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.

Latham Springs outing is Sept. 23

Latham Springs outing is Sept. 23

Club, we were able to access the Latham Springs Retreat Center, near Aquilla, for a late outing addition. This small lake is loaded with small panfish, and bass, that will readily take small flies on a light action road. It’s a superfun place to fish, both from the...

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Come chase carp on the Nolan River July 1

Come chase carp on the Nolan River July 1

By Chris Patnode Outing Host NOTE: This article reflects is a change of location for this outing.If you’ve never caught a carp on a fly rod, you’re missing a fun fight. They are tricky to catch, but if you know the right techniques, flies, and skills, you will get a...

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June outing will head to the Llano River

June outing will head to the Llano River

By Russell HustedOuting HostOn June 23-25 we will take a trip to the South Llano River outside of Junction. The plan is to use Friday as a travel day, but fishing options are available if you wish to arrive earlier. This is one of my favorite areas to fish, as the...

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May speaker Pat Vanek presents tips for Brazos bass fishing

May speaker Pat Vanek presents tips for Brazos bass fishing

For our May 2 membership meeting, Pat Vanek of Bosque Valley Fly Fishing in Waco shares his approach to chasing bass in the Brazos River, based on 30 years of fishing downstream of Lake Whitney and other central Texas waters. He owns and operates Bosque Valley Fly...

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Bass 101 set for April 8 on the Trinity River in Fort Worth

Bass 101 set for April 8 on the Trinity River in Fort Worth

By Russell Husted Education Director The next in our series of 101 education outings will focus on bass fishing on our local water, the Trinity River, on April 8. The Trinity is an ideal location for bass for many reasons, and quite a few of us call this water home....

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Fly Fish 101 on Brazos River set for Jan. 28

Fly Fish 101 on Brazos River set for Jan. 28

NOTE: TIME CHANGE and HATCHERY TOUR Please join Fort Worth Fly Fishers on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7 a.m. at the Texas 16 bridge over the Brazos River below Possum Kingdom Dam near Graford for our annual Fly Fishing 101 education event. Both FWFF members and non-members...

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January 2023 speaker takes us to saltwater

January 2023 speaker takes us to saltwater

Stephen Woodcock has been fly fishing for almost 30 years. His passion for fly fishing has taken him not just to U.S. hotspots, but also Australia, Europe, the Caribbean and Canada. He has guided in Oklahoma, Colorado, Alaska, Bahamas and Texas. Stephen has been...

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Kristian Cole of Tailwaters is November speaker

Kristian Cole of Tailwaters is November speaker

Before Kristian Cole returned to his hometown of Dallas and joined the part-time staff at Tailwaters in January 2016, he spent time fishing on the Texas Coast while attending Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi. The store says Kristian has since evolved into...

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Oktoberfisch registration opens Oct. 1

Oktoberfisch registration opens Oct. 1

Oktoberfisch, hosted by the Texas Hill Country Fly Fishers, will be held Oct. 21-23 at the Happy State Bank Expo Hall, Kerrville. Top regional fly casting and fly-tying instructors, professional guides, and outfitters come together in a weekend learning event that...

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Fall outing to Bill Ward’s Ranch is Oct. 28-30

Fall outing to Bill Ward’s Ranch is Oct. 28-30

It’s time for another of the club’s all-time favorite outings – the overnighter at Bill Ward’s Ranch near Mexia. The clear water of the quarry at the campsite is easily traversed and roads lead to many other lakes on his property. Bill’s friend, Kent Yelverton, offers...

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Texas coastal outing set for Sept. 8-11 in Rockport

Texas coastal outing set for Sept. 8-11 in Rockport

The FWFF Coast outing is to the Rockport/Port Aransas area Sept. 8-11 (three nights). The base camp will be at Rockport's Drifters Resort. We have secured cabins, cabanas, bungalows and cottages, each sleeping 2-3 people. The cost is approximately $175 a person total....

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