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.

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...

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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...

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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,...

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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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Fly Fish 101/January outing canceled

The Jan. 19 FF101/outing on the Brazos below the Possum Kingdom dam has been canceled. Water flows are at dangerous levels, the weather outlook is atrocious and the state has not been stocking trout because of the high river flows. It’s a completed turnaround from...

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Annual Colorado trip dodges fires, low water conditions

By Russell Husted Well, another trip to Colorado is in the books. This year’s trips presented us new challenges and excitement. Water was in short supply this year, and that was both good and bad news. The good news was that the low water made the Rio Grande very...

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Paluxy River outing draws a crowd

By Ken Bowers The Paluxy River is a place to go that is reasonably close to home and easy to fish. The Paluxy lived up to its billing as a mercurial bit of water -- fast to rise, even faster to fall. The hope, inspired by frequent roadside warnings to use caution for...

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Fly Fish 101/January outing draws a crowd

More than 60 members and non-members enjoyed a gorgeous day on the Brazos River during  the club's combined Fly Fish101/January outing on Saturday. And by the count of Kay and Les Jackson, close to half the attendees were women and young people, two groups that we'd...

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FlyFish 101 and Combined Local Outing for June

  Please mark your calendars for Saturday, June 10 for an upcoming free event, Fly Fish 101 This is combined with our June outing along the Trinity River. The Fly Fish 101 will start at 9:00 am at 6100 Anahuac Ave. near River Oaks and Lake Worth (near Burger’s Lake)....

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January Outing – Hunting Trout at Possum Kingdom

The club’s January outing will Saturday, January 21 at one of our favorite locations this time of year: the Possum Kingdom Tailrace, located between Highway 16 bridge and below the PK dam. Texas Parks and Wildlife stocks the Possum Kingdom Tailrace with Rainbow trout...

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