Texas FlyFishers Annual Auction Information

Saturday the 14th of April 2012
Bethany Christian Church
3223 Westheimer


between Buffalo Speedway and Kirby, and just across the street east of Lamar High School

  What you should be prepared to bid on at the Auction
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updated 12 April 2012 - 12:57 pm


Some of the items donated for the live auction.

 | MapQuest for Bethany Christian Church?

Donated by Mike Arnold Damon’s Seven Lakes - A Private Fishing Club

A Single Full Membership for One year (Member + another Guest and two children per visit) and Two Hours of Guided Fishing by Mike Arnold.

Donated by Orvis - Westheimer

Art Barnes’ 1987 Texas Saltwater Stamp print: “Speckled Trout” Framed, signed and numbered print

Framed* by Speedy Picture Framing

David Lemke

Derek DeYoung’s 4 in 1 Permit – Framed, signed and numbered giclee print

Donated by 20th Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival featured tier, Tim Borski

“Bone Fish Tell Tails “
Framed numbered giclee print
Framing* by Speedy Picture Framing

Donated by TFF member John Carpenter
Original airbrush painting – “Sea Trout”

Donated by Oasis Benches

Pro Bench Pedestal
(accessories shown not included)

Donated by Temple Fork Outfitters’ Rick Pope
A BVK Series fly rod of the winning bidder’s choice

Donated by former TFF member Logan Brown Gyotaku Fish Rubbing – Three Red Snapper – Artist Unknown

Dan's Fly Shop

8wt ,4-piece Sage rod, with reel, case and saltwater fly line
8wt, 3-piece customer saltwater rod, reel and fly line

Yellowstone Fly Rods

9 wt, 4-piece saltwater rod

Fred Hannie of Contraband Fly Casters

Realistic fly diorama

Troy Miller

5 nights lodging in Soldatna Alaska ( near Kenai) and guided fishing by TFF member and Alaskan resident Troy Miller. Up to three anglers at a time, decided by all parties.

>p>This is about the most economic way to get a guided trip in Alaska there is. A unique opportunity to fish with one of the great fish whisperers in our club.

-TFF Members Anne Blythe and Nicholas Lesterer did this trip a couple of years ago and had a great time and caught lots of fish.

Mark Marmon – Metro Anglers and TFF member

½ day guided trip to Damon Seven Lakes

Dean "Slowride" Thomas

Professional guided kayak trip in the Rockport area by Dean "Slowride" Thomas. His resume is second to none when it comes to Kayaking as Dean was 2004 Kayak Angler of the year in the Extreme Edge Kayak Fishing Tournament Series. He and his wife operate a licensed kayak school in Rockport. This is a full day guided trip for two in Redfish Bay or Lighthouse lakes.

Phil Stranahan

This is a guided kayak trip for two fishers to Rockport, TX. Included are overnight accommodations at Phil Stranahan's guest house. Bring your own kayak, or Phil will provide if needed. The fishing destination will be Redfish Bay, Donkey Bend, or Lighthouse Lakes targeting tailing Redfish.

Steve Soule – “The Shallowist”

A 1/2 day trip fly fishing to West Galveston Bay. This is just 60 miles south of downtown Houston. This trip is for one fly fisher.

Chuck Scates Guide Service

Come along on a full day guided trip for one with the IGFA world record holder for speckled trout on a 2 lb. tipper. Captain Chuck Scates knows the middle Texas Coast better than anyone does because he was the first to pioneer fly-fishing in Texas. No fishing guide on the coast can boast more years’ experience than Chuck. Chuck is sponsored by Maverick Boats and Yamaha Outboards

Jerry Loring

Flyfishing Trip to Pringle Lake with Texas Flyfishers’ past president Jerry Loring. A one-day fishing trip for one or two fishermen to the salt flats of Pringle Lake in Port O’Connor, TX. Sight casting to reds and trout. Some wading, some boat poling

Kevin Hutchinson

Guided float trip for one, donated by Kevin Hutchinson. The all-day float trip will be down one of the central Texas Rivers, either the San Marcos River or Llano River or Colorado River or Blanco River.

Captain Tom Horby

Guided Trip for Two - Full Day. Fish the middle Texas coast, either West Matagorda or the Port O'Connor, depending on the weather and current conditions. Captain Horby will pole you around the bay in his flats skiff.

TFF member Bev Edwards

A weekend of fishing at five private lakes owned by Bev Edwards, a past president of the Texas Fly Fishers. The fishing is near Antlers Oklahoma, north of Dallas, and is a five hour drive from Houston. Florida Bass, Largemouth Bass, and Smallmouth Bass are stocked in these seldom fished lakes. Two nights of lodging at a private lakeside two bedroom cabin is included. Transportation is not included. Bev also owns private river front property on the nearby Ouachita River and Big Kiamichi River that is available to fish.

Captain Bill Morehead

1 day guided fishing trip on South Padre Island, between March and October this year. Up to 2 fishermen. $575 value

Captain Bruce Shuler,

Get-A-Way Adventures Lodge in Port Mansfield

2 nights lodging with meals and 1 day guided fishing, for 2 anglers. $1100.00 value