Welcome to the Tri-County Fly Fishers Website.
Tri-County Fly Fishers, Inc. is a not for profit Club whose members have a true love for fly-fishing. We welcome anyone who wants to learn how to fly fish and gain experience in the art of fly tying; and become an active member of the fly-fishing Club.
This Club is made up of about eighty members from beginners to those with 50+ years of fly-fishing and tying experi-ence. Fishing interests range from bluegills and bass to redfish and tarpon, with an occasional rainbow or brown trout from up north or out west thrown in. Today, membership is drawn from permanent and seasonal residents of those in and around the Florida counties of Lake, Sumter and Marion.

Passing of TCFF Member Jack Neely

  • 31 January 2015
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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Passing of TCFF Member Jack Neely

It is with great sadness that long time TCFF Club member Jack Neely passed away peacefully  this morning, February 6, 2018.

You are invited to a Memorial Gathering to remember Jack Neely on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at The Clubhouse at Stonecrest, 11560 SE 176th Place Rd, Summerfield, FL.  Jack was a founding member of Tri-County Fly Fishers of Lake, Sumter, and Marion counties of Florida, a Daiichi Pro, and a Master Fly Tyer.  He started tying flies for Fly Fishing when he was five years old.  He died on the morning of February 6 ay 82 years old. 

February 2018 Presidents Message

by Larry Nazzaro

  • 2 February 2015
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
  • Number of views: 56
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February 2018 Presidents Message

We are off to a great start this year. Jim reports that membership for 2018 so far has been strong with dues collected from about 72 of our current membership base along with several new members joining as well. So that is exciting! As a reminder, those who wish to renew their TCFF Club membership for 2018 be paid up by the February 7 Business Meeting. Those not current by then will be locked out of the website and membership roster. Dues for 2018 ...

 

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A Letter From Lefty

by Larry Nazzaro

  • 3 February 2015
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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A Letter From Lefty

I received this letter via email yesterday from a blog I subscribe to and thought I would share this with you all. I had the opportunity to meet Lefty at the Renzetti Expo in 2015. This was truly one of the highlights of my fly fishing career! Certainly a legendary "giant in our sport" not to mention a really great guy!

 To my friends,

I was 92 in January and had a carotid artery operation. During testing the hospital determined my heart was only pumping 35% and must limit my physical activities followed by a rest. The industry was extremely helpful and last season was able to attend the shows, clinics, etc.

Several weeks ago, I realized I was developing ...

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REMINDER: 2016 TCFF MEMBERSHIP DEADLINE MARCH 2nd

  • 27 February 2015
  • Author: Super Account
  • Number of views: 647
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REMINDER: 2016 TCFF MEMBERSHIP DEADLINE MARCH 2nd

We are asking that those who wish to renew their TCFF Club membership for 2016 be paid up by the March 2 business meeting. Those not current will be locked out of the website and membership roster. Dues for 2016 are $40 payable to Tri-County Fly Fishers. Three ways to pay...You can pay by check, PayPal (at the meeting) or good old cash! Thank you!

If you wish to mail a check, please mail to:

Chris Lyndrup

8797 SW 83rd Ct Rd

Ocala, FL  34481

 

“Death in Every Direction,” The State of Florida’s Waters

article written by Jacqui Thurlow- Lippisch

  • 1 March 2015
  • Author: Super Account
  • Number of views: 377
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“Death in Every Direction,” The State of Florida’s Waters

Here is the latest...check this out.

reprinted from:

http://jacquithurlowlippisch.com/2016/03/21/death-in-every-direction-the-state-of-floridas-waters-slrirl/

Tribute to TCFF Member Dick Sisolak

  • 12 April 2015
  • Author: Super Account
  • Number of views: 737
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Tribute to TCFF Member Dick Sisolak

Richard P. Sisolak, 76, Inverness, Florida, died April 6, 2015, at Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast, Lecanto. He was a U. S. Army veteran. A graveside service will be at 12:30 p.m., Friday, April 10, 2015, at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Military Honors provided by VFW Post 4337. Arrangements by Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness.

Helpful Hints Video (Resetting Your Password)

  • 15 June 2015
  • Author: Super Account
  • Number of views: 743
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Helpful Hints Video (Resetting Your Password)

This video covers the steps necessary to reset your password.

November 2015 Presidents Message

  • 1 November 2015
  • Author: Super Account
  • Number of views: 1265
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November 2015 Presidents Message

“Do you keep them?” Invariably, that is the question I’m asked when I tell people that I fly-fish. “No, I like to practice catch and release” is my usual response. With a puzzled look on their face, the follow up question…here it comes…“Well, if you’re not going to keep and eat them, why...

Listing of Fishable Ponds & Lakes in The Villages

Lake, Sumter & Marion Counties

  • 7 November 2015
  • Author: Super Account
  • Number of views: 678
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Listing of Fishable Ponds & Lakes in The Villages

This is a current listing of fishing ponds and lakes in The Villages.

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December 2015 Presidents Message

  • 1 December 2015
  • Author: Super Account
  • Number of views: 776
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December 2015 Presidents Message

Happy Holiday’s! Welcome and thanks to all members who have chosen to be part of the Tri -County Fly Fishers Club.  It was an honor to serve as your President this past year. Thank you.

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