Friday, May 31, 2013

Davy Wotton Seminar - August 17th in Bossier

Well known fly fishing personality Davy Wotton will be presenting a full day seminar (9:00am - 5:00pm) on "The Art of Wet Fly Fishing" on August 17, 2013 in Bossier City.  Topics will include casting and fishing techniques, flies and tying techniques, equipment and rigging related to wet fly fishing.  The North Louisiana Fly Fishers are sponsoring this event.  Seating is limited to 50 and there is a $20 registration fee.  For more information, including the registration form, please see the attached flyer.

Davy Wotton Program & Registration.pdf

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

LDWF Kids Fishing Camp June 10-13

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a "Kids Fishing Day Camp" on Monday thru Thursday, June 10-13, 2013 at the LDWF Education Center in Woodworth.  This is for ages 10-15.  The registration fee is $75, and pre-registration is required, as seats are limited to 20. Campers will be supervised by LDWF education staff and volunteers in such activities as how to rig fishing equipment, fish identification, boating safety, cast netting, kayak fishing, how to clean the catch and much more. Lunch will be provided daily and each child will receive a rod/reel combo and stocked tackle box provided by the Association of Louisiana Bass Clubs.

For more information, or to obtain a registration form, contact Angela Capello at (318) 748-6914 or Registration forms are also available via the LDWF website at

Thursday, May 9, 2013

May 14th meeting

The next meeting of the Cane Country Fly Casters will be on Tuesday May 14th at the Westside Baptist Church Family Life Center. Time is 6:30pm. We will have dinner provided by Mamas.  We will discuss the recent Expo and review suggestions for next year based on feedback.  We will also consider dates for 2014.  Also, we'll talk about what's biting and where.  This is our last meeting until September as we take a break for summer. So everyone, please have a safe summer wherever you go, and come prepared for the September meeting with photos and great stories!

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Thanks to all for a great Expo!

The Cane Country Fly Casters 1st Annual Natchitoches Fishing Expo on May 4, 2013 was a big success! Thank you to all the fly tiers, vendors, presenters, Northwestern State University, City of Natchitoches, Senator Gerald Long, Mayor Lee Posey, Dr. Zeichner, donating restaurants and businesses, Federation of Fly Fishers Gulf Coast Council and Texas Council, all the local radio and TV stations, and the Natchitoches Times newspaper and CenLA Focus magazine, Westside Baptist Men's Group and Youth Group, all the NSU student volunteers, and the hard-working members of Cane Country Fly Casters!

Plans are already underway for 2014, with several improvements in store. We also plan to have more programs and features for dedicated bass anglers. So far, all of our vendors wish to return, and requests are coming from others. We hope to have a date early this summer, so stay tuned for that announcement.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Caddo Conclave - May 17 & 18

Caddo Conclave 2013
Friday-Saturday, May 17-18, 2013
Caddo Lake State Park, Karnack, TX
Hosted by East Texas Fly Fishers
& North Louisiana Fly Fishers
Admission: $10 person, $20 family
Optional deer hair tying workshop:
(Friday night): $10 fee

Click on the flyer image for complete details.
Our neighboring clubs in Shreveport and Longview have once again united for this 4th annual celebration of fly fishing and fly tying "on the border". The Caddo Conclave features something for everyone, in a setting that is sure to draw you back again. The fishing can be great, but if it isn't, the food certainly is. There's programs, fly tying, raffle prizes, casting demos, and kayak demos and more.  Hope to see you there!