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Helping to Promote, Encourage & Enjoy Fly Fishing for Freshwater, Inshore & Offshore Saltwater to Blue Water Big Game in the surrouning area.

Fin-Addict Fly Fishers montly meetings will be held on the last Monday of each month at Spahr's Seafood Resturant in Houma inside the Ramada Inn at 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd. @ 6:30 pm. General Membership can be taken at the meeting. You can print out the membership form from the link on the left side of the page or a form can be filled out at the meetings. We will be holding fly tying, fly casting and hope to have some guest speakers. Hope to see you there.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Grand Isle Fly Fishing Weekend, June 22-24, 2012

The Grand Isle Fly Fishing is a gathering of Fly Fishing Clubs in the surrounding area club members are well aware of the magnitude of this event.  In fact, I don’t think there are too many folks left who have not yet attended this event.  If you happen to be one of the rare few who have not had a chance to partake, your opportunity is just around the corner.  The weekend offers lots of fun for all types of
fly fishers.  Simply bring your boat, puddle craft, or bank/surf fishing equipment and join with
others who share your fishing technique.  Just a casual fisherman?  No problem.  The Blue Dolphin
“home base” also allows the “social types” to skip the mid-day fishing, tie a few flies, drink a cold
beverage or two, and tell fishing stories.  High points of weekend are the  Friday evening shrimp boil
and Saturday evening fish  fry.  The Saturday fry features fresh fish contributed  by those who caught
fish.  The hope is for everyone  to fall into the category of having caught fish and  contributing to the
fry.  However this is not a  requirement.  Historically, we have had an overwhelming  supply of fish (and locally purchased shrimp) ensuring  that no one has ever gone away hungry from these feasts.
About the shrimp…the abundance of fresh shrimp this  time of year provides an opportunity to pick some up for  the home freezer. This year’s shrimp crop is looking to be one of the best ever.  Prices on the island are going to be about as good as it gets.  So be sure to bring a spare ice chest to take a few pounds home with you.  As mentioned above, the Blue Dolphin will be our central location.
Reservations at the Blue Dolphin are not required for attendance at the shrimp boil or fish fry.  As for the fishing this year, who knows?  Marlene at Blue Dolphin, along with many LA Wildlife &
Fisheries experts claim that the month of June is the best trout fishing.  So who knows, this year's
event could be the BEST EVER.  Albeit, we will still have to deal with what Mother Nature brings our
way weather-wise.  But, even if the fishing isn't a success for everyone, folks who have attended
can tell you that the great fun, and great food, and great comradeship are enough to justify coming
back every year.  This alone is proof positive that when it comes to saltwater fishing, this trip is the
“event of the year”.

Hope to see you all there!

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