On Monday, the Kisatchie Fly Fishers hold their monthly fly tying session at the Rapides Westside Library in Alexandria. Time is 6:30pm. This month, the group will tie the Surface Seducer Double Barrel Popper. Bring your tools, if none, the club has a few sets for use during the session. Materials are provided. Beginners are welcome. For more info, go to www.kisatchiefly.org.
On Tuesday, the Contraband Fly Casters hold their monthly meeting at St. Paul Lutheran Church on 1620 East Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles. Fly tying and discussion at 6:00pm, meeting at 7:00pm. Guests are welcome. For more info, go to www.contrabandflycasters.net.
Also on Tuesday, the Lafayette Kayak Fishing Club holds their monthly meeting at Pack and Paddle on 601 East Pinhook in Lafayette. Time is 6:00pm. On the agenda: upcoming tournaments, CPR Update, tackle tips, and fishing reports. For more info, go to www.lafayettekayakfishing.com.
On Thursday, the New Orleans Fly Fishers hold the 2nd of their twice-monthly fly tying sessions at St. Francis Xavier Church Hall on 444 Metairie Road. Time is 7:00pm. Bring your tools, if none, the club has sets for use during the session. Bring $1 for materials. For more info, go to www.neworleansflyfishers.com.
This weekend, the Kisatchie Fly Fishers will have their annual "Marsh Invasion" outing at Pointe-aux-Chenes. For more info, go to www.kisatchiefly.org.
On Saturday, it's the annual Fall Wildlife Celebration at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge on Teague Parkway in Bossier City. Time is 10:00am to 2:00pm. Among the various activities and exhibitors, the North Louisiana Fly Fishers will be participating, doing fly tying and fly casting demos and lessons. For more info, go to www.northlaflyfishers.org.
Also on Saturday, Masseys Outfitters of New Orleans will hold a "Hobie Demo Day" on Bayou St. John just past the Cabrini Bridge. Time is 10:00am to 3:00pm. Boats available for testing include: Hobie Pro Anglers 12 and 14, Compass, Compass Duo, and the new 2019 redesigned Outback. Weather permitting, check their Facebook page for updates.