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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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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...

Volunteers needed for Scouts event on Trinity River this Saturday

Come help the Scouts complete their Fly Fishing Merit Badge THIS WEEKEND! Back in March at Flyfest a group of Scouts learned how to tie a fly, received basic fly casting instruction, learned and demonstrated how to tie the five basic knots required as part of the Fly...

Get ready for the annual auction April

Don't forget to register now for the 2019 Fort Worth Fly Fishing Fundraising Festival, which is fast approaching on April 6. The easiest way to register is to use this link: https://2019fortworthflyfishersauction.eventbrite.com. By registering early you will avoid...

Head to the Nolan River for sand bass on March 16

  The time is near for my favorite season of the year: Springtime and white bass fishing. Every spring, white bass run up creeks and rivers for their annual spawn. Large numbers of white bass can be concentrated in small sections of water, exposing themselves to be...

April outing to Bill Ward ranch in Mexia a favorite

It’s time for another of the club’s all-time favorite outings – the overnighter to Bill Ward’s Ranch near Mexia (pronounced muh-HAY-uh). Bill wants to remove some of the population of bass and sunfish/perch and we are just the group to do it. Bill’s clear,...

Fly Fish 101 draws a whole pack of students in Glen Rose

The March 2 Fly Fish 101 in Dinosaur Valley State Park offered trout weather (chilly and damp) along with an unexpected pack of Boy Scouts from near Houston. And it was all just fine. With casting and fly-tying instruction led by FWFF member Russell Husted and a...

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