Tuesday, September 11, 2018

September Club Events

September Events-Family Fishing Night

Our September club meeting is our annual Family Fishing night at Louisville State Recreation Area on Wednesday the 19th at 6:30 PM.  Directions to Louisville SRA.   We'll meet at the big pavilion near the swimming beach.  This will be a pot luck dinner, so please bring an entree, side dish, or dessert to share.  The club will be providing hot dogs and cold drinks.  We'll also have a full raffle with some great prizes.  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, and also has some redear sunfish.  Hope to see you there!

Saturday the 22nd, the club will be having a Fish-Out at Fremont Lakes State Rec Area. Lake #2.  Bring your own lunch!  The club will have some cold drinks for everyone.  We will meet at lake to around noon to chat about all of our fishing success.  Please come out and enjoy the late summer weather!!!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

August Club Events - Movie Night!!!

August Meeting - Movie Night!!!

A batch of Chubby Chernobyl ants
Our August meeting is in LINCOLN..... I REPEAT... LINCOLN..... 

We're meeting at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center at


Doors will open at 6:30 pm and the meeting will start at 7:00.  We'll have our normal raffle with some great prizes to snag.  The fly of the month is a summer staple fly... the Chernobyl Ant.  Bring your best rendition to the meeting!

We have our annual Family Movie Night in August, and this year we're screening a selection of short Fly Fishing Films.  The club will provide fresh POPCORN and drinks! Hope to see you there!

We'll also be having a Fish-Out at Prairie Queen Recreation Area on Saturday August 18th. Directions Here

A Grass Carp that sipped a standard Chernobyl Ant from a Nebraska backwater

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Family Fisihng Night - CANCELLED -

Family Fishing Night is CANCELLED..... Again..... We are going to move our meeting to the Carpfest Potluck Lunch starting at 11 am this Saturday at Oak Lake in Lincoln. The forecast is 80° with sunny skies. 🌞 We'll do our fly of the month contest (Dahlberg Diver) and have a carp themed raffle! See you there. (If you not already planning on participating in Cornhusker Carpfest that is...😎)

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Family Fishing Night and Carpfest!

Family Fishing night is back on this month!!! The July Cornhusker Fly Fishers meeting will be held at Louisville State Recreation Area Wednesday the 18th 630 PM for our Family Fishing Night!  Hot dogs, 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 Dahlberg Diver for the Fly of the Month contest.

Diver inhaled by a smallmouth

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 lunch at Oak Lake in Lincoln at around 11am on Saturday the 21st. 

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!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018


Due to the thunderstorms in the forecast, we're postponing the Family Fishing Night to next month.  
Instead we will have a Tie In & Potluck at our normal meeting time and place at the Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln, Wednesday June 20th  at 630pm.  Click Here For Directions.  Feel free to bring some sort of food item to share and bring along your fly tying materials! It would be a great time to tie some of the July Fly of the Month - the Dahlberg Diver!  Or just feel free to hang out and talk fly fishing with a bunch of great anglers.

Our June 23rd fishing outing at Weeping water pond is still on!

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

June Events - Family Fishing Night

Summer fishing season is in full swing.  Get out and fish!!!

The June Cornhusker Fly Fishers meeting will be held at Louisville State Recreation Area Wednesday the 20th 630 PM for our Family Fishing Night!  Hot dogs, 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 Mulberry fly for the Fly of the Month contest.

Louisville SRA - Directions to Louisville SRA

There will be no raffle this month.

Our Club fishing outing for this month will be at the Day Memorial Park and Pond in Weeping Water Nebraska Saturday June 23rd.  We will be fishing from 10am to 2pm and grilling hot dogs around noon.  Please feel free to bring a side dish or dessert to share.  We will also have our practice rods available for beginner fly fishers to practice their hand at casting and fly fishing.  If you know someone who would like to try fly fishing, bring them out to weeping water (but make sure they have a fishing license!).

Day Memorial Park - Directions to Weeping Water

Friday, May 18, 2018

Agnes Adams One Fly Bluegill Contest 2018 UPDATE

This Saturday (May 19th) CFF will be having its annual Agnes Adams One Fly Bluegill Contest at Burchard Lake.  Click HERE for directions.

We'll have lunch at 11:00  at the picnic shelter. CFF will be providing GRILLED HOT DOGS!!! so please bring a side or dessert to share! (and a comfortable chair to sit) 

Contest Rules:

  • Check in for the contest will be at 11:00 am with the contest official (EARLY THIS YEAR DUE TO POSSIBLE INCLEMENT WEATHER)
  • You can sign up with a partner (a witness) or the official will assign you one
  • This is a ONE FLY contest.  You can tie on one fly, and one fly only.  The fly you choose is the only fly you can use for the duration of the contest.  You may re-tie the fly, but if the fly snags or breaks off, you're done.  NO REPLACEMENT FLIES.
  • The contestant that catches the highest number of bluegill wins. (pure-bread Bluegill only).
  • This is a quantity, not quality contest.  
  • If the Weather cooperates - The Contest begins at 12:00 with the sound of a horn.
  • The horn will sound at 1:50 pm noting 10 minutes left in the contest.
  • The final horn will sound at 2:00 pm ending the contest.
  • The contestant's counts will be collaborated with the witness and the contest official,
  • Boats, canoes, float tubes are all allowed. Shore stalking/wading only
  • The winner has their name engraved on the Traveling Plaque to live on in glory!!! 
This is all in good fun and we hope to see you all there!!!