Monday, November 9, 2020

November Club Events

 

This is membership renewal time!!! If you renew your 2021 membership before December 16th, you’ll automatically be entered into our new rod raffle! We’re raffling off several new Cabela’s C.G.R. Fly Rods and a few extra surprises.  Also, Cornhusker Fly Fishers is now accepting electronic payment renewals.  Email the primary club email account cornhuskerflyfishers@gmail.com with your membership information, and we’ll send you an electronic invoice. Paying your 2021 club dues and getting in on the raffle couldn’t be easier! And don’t worry, we’re still taking cash or check renewals through our P.O. Box.

Don’t forget to send some of your 2020 fishing pictures to the club e-mail address!!! We’ll have a slideshow during our December Livestream!

We’ve updated our Fly of the Month contest for the rest of 2020, and this month we’re tying TWO flies to make up for lost time. Tie your best rendition of a Mercury Midge and the Unsinkibeetle.  Submit a photo of your flies to – cornhuskerflyofthemonth@gmail.com by the end of the day on TUESDAY November 17th.  Once all the entries are submitted, a survey will be forwarded our club members to vote for their favorite fly of the month.  The winner will be announced on our November 19th live stream.

Thursday November 12th Larry and Eric will be tying the Unsinkibeetle and Mercury Midge flies on the Club’s Facebook Live Stream.  Tune in at 8pm!

Wednesday November 18th the Club will have a social distancing FISH OUT at Jenny Newman Pond at Platte River State Park.  Social distancing means maintaining a minimum one fly rod’s length from other people at all times.  There will not be a picnic or pot luck, you’re responsible for your own food and beverages.  The club will officially be there at 6pm, but feel free to show up earlier or stay late.  Please keep an eye on your email or our website for updates and possible cancelations. 

Our Thursday November 19th Facebook Live stream will feature Eric and Larry discussing their favorite fly fishing Films, Books, and everything Fly Fishing Media that keeps them thinking about fishing when not on the water.  They’ll also answer all your fly fishing questions.  No Facebook account required, just follow the link from our club’s website, cornhuskerflyfishers.org. 

            If the weather holds out, Saturday November 21st the Club will have a social distancing FISH OUT at Holmes Lake in Lincoln, Nebraska and Standing Bear Lake in Omaha, NE.  The club will officially be there from 10am to 2pm, however feel free to fish whenever you can!  Rainbow trout are stocked and ready to bite.  There will not be a picnic or pot luck, you’re responsible for your own food and beverages. 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

September 2020 Events

 

Wednesday September 16th the Club will have a social distancing FISH OUT at Louisville State Park in Louisville, Nebraska.  Social distancing means maintaining a minimum one fly rod’s length from other people at all times.  There will not be a picnic or pot luck, you’re responsible for your own food and beverages.  The club will officially be there at 6pm, but feel free to show up earlier or stay late.  Please keep an eye on your email or our website for updates and possible cancellations. 

Our Thursday September 17th Facebook Live stream will be all about catching Pike and Musky on the Fly.  No Facebook account required, just follow the link from our club’s website, cornhuskerflyfishers.org.  

            Saturday September 20ththe Club will have a social distancing FISH OUT at Fremont Lakes State Park in Fremont, Nebraska.  The club will officially be there from 10am to 2pm, however feel free to fish whenever you can!  There are numerous sandpits at this State Rec area that will allow for adequate social distancing and plenty of access to fish from shore.  There will not be a picnic or pot luck, you’re responsible for your own food and beverages. 

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

August 2020 Club Events

 

             

            We’ve updated our Fly of the Month contest for the rest of 2020.  Tie your best rendition of the fly of the month (this month’s fly is the foam grasshopper imitation – the Moorish Hopper, instructions on the Club’s website).  Submit a photo of your fly to – cornhuskerflyofthemonth@gmail.com by Sunday August 16th.  Once all the entries are submitted, a survey will be forwarded our club members to vote for their favorite fly of the month.  The winner will be announced on our August 20th live stream.

Thursday August 13th Larry and Eric will be tying carp flies on the Club’s Facebook Live Stream.  Tune in at 8pm!

Wednesday August 19th the Club will have a social distancing FISH OUT at Louisville State Park in Louisville, Nebraska.  Social distancing means maintaining a minimum one fly rod’s length from other people at all times.  There will not be a picnic or pot luck, you’re responsible for your own food and beverages.  The club will officially be there at 6pm, but feel free to show up earlier or stay late.  Please keep an eye on your email or our website for updates and possible cancellations.

Our Thursday August 20th Facebook Live stream will be all about catching Trout in Nebraska.  No Facebook account required, just follow the link from our club’s website, cornhuskerflyfishers.org. 

            Saturday and Sunday August 21st and 22nd will be the ROUGH FISH CHALLENGE.  Try and catch as many “rough” fish species as possible on the Fly from 6am Saturday morning until 9pm Sunday evening. Each species is 1 point for a possible total of 12 points.  Send in a picture of the captured fish with the secret “pass-code” for entry.  Species include: Longnose Gar, Shortnose Gar, Drum, Grass Carp, Common Carp, Smallmouth Buffalo, Bigmouth Buffalo, White Sucker, Redhorse, Quillback, Creek Chub, Goldeye, and Bullhead.  Tie breaker point will be given to Longest Creek Chub or Goldeye measured to nearest half inch.  Fish species must be properly identified.  Email the club cornhuskerflyfishers@gmail.com by Friday evening (8/21/20) to sign up.  The “pass-code” will be distributed late Friday evening.  Grand Prize – MARK FORSTER CUSTOM BUILT 7WT ROD!!!

November Club Events

  This is membership renewal time!!! If you renew your 2021 membership before December 16 th , you’ll automatically be entered into our ne...