I hope each of you can share this information with your club members and put
it on your outings calendar. We now have approximately 50 fly fishers
signed up and are hoping for up to 100.
This year, the 2016 Bud Priddy Fly Fishing Contest is being sponsored by the
Texas Hill Country River Region (http://www.hillcountryrivers.com) and the
Alamo Fly Fishers (www.alamoflyfishers.org). The Texas Hill Country River
Region has donated more than $1,800 towards this event. Trophies and prizes
valued and over $1,400 will be awarded to the top four individuals in each
of the following categories: longest Bass, longest Perch, and most fish
caught. In addition there will be several door prizes.
Registration will be $20 per person and the donation of a freshwater fly of
your choice. All received flies will be placed in a nice fly box which will
become one of the door prizes. Registration purchases entry into the
contest, a t-shirt, and dinner at the awards banquet which is being catered
by the Nueces Country Smokehouse (http://www.nuecescountrysmokehouse.com).
Dinner includes choice of brisket, ribs, and sausage and also includes three
The contest will be held at Big Oak River Camp
(http://www.bigoakrivercamp.com) along the beautiful Nueces River at 32598
SH 55, Camp Wood, TX 78833. Big Oak River Camp offers tent camping, RV
camping, and Log cabin accommodations. Please make reservations for both
Friday and Saturday nights. Reservations may be made by calling Big Oak
River Camp at (830) 597-5280. Check-in will be between 8:00 – 10:00 pm on
Friday Evening, April 29. Contest fishing begins Saturday morning (April
30) at sunrise. All entrants will be required to report fishing results
between 5:00 – 5:30 pm at the check-in site. The awards banquet will begin
at 6 pm.
Registration Fee: $20.00 plus a freshwater fly of your choice
Location: Big Oak River Park
Registration check-in: 8:00 – 10:00 pm, Friday, April 29th
Contest fishing: Sunrise to 5:00 pm, Saturday, April 30th
Awards Banquet: 6:00 pm, Saturday, April 30th
Trophies and Prizes: Trophies and prizes for 1st place, 2nd
place, 3rd place, and an honorable mention for each of the 3 categories.
Twelve prizes in total.
Please let me know if you have any questions. For further information
contact Walter Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (210) 324-1359 or
Lefty Ray Chappa at email@example.com or (210) 260-6154.