you and look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 

Time:Meeting Time 7-9 pm

Place: Bayland Community Center  

6400 Bissonnet

Houston, Texas 77074

http://www.pct3.com/Community-Centers/Bayland-Community-Center

https://texasflyfishers.org