Sunday, June 10, 2018

What's happening this week - 6/10

On Monday, the Red Stick Fly Fishers will hold their monthly meeting at the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries building on Quail Drive in Baton Rouge. Casting practice at 6:30pm, meeting at 7:00pm. Guests are welcome. For details, go to

On Tuesday, the Kisatchie Fly Fishers will participate in a special Fathers Day edition of the Alexandria Farmers Market off 2727 Jackson Street. Time is 3:00pm to 6:00pm. The club will be doing tying and casting demos. For more info, go to

On Tuesday, the North Louisiana Fly Fishers will hold their monthly meeting at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge off Sunflower Road in Bossier City. Casting lessons during our social gathering at 6:00pm, meeting starts at 6:45pm. Andy Tackett and Randy Haimen will give a presentation on the Mayfly Project. For more info, go to

On Thursday, the New Orleans Fly Fishers holds the 1st of their twice-monthly fly tying sessions at St. Francis Xavier Church Hall on 444 Metairie. Time is 7:00pm. Bring your tools, if none, the club has sets for use during this session. Materials are provided. Bring $1 for cost of materials. Beginners welcome. For more info, go to

On Saturday, Orvis of Baton Rouge will hold another "Fly Fishing 101" at their store on 7601 Bluebonnet. Orvis FF101 is a one-day, 2-hour clinic introducing the basics of fly fishing and fly casting. There is no cost, but pre-registration is required as spots are limited. For more info, contact 225-757-7286.

Orvis will also hold a special Fathers Day in-store event from 11:00am to 3:00pm, with free food and refreshments, as well as sales items.

Also on Saturday, Masseys Outfitters in New Orleans will hold another "Kayak Demo Day" near the Cabrini Bridge on Bayou St. John. Time is 10:00am to 3:00pm. Weather permitting, check their Facebook page for updates. Boats from Hobie, Jackson, Native, Bonafide and others will be available.