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The Texas Council will focus our Education efforts in these ways. Casting Certifications, Tying Sessions, Educating our state on Conservation issues, and partnering with Texas Parks & Wildlife through the Youth Angler Program and assisting in the new river access program.

The Education Program will be led by Mike Aldridge. Mike is a member of the Hill Country Fly Fishers, and an avid two handed casting student.

Mike can be reached at: noise.boy@sbcglobal.net

The Casting Certification Program, CCIP, will be led by Andy Payne. Andy will be the Chairman of the Casting Program and lead our program here in Texas. Introducing more to the art of casting, and certifying many new CCI’s and MCI’s. A great addition to the Texas Council team.

Andy can be reached at:andy@payneconsult.net

The Tying Program is growing rapidly and exciting things are happening across the state.  Mike is an amazing leader, and has been involved with many organizations, and travels all of the state attending various fly fishing functions. Mike will also be overseeing the Fly Tying Award program, and is currently a Gold Member.

Mike can be reached at: mikemorphew@hotmail.com




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Welcome to the Texas Council!! The Texas Council was formed this fall, as there was a strong desire to unify our state. Texas was divided with the Northern clubs belonging to the Southern Council and the rest of the state belonging to the Gulf Coast Council. A unified state will be beneficial in so many ways. On November the 26th, the Federation of Fly Fishers approved the formation of the Texas Council. The new Council has been off to an excellent start, with the help of so many wonderful, and talented volunteers. Without them, this dream would have never came true.

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