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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

March 13, 2017

Speaker and Topic

 

Captain Scott Sommerlatte

Everglades and Texas Fly-Fishing

 

Scott Sommerlatte has been guiding sportsmen along the Gulf Coast for nearly three decades. From February through the end of May Scott, based in Marco Island, guides anglers throughout the Ten Thousand Islands and Everglades of Southwest Florida for tarpon, snook and redfish. From June through January Scott, based in Port O’Connor, Texas, guides anglers along the beachfront looking for migratory species such as tarpon, jacks, cobia, and mackerel and in the backcountry for redfish and trout. Contact Scott at 979-415-4379. His website is www.mangrovefly.com.

 

Demonstration


To be announced


Outings

3/15   Club Outing: Matlacha, Host-Alan Kuhre

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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