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... 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!

Friday, June 7, 2019

June Club Events - Family Fishing Night

The June Cornhusker Fly Fishers meeting will be held at Louisville State Recreation Area Wednesday the 19th 630 PM for our Family Fishing Night!

Louisville SRA - Directions to Louisville SRA

Grilled Burgers, buns, and condiments will be provided by the club.  Please bring a side or dessert to share.  After grilling out, we'll fly fish until dark!  Don't forget to bring your best rendition of a Hybrid Carp Worm fly for the Fly of the Month contest. Click here for more info on the Fly of the Month.

Friday, May 3, 2019

May Club Events

Our Annual Spring Fling is at Round the Bend Steakhouse Saturday May 11th. World renown fly designer and big fish angler Blane Chocklett is our special guest.  It's going to be a great time!!!

Wednesday May 15th is our May monthly meeting.  we will be returning to the newly renovated Schramm Education Center at Schramm Park (Directions) for the 1st time in 2 years!!!  To celebrate and kickoff our newly dubbed Bluegill Appreciation Month, Daryl Bauer will be sharing a presentation about bluegill and their biology here in the Cornhusker State.  Daryl maintains an excellent blog about fishing in Nebraska, Barbs and Backlashes, do yourself a favor and check it out.  Doors open at 6 and the meeting starts at 7.  There will be a full raffle and the Fly of the Month is the Muddler Minnow. 

Bob White at the 2018 1-Fly Contest
To cap off our bluegill appreciation month... Saturday May 18th is our annual Agnes Adams 1-Fly Bluegill contest at Burchard Lake.  Follow the signs to meet at the Cornhusker Fly Fishers Tent on the Southeast side of the Lake.  Be there before 10AM for Registration, the contest will start shortly after.  After the contest we'll grill out and brag about our bluegill conquest!  Please feel free to bring a dessert or side dish to share.  Stay tuned for more rules and information!

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

April Club Meeting and Fish Out

Spring 2019 Wiper Action
            Our April 17th meeting will be at the Nebraska Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln.  Marissa Jensen of The Mayfly Project will be sharing information about their great fly fishing organization that mentors foster children with fly fishing.  This is another great opportunity for us fly fishers to help our community with the hobby we all love.  We’ll have a full raffle and our Fly of the Month contest (Glo-Bug/Egg Fly).  Check our Fly of the Month Tab for the fly recipe.  Hope to see you all there!

                Saturday April 20th the club will have a FISH OUT and picnic at the Weeping Water pond in Weeping Water Nebraska.  We have the picnic area reserved and the club will provide grilled hot dogs and drinks! Please feel free to bring a side dish or dessert and catch some rainbow trout!  The club will officially be there from 10am till 2pm, but feel free to show up earlier or stay late.

Fly of the month