Sunday, August 24, 2014

September 9th meeting - Flies and Tales

The next meeting of the Cane Country Fly Casters will be on Tuesday, September 9th at Westside Baptist Church Family Life Center on the Highway 1 bypass in Natchitoches.  Time is 6:30pm.  Guests are welcome.

We return from our summer break.  Many of you had great fishing vacations this summer and we're looking forward to your stories and reports! 

We will have a covered dish and tying class.  Bring a dish, whatever you want!  Burley and Vic will teach us the "weave", how to attach eyes and hackle.  Bring your vise, tools and tying thread. 

And bring a friend!

Monday, August 4, 2014

Contraband Fly Fishing Expo August 23rd

Our friends in Lake Charles will be holding their annual conclave on Saturday, August 23rd.  We encourage all Casters to take advantage of this great opportunity to learn or improve on casting skills, fly tying, and fishing techniquest from regional experts.   Here are the details:

10th Contraband Fly Fishing Expo
Saturday, August 23, 2014
8:30am - 4:00pm
PPG - Porter Hall, 2250 Prater Road, Westlake, LA
FREE ADMISSION.  Open to the public!

Sponsored by the Contraband Fly Casters / Tom Nixon Chapter

Fly Tying, Casting Demos, Lure Exhibits, Auctions / Raffles, Food and Refreshments, Equipment Displays and more!  Public invited.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Have a fun and safe summer!

As is our tradition, the Cane Country Fly Casters will not hold regular monthly meetings during July and August.  Our next regular meeting will be on September 9th.   

However, we are working on a Saturday morning workshop sometime in July or August.  In addition, there are regional events and activities taking place this summer, which we'll announce here.  So please continue to visit our website often over the summer period. 

Sunday, June 8, 2014

CCFC next meeting June 10th

The next meeting of the Cane Country Fly Casters will be on Tuesday, June 10, at Westside Baptist Church Family Life Center on the Highway 1 bypass in Natchitoches.  Time is 6:30pm.  Guests are welcome.

We will be tying poppers! If you have a vise, bring it!  Those of us who have more than 1, please bring your extra vise and share so all can tie one on!

The club will bring hamburgers and dogs. Members are asked to bring something to go with it if you can.

See you Tuesday,

Monday, June 2, 2014

Destination Texas Fly Fishing Expo June 12-14

The Texas Council of the International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) will hold their first-ever Expo Friday-Saturday, June 12-14, at the Civic Center in New Braunfels, Texas. The title of their event is "Destination Texas Fly Fishing Expo" with the intent to feature fly fishing opportunities in Texas, as well as flies and techniques for all fish, all waters. Admission is $20 for both days.

The Civic Center will feature exhibitors, vendors, programs, and fly tying demonstrations by some of the country's top fly tiers. Cypress Bend Park will be the location for Casting Programs, Certifications, and kayak fishing classes. Both locations will have hands-on workshops, which attendees can sign up for a nominal fee, and with limited class sizes. Also Youth and Women's Outreach programs.

Other activities: Thursday night there will be a Welcoming Dinner, Friday night the Texas Council will host the Fly Fishing Film Tour, and Saturday night will be the Awards Banquet and Auction. For more info, go to www.txflyfishexpo.com