Carolina Fly Fishing Club

Welcome to the Carolina Fly Fishing Club Web Site  
 
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 Quick links to the CFFC Forum , the  Events Calendar , the Library and Store ,  the CFFC Chronicles , and the Meet Up For Fishing Trips on our forum.
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Events

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CFFC 2014 Banquet 
& Annual Meeting 

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014


Location: NorthStone Country Club - 15801 NorthStone Drive, Huntersville, 
Date: November 12, 6:30 P.M.-10:00 P.M., Dinner served at 7:30 P.M.

You may go to our CFFC Banquet and Annual Meeting for November and register and pay online. We do need the total number that will attend by October 30, 2014 to order the food. 
Total cost is $35.00 per person. Guests are welcome and can be added to your registration. If you prefer not to go online, you can sign up and pay at our monthly meetings.
A separate cash bar will be provided and managed by facility staff.
This is CFFC’s first ever end of year banquet to celebrate our 2014 activities and bring together members and their partners for a nice social and fun filled evening. We will have a great buffet dinner and some really nice items for raffle and silent auction. We will also have an entertaining speaker, Kevin Howell from Davidson River Outfitters. The date is the same as our regularly scheduled November annual club meeting. So, put this on your calendars now and invite your spouse, partner or friend to share the evening with us. 
Start saving your dollars now for a chance to win some really great raffle prizes. We will accept cash, checks and credit cards. 

Buffet Dinner Menu
-Simple Hors d’ Oeuvres (cheese, crackers, fruit, etc.) for meet and greet time
-Dinner Rolls, Fountain Sodas, Coffee and Tea
-Mixed Green Salad
-Potatoes au Gratin, Rice Pilaf
-Seasonal Steamed Vegetable Medley
-Slow Roasted Prime Rib Au Jus & Horseradish Cream Sauce
-Chicken Breast stuffed w/ Boursin Cheese, Spinach & Red Peppers
-Desert

NorthStone Country Club is east of Huntersville, on McCord Road, off Highway 115, approximately 2 miles east of I-77 and, reachable by exits 23 and 25. This is a very convenient location to find.
DIRECTIONS
From Charlotte, take I-77 to Exit 25, (North Cross) right. Follow Hwy 73 to Hwy 115 then turn right, go ¼ mile and turn left on McCord Road. Entrance is approximately 1.5 miles on your right.
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Annual CFFC Fall Nantahala Trip
Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, 2014 

OK  CFFC Members, the event everyone has been waiting for will soon be upon us.  The annual CFFC Fall Nantahala Trip.
 
This year the club will be staying at the Euchella House.  The Euchella house is right off the main highway as you enter Nantahala Village.  It is 5 minutes from the Nantahala Outdoor Center, 15 minutes from the Delayed Harvest Section of the Nantahala, and 30 minutes from the Tuckaseegee River at Dillsborro.  The dates are Thursday Oct 30th  through Sunday Nov 2nd.  that's 3 nights and 4 days in some of the best fishing country North Carolina has to offer.
 
http://www.euchellacabins.com/house.html
 
The Cabin will accommodate 15 comfortably depending on the number of couples/singles we have.  As always bunk assignments will be assigned, with  couples getting priority on the private rooms.  If demand is strong, there is another house 150 feet away that will accommodate another 10 folks.  The house is located about 200 yards from Fontana Lake.
 
Cost for the entire weekend is a mere $125 per person.  This includes your lodging, and Meals for Friday night, Saturday breakfast, Saturday night, and Sunday continental breakfast.
 
We are blessed to have some pretty amazing cooks in our membership which means we always eat pretty well.
 
For those who have not been before, Volunteers for cooks and cleanup are always asked for, if you do not volunteer, you will be drafted :>).
 
If you are new to fly fishing, or want to hone your skills on different types of water.  This is the trip and the best time to learn.  There are usually veteran fly fisherman who attend.
They know the area streams well, which flies to use, and what techniques will work.  An Added bonus is the fall leaves should be just winding down so the scenery should be magnificent too!
 
Sign up is on a first come first serve basis.  YOU MUST PAY FOR THE TRIP WHEN YOU SIGN UP!! No Exceptions, a spot will not be held simply by registering. Your registration will be deleted.
We have to do this because of the costs involved.  Especially if we rent the second house and then participants decide they don't want to attend.  I hope everyone understands.
 
