Johnny on the Fly

Johnny on the Fly Sport Fly Fishing  presents

The 3rd Annual Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival​​


Project Healing Waters - North Texas Patriots on the Water

Images of 2016 Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival


* Lake  Athens Marina and R V park 

5401 Marina Dr. Athens , Texas 75752

(903) 675 - 7275

* Super 8 Hotel 

205 US Hwy 175 West, Athens, 75751

(903) 675 - 7511

Getting ready for 3rd Annual Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival

on April 7th and 8th, 2017.

This year we will have a two day event with the Sunfish Challenge and a Dinner Social Friday evening. 

Saturday we will host a Big Bass and longest stringer Challenge,  casting games, instruction for kids and new comers as well as fly tying and instruction from some of the areas best tying masters.

plus great food and lots of prizes

The Big Bass and longest Stringer contest will require a $40 entry fee. All proceeds from Contest will benefit Healing Waters - North Texas Patriots on the water.

Lake Athens has produced two Share Lunkers and provides great fishing in the spring.

I warn my friends and clients" Be ready it could be an 11 inch Bluegill or a 6 pound Bass" on any cast.

To attend this event is free,  but you must RSVP and  pre register if you plan to fish in contest.

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For more info or questions you may contact me

Johnny Martinez at

972 697 7096

This years sponsors include: The Dallas Fly Fishers * Ft. Worth Fly Fishers * Red River Fly Fishers * Lonestar Fly Fishers * Temple Fork Outfitters * Orvis, Plano * Tailwaters Fly Fishing Company *  Lake Athens Bait Shop and Marina * Mariner Sails Waters * Nautical Mile Marine * Jim Brack Lake * Athens Guide Service * Nims Sport Fishing * 3 Ps on a Vine Vinyard * San Luis Mexican Restuarant * Super 8 hotel * Come and Take It Beer,  Wine and Fine Foods * Grey Wolf Fly Shop , LA * LSI Building Solutions * City of Athens, Tourism Bureau, * Sonic Athens * Cotton Patch, Athens and KCKL 95.9 FM radio .

Tight Lines 


972 697 7096