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FWFF Virtual Auction a Hit

The Fort Worth Fly Fishers' first-ever Virtual "Mini Auction" closed the night of June 21. The event was a huge success, raising more than $1,800 to support the club's activities (including outings, speakers, education, and charity groups). The successful bidders and...

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Colorado trip on for July 18-25

Colorado trip on for July 18-25

FWFF's annual trip to the South Fork, Colo., area will take place this at a new venue. Host Russell Husted has contacted Cottonwood Cove, located between South Fork and Creede, regarding their cabins. They not only have vacancies now, but anticipate cancellations as...

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June 2 meeting to be held online

It's a new world! Our June 2 membership meeting, featuring speaker Greg Welander, will be held online using the popular meetiong service Zoom. This change is being made because our regular room at the UNT Health Science Center is still closed and the FWFF Board of...

June 2 membership meeting changes

We will not meet for our June 2 membership meeting at our regular venue in the UNT Health Science Center. We were notified the facility will not be available before August, so our July membership meeting is likewise affected. Our scheduled speaker, Greg Welander of...

Register NOW for Landon Mayer Fly-Tying Class on March 1

FWFF members have already filled one fly-tying class with Colorado-based guide Pat Dorsey, and now it's time to do the same with upcoming speaker Landon Mayer. On March. 1 at Backwoods Fort Worth, Colorado guide Landon Mayer will also lead participants in tying a...

Make plans to attend or volunteer at Flyfest

Tarrant Regional Water District's fourth annual Flyfest is set for March 14 on the banks of the Trinity River in Fort Worth. That's barely a month away, and it's time to plan on your participation. It's a great learning opportunity, with seminars, demonstrations,...

Pat Dorsey tells how to fish western tailwaters in February

As a native of Colorado, Pat Dorsey has been guiding customers of all abilities for nearly 30 years. Pat spends well over 200 days a year on the water, a combination of guiding clients, hosting destination travel-trips and personal days on the water. He shares all...

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.

January speaker Stephen Woodcock tells all!

Longtime FWFF member Stephen Woodcock, recently named fly-fishing manager at the new Fort Worth Orvis store, kicks off the New Year with a presentation titled: "Everything You Wanted To Know About Fly-Fishing Equipment But Were Afraid to Ask." Given his experience...

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...

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