Welcome to the Austin Fly Fishers
A Member Club of the International Federation of Fly Fishers
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 MeetingsOur 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.
San Marcos River - July 12, 2014Join the club on July 12 when we head to the San Marcos River. The San Marcos River rises from the San Marcos Springs, the location of Aquarena Springs, in San Marcos, Texas. Fly Fishers can wet a hook for Guadalupe, spotted and largemouth bass, perch, sunfish and bream, among others. More details can be found on the Outings page.
Port O'Connor - July 25-27, 2014We are heading to Port O'Connor in late July, where we will try our luck kayaking and fishing the Mule Slough flats. Lodging and kayak shuttles are being arranged. More details can be found on the Outings page.
International Fly Fishing Fair, Livingston, Mt - August 5-9, 2014The 2014 IFFF Fly Fishing Fair is being held this year in Livingston, Montana. The dates are August 5-9, and the Show Hall will be open from 9am to 5pm everyday. More information about the fair can be found on the IFFF website.
Padre Island National Seashore - September 24-28, 2014Mark 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. Details are still being worked out, so stay tuned for updates.
Monthly NewsletterKeep 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.
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.