Austin Fly Fishers – Taylor Streit at Sportsman’s Finest Saturday

| March 21, 2013

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fly fishing austin texas“If you missed meeting and hearing Taylor Streit at this year’s Troutfest, you have another opportunity to do so! Taylor has been hanging out down on the Texas Coast for the last month and will pass through Austin on his journey back to Taos, NM. He will be conducting two programs this coming Saturday, March 23rd. At 10:30am “The Trout Fishing of New Mexico and Argentina” (in store), and at 2:30pm “Instinctive Fly Fishing and Casting” Demo (at the casting pond.

He will also be tying his infamous “Poundmeister” fly in the store after his casting demo. Taylor is an inductee in the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame for his legendary guiding in New Mexico, the Bahamas, and Argentina. He has authored four books: Fly Fishing New Mexico, Man vs Fish – The Fly Fisherman’s Eternal Struggle, and Instinctive Fly Fishing versions I and II. He conducts annual schools for guides, beginning, and continuing fly fishers. Taylor’s home water is the Rio Grande near Taos, New Mexico, where he works with his son, Nick, in their Taos Fly Shop and runs the guiding side of the business. Taylor’s vast knowledge and experience, along with his infectious enthusiasm, make him a “not to be missed” program presenter.

All the programs are free and no RSVP is required. Attendees will be eligible to register for our End of Speaker Series Season Prize – a $1000. shopping spree! For additional details on Taylor, his businesses, and his programs please see the attached flyer. – Available on request (TFC) –

As staff members for the Texas Casting for Recovery (CFR) program Sheila Anderson and I are requesting fly donations for the upcoming spring CFR retreat which will be held at Joshua Creek Ranch April 12-14. If you would like to donate some flies we request at least 20 flies of a pattern used to catch Hill Country Trout, Panfish and/or Bass. You can tie or buy your donations. Please drop them off at Sportsman’s Finest, attention CFR, and include your name and contact info so we may properly thank you. Thank You!

The 2013 Austin Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) will be Thursday, April 18th at the Paramount. Tickets are selling fast, so you better go get you some! See the attached flyer for all the details.

We have rescheduled Steve Hollensed, FFF Master Certified Casting Instructor and North Texas Guide for May 18 & 19. He will be conducting in-store presentations on Saturday, May 18th, and casting lessons on Sunday, May 19th…all details coming soon!

What’s New and in-stock? Umpqua’s bags and packs; Sage’s new bags and packs; and so much new Simms and Patagonia I can’t list it all…but a few to mention: new Simms Women’s clothing; Simms Men’s Short Sleeve shirts and new pants & shorts; new Patagonia fresh and saltwater boots; and all the new colors of the Patagonia Island Hopper short & long sleeve shirts!” – 575-741-0202
Taos Fly Shop – 575-751-1312
Sportsman’s Finest is at 12434 FM 2244 (Bee Cave Rd) • Austin, Texas

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Category: Fly Shops, New Mexico Report, Texas Hill Country

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