* Lake  Athens Marina and R V park 

5401 Marina Dr. Athens , Texas 75752

(903) 675 - 7275

Over night boat parking with electricity



Best Western Plus Royal Mountain Inn Suites

1814 State Highway 31 East  Athens Texas


Mention: the LAFFF 2018 Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival for a special rate.

Super 8 Hotel

US HWY 175 West,  Athens Texas 57571


​Hotel has boat hook ups.

Mention: the LAFFF 2018 Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival for a special rate.

Getting ready for 4th Annual Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival

on April 6th and 7th, 2018.

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 North Texas Project Healing Waters serving wounded Veterans.

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

2018 sponsors included: The Dallas Fly Fishers * Ft. Worth Fly Fishers * Red River Fly Fishers * Lonestar Fly Fishers * Temple Fork Outfitters *Best Western , AthensTX* Orvis, Plano * Tailwaters Fly Fishing Company  * Mariner Sails Waters * Nautical Mile Marine  * Athens Guide Service * Nims Sport Fishing *Wawa's Seafood Shack* Citizens National Bank, Athens TX*

* 3 Ps on a Vine Vinyard * San Luis Mexican Restuarant  * 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

Johnny on the Fly Sport Fly Fishing


The Dallas Fly Fishers present

The 4th Annual Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival​​


 North Texas Project Healing  Waters servering wounded Veterans.

Johnny on the Fly

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