Sunday, October 20, 2019

What's happening this week - 10/20

On Monday, the Kisatchie Fly Fishers hold their monthly fly tying session at Rapides Westside Library on Provine Place in Alexandria. Time is 6:30pm.  This month the club will tie two simple but effective patterns for marsh fishing - the Clouser Minnow and the LaFleurs Charlie.  Beginners are welcome. Bring your tying tools, if none, the club has sets for use during the session. Materials are provided. For more info, go to

On Tuesday, the Orvis of Baton Rouge will host a "Beers with Hells Bay" reception at their store on 7601 Bluebonnet in Perkins-Rowe. Time is 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Come meet the folks from Hells Bay Boatworks and check out their line of boats including the new Eldora Skiff. The event is free. For more info, call 225-757-7286.

On Thursday, the New Orleans Fly Fishers hold the 2nd of their twice-monthly fly tying sessions at Building 500 in the Government Building Complex off F. Edward Hebert Blvd on the West Bank. 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

This Friday and Saturday, two clubs will hold their annual Fall fly fishing marsh trips. The Red Stick Fly Fishers will host their "Fall Catch-n-Eat" along the Highway 1 corridor, culminated by a fish and shrimp fry on Saturday night. The Kisatchie Fly Fishers will hold their annual "Marsh PAC Attack" out of Pointe-aux-Chenes. The group will gather for dinner on Friday night at a location TBA.