October 6th Meeting
Capt. David Edens
David has been fly fishing and tying flies for more than 45 years. When he began tying, he would "pluck" the family dog and cat for fur for streamers and rob his Mom's sewing box for thread. His first fly caught fish was a wild rainbow trout, caught on a variant of a Mickey Finn he had tied with fur from the family pets. He caught it from a stream to which he had ridden his bike. Ala Opey, and the "Andy Griffith Show." ...click for more
Casting on pond at 6 p.m. with Michaelson and Lambert.
Contact Jeff Bivins at FCFFoutings@gmail.com
About FCFFFirst Coast Fly Fishers, FCFF, is family-oriented fly fishing club dedicated to promoting the sport of fly fishing, fly fishing education and resource awareness. Come to a monthly meeting -- you'll see why we consistently are rated among the top
Meetings, dates and speakers are listed on the meetings page. We meet at 7 p.m. in the Southpoint Marriott Hotel, 4670 Salisbury Rd (intersection of I-95 and J. Turner Butler), Jacksonville, Florida. Come early, if we have enough light, David Lambert and Dick Michaelson give free casting lessons at the hotel pond. In the winter months, others teach fly tying.
Guests are always welcome. Our members participate in monthly outings as well as free fly tying lessons, casting clinics, family days, classes, and seminars throughout the year.
Our year-end FCFF Banquet Weekend is a full-day affair where we bring in a world-renowned fly fisher as our guest speaker and clinic instructor.
On banquet night we offer a great meal, a nationally prominent fly fishing oriented speaker, and literally thousands of dollars worth of raffle and silent auction items -- fly fishing merchandise, guided trips, clinics, and related items.
Family memberships cost $100 per year. Youth memberships are free. For more information, contact membership chair Scott Shorber email.