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.
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.
To be announced
3/15 Club Outing: Matlacha, Host-Alan Kuhre
3/22 Port of the Islands, Host Alan Kuhre