North Louisiana Fly Fishers
NLFF's Fly Fishing Masters Series
Event Overview
The NLFF's Annual Fly Fishing Masters Series brings an accomplished member of the fly fishing community to the Ark-La-Tex to give a seminar on their field of expertise. Past speakers have included Davy Wotten and Dave Whitlock who are legendary to the fly fishing community. The event is held on a Saturday in the latter half of July every year at the Red River Wildlife Refuge in Bossier City, LA. Doors open at 8:30am with the program starting at 9:00am and lasting until around 4:00pm. Light breakfast and catered lunch are provided. Seating is limited. Tickets are $40 each ($35 each if purchased before June 1st) and go on sale at the March club meeting. Contact Scott Irwin at 318-469-0854 with any questions.
Sponsoring the Masters Series
Your organization can sponsor the NLFF's Annual Fly Fishing Masters Series by purchasing a group of tickets for your members or employees. By sponsoring this event, you get access to purchasing tickets before they are made available to the general public and at the early rate of $35.00 each. With limited seating available, this guarantees your organization will not miss this exclusive event. Also, your organization will be listed as a sponsor in all advertising, including our newsletter.
                                     Gold Sponsor, 10 tickets - $350.00       Silver Sponsor, 5 tickets - $175.00

2018 Masters Series Guest Speaker - Kelly Galloup      Saturday July 28th 2018
Kelly Galloup started his fly fishing career at the age of 13, tying flies for the local tackle shop. Kelly has over forty nationally recognized fly patterns. He started guiding at the age of 16 and is still guiding to this day. He owned and operated the Troutsman fly shop in Northern Michigan from 1981 to 2002. In the spring of 2002 he sold the Troutsman and moved to Montana where he and his wife Penny bought the Slide Inn lodge on the Madison River. 
 
Kelly has written two books Modern Streamers for Trophy Trout and Cripples and Spinners. Kelly has been published in nearly every major fly fishing periodical in the country and is now one of the Editors at Large for Fly Fisherman magazine. Kelly was also one of the hosts of Fly Fish TV on the Outdoor Life Network. In 2004 Kelly was nominated and received the Living Legend award by the Federation of Flyfishers.
On the agenda for NLFF's Fly Fishing Masters Series includes:

          * Stay tuned! Presentation details will be posted here when they are available.
          * Bonus evening event:
                    Dinner with Kelly Galloup at Ralph & Kacoo's Seafood Restaurant in Bossier City, LA at 5:30pm July 28th
                    Dinner is not included in the ticket price and reservations are necessary. Contact Scott Irwin at 318-469-0854
                    by May 1st if you wish to attend the dinner.