June 2017 - Missouri Trout Fisherman's Association - Springfield Chapter

Branson Fly Fishing Expo, floor plan

By Bob Randall on Friday, June 16th, 2017 in Branson Fly Fishing Expo, Uncategorized, No Comments

Harry Morgan, the president of the Springfield Chapter, and I met Howard Hawkins at the Lions Club building yesterday to plan out the layout of space for the Branson Fly Fishihg Expo on July 28th and 29th. You should have seen us moving tables and chairs until the room looked like a tornado had hit […]

6/10/2017, James River Float Trip

By Bob Randall on Friday, June 16th, 2017 in Fishing reports, Fishing Trip, Nature, Social Events, No Comments

Text by John Bush: On Saturday, June 10th, Harry Morgan, John Dozier, and John Bush got together to float the James River from the Delaware town access down to Shelvin Rock. The water level was almost perfect, and the river had cleared up a lot from the rains. The temperature wasn’t bad most of the […]

Whip Finisher Thread Cutter

By Bob Randall on Friday, June 9th, 2017 in Flies, No Comments

Just thought I would share with you the thread cutters on two whip finishers I got with some old vises I bought.  I do not know who makes them and it looks like there is an M on the cutting tip.  Russ and some other club members have told me to grind down the end […]