LAFFF 2020 Sponsors.
* Lake Athens Marina and R V park
5401 Marina Dr. Athens , Texas 75752
(903) 675 - 7275
Over night boat parking with electricