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WELCOME TO BACKCOUNTRY FLY FISHERS

The Backcountry Fly Fishers of Naples, Florida was formed in 1993 to:

• Provide members a place to share fly fishing experiences in the interest of fun and fellowship

• Assist and educate members to improve their fly fishing skills and knowledge of the sport

• Promote conservation of natural resources

• Promote the sport of fly fishing in the community

 

Today the club has over 200 members. We have a monthly meeting featuring an expert speaker and fly tying demonstrations. Monthly outings provide an opportunity for members to fish in an interesting variety of area locations. Casting and fly tying classes are held monthly for beginners and advanced skill levels. Members receive a monthly the newsletter, the e-Breeze.

The Backcountry Fly Fishers is affiliated with the International Federation of Fly Fishers, an international organization of over 300 clubs, whose purpose is to provide a strong voice in the state and national conservation movement. The Federation provides fly fishing education programs and teaching aids.
The Backcountry Fly Fishers is affiliated with the American Casting Association (ACA). ACA is organized to foster national and international amateur sport competition in the sports of angling and casting.

MEETING INFORMATION

Club meetings are open to the public and guests are welcome.

Meeting Location

The Eaton Convention Center
Conservancy of Southwest Florida

1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples, Florida

DIRECTIONS:

South bound on Goodlette-Frank Road, turn east at 14th Ave North to the Conservancy entrance (no left turn onto Smith Preserve Way).

North bound on Goodlette-Frank Road, turn east at Smith Preserve Way to the Conservancy entrance.
Meeting Dates

Second Monday of the month October through May

Meeting Schedule

6:00-6:30 PM Socializing, activity sign up, raffle ticket sales, fly market

6:30-7:00 PM Announcements, activities schedule, business meeting

7:00-7:15 PM Demonstration

7:15-7:30 PM Break, activity sign up, raffle ticket sales, fly market

7:30-8:30 PM Program

8:30-8:45 PM Raffle
8:45 PM Adjourn

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Next Meeting

April 10th, 2017

Speaker and Topic

 

Captain Al Keller

Florida and Louisiana Fly Fishing

 

Captain Al Keller was born in Miami, FL and grew up in Tampa.In 1996 he received his U.S. Coast Guards License and started what he and many others dream about, fly fishing for a living. Captain Al migrated to New Orleans where he now spends the majority of the year chasing Louisiana redfish. He returns to Florida each spring for tarpon. In his free time, he hones his skill and feed his passion at fresh and saltwater tournaments throughout the year. His email is fishalkeller@earthlink.net or call him at 770-855-5785. His website is www.nolaguides.com.

 

Demonstration


To be announced


Outings

3/22 Port of the Islands, Host Alan Kuhre

 

Contact Us Today!

Backcountry Fly Fishers

P.O. Box 971
Naples, 34106

E-mail: bffinfo@flyfishingnaples.com

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