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July 15 | 6:30 am-10:00 am
Weather permitting, the AFF annual PerchMasters Tournament will be held this Saturday, July 15.
Host: Doug Kierklewski & Nils Pearson
Date: This Saturday, July 15 6:30 am to 10 am
Location/Directions: We’ll be fishing Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin and will meet at the boat ramp at Festival Beach at 6:30 am and fish from 7:00 am to 10:00 am.
Description: It’s time for the annual AFF PerchMasters Tournament. The rules are simple: the fly fisher with the most fish caught wins (as interpreted by the head judge Douglas Kierklewski).
Lodging: None, day trip.
Meals: Plan to join us for an early lunch after the awards ceremony.
Watercraft: Kayak, canoe, or a boat with an electric trolling motor. No powerboats. Wading is not permitted. Float tubes and kickboats may violate the no-wading policy.
Gear: 2-5 weight, floating line.
Flies: Poppers, wooly buggers, nymphs, streamers.
Special Regulations: For common carp, only one carp 33 inches or greater may be retained each day. There is no daily bag limit for carp less than 33 inches in length. For largemouth bass, length limit is a 14-21 slot. Bass 14 inches and less or 21 inches or greater in length may be retained. Only one bass 21 inches or greater may be retained each day