Carolina Fly Fishing Club


Welcome to the Carolina Fly Fishing Club Web Site  
 
 Follow the tabs above to get information about CFFC or use the quick links below.

   If you would like to join our club online follow this link - Membership

 Quick links to the CFFC Forum , the  Events Calendar , the CFFC Store ,  the CFFC Chronicles , 
and the Meet Up For Fishing Trips on our forum.
    Also check us out on Facebook and join us there. 

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Events and Announcements

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Casting Lessons for Teachers March 30, 2014 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

With the Orvis 101 classes coming up in April, we will putting on a special casting class for the folks who are interested in helping out with the casting part of the Orvis Program. This program will show you what mistakes a new fly fisher can make and what the instructor can do to help them correct the problem. We have a sign up sheet on the events calendar and will keep you posted on the location of the program.

We have the location for the lessons, Latta Plantation. Same spot that we had the last picnic, all the way down Sample Road. See you at 2:00 PM and bring your rods with you.

 

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Monthly Fly Tying Lessons

April 15,2014

 

Our series of fly tying lessons will be starting on Jan. 14, 2014 and will continue monthly though April, 2014 
                                         
 Check the Events Calendar for future dates and to register for the classes.

These classes will be broken down into beginner, intermediate  and experienced fly tiers. We will have a series of fly's that we will show you how to tie. We will also be glad  to help anyone with a fly or technique they are having a problem with. If you don't have a vice yet we will have some vices and material for you to use. Look forward to seeing everyone there. 

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The Southeastern Fly Fishing Festival

SAVE THIS DATE MAY 16 & 17,2014

The Southeastern Fly Fishing Festival sponsored by the Southeastern Council of the Federation of Fly Fishers will be held on May 16 & 17 at the Ramsey Center at Western Carolina University.  Stay tuned for more details!

The online registration is now open, you can go direct to the log in site:

https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1506774

Or for more information on the Festival here is the link to the Southeastern Council of the IFFF:

http://southeastfff.org/

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CLUB MEETINGS



Wednesday April 9, 2014
 
CFFC CLUB MEETING AT REI, NORTHLAKE MALL CHARLOTTE.  

 6:30 PM Meet and Greet  
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Club Meeting
 
Smallmouth fishing in NC 
by Chris Wood

Chris Wood is the District 8 Fisheries Biologist for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission where he manages trout and smallmouth bass fisheries in an

11 county area.  Chris received his B.S. and M.S. from Appalachian State University.  He started his career teaching Biology, Ecology, and Ichthyology at Appalachian State University while studying ecological dynamics in the New and Watauga Rivers.  He then moved to Raleigh, NC, where he worked at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, NC State University School of Vet Medicine, and eventually was hired by NCWRC almost a decade ago.  Chris is an active member of the American Fisheries Society serving as President of the North Carolina Chapter of AFS and Chair of the Education and Outreach Committee. 

Chris is also a fly fishing fanatic and enjoys fishing small streams to wild trout with handmade bamboo fly rods and canoeing Southern Appalachian whitewater rivers while casting to Smallmouth Bass.  Chris currently lives in Morganton, NC, and calls the Wilson Creek watershed home.

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We want to encourage all of our members to make use of our new forum that is now on the website, 

CFFC Forum  You may check the forum any time you open the website and if you want to post you will need to sign on to post. We hope that you will be posting, giving us your opinions on what we can do to make our club better and tell us about your latest fishing trips. 

If you have any questions on how to register, how to post photo's, etc. Please feel free to email me and we
 will  be glad to help.
gjones1@embarqmail.com
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Special thanks to the following for their  continuing support of our club.                                                                                               

REI Charlotte

Carolina Mountain Sport

Flymen Fishing Co.

Orvis of Charlotte

Jesse Browns 

Great Outdoor Provision   

Allen Fly Fishing  

Trout Fishers Guide Service

Rivers Edge Outfitters

Mountains to Coast Guide 

NC Wildlife Federation 

WNC Fly Fishing Trail

Golden Rule Fly Shop

Roger Lowe Brookings Cashiers NC

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NCWRC Online Information    

 Please look at the NCWRC web site for some of the new features that are available to us by following the link below.  

Another very nice feature on the Website is the Interactive map that is provided. Check the link below for more information.

Lots of great information on where to fish for all species of fish with maps that are easy to follow.

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"FYFLE" Fly Raffle

At each general meeting we will be holding a flyfle or a raffly or whatever we chose to call a fly raffle.Each member is asked to bring two flies or more  to the meetings. Each fly will go into a separate bucket to raffle off. One bucket of flies will be raffled off among those who donated  flies for each fly donated your will receive one ticket..  The other bucket of flies will go to a lucky winner  in the general raffle.

If you don’t tie, no worries… the flies you use to enter can be store bought or from anywhere else within the law.

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Carolina Fly Fishing Club is a Charter Club of

 the Federation Of Fly Fishers and Member of 

the  Southeast FFF council.

                                  FFF Website

     Southeast Council FFF 

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