Wednesday, April 5, 2017

CFF April Events

April is a busy month for Cornhusker Fly Fishers...

Our monthly club meeting is Wednesday April 19th at the Aksarben Aquarium.  Doors open at 6:30 and the meeting starts at 7.

At this month's meeting we're having a "Tie-in" for Ted True Trout.  Ted is a trout shaped statue filled with club member flies that is an awesome raffle prize at our Spring Fling.  We're also having our monthly raffle and Fly of the Month contest (the Blue Winged Olive). Check out our Fly of the Month page for the fly recipe. Come buy and spin up some of your favorite flies!

And speaking of Spring Fling...
 
April 22nd is the annual CFF Spring Fling.  It's going to be a great time with George Daniel as our keynote speaker! Check out our Spring Fling tab for all the information.  There will be food, drink, great raffle, and silent auction prizes.  This is a great chance to score some great fly fishing gear!  And don't forget to bring a pie to share!



We also have four Project Healing Waters tying events this month, please consider volunteering some time to help out our nations veterans enjoy this great hobby.
 
Tuesday April 11th from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the Lincoln VA 600 S 70th Street Lincoln, NE 68510

Thursday April 14th from 6 to 8pm at the Bellevue University, Military Veterans Service Center, 1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue, NE 68005.

Thursday April 18th from 4 to 6pm at the Victory Apartments, 825 Dorcas Street, Omaha, NE 68108.

Thursday April 20th from 10 to 11am at the Omaha VA, Building 8, 4101 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, NE 68105

If you're new to fly tying.  Join us every Thursday at the La Vista Cabela's Store from 6 to 8 pm to tie some flies!!!


Saturday, March 4, 2017

CFF March Events

It's early March 2017 and the ice is already off all the Omaha and Lincoln area lakes!!!

Our monthly club meeting is Wednesday March 15th at the Aksarben Aquarium.  Doors open at 6:30 and the meeting starts at 7.

This month's featured presentation is our club president elect, Larry Dostal.  He'll be discussing the timely topic of Northern Pike and Musky on the Fly!  Larry will touch on Esox biology, gear, flies, tactics, and where to find these toothy apex predators!

Larry Dostal with a Musky caught on the Fly

Extra Large Deceiver by Larry Dostal


Our fly of the month is the iconic and influential Deceiver.  (Great early season pike fly by the way...) Check out our Fly of the Month tab for tying instructions and bring your best rendition to the meeting.  There will be great raffle prizes and lots of fish talk, we hope to see you there!!!






Don't forget about our annual Spring Fling coming up April 22nd!  It's going to be a great time with George Daniel as our keynote speaker!



We also have four Project Healing Waters tying events this month, please consider volunteering some time to help out our nations veterans enjoy this great hobby.

Thursday March 9th from 6 to 8pm at the Bellevue University, Military Veterans Service Center, 1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue, NE 68005.

Thursday March 16th from 4 to 6pm at the Victory Apartments, 825 Dorcas Street, Omaha, NE 68108.

Tuesday March 14th from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the Lincoln VA 600 S 70th Street Lincoln, NE 68510

Tuesday March 21st from 10 to 11am at the Omaha VA, Building 8, 4101 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, NE 68105


Tuesday, February 7, 2017

CFF February Events

Our February monthly meeting will be Wednesday the 15th at the Aksarben aquarium.  The doors open at 6:30 and the meeting starts at 7.   We'll have a quick introduction and go over the upcoming club events.  Our featured speaker for this month is Bobbi Holmes, a Naturalist from Fremont, NE. Come buy early and tell some lies and talk about your planned trips for the next season. 
 We WILL  have a raffle this month, and our Fly of the Month is the "Hare's Ear".  Bring your best rendition for bragging rites!  We hope to see you there!


Saturday the 18th we will have our monthly Pot-Luck &"Tie-In" at the Aksarben aquarium.  We'll be tying flies from 10 till 2 and filling up our annual Spring Fling prize "Ted True Trout" with CFF member flies.  Bring a dish to share and be sure to get there early if you want to get biscuits ad gravy!

Don't forget about our annual Spring Fling coming up April 22nd!  It's going to be a great time with George Daniel as our keynote speaker!



We also have four Project Healing Waters tying events this month, please consider volunteering some time to help out our nations veterans enjoy this great hobby.

Tuesday February 14th from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the Lincoln VA 600 S 70th Street Lincoln, NE 68510

Thursday February 16th from 6 to 8pm at the Bellevue University, Military Veterans Service Center, 1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue, NE 68005.

 Tuesday February 21st from 10 to 11am at the Omaha VA, Building 8, Omaha, NE

Thursday February 23rd from 4 to 6pm at the Victory Apartments, 825 Dorcas Street, Omaha, NE 68108.



Saturday, January 14, 2017

CFF January 2017 Events

CFF January Meeting

Our first meeting of 2017 is Wednesday January 18th at the Aksarben Aquarium.  Doors open at 6:30PM.  This month, newly elected CFF President Mike Lach, will begin the meeting.  Club member Ken Weisenhunt will be giving a presentation on Knots and Leaders.  We'll also be starting the 2017 "Fly of The Month" contest with the dry fly pattern, the Blue Dun.  We'll also have our monthly raffle with some great prizes!




'Tis the season for membership renewals.  Feel free to bring your annual $30 membership fee to the monthly meeting.

Also, don't forget about our "Tie-ins" during the winter months.  The next Tie-In is Saturday January 21st at the Aksarben Aquarium from 10AM to 2PM.  Bring a pot luck dish to share along with your fly tying gear and materials to fill your fly boxes for the upcoming season!  

Saturday, December 10, 2016