The 2017-2018 GRTU Guadalupe River leases are now on sale. They are limited to 750 total leases. There are several changes to the program listed on their site: http://www.grtu.org/
Remember, most of the river banks are private property. If you want access to the better spots on the river, the LAP is really the way to go.
Go to http://www.grtu.org/membership-signup/ to enroll.
We have a 3 day guided Devil’s River trip planned for the weekend of October 13th-15th and we are short a 4th person. I realize its relatively short notice but if you are interested then please let me know! The trip is with Reelfly Fishing Adventures and is fully guided with two anglers per raft. We will travel down there on Thursday afternoon and fish all day Friday, Saturday and 3/4 of a day on Sunday before driving back to Houston, arriving late Sunday night. Camping will be in extremely comfortable hammock tents on the river. Targeting big smallmouth bass, largemouth, carp, gar and anything else that swims past. There is a certain amount of rough river wading required when traversing the rapids and portages. This will be my 3rd time fishing the river and the the first in the fall. Each time the fishing has been fantastic with almost all fish caught sight fishing in crystal clear water. If you are interested please call or message me on 832 444 4206. Thanks!
Due to weather, this event is cancelled.
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 )
The trout continue to do well (although we have had some losses thanks to school maintenance crews unplugging filters and chillers and not plugging them back in)! As you can see from the video these mini rainbows are healthy and active. We are starting to look at release dates for May on the trout section of the Guadalupe. If any club members would like to help out then please let me know.
- Our Speaker for April 25, 2017 will be Jason Edgecombe owner of Eva’s Bonefish lodge located on Andros Island in the Bahamas. Jason will be telling us about the Bahamas and about the fine fly fishing to be found in that area. So, if you are interested in learning more about fly fishing for bonefish, hearing about the Bahamas in general, if you just want to watch some fly tying before the meeting and listen to an interesting speaker or if you just want to socialize with some friendly fly fishermen and women, come on out to the April 25, 2017 monthly meeting; we would be glad to have you attend
The water was high and muddy due to all the rain the day prior.
8 Texas FlyFishers braved the water conditions and got in a lot of casting practice, but no fish to hand. Continue reading
Our speaker for the March 28, 2017 monthly meeting will be Van Beacham. Van is a fly fisher, guide, instructor, outfitter, fisheries manager and author who has been guiding anglers in NM, CO and WY since 1982. In 1984, Van started leasing private fisheries and in 1986 he founded the Solitary Angling Club, a private fly fishing club whose members have access to all the private waters he leases and owns in NM, CO and WY. The Solitary Angler and Van’s mission is to provide “Superior Fly Fishing Without the Crowds” for anglers of all skill levels. Van also co-authored Fly Fishing in Northern New Mexico and wrote the Fly Fisher’s Guide to New Mexico considered by many to be the “go-to” book for all information regarding fly fishing in New Mexico. So, if you are interested in learning more about fly fishing in New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming or if you just want to watch some fly tying before the meeting and listen to an interesting speaker or if you just want to socialize with some friendly fly fishermen and women, come on out to the March 28, 2017 monthly meeting; we would be glad to have you attend.