From Mark Machado "Tonight at 7pm I will be live on Facebook(R) for our first Thursday fly tying. Laguna Madre Fly Fishing Association I will be tying a simple black drum fly. All are welcome to watch and or tie with me. Materials needed: 1. A size #2 hook ( I use a daiiachi 2546) … Continue reading Simple black drum fly, lmffaflyclub
Due to the ongoing school closures thanks to COVID-19, we made the decision to release all the trout from the Trout in the Classroom project early this year. Many of the schools are on complete lockdown, with teachers not allowed in to check or feed on the fish, others were being completely disinfected internally. With … Continue reading Trout In the Classroom Update
To ease the pain of being leashed to our homes because of COVID-19, Tom Rosenbauer of Orvis is hosting a live fly tying session every M, W, F at 3PM Eastern, streamed live via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2905148839599015/ Didn't join yesterday for first session, which seemed to have technical difficulties. Hopefully works tomorrow (Wed).
Guys: The thought occurred to me that while we all make our way through these uncertain times, basically confined to our homes, many are keeping sane by fly tying in anticipation of a great season. Last year's First Annual Fly Drive for REEL RECOVERY was a great success, thanks to you as well as the … Continue reading Tie for REEL RECOVERY While We Make our Way thru COVID-19!
The object of this series is to show some ideas, and cost savings, when making popper heads. None of the products mentioned are the absolute “best” to buy, or use, but mentioned to only give you some ideas.
The basic approach to this fly was originally published by Jay "Fishy" Fullum as the “single fold popper” in his book Fishy’s Flies, ISBN 0-8117-2616-9.
Kevin has made some modifications. Most notably is the thickness of the foam, 6mm instead of 4mm. Another noted modification is a slit in the foam for the dogleg of the hook to rest in.
Folks Our TFF trout in the classroom tanks continue to do well, and all the fish survived spring break with no issues. However COVID-19 has meant that we are looking at multiple weeks of school closures now, and many of the teachers have limited to no access to their classrooms during this time. In addition … Continue reading Trout in the Classroom Update
The September 2015 Fly of the Month, the Deadhead Minnow, has been added to Fly Patterns page on this website. The Deadhead Minnow by Casey Smartt
The Lake Bastrop weekend trip was a success. We had six tents with twelve sleeping spots reserved; seven hardy fisherman attended, fishing and spending the night on Friday, and fishing again on Saturday morning. Kayaks and a paddleboard. Friday morning started off rather chilly. Temps right around 35F. It warmed up fairly quickly and was … Continue reading Lake Bastrop Trip Report: Feb 28-29, 2020
We sure would love to get your club involved to help with things like mentoring new fly fishers on the ponds, fly tying, hosting a table and advertising about your club for people attending from the area.