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Fly Fishing for Walleye

Post By: jibber      Posted: 3/14/2019 8:29:28 AM     Points: 10103    
Austin Parr will give a talk on Fly Fishing for Walleye at the monthly meeting of Cutthroat Chapter of TU. As a native of Colorado, Austin Parr has been fishing waters across the state for his whole life. He enjoys targeting both cold, and warm water species using both conventional and fly fishing techniques. Austin is a co owner of Discount Fishing Tackle in Denver, and uses his varying knowledge of the industry to stock conventional and fly fishing items, and prides himself in helping anglers catch more fish no matter the technique. In addition to the ownership of the store, Austin has been guiding for walleyes, bass, and trout since he was 16, and makes regular appearances on Terry Wickstrom Outdoors radio show and Fishful Thinker TV.
Date Tuesday, March 19th.
Doors open around 6:30pm, the meetings start at 7:00pm and are held at the
Cresthill Middle School in Highlands Ranch. Cresthill Middle School is located one block north of Highlands Ranch High School, right off University, in Highlands Ranch. The address is 9195 Cresthill Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130.
We will be meeting in the cafeteria, Entrance near the North end of the parking lot.
 Reply by: KevinB      Posted: Mar. 14, 4:47:02 PM     Points: 40    
The fly rod for walleyes is the bomb! Gas prices a few years ago encouraged me to stay closer to home for fishing. Pueblo Reservoir is the closest good fishing lake for me and I decided to figure out warm water fish. Over these few years I've landed hundreds of walleyes as well as smallmouth, wipers and largemouth. One day I might try conventional tackle, but to date the fly rod is the only way I've ever landed them. If you are a fly fisherman and have always fished for trout I would encourage anyone to learn to fly fish for walleyes. Nothing like it!
 Reply by: RogBow      Posted: Mar. 14, 6:14:32 PM     Points: 1660    
Heck walleye are fun no matter how you catch them.
 Reply by: fom      Posted: Mar. 14, 6:38:19 PM     Points: 2958    
Guys .I would encourage all to attend this meeting, I know Austin quite well, he is blessed to have skills way beyond his years, another thing I admire about Austin is he is a gifted teacher and has mastered sharing his knowledge with folks of all ages !

FOM/Kev