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Visiting TFFC

Special Events - Fly Fish Texas

February 16, 2019
Schedule of Classes and Seminars

All-day Activities (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Topic Location
Fly-Tier's Roundtable Anglers Pavilion
Jere Anderson, Dallas Fly Fishers
Casting Instruction Grassy Hill & Conservation Center Parking Lot
Jim Bass, Certified Casting Instructor
Speaker Presentations on the hour Visitor Center Dive Theater
Speaker Presentations on the hour Conservation Center, Room B
Vendor Booths & Demonstrations Conservation Center, Room A
Trout, Bream & Bass Fishing
(Catch & Release)
Lake Zebco & Fishing Stream along Wetlands Trail
Lady Juliana's Historic Fly Fishing Visitor Center Overlook

Scheduled Classes and Demonstrations

Time Topic Speaker
Anheuser-Busch Dive Theater
9:45 Basic Fly-Fishing, Care & Feeding of Your Equipment Mark Marmon
11:00 Dive Show  
12:00 Fly-Fishing the Republic of Texas Chris Johnson
1:00 Fly-Fishing 101 Bob Cappallo
2:00 Dive Show  
3:00 Tell Your Story: Getting the most out of your fishing, travel, and adventure photography Mark Kolanowski
Conservation Center, Room B
10:00 Essential Flies for Texas Warm Water Bruce Sublett
11:00 Fly-fishing for carp: Making a difficult fish
not so difficult
Jeff McKinzie
12:00 Bass on Lake Athens Johnny Martinez
1:00 What Fish See Bill Heugel
2:00 Fly-Fishing the Llano River Harry Crofton
3:00 Fly-Fishing the White & Norfork Rivers
Below the Dams
Tom Bullock
Conservation Center Classroom
9:30–10:30 Beginning Fly-Tying (limit 10 students, registration required) Red River Fly Fishers
10:45–11:45 Basic Fishing Knots (limit 10 students, registration required) Red River Fly Fishers
1:30–3:00 Fly-Fishing Class (limit 10 students, registration required) Red River Fly Fishers

Outdoor Programs (weather permitting)

Time Topic & Location Speaker
10:00 What Fish Eat - Canopy beside Anglers Pavilion Keira Quam
11:00 Your First Trout – Visitor Center Overlook
(Small group of 3-4 facilitated one-hour fishing for trout in the ponds with emphasis on safety, knots, tactics, and fishing techniques. Minimum age 12 with adult, 18 otherwise, with successful completion of a casting lesson)
Harry Crofton
1:00 Single & Double Hand Spey Casting - Meet at Visitor Center exit door Gary Davison
3:00 What Fish Eat - Canopy beside Anglers Pavilion Keira Quam