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HFF Meeting July 2022

The weather seems a little more humane today. Now if a little more of the predicted rain actually shows up it may well be considered a good day. Looking forward to fewer 90 degree daze…

The July meeting of the HFF will be July 19th. As always we will meet at 6:00 with dinner at 7:00. In addition to the announcements and roundtable there will be a raffle. The July program will be a demo of tying a Mini Feather Game Changer fly. In addition to the demo of this particular method of articulated fly patterns, I assume there will be suggestions of other methods of achieving this type of fly. I will bring some examples of other articulated flies and look forward to seeing  other examples. For the demo I will be showing various ways of finishing the fly. The picture below is one type head I will be tying.

Game Changer Flies
Game Changer Flies

Future programs include:

An outing to Yellowwood State Forest is planned when the weather is a little better.

The October program will be most interesting, we are having Joe Smith of Project Healing Waters giving a presentation on their goals and activities. This is one not to miss. 

As is always the case, we look for your suggestions for future programs.

Looking forward to seeing everyone at the legion on the 19th at 6:00. Bring some tall tales of summer fishing success…

Stay cool, Tim


Annual HFF Members Picnic May 21st 2022

Time once again for one of highlights of the year, the HFF annual picnic!! And, once again, the Clarke’s have generously offered their Lake Lemon home as the site for the picnic. This year the picnic will be May 21st.  The fun will start about 11:00 with food at 12:00.  The club will provide burgers, buns, chips and soft drinks. If you want adult beverages, you will have to bring those. Please bring a side dish to share… I have the chocolate cake business covered. Again, many thanks to the Clarke’s for their generosity!

Please note that Lake Lemon is in the back yard and this would be an excellent time and place to try out all the first-class tackle and flies you bought at the auction. Who knows, there may even have been some flies noted for catching Bluegills in local water.

Another thing to note is that the HFF will be having “Official Meetings” this summer.  Usually we have had “unofficial meetings”, that is there would not be a “real” program for the meeting, just eat dinner and tell fishing lies stories. This summer we will be having programs for the meeting and still eat, drink and tell stories.  As always, we look for suggestions for program or demos. Please stay tuned for details of up-coming meetings. Rumor has it that there may well be a demo on tying a feather Game Changer fly in July.

Hope to see you all at the picnic on May 21st. Claims of 1-pound Bluegills taken from Lake Lemon during the picnic will be carefully weighted by the Executive Committee and the successful fly will be confiscated for our personal future use…

See you there,  Tim