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.

New Home for Tri-County Fly Fishers Beginning February 19, 2020

Grand Oaks Resort, Weirsdale, FL

  • 1 January 2015
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
  • Number of views: 40
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New Home for Tri-County Fly Fishers Beginning February 19, 2020

New Home for Tri-County Fly Fishers Beginning February 19, 2020

We have some exciting news! Grand Oaks Resort is now the Home of Tri-County Fly Fishers. Because of our unique relationship with Grand Oaks Resort, our Board of Directors and Grand Oaks Resort management have a reached an agreement to provide the Club the use of their meeting rooms and facilities for all of our business and breakfast meetings, evening meetings and presentations, our monthly fly tying sessions, and other events as identified. We believe this will be a mutually beneficial arrangement for both the Club and Grand Oaks Resort.

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TCFF Now Has a Facebook & Instgram Page

  • 2 January 2015
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
  • Number of views: 6
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TCFF Now Has a Facebook & Instgram Page

I'm not sure thast many of you know this but our Club has a Facebook Page and an Instagram page. For those of you that are computer savy, you can go on and post photos and comments if you so choose. Our Facebook page can be reached by simply logging on to Facebook and search Tri-County Fly Fishers

Our Instgram page can be reached by simply logging on to Instagram and searching #tricountyflyfishers

Additionally, Grand Oaks Resort's Facebook page can be reached by searching The Grand Oaks Resort and their Instgram page can be reached by simply logging on to Instagram and searching #grandoaksresort 

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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Tuckasegee River North Carolina Float Trip Raffles

Sylva, NC

  • 3 February 2015
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
  • Number of views: 195
  • 4 Comments
Tuckasegee River North Carolina Float Trip Raffles

Tuckasegee River North Carolina Float Trip Raffles

We will be raffling off 2 full-day guided fly fishing float trips (a $400.00 value & includes lunch & beverages) donated to the Club by Jason from Hookers Fly Shop out of Sylva, NC. Tickets are $5.00 each. We will begin selling the tickets September 4, 2019 and will draw the winners at the February 19, 2020 evening meeting. The winners will then contact Jason and book their dates in March - December.

The Tuckasegee, known as the “Tuck,” originates around Cashiers and runs through Sylva, Dillsboro and Bryson City on its way to Fontana Lake. The river is dotted with stone fishing weirs built by Native Americans; this practice may have preceded the Cherokee in the area. The weirs are most easily viewed when water levels are low.

A float trip on the Tuck is an exhilarating way to experience fly fishing in the Southern Appalachians. The river has areas that are as wide as many western rivers, offering plenty of room for back casting. The popular Delayed Harvest section is approximately five miles long and located between the small towns of Dillsboro and Sylvia North Carolina. It is heavily stocked by the state with brown, rainbow and brook trout.

REMINDER: 2016 TCFF MEMBERSHIP DEADLINE MARCH 2nd

  • 27 February 2015
  • Author: Super Account
  • Number of views: 1265
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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: 997
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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: 1383
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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: 1361
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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: 1910
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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: 4057
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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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