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January 2020 newsletter available

The first issue of the new year is now available. Check out the updated Outings Calendar and news on the upcoming Fly Fish 101 on January 18, Fly Fest in March and the FWFF Fundraising Festival in April. Click here.

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November speaker Meredith McCord is “The Record Chaser”

Meredith McCord brings her tales of globe-trotting record-setting to our November meeting, and you need to come hear her. Based in Houston, Meredith has traveled to 26 countries to land fish that represent 165 records recognized by the International Game Fish...

2019 Holiday Party program features New Mexico guide Spencer Seim

In 2011, New Mexico fly fishing guide Spencer Seim and his client, Kirk Wallace Johnson, were in the middle of a river when Seim recounted the story of the theft of feathers up to 150 years old from an English museum two years earlier. Johnson was enthralled, and...

Capt. Jeff Johnson talks Texas redfish

Capt. Jeff Johnson's love of fishing began at an early age, growing up along the banks of the Yakima River in Central Washington. After a while, it became pretty obvious that fishing was in his blood! In 1997, he moved to Bozeman, Mont., to attend college a little and...

October outing to Lake Caddo canceled

FWFF’s scheduled outing to Lake Caddo in October has been canceled, according to Outings Director Chris Patnode. Organizers will work to present an alternative outing to a local site yet to be determined. he said. FWFF members who registered for the Oct. 18-20 event...

FWFF goes to Oklahoma’s Lower Illinois River in September!

By Russell Husted We are excited to share with you some details about our monthly outing for Sept. 20-22 . Many of you enjoyed the presentation that Donavan Clary shared with us recently. I know I did, and am really looking forward to this outing. We will be going to...

Fly tying on tap for Aug. 6 membership meeting

Bring your vise or use one of club's! This Aug. 6 membership meeting is designed to teach those wanting to learn the basics of fly tying, as well as those looking to improve their own skills. There is something for everyone: Showcase your own flies and tie for all to...

FWFF makes lemonade out of lemons with Cleburne “popup” outing

By Elizabeth Davis “Let’s make some lemonade!” exclaimed Les Jackson, tenured Fort Worth Fly Fishers member in a recent email. Now, before you suppose “lemonade: is a new fly pattern recipe or the fabulous dance move Les is displaying in the picture below, please...

Second chance for coast outing to Sargent, Texas, on Aug. 16-18

June’s outing is to Sargent, Texas, was canceled due to all the freshwater flowing in to the bay. This gives those who couldn’t go at that time a second chance to make it. We have rescheduled for August 16 - 18. The setup is the same. We have three houses reserved...

2019 Colorado trip set for new venue

South Fork, Colo., offers great fishing in a beautiful setting with opportunities for fellowship. Russell Husted, our fearless leader on the always popular South Fork, Colo., trip, says the lodging and dates for this year's unofficial  event are set. "This year we...

June speaker Dan Cone spotlights Hill Country waters

Dan Cone, owner and primary guide for the Castell Guide Service in the Texas Hill Country, will introduce members to his home waters at the June 4 membership meeting. Dan grew up fishing and hunting and spending summer days on the Llano River. After graduating from...

“Last Cast” fund raiser ends May 4

As you know the "LAST CAST" Fund Raiser is in full swing, and it ends May 4. All the items are STILL in PLAY. A lot of you have submitted your bids, if you are a little worried about your first bid, you SHOULD be. Just take a look at what are, as of the time of this...

May speaker Donavan Clary focuses on Oklahoma waters

On May 7 Donavan Clary will talk to us about fly fishing the Lower Illinois River – Oklahoma’s “unknown jewel.” It begins at the base of the Lake Tenkiller Dam in Northeastern Oklahoma, near Gore, Okla., and runs about 10 miles to the Arkansas River. The Lower...

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