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.

April 12, 2016...TCFF Fly Tying Group... GREAT TURNOUT!

The Villages Sumter County Service Center

  • 16 April 2016
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April 12, 2016...TCFF Fly Tying Group... GREAT TURNOUT!

13 Club members came over to the Sumter County Service Center to twist up a few! Several new faces too.

Another Option For Our Non- Kayak Friends

  • 28 April 2016
  • Author: Super Account
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Another Option For Our Non- Kayak Friends

This is something I ran into today while fishing and thought if may be something for some of our members to look at.

May, 2016..."Fly Tying Basics, Techniques, Tips & Tricks"

article by Scott Sanchez reprinted from Fly Fisherman Magazine

  • 4 May 2016
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May, 2016..."Fly Tying Basics, Techniques, Tips & Tricks"

CHOOSING THE RIGHT FLY TYING THREAD

After the hook, tying thread is the most important item on a fly tier’s bench. In the old days, the only thread choice was silk, but today there is a variety of thread materials available in a dizzying array of sizes and configurations. Choosing the right type of thread will help you manipulate your materials better so you can consistently produce more durable and attractive flies. Without the right thread, even your best efforts can be counterproductive.

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May 4, 2016...Business Meeting Recap

  • 4 May 2016
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May 4, 2016...Business Meeting Recap

MEETING RECAP:

After a hearty breakfast, the meeting began early at 8:35 am with Larry recognizing any new members and guests. We had 1 new member (Barry Palmer) present and 1 guest checking out the Club. They gave us a brief introduction about himself.

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June 1, 2016...Business Meeting Recap

Pennbrooke Fairways, Leesburg, FL

  • 1 June 2016
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June 1, 2016...Business Meeting Recap

MEETING RECAP:

After a hearty breakfast, the meeting began early at 8:45 am. There were no new members and guests present. Secretary, Joe Manjoine, read the minutes from our last meeting and the minutes were approved. Chris Lyndrup gave the treasurers report and Larry reported (Jim B traveling) on our current membership which stands at 88 total members.  

Larry outlined the upcoming evening programs and more information can be found on the website.

Upcoming Programs  

Fresh & Salt Water Fishing & Field Trips      

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June, 2016..."Fly Tying Basics, Techniques, Tips & Tricks"

  • 11 June 2016
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June, 2016..."Fly Tying Basics, Techniques, Tips & Tricks"

So far in these segments, we have looked at the tools, the hook and how to choose the right thread when tying flies. We are now going to take look at tying the thread on a hook and the proper way to tie on a basic tail.  So let’s get started. (Click "read more" to continue)

November 2016...My Two Cents: Fish Deterrents

  • 1 November 2016
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November 2016...My Two Cents: Fish Deterrents

There have been a number of articles published over the years on the protocol for using bait scent while fly fishing. There is even a section in one of the books in Lefty’s Little Library about it. While most of the articles are against using scents (and most tournaments prohibit it) there are things you can do to help yourself while fly fishing, and prevent deterrents...

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March 2017 Presidents Message

by Larry Nazzaro

  • 1 March 2017
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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March 2017 Presidents Message

Welcome and thanks to all members who have chosen to be part of the Tri -County Fly Fishers Club. I'm happy to report that as of March 1, 82% of our 2016 membership base has renewed their membership for 2017, bringing us to 80 members strong. I’ve said this before but I really feel that we have one of the best, if not the best, fly fishing clubs in the region and it is our members that make a difference. It’s always been a goal of mine to make this Club fun, one that guys...

 

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A Little History On One of Our Members: Pete Zito

A Little History On One of Our Members: Pete Zito

Famous people and their friends: in our club…Pete Zito

Born in Brooklyn moved to Albany went to a military school and graduated around 53’ went on to Pharmacy school in Albany, NY graduated in 58’. Always loved the outdoors. Moved back to Long Island did a lot of hunting and fishing during this time. Moved to the Poughkeepsie, NY around 1964 and would go camping in the Roscoe area every weekend. It was during that time he met Eric Leiser and became a life long friend. Around 1977 he sold his Pharmacy and became a partner in business with Eric Leiser who recently opened a fly shop called River Gate in Wappingers Falls, NY. Pete also became a certified fly fishing guide and guided for many years along the famous streams of NY.

Private In-Home Fly Tying Lessons

  • 5 November 2017
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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Private In-Home Fly Tying Lessons

Want to learn how to tie flies or just get better? I'm offering in-home lessons. Contact Larry 352/552-7968 or email me at Lmnazzaro@comcast.net

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