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.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
FWFF member Mark Kolanowski has combined his photography and love of fly fishing in a slide show of images from the Brazos River. It's about four minutes long with a soundtrack. To view it on Mark's website, http://www.imkphotography.com/, just click here and...read more
Opportunity knocks! Texas Parks & Wildlife plans a special trout stocking on March 2 in Dinosaur Valley State Park on the Paluxy River near Glen Rose. We will make this a Fly Fish 101 event, but it is also open to the public, so feel free to tell a friend or invite a...read more
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...read more
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...read more