Outings

It’s all about the fishing!

Fort Worth Fly Fishers organize weekend outings to lakes and rivers within easy driving distance. Some are one-day events and others are multi-day. All provide opportunities to learn new waters and share the experiences with members.

Explore Black Creek Lake in LBJ Grasslands in June

Explore Black Creek Lake in LBJ Grasslands in June

By Frank HuneycuttFWFF Director The club’s June 18 (Saturday) outing will be held at Black Creek Lake in the LBJ National Grasslands north of Decatur. The 20,313-acre LBJ Grasslands Unit is an underutilized nature area that is only an hour drive from downtown Fort...

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Spring outing to Bill Ward Ranch is April 22-24

Spring outing to Bill Ward Ranch is April 22-24

It’s time for another of the club’s all-time favorite outings – the overnighter at Bill Ward’s Ranch near Mexia. Dozens of you, including many new club members, attended the dedication of the plaque for the late James Parker at last spring’s trip. And the bass fishing...

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Brazos River outing set for May 21

Brazos River outing set for May 21

Saturday morning, May 21, Fort Worth Fly Fishers will host an outing on the Brazos River near Glen Rose, at the Brazos River Outdoor Center located just under the U.S. 67 bridge. The Brazos River Outdoor Center is a family-owned business that offers visitors the...

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Nolan River white bass outing postponed

The club's annual Nolan River outing for the white bass spawning run, originally set for March 19, has been postponed due to low water levels. The lack of rain in recent months in North Texas has delayed the spawning run out of Lake Whitney and the Brazos River. We...

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Fly Fish 101 canceled

The Fly Fish 101 outing set for Jan. 15 has been canceled due to rising Covid cases and a forecast of inclement weather.

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FWFF heads to Oklahoma’s Blue River in February

FWFF heads to Oklahoma’s Blue River in February

Quite a few FWFF members have ventured north to Oklahoma's pretty Blue River, so in February the club will make it an outing on Feb. 19. Oklahoma regularly stocks rainbow trout in the fishery, and it's a smallmouth bass habitat as well. The state's own description of...

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Only two spots left for Texas Coast outing June 17-20

Only two spots left for Texas Coast outing June 17-20

Redfish, speckled trout and even flounder are likely catches on the Texas Gulf Coast, and this popular outing is fast approaching June 17-20. It's a bargain at $200 a person for lodging for three nights. With sufficient participation there will be kayak transportation...

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May Speaker: Chris Taylor, Fisheads of the San Juan River

May Speaker: Chris Taylor, Fisheads of the San Juan River

Last September, 16 Fort Worth Fly Fishers members enjoyed a memorable visit to northwestern New Mexico's famed San Juan River below Navajo Dam, a stretch pictured above in a photo from that trip. On May 4, Chris Taylor, owner of Fisheads of the San Juan River, will be...

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Bill Ward Ranch Outing near Mexia is April 23-25

Bill Ward Ranch Outing near Mexia is April 23-25

Spring is coming, and that means it’s nearly time for our annual outing to Bill Ward’s ranch and its wonderful quarry lakes and largemouth bass. As always, there is bank fishing, but a kayak really comes in handy. Also note that printed in the newsletter is a Covid...

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