Green Fest Event at Lake Ray Roberts

August 21, 2013 General News No Comments
Good Morning Guys,

The Red River Fly Fishers and TX Council have been invited by TPWD to setup and do a fly fishing/fly tying demonstration at the 2013 Greenfest on The Greenbelt at lake Ray Roberts on September 28th.

Greg with Red River has asked if we could provide some assistance with casting and tying demos as well as having a table to talk to folks about our clubs and the council.
Organized by the Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County, together with Texas Parks and Wildlife, the City of Denton, and the US Army Corps of Engineers, this fundraising event will be held Sept. 28, 2013, from 2 to 8 p.m., at the Greenbelt access off Highway 455 below the dam. Proceeds will go toward reopening the equestrian trail between Highways 428 and 455, and installation of a wetland viewing deck and trail, if approved by the USACE, and support of the Greenbelt Alliance – a non-profit organization dedicated to stewardship of the Lewisville/Ray Roberts Greenbelt.

This will be a great opportunity to introduce a lot of folks to fly fishing.

If anyone is interested in helping please contact Greg at 903-744-3324 or email him at gacarnett@hotmail.com

I will be participating in and presenting at an event on Grapevine that day so I will not be available.

Thanks in advance,

Jerry

Jerry Hamon – My Website Vice President/Education – Texas Council IFFF TFO Pro Staff – http://templeforkflyrods.com Kayak Fishing Ambassador for Mariner Sails – http://mariner-kayaks.com/

Redfish Rodeo hosted by Texas Fly Fishers of Houston

August 20, 2013 General News No Comments

Texas FlyFishers of Houston
RED FISH RODEO

When: OCTOBER 18th Thru
20th, 2013
Where: Rockport / Port Aransas, Texas
Start/End Time:
Saturday 5:30 am – 4:30 PM
Trip Leader: Mike Graham & Mike
Quigley
Phone: MG 832-298-3855 – MQ 713-213-8150
e-mail: mgraham-rrsm@comcast.netmfquigley@yahoo.com

Trip Description: 27th Annual Red Fish Rodeo we have checked the tournament and event schedule for Rockport/Port Aransas area and it looks like our date October 19, 2011) is a go. I am anticipating this years outing to be very well attended as we will be inviting members from the Alamo, Austin, Central Texas, Montgomery and Rockport Fly
clubs as well as the salt fishers from the Texas Federation of Fly Fishers. Friday night we will hold the Captain’s meeting at the Drifter’s Resort to go over the rules and conduct for our event. Saturday night The Texas Flyfishers will serve up some hot’-n-good mouth-watering Bar B Q for supper for all to enjoy. We’ll also have some new-age acoustic Bluegrass Americana music scheduled for Saturday night while we get to know each other and share a few cold ones! As always we will have some really cool Division Awards for the winners
(Largest Redfish – Trout – Three Fish Slam) and wonderful door and raffle prizes for all of the lucky attendees to partake.

This year we are also arranging Cabins and Bungalows for those of you who wish to stay for several days. I will ask you to keep in touch with our website’s forum to keep knowledgeable on all of our plans.
Keep checking right here for Outing updates. The Drifters Resort for now is planned to be our tournament center. We are asking that everybody RSVP so we’ll have an accurate count of those who wish to attend. The Cost for all of this is only $45.00 pre-event (thru PayPal) or $55.00 at the door (Friday night). Separate lodging cost willbe posted on the website as they become available.

How to
sign up: Sign Up Here, on the sign up sheet distributed at the
monthly
meeting or e-mail the trip leader.
How to get waiver forms: Download PDF form
here. Required Waiver of
Liability, filled out and signed, along with
emergency contact
information.

Cost: See above plus you may want to
help your boat driver with a few
dollars for his expenses.

Directions:
The Drifters is located just south of Rockport on Hwy. 35
as you head for
Aransas Pass.

About the area:YOU KIDDING ME! Fish everywhere. World
class redfish
and trout over vast grass and sand flats. The jetty action can
be fast
and furious.

Important items:
• Member dues are
current!
• Waiver of Liability, filled out and signed, along with
emergency
contact information. ( Can be downloaded here )
• Extra change
of dry clothes
• Wind and/or water proof jacket
• Lunch, Water,
snacks
• Sunscreen and Mosquito Repellant
• Hat, Polarized Glasses

First Aid Kit

Recommended Equipment:

Recommended
Flies:

Recommended guidelines for participants:
• Notify the trip
leader if you have any potential concerns
• If inexperienced, then buddy
up.
• Have proper safety equipment
• If you are boating or kayaking,
inform the trip leader of your
float plan if planning to fish alone or longer
then the designated
times.
• Sign in and sign out at the launch site.
Inform the trip leader if
you will be launching in a different place.

Red River Rendezvous

August 19, 2013 General News No Comments

Come join this awesome event hosted by the Red River Fly Fishers. Eisenhower State Park, January the 18th. Learn to tie, cast, improve your cast, meet new people, and lunch of course!!! Stay later or come earlier and fish on beautiful Lake Texoma, or below the lake on the Red River. Great day and time with fellow fly fishers!!

See you there!!

Just A Reminder

August 15, 2013 General News No Comments

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