What a GREAT MEETING January’s NKFF meeting was! Our first at our new fall/winter/spring home at the Clubhouse at Boone Links Golf Course in Florence, KY was just fantastic. What a crown … 62 members and 9 guests attended and were treated to a wonderful meal, two great mini-seminars (Josh Rust tying flies And Mike Arnold showing How to Dress for Winter Fishing, a wonderful program by Brandon Wade of Cumberland Drifters Guides Service (see notes below) And a high-yield Regular Meeting Raffle put on by the Wizard of Tickets, Josh Lillard.
Cumberland River Notes:
The BIG fish are back
They love big bulky flies – even with dries
May is the big CADDIS HATCH
There’s a new public access near Rainbow Run
Cumberland Drifters Fees $375 for 2 – full day
$325 for 1, call Brandon at 859-983-2907
Jimmy’s Shuttle Service - 270-566-1011
The new Hatchery Creek is filled and fish
are moving into it from the river. Sorry …
No fishing until it opens in MAY, 2016
To see a video of the New Hatchery Creek filling with water please click HERE
NEXT MEETING – Thursday FEB 4th – 5:30-9:00PM
MEMBERS NOTE - WEAR YOUR NKFF NAME TAG (OLD OAK BADGES OR NEW LAMINATED ONES) AND GET ONE FREE GENERAL RAFFLE TICKET
Back at the new location 19 Clubhouse Drive in Boone Links Golf Course – click here for MAP. Click HERE to make a reservation.
February’s great program will be JIM STUARD ON “FRANKENSTEINING”FLY PATTERNS – you know bastardizing regular patterns so they catch fish for us. Mini – Seminars – KNOT-TYING (JOSH RUST & OTHERS) – HOW TO SIGNUP FOR EVENTS ON MEETUP (KEITH HAUNGS & DON BECHER)
For in depth tying instructions, click HERE.
From The Web...
The state of Tennessee has released their winter trout stocking schedule, click HERE.
KDFWR put together a video on their work on Hatchery Creek, click HERE.
Great video on fly fishing in Elk Valley (Southeastern British Columbia), click HERE.
Michigan senators launch anti-Asian carp bill, click HERE.
Orvis debuts popular redesign of Orvis Guide Sling, click HERE.
How To Catch More Fish - The Company You Keep, click HERE.
Develop more power in your cast, click HERE.