Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Natchitoches Fishing Expo this Saturday!

The 2nd Annual Natchitoches Fishing Expo - a celebration of Light Tackle and Fly Fishing - will be held this Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the NSU Prather Coliseum in Natchitoches, LA. Time is 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Admission is FREE!

Hosted by the Cane Country Fly Casters, there's activities for the whole family, including kids casting games hosted by professional bass angler Kat Arnold. Also over 50 vendors and exhibitors, 50+ fly tiers from across the South, programs on all types of fishing (bass, crappie, kayaking, fly fishing, fish biology and more) as well as activities for the non-fishing spouses. Silent auction and raffles with many one-of-a-kind items to raise money for our charities. Lots of great local restaurants and places to visit in the Natchitoches area.

For a complete list of activities and programs, and links to Natchitoches area info, go to www.canecountry.blogspot.com.

Friday, April 25, 2014

April 28 meeting - Casting Faults and Fixes

The next meeting of the Kisatchie Fly Fishers will be on Monday, April 28.  Location is the Rapides Westside Library on 5416 Province Place in Alexandria, in the north meeting room.  Time is 6:30pm.  This meeting is open to the public, and all are invited.

For April, we will review some of the basic priniciples of fly casting, followed by a video by Mel Kreiger on "Casting Faults and Fixes".  Mel was considered one of the best casting instructors of all time, and this video is both entertaining and educational.  Also on the agenda: some great fishing reports... bream action is starting to heat up as we approach the full moon in May.  Also details on this Saturday's Natchitoches Fishing Expo - a celebration of light tackle and fly fishing at Prather Coliseum on the campus of NSU and hosted by our sister club Cane Country Fly Casters of Natchitoches.  See you there!

Monday, April 7, 2014

Caddo Conclave this weekend!

Caddo Conclave 2014
Located on beautiful Caddo Lake near Karnack Texas at Caddo Lake State Park
Friday-Saturday, April 11 - 12, 2014
Registration $10 per person, maximum $20 per family

Door open at 5 p.m Friday. Pot Luck Supper, bring a dish for yourself and enough for
another family
Saturday: Breakfast provided by North La Fly Fishers
4 speakers to be scheduled throughout the day Saturday include:
  • 51 Best Places to fish in Ark-La-Tex
  • UV Light: Why it is important and how to use it in your flies
  • Epic Fly Fishing overnight trout fishing flat boat fishing trip
  • Ideal Warm Water Flies for bass and pan fish.
Bring your fly tying equipment. Plenty of tables for fly tying available
Lunch: Provided by East Texas Fly Fishers
TFO will staff an outdoor booth with many different fly rods for you to cast

Plenty of fishing available on bayou at Caddo Lake State Park
Jackson’s Kayak Team will offer kayak demo’s
Caddo Lake State Park 903-679-3351
For more info contact Mike Hawkins 903-736-1887
Or Scott Irwin 318-742-2190

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Make plans now for Expo!

2nd Annual
Natchitoches Fishing Expo
Fly Fishing and Light Tackle Fishing Show

Saturday, May 3, 2014
8:30 am to 5:00 pm 
NSU Prather Coliseum and Chaplin Lake, Natchitoches, LA
Hosted by the Cane Country Fly Casters