Sunday, November 17, 2019

November Club Events

           Our November 20th will be at the Schramm Park Outdoor Education Center.  (Directions Here) Tony Korth of the Nebraska Game & Parks will be leading the club through the new facility and aquarium!!! November is also our CLUB ELECTIONS for 2020.  Please show your support for the club and our activities by participating in our elections.  The elected board members are responsible for shaping the club’s events for the following year and need your input!

The doors open at 6:00 and the meeting will start at 7.  We’ll have a full raffle this month with some BIG prizes!  And don’t forget about or Fly of the Month contest (the Merkin Crab Fly).  Hope to see you all there!

            Saturday November 23rd the club will be hosting the great Tie-In from 10am to 2pm at Schramm Park.  Bring your vise, tying materials, and hang out with the best fly tiers this side of the Missouri.  This is a potluck lunch, so feel free to bring a shareable dish.  See you there!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Healing Saturday With Project Healing Waters

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November 2nd 2019, Project Healing Waters will be co-hosting "Healing Saturday" sponsored by Backwoods. The event is free to the public. There will be tables setup for fly tying, rod building and casting competitions. Backwoods will be having specials on this day for all participants. Complimentary grillings, condiments & beverages will be served so bring the whole family and help our disabled veterans! Project Healing Waters will be accepting donations for upcoming events and the Great Plains Bone fish tournament. This event will run from 10am-3pm at the shop. Help to support this 501 C 3 organization, whose sole purpose is to help heal our veterans wounds through fly fishing.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

October Club Events

Our October 16th meeting will be at  the newly renovated Schramm Education Center at Schramm Park (Directions Here).

Doors open at 6:30 and we'll start the meeting at 7.  Our program this month is Fly Fishing with the UNL Fly Fishing Club with Matt Long and Eric Einspahr! 
Matt and Eric doubled up on browns!
We'll have a full raffle!. Hope to see you all there!!!  Our fly of the month is the Deceiver.  Check out our Fly of the Month Page and bring your best rendition to the meeting to show off your tying skills!

We have our annual Rainbow Trout Club Fish-Out October 19th at Holmes Lake in Lincoln! It will be stocked with trout that will be hungry for a fly! Hope to see you there!

Directions Here to Holmes Lake.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Fly Fishing Film Festival TUESDAY the 17th

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) will be in Lincoln NEXT TUESDAY THE 17th, at the Bourbon Theater!!! Get tickets in advance here... Or you can grab tickets at the door!!! We'll have a great cash raffle as well. Doors at 6, show starts at 7. Hope to see you all there!!!

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

September Events

September Events-Family Fishing Night

Our September club meeting is our annual Family Fishing night at Louisville State Recreation Area on Wednesday the 18th at 6:30 PM.  Directions to Louisville SRA.  This will be a pot luck dinner, so please bring a side dish, dessert, or entree  to share.  There is no power at this pavilion, if you're bringing hot food, make sure it's hot ahead of time!.  The club will be providing hot dogs and cold drinks.  The fly of the month is the Ken Whisenhunt original, the Yellow Beady Eye. Check our Fly of the Month Tab. And don't forget to bring some extra to throw at some bass and/or panfish!  Louisville Lake #2 is one of the best largemouth bass fisheries this side of the state.  Hope to see you there!

Saturday the 21st, the club will be having a Fish-Out at Prairie Queen LakeYou are on your own for lunch. We will meet near the boat ramp around noon to chat about all of our fishing success.  Please come out and enjoy the late summer weather!!!

Thursday, August 15, 2019

August 2019 Meeting

Our August 2019 meeting will be the return our our Annual Casting Competition!!! We'll be having our meeting at the newly renovated Schramm Education Center at Schramm Park (Directions Here).
Doors open at 6:30 and we'll start the casting competition at 7:10pm.   We'll have a full raffle and our Fly of the Month competition (Chernobyl Ant). Hope to see you all there!!!

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

July Events, Carpfest, and Cornhusker Carpfest 2019

Our July meeting will be a Family Fish Out at Platte River State Park - Jenny Newman Pond. Directions Here.  The pond is catch and release for all species of fish and has great shoreline access.  We'll have anglers there after 6pm, but you are on your own for dinner. We'll still have our Fly of the Month competition (Deer Hair Bass Bug).  Hope to see you there!

July is also Carpfest Month!!!  Carpfest is our yearly celebration of the world's favorite game fish, the common carp!  We'll have a potluck dinner at Oak Lake in Lincoln at 4pm on Saturday the 20th.  The club will be serving some fried carp and bbq, so please feel free to bring a dessert or side dish to share. 

If you fancy yourself a carp on the fly angler, or just want the chance to win some cool carp on the fly prizes, check out our Cornhusker Carpfest Fly Fishing Competition.  Hit the link for all the details.  It is a bunch of fun, and with the $20 entry fee, you get a cool Cornhusker Carpfest trucker hat and a bunch of other great swag to help get you on the carp on the fly bandwagon!  Hope to see you there!