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!!!

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

July Club Events

Wednesday July 15th 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 from 6 to 8pm, 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 July 16th Facebook or 7pm Live stream will be all about catching carp on the fly. We’ll discuss all the gear, tactics, and flies to target the ultimate freshwater game fish.   No Facebook account required, just follow the link from our club’s website, cornhuskerflyfishers.org. 

            Saturday July 18th would normally be our annual CARPFEST PICNIC and CORNHUSKER CARPFEST contest, but due to the pandemic, we have cancelled the official club picnic.  To keep up with social distancing, the Cornhusker Carpfest contest has been moved to a virtual format.  If you are interested in participating, contact Larry Dostal at creekychub@gmail.com  Entry fee for the contest is $15 and you’ll get a new Cornhusker Carpfest hat! Check the Cornhusker Carpfest 2020 tab on our website for all the contest details and rules.  

September 2020 Events

  Wednesday September 16 th the Club will have a social distancing FISH OUT at Louisville State Park in Louisville, Nebraska.   Social d...