Gulf Coast Fly Fair

August 29, 2014 General News No Comments

Support our friends to the East. The Gulf Coast Council is having their Fly Fishing Fair on the 12th and 13th of September. Go to their website for all of the details!!!!

Lydia Ann Fly Masters Tournament

August 28, 2014 General News No Comments

Big tournament hosted by Alamo Fly Fishers. Great cause and fun for all!!!

Texoma on the Fly

August 28, 2014 General News No Comments

The Red River Fly Fishers and Eisenhower state park have been hosting fly fishing events at the park for 10 years.  The fly fishing event “Texoma on the Fly” on September 27 will celebrate this 10th anniversary.
With the support of members of both the Dallas and Fort Worth clubs, this will be a big event.
–  We’re bringing back the demonstration fly tiers.  Some of the area’s best fly tiers will be tying their favorite flies and answering questions.  <<  Personally, I’ve learned more about fly tying from experienced tiers like these than from any other method.
–  We will have several speakers discussing everything from bamboo rod building to fly fishing opportunities.
–  We will be offering TP&W’s beginning fly fishing course.  << Here’s your chance to get started fly fishing.
–  We will be offering fly casting instruction from experienced instructors.
–  TFO Rods will have their fly rods available for casting.  <<  This is a great opportunity to test cast and compare different fly rods.
–  Lunch!
–  Plus more!
– This is a free event.
Also, the long-time park superintendent Paul Kesil has retired this summer.  Paul has played a key role in bringing this type of fly fishing event to the area.  Please join us as we thank Paul for his support and to wish him a happy retirement.
>>  Please add the date to your calendars and we will add more details as they become available.
Date:  Saturday, September 27, 2014 Time:   9:00 am to 2:00 pm Location:  Eisenhower state park on the shores of Lake Texoma Cost:  Free!

_________________________ Rex W FFF Certified Casting Instructor TFO Pro Staff

Red Fish Rodeo

August 28, 2014 General News No Comments

28th Annual


Outing Headquarters
At the Drifters
Rockport, Texas

Presented By:
Texas FlyFishers of

When: OCTOBER 3rd Thru 5th, 2014
Where: Rockport / Port
Aransas, Texas
Start/End Time: Saturday 6:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Trip Leader:
Michael Quigley: Texas Fly Fishers Saltwater Chairman

Description: Come
join us for our 28th Annual Red Fish Rodeo. We are
inviting members from all
of the Texas fly fishing clubs as well as
fishers from the Texas Council of
the IFFF and other guests. Friday
night we will hold the Captain’s meeting at
Swan Point Landing at
7:30 PM to discuss the rules and conduct for our event.
night, the Texas FlyFishers will serve up barbecue for supper for all
to enjoy 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
(Largest Redfish – Trout – Three Fish Slam – Most Spots –
and wonderful door and raffle prizes for all of the lucky
attendees to

Contact the Drifters Resort for
( Please watch our website’s
( to keep up to date on all of our plans.
Drifters Resort Banquet Center is planned as our
headquarters. We are asking that everybody RSVP so we’ll have
accurate count of those who wish to attend. The Cost for all of this
only $45.00 pre-event (through Pay Pal) or $55.00 at the door
(Friday night).
Lodging arrangements and cost will to be handled by
individual participants
or their guest.


President, Texas Flyfishers



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