If anyone has questions about the trip, fishing the area, or accommodations feel free to email me and I will answer as best I can.  If anyone has special dietary requirements, or medical conditions, please again email me in confidence and arrangements can be made.
 
Looking forward to seeing everyone.  This is going to be a great trip.
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2014 Fly Fishing Classes
A series designed to advance and refine your fly fishing skills

REI at Northlake Mall 6:30 to 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, August 21 – Introduction and overview of the gear used in fly fishing. Information and register at: New Fly Fisher Education Class August 21,2014
  • Thursday, September 18 – We’ll go over some of the crucial areas of fly fishing sure to help you achieve success. This session will include skills and information on items such as knots, rigging, terminal tackle and fly selection. Information and register at:New Fly Fisher Education Class Sept. 18,2014
  • Thursday, October 16 – Getting prepared to hit the water! This class will be about the often overlooked details about where to go, what to bring and what to do when you get there.  Information and register at: New Fly Fisher Education Class Oct.16, 2014
  • The final class–date to be determined-will be on the water at a nearby trout stream. Here we will meet at the river and have experienced fly fishers
    assist you in fly selection, casting to fit the occasion, wading, reading the water and catching and safely releasing your fish.

Class sizes will be limited to help assure you get personalized, undivided attention from the instructor and to make sure we have enough gear and manpower to effectively accommodate everyone. Please go online and follow the links to register. 

Stay abreast of our website to find the latest updates on the date, location and suggested gear to help make for a safe, comfortable fly fishing/learning experience.

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Monthly Fly Tying Sessions
Lying and Tying
 
 
We will be having a monthly fly tying sessions at REI Northlake Mall on these dates:
Aug. 19 - Sept. 23- Out. 21- Nov. 18
These will continue on Tuesdays through November.
The lying and tying sessions are not meant to be formal training just a bunch of guys and gals sitting around tying and telling a few fishing stories. We will be glad however to help anyone with a fly or technique they are having a problem with. Every one is invited to attend and tie some flies or you can just watch and learn. 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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CLUB MEETINGS



Sept. Meeting Is 
A Club Picnic 
Sat. Sept. 20, 2014

Our normal Wed. night meeting at REI for Sept. will not be held. We will have our meeting and club picnic together at Latta Plantation on Saturday September 20.


Our CFFC September meeting will be at Latta Plantation on  Mountain Island Lake. The address is 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 which is just off Beatties Ford Rd. We will be at Shelter #1 and will have some direction signs to follow. This will be be an all day  session from 10:30 AM to whatever we decide to go home.  Lunch cookout, burgers, dogs, and drinks will be at 12:30. If possible please bring a side dish or desert. Plus bring extra chairs for lounging in the shade.

The huge casting field will again be set up for practice, coaching and showing off what you've learned and practiced all summer. Plus we will have other games available and if anyone wants to bring some fly tying tools feel free to set up and tie some flies. 
We will have a huge club raffle with some really great items, plus we will also have our FLYFLUL raffle set up so bring a couple of flies to add to that raffle. 
  Club Members are encouraged to please bring their family and guests that might be  interested in joining the club. 
We do ask that you register on our events calendar with how many folks will be with you so we will know how much food we will need to have. There will be no charge for the picnic but donations would be appreciated.  Member Registration Deadline September 17
 Here is link to the events calendar.




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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  companies and individuals for their  continuing support of our club. Follow this link for more information. Supporters                                                                                                              ____________________________________________

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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PFF V30 

The Psycho FlyFishers will be holding the Fall PFF on Oct 3,4,5 at Judd Mottern's place right on the banks of the South Holston.  This is a great weekend outing.  Cost for the weekend including food is $40.  This covers your camping, Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, Saturday dinner, and Muffins and OJ Sunday morning.

Several club members are seasoned PFF'ers and will tell you, there is nothing like the experience.  If you want to learn how to fish East Tennessee waters, this is the trip to go on to learn.

This is not a sanctioned CFFC event, but is open to CFFC members who would like to attend.

If you are interested please contact me directly, as I am strawbossing this event.

You can reach me at 

bob@getonthemark.com

please include your number so I can contact you.

It's going to be a great trip.


    

Carolina Fly Fishing Club PO Box 3451 Huntersville, NC 28070


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