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Welcome to the Austin Fly Fishers

A Member Club of the International Federation of Fly Fishers

  Texas Council


The Austin Fly Fishers is an Austin, Texas fly fishing club open to anyone interested in fly fishing. We are a non-profit organization concerned with conserving local waters and the wildlife that inhabit them, as well as promoting the sport and art of fly fishing. We actively support and contribute to various conservation efforts, charities, and youth programs, both nationwide, and in the Austin area. If you are not yet a member, and would like to learn more about the club, we invite you to attend one of our monthly meetings or participate in one of the many outings we organize throughout the year.

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Club Meetings

Our monthly meetings are held at the Northwest Recreation Center on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. For those interested, casting instruction and fly tying begin at 6:00. See the Membership page for more details.

January Speaker

Come to our monthly meeting, on January 15, to hear Bob Pool talk about fly fishing for bass. He’s a great presenter and has probably caught more big bass on fly than all of us combined. This should be an entertaining and informative presentation for those of you looking to catch trophy bass on a fly rod.

Lower Guadalupe River, January 31, 2015 (Postponed from January 24.)

We will fish the Guad for trout to kick off our outing calendar for 2015. Meet at Rio Guadalupe Resort at 8:00. See Outings page for more information.

Troutfest 2015, February 20-22

Troutfest 2015 will be held the weekend of February 20-22, on the banks of the Guadalupe River near Canyon Dam. This event, sponsored by GRTU, begins with a banquet on Friday night that includes a great meal, a great speaker and both silent and live auction items. On Saturday and Sunday there will be a fly fishing expo, with a tent full of exhibitors, fly tiers, and celebrity speakers sharing information that is sure to make you a better angler. Entrance to the expo over the weekend is free of charge. See the GRTU website for more details about this event.

Fly Fishing Film Tour, April 30, 2015

The Fly Fishing Film Tour is coming to the Paramount Theatre in Austin, on April 30, 2015. The original and preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, The F3T is a one of a kind experience. Each year fishy folk of all ages gather at premieres to soak up films from around the world, spin a few yarns amongst friends and dream about casts still unmade. Information about tickets to this event can be found here.

Texas Fly Fishing Expo, May 29-31, 2015

The Texas Fly Fishing Expo will be held May 29-31 in New Braunfels, TX. The event is hosted by the Texas Council of the IFFF and will be of interest to both novice and experienced fly fishers. More information about the expo can be found here.

Monthly Newsletter

Keep up with club activities and upcoming trips by reading the newsletter. It is published each month and is available for download on the newsletter page.

Other Information

Interested in fishing the Llano? Then check out the Llano River Primer, a guide compiled by two of our club's more experienced anglers. In the guide you will find maps, public access points, fly and tackle recommendations, and many other tips that will be useful to anybody who wants to fish this gem of a river located in Central Texas.

Texas Fishing 2014, an online magazine published by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department is now available for viewing. This magazine provides an array of articles about fishing in Texas, including articles on both freshwater and saltwater fishing.

A new edition of the Texas Bay and Access Guide is now available online. This guide provides detailed information about public access and launch sites along the Texas coast.