Patrick H. Berry – March 10th

Topic: Fly Fishers International (FFI) Mission Berry will present on the future of FFI, focusing on the question many long-time FFI enthusiasts continue to ask: “What’s in it for me?” As the only organization focused on preserving the legacy of fly fishing for all fish in all waters, FFI has expanded its efforts in each […]

Dynamic Strike Indicator – Jake Darling

First of all, I want to give a big thanks to Tom Tkacs for giving us a very interesting program. It was information that challenged us and gave us much to mull over. The info came from Jake Darling, a Unicoi Outfitters guide, and it involved a “new” way to nymph fish, the drop shot. […]

Fly Fishing Check List

FLY FISHING GEAR CHECKLIST Instructions:  Please place an “X” or a “√” in the blank.  If not applicable, please write “NA” in the blank. ____ Fishing license/permit ____ Fly rod & storage case ____ Fly reel ____ Fly vest, chest pack, or lanyard ____ Leader(s) ____ Tippet(s) ____ Nippers ____ Forceps ____ Split shot ____ […]

The Drug Store: A Fisherman’s Account

AFFC member Clyde Buchanan recently published a novel that includes a lot about fishing. The Drug Store: A Fisherman’s Account is based on his experience working in his father’s drug store.  His fishing mentor also worked in the old-time drug store located in Eastern North Carolina.  It is fiction as to characters, names, dates, places […]

Louisiana Red Fish Trip – Bayou Beatdown

Freshly back from a Cajun redfish adventure resembling more of a Bayou Beatdown than a victory over our piscatorial prey, Big Bill Kessler, Colonel Rob Kissel, Gordon Middleton and Doug Brady almost cried “uncle”, uncle Boudreau that is. Venturing out of our back door at Camp Drum in Port Sulphur, or driving down to launch […]

Montana Road Trip

JD, Ed, Eric, and Rob go to Montana Months before the departure The first question is how to get there from Atlanta, where to fish, then where to stay… Aug 3 leave Atlanta, stay around Kansas City Aug 4 stay around ?Wyoming? ? South Dakota? Aug 5 arrive Big Horn, stay in Cottonwood Campground Aug […]

A Most Excellent Fisherman

1st sequence he catches half a dozen fish in one strike. 2nd sequence he plunges talons into deep water right to the bottom to grab his prey. 3rd sequence he captures a big old fat fish that looks as if it weighs more than he does! This is incredible to watch (best viewed in full […]

GoPro Fishing

Had a minute to check emails on the road stopping at a Barnes & Noble (nearly finished current read with days to go plus all week next week vacationing with Katie at the Crater of Diamonds!).  Saw the latest Midcurrent.  I am never interested in all their topics, but I scan them for articles of […]

Atlanta Fly Fishing Club Mentor Program

The Atlanta Fly Fishing Club Mentoring Program was started by JD Forrester, a long time member of the club with the purpose of introducing new members to veteran members while also providing fly fishing expertise on local rivers like the Chattahoochee River. Our club is all about education and camaraderie and each of these new […]

Bob wins special raffle two months in a row

The Affc runs a special raffle each month along side a regular raffle. Bob must be pretty lucky as he won an axis orvis rod this month and in December. One more reason to come to club meetings