2021-05-(21-23) Float the South Llano River, targeting Guadalupe Bass, Rio Grand Perch, and feisty sunfish.
Picture heavy, with little text. The winds were easy, but the waves were horrendous. Standing in ankle deep water and getting hit in the chest makes fly fishing difficult. Around noon, after making it to the turtle house, and not seeing a thing, we went over Yarbrough Pass, to much calmer water. One red was caught, on conventional, and a speck on a fly. It was just good to get away from those monster waves.
At the Tuesday, January 26, 2021 monthly meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers, to be held via Zoom technology, Jeff Liskay http://www.greatlakesflyfishing.com/ will be speaking to us from Ohio about fly fishing for steelhead. Jeff is a highly respected guide throughout the world, is one of the founders of the Ohio Central Basin Steelheaders … Continue reading Speaker, Monthly Meeting, January 26, 2021; Fly Fishing for Steelhead-Captain Jeff Liskay
While cleaning out a bunch of stuff from the Texas FlyFishers' event storage facilities I came across a patch that was dated 1976. Time had not been kind to it.
EP dubbing brushes (https://www.epflies.com/shop/materials/brush/) are great for making bulky flies for freshwater bass and saltwater. However, one pack is about $9 (depending on width) and will make a 2-3 flies. You can make your own using Bonnie Braid with a few simple steps. You don't need a dubbing table or tool, but it does make … Continue reading Making Dubbing Brushes from Bonnie Braid
John Eldred here: 2021 is rapidly approaching, and I am beginning the planning cycle for our 2021 Outings. I have posted potential outings for Jan - June 2021 under the "Calendar and Outings" banner. At this point all of the trips are tentative, and I am looking for Trip Leaders. If you have an interest to lead one of these trips, or an idea for a different trip, please contact me on my mobile phone: nine 0 seven - three 0 one - three five nine five (John Eldred) All ideas, comments, etc are welcome.
Inspired by Robert McConnell's "Fly Fishing the Sam" presentation to the TFF Club on Oct 27, I made a day trip today to the East Fork of the San Jacinto River. Great day trip....besides the great hike and scenery, I managed to draw out a couple fish.