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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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Outings Ideas

Have an idea for an outing? The club is always interested in hearing about fly fishing destinations that might interest our membership. If you have an idea for a club outing, and especially if you are interested in hosting a trip, then we would love to hear from you. Please contact our Outings Officer to discuss your idea, and we'll see if we can put it on the calendar!

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

August Speaker - Kevin Stubbs

Kevin Stubbs will speak at this month's meeting. Kevin has been in the fly fishing business for over 20 years. He has written several articles for Southwest Fly Fishing Magazine and he and his staff currently run fly fishing expeditions on the Devils River, Guadalupe, San Marcos, Llano and other Hill Country Rivers. He is also the foreman and manager for the 8,700 acre Sycamore Canyon Ranch on the Devils River.

Destination Texas - Sept 8-10

The Texas Council of the IFFF will hold its annual expo Sept. 8-10th in Grapevine, Texas. More information can be found here Expo.

North Padre Outing - Sept 20-25

We’ll be fishing around Corpus Christi for this outing. The area offers excellent access to bay, surf, jetty, nearshore, and offshore fishing. Participants are welcome to participate whenever they like and to choose the accommodations that best suit them. For those choosing to camp, the Mustang Island State Park is a good choice. The Park offers good camping amenities with surf fishing on-site. If you’d rather not camp, plenty of rental properties are available nearby in Port Aransas or Corpus Christi at offseason rates. For non-fishing family members, there are plenty of activities available in Corpus. Those planning to participate should email Nils Pearson at npearson@austin.rr.com. Details for gatherings, group fishing, and guide fishing opportunities will be shared with participants as the outing approaches.

Outings Update

If you have ideas for an outing, please let us know and we will help you make it happen!

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.