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.

FOR SALE- BRAND NEW- NEVER BEEN USED OCEAN KAYAK MALIBU TWO XL TANDEM KAYAK...$800 ($1390 TOTAL RETAIL VALUE)

LARRY NAZZARO

  • 16 September 2019
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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FOR SALE- BRAND NEW- NEVER BEEN USED OCEAN KAYAK MALIBU TWO XL TANDEM KAYAK...$800 ($1390 TOTAL RETAIL VALUE)

FOR SALE- BRAND NEW- NEVER BEEN USED OCEAN KAYAK MALIBU TWO XL TANDEM KAYAK

($1390 TOTAL RETAIL VALUE)

The Ocean Kayak Malibu Two XL Tandem sit on top kayak is a slightly longer version of the popular Malibu II, so it tracks better and is a bit faster. The bow and stern seat wells are positioned further apart, so tall paddlers can ride with ease. It comes standard with 2 Comfort Plus seats and bungee lashings over the front and rear tank wells. The Ocean Kayak Malibu Two XL kayak is easily converted to be paddled by one paddler by simply removing one of the seats and re-positioning the other to the center. It's versatile, stable and perfect for the entire family.

Comes with 2-Carlisle Magic Paddles (230cm and 240cm), 2 paddle bungees, 3 hatches total: 2- Ocean Kayak Gaspachi Round Hatch’s and 1-  Ocean Kayak Cross Lock Oval Hatch, 2 PFD’s (L/XL & S/M)

Specifications:

Length: 13’5”

Width: 34”

Weight: 61 lbs.

CONTACT: LARRY NAZZARO

352-552-7968

LMNAZZARO@COMCAST.NET

For Sale: Men's & Women's Chota Fly Fishing Boots

  • 1 October 2019
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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For Sale: Men's & Women's Chota Fly Fishing Boots
We are asking $50 a pair and very open to negotiation.  We also have waders by Hodgman. 
 
These boots were bought for fly fishing lessons in the Smoky Mountains National Park. They were used less than a week.

They are women's boots Size 6. 

Also have a pair of men's boots Size 10, worn for less than a week.  

You can find more information on them on the Chota web site.

October 22, 2019... Co-ed Casting and Community Event

Homosassa, FL

  • 10/22/2019 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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October 22, 2019... Co-ed Casting and Community Event

About this Event

Contact Information - ripandhoppersadventure@gmail.com

Location - Lion's Club 8385 W. Homosassa Trail (CR 490), Homosassa, FL

Time - 3pm - 6pm

Event Sponsored By: Fly Fishers International

** Event is FREE and open to EVERYONE!! Drop in and say hello anytime. **

Join Rip and Hopper for a low-key, fun and non-intimidating evening of casting and community. No equipment or casting experience necessary. We're going to be working with Nature Coast Lady Anglers to help host a fun evening of socializing, casting and hanging out!!

SweetWater Brewing Company is providing the adult beverages that will be kept cold by YETI. This is a plastic free event so we ask that you bring a reusable water bottle and we'll provide the ice cold water. #kickplastic

We're happy to show off the fun FFI Bronze Casti

November 17, 2019...Tampa Bay Fly Fishing Club "Big Gun Shootout"

Picnic Island, Tampa, FL

  • 11/17/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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November 17, 2019...Tampa Bay Fly Fishing Club "Big Gun Shootout"

Have fun while testing your fly casting skills in the Tampa Bay Fly Fishing Club's friendly competition. Experts and beginners alike are welcome!

Individuals or teams of 3 will cycle through a series of competition stations...

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November 20, 2019..."Yakking in Yankeetown" with Sid Dobrin

Wildwood Community Center

  • 11/20/2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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November 20, 2019..."Yakking in Yankeetown" with Sid Dobrin

Join Professor Sid Dobrin from the University of Florida for his presentation on kayak fishing out of Yankeetown in the Withlacoochee Bay entitled "Yakking in Yankeetown." 

Sid is a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor in the Department of English and Chair, of the American Sportfishing Association Advocacy Committee. He has published sixteen books about writing, ecology, and technology, including Distance Casting: Words and Ways of the Saltwater Fishing Life. A former Field Editor with The Fisherman magazine, his writing about fishing has appeared in The Sport Fishing Report, Florida Sportsman and The Yale Angler's Journal. An addicted saltwater angler for more than 40 years, a dive instructor and rescue diver, boat captain and guide, Dobrin is showing signs of growing gills.

He will also preview his new book Fishing, Gone? Saving the Ocean through Sportfishing, a book about the future of the world’s oceans, was published by Texas A&M University Press in 2019.

December 4, 2019..."Winterfest"... Member/Guest Dinner reservations required.

Wildwood Community Center

  • 12/4/2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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December 4, 2019..."Winterfest"... Member/Guest Dinner reservations required.

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January 15, 2020...“Fly Fishing for Bass in Florida’s Public Waters” with Joe Mahler

Wildwood Community Center

  • 1/15/2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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January 15, 2020...“Fly Fishing for Bass in Florida’s Public Waters” with Joe Mahler

We are kicking off the new year with a special presentation by a very special guest. Please join us for a presentation on “Fly Fishing for Bass in Florida’s Public Waters” by special guest, Joe Mahler. Joe will cover techniques of finding and catching bass and bluegill by Jon boat and canoe. 

About Joe Mahler

Joe Mahler is best-known as a fly fishing author/illustrator living in Fort Myers, Florida. His work...

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February 11-13, 2020...Co-Op Outing to Alligator Alley with Mangrove Coast Fly Fishers (MCFF)

  • 2/11/2020 9:00 AM - 2/13/2020 12:00 PM
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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February 11-13, 2020...Co-Op Outing to Alligator Alley with Mangrove Coast Fly Fishers (MCFF)
We are going to try a little something different for next year. I have been talking to John Weimer with MCFF about fishing for exotics in South Florida. This will be a kayak/small boat trip (sorry, no bank fishing as the location suggests the presence of alligators). I'll have more information as...
 
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February 19, 2020..."Kayak Fishing the Nature Coast" with Gary Rankel

Wildwood Community Center

  • 2/19/2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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February 19, 2020..."Kayak Fishing the Nature Coast" with Gary Rankel

Join kayaker, Gary Rankel, for an evening presentation on kayak fishing along the Nature Coast. Gary worked for 30+ years as a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bureau of Indian Affairs assisting...

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March 18, 2020... “Fishing the Flats” with Leigh West

Wildwood Community Center

  • 3/18/2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Author: Larry Nazzaro
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March 18, 2020... “Fishing the Flats” with Leigh West

Join one of TBFF Club's most accomplished anglers, Leigh West, share tips and techniques for fishing the flats. We guarantee you'll learn something you can use! Leigh West is a long-time member, former president and board member of the Tampa Bay Fly Fishing Club. He has over 25 years of fly fishing experience for both fresh and saltwater species in the US and abroad. He particularly enjoys sight fishing while wading shallow saltwater flats. Leigh has given numerous seminars of fly fishing topics for clubs and other organization and has demonstrated/taught fly casting at many outdoor shows and clinics.ht fly casting at many outdoor shows and clinics.

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