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First Fish-Out of 2010 – Clear Lakes

Posted in Fish Outs on February 16, 2010 by Greg Harris

This Saturday, February 20th, is the first Fish-Out of 2010.

Clear Lakes will the destination for this fish out and based on the picture below it looks like the fishing is pretty good.  Milt landed this seven plus pound rainbow on February 12th.  Make sure you hit him up for all the tips at Thursday’s meeting.

For anyone interested in carpooling or caravanning to Clear Lakes we will be departing from the TA Truck Stop/Boise Travel Center #167 at the Broadway Exit (exit #54) at 8:00 a.m.

February FFI Updates

Posted in Fish Outs, General, Meetings, Special Events on February 11, 2010 by Greg Harris

Just as the temperatures are starting to heat up outside so are things at FFI, we have a number of events,activities, & changes to update you on.  Below are a few of the highlights:

  • The 2010 Fish-Out schedule has been released.  Please click here to check it out.
  • The password to access The Flyline & the fishing buddy list has changed.  Members who have paid their 2010 dues have been e-mailed the new password.  If you haven’t received the new password and you have paid your 2010 dues please shoot me an e-mail.
  • Our next FFI meeting will be on Thursday, February 18th in the Trophy Room of the F&G headquarters.  Tying will start at 6:30 and the regular meeting will start at 7:00.
  • The Fly Fishing Film Tour will be in Boise on Saturday, February 20th.  The doors open at 6:30pm at the Egyptian Theatre.  Discount tickets can be purchased at Idaho Angler.
  • We are looking for volunteers to man the FFI booth at the Sportsman’s Show that will be held on March 4 -7.  If you can help please shoot us an e-mail with the days & times you would be available.  At our meeting on 02/18 we will review the schedule and lock down times.
  • We will also need your help with gathering enough flies to fill up our “Big Fish” that is raffled off at the Sportsman Show.  Please bring any flies that you would like to donate to the meeting on 02/18.
  • Due to a scheduling conflict with F&G our March meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 16th in the auditorium at the MK Nature Center.

We also have two new members on the FFI board of directors.  Arvis Haskins & Don Sulgrove have agreed to serve on the board.  They will be filling the seats previously held by Paul Axness & Duane Treat.  Please join us in welcoming Arvis & Don to the board and thanking Paul & Duane for all they have done for FFI while serving on the board.

October 24th Fish-Out Changed

Posted in Fish Outs on October 21, 2009 by flyfishersofidaho

KentThe October 24th Fish-Out scheduled for Billingsley Creek has been changed to the South Fork of the Boise.  Reports from Billingsley Creek haven’t been very good so in the October members meeting it was decided to head over to the South Fork instead.  Anyone interested in car pooling or caravanning over should meet at the TA Travel Center (4115 Broadway Ave., Boise).  We will be leaving TA at 8:00am.

The Flyline & Upcoming Events

Posted in Fish Outs, General, Meetings, Special Events on September 10, 2009 by flyfishersofidaho

The September issue of The Flyline is now available.  Please click here to view the latest issue.

There is a lot of great stuff coming up over the next week.  Please note these dates.

9/12 – 9/13:  Owyhee River Fish-Out

9/12:  Boise River Sweep (pre-registration is required) – click here for more information

9/15:  Rivers of a Lost Coast showing at The Flicks – click here for more information

9/17:  FFI September members meeting

Middle Fork of the Boise Fish-Out

Posted in Fish Outs on August 26, 2009 by flyfishersofidaho

This weekend is the Middle Fork of the Boise Fish-Out.  A few of the guys will be leaving on Friday afternoon to find a place to camp above Sheep Creek and we will be fishing above the confluence of the North Fork & the Middle Fork.  If you are interested in going please call or e-mail Joe Kotts (362-3778 or jkotts@mcleodusa.net ) for more information.

Alaska Fish-Out!

Posted in Fish Outs on August 25, 2009 by flyfishersofidaho

No words are really necessary.  These guys are killing me!  I’m sure more pictures will be available shortly.

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

Posted in Fish Outs, Meetings on July 15, 2009 by flyfishersofidaho

3724914244_84001d8c65_mWe still have quite a few events & meetings coming up over the summer months.  Below we have outlined the meeting agendas as well as the next couple of fish-outs.

Our meetings will be slightly different than in the past.  As always, the fly tying presentation will start at 6:30pm.  At 7:00pm we will jump right into the presentation by our guest speaker.  After the presentation is concluded we will have announcements, discuss club business, and have our drawings.

Summer Meetings

July 16 – Geoff & Nate Brumley of Dry Fly Innovations will be at the meeting to demonstrate some of their fish-catching dry fly patterns as well as discuss their usage.

August 20 – We will be having an informal casting clinic for all members.  Learn some tricks or teach a few.  This is a low key “by the members – for the members” clinic.

September 17 – Dan Schill PhD, Fisheries Research Manager for the Idaho Department of Fish & Game, is planning to speak at our meeting.  Dan has a presentation on native Redband trout in the state of Idaho.

Fish-Outs

July 25 – Owyhee River

August 29-30 – Middle Fork of the Boise River

September 12-13 – Owyhee River