Crooked Island

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.


Club Announcements

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.

Upper Guadalupe River, Sept 12-14, 2014

An outing to the upper Guadalupe River, near Ingram, is planned for September 12-14. See Outings page for more information.

ACK Kayak Demo Days, Sept 13-14, 2014

Thinking about buying a new kayak? If so, then take advantage of ACK Kayak Demo Days to test paddle a boat that might interest you. The event is absolutely free and an opportunity to try out 80+ models, and talk with representatives from top brands in the industry. More information about this event can be found here.

Padre Island National Seashore, September 24-28, 2014

Mark your calendars for one of the most popular events of the year! The club is organizing a multiday trip to PINS in late September. This will be a camping/fishing trip where we will mostly focus on fly-fishing the surf. See Outings page for more information.

Lower Mountain Fork River, Oct 10-12, 2014

An outing to the Lower Mountain Fork River, in Oklahoma, is planned for October 10-12. See Outings page for more information.

South Padre Island, October 19-26, 2014

October means feeding frenzies along South Padre Island. If you’ve never fished the SPI surf during the fall bait migration, you’re possibly missing out on an amazing experience. We have once again rented a house on SPI for the trip. See Outings page for more information.

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.