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Just added to the expo!!! Dave and Emily Whitlock!!!

Texas Council of the International Federation of Fly Fishers are excited to announce the first ever Texas Council Fly Fishing Expo happening in 2014 in the geographic heart of the Texas Fly Fishing Community, New Braunfels, Texas.

Follow us here at:  http://txflyfishexpo.com/

                                                       “Destination Texas”

Destination Texas will sum up what the intent will be for our first Expo. You hear it all the time. Where do you fly fish in Texas? Thought you had to go to Colorado to fly fish? We Texans know that is not the case, and our goal will be to Educate the state on how to fly fish in Texas.

Join us June 12-14, in New Braunfels at the Civic Community Center, and Cypress Bend Park. The expo will be in multiple locations, as we take full advantage of classroom and on the water situations. Cypress Bend Park will be the location we use for the Casting Programs, Certifications, and on the water classes we will offer. That will include how to fish out of a kayak, how to read water, how to cast on the water, and how to read the water. The pavilion will be used for lunch and refreshments. There will be plenty of parking available here, and a shuttle service will take you back and forth to the Civic Community Center. Steve Hollensed, a Master Certified Casting Instructor will head up the casting workshops, programs, and MCI / CCI Certification classes.

The Civic Community Center will be the main events area. Here you will be able to participate and observe some of the Best Fly Tiers in the country, including the Texas Whiting farms Tying Team of Ken Bohannon and Fred Dupree. There will be tying demonstrations, and tying classes where you can participate. Retail stores to include Sportsmans Finest, Orvis, Living Waters Fly Shop, Tailwaters, Mariner Sails, and so many more. Education classes for the youth from Texas Parks and Wildlife. Guides from all over the state explaining how, when, and where to fly fish in Texas. Youth and Women’s Outreach programs.

Thursday night the 12th, there will be a Welcoming Dinner to get to know each other, and set the stage for the days to come. Friday night the 13th, we will be hosting the Fly Fishing Film Tour. Excited to have this venue for all to enjoy. Saturday night the 14th, there will be an Awards Dinner, Auction with BIG Time Raffles, and a Special Guest Speaker to be announced soon. Casting workshops will happen on the 12th, along with Certified Casting Testing. The main show will be on the 13th & 14th.

For the latest information, check out our website at:   http://texascouncilifff.com/

Also follow us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Texas-Council-IFFF/104870226350889

We hope you plan on using New Braunfels as your summer get away this year, as there is so much to do. Support our New Council, and join us for an amazing fly fishing weekend!!!

Sincerely and look forward to seeing you there,

Russell Husted  President Texas Council

 

 

 

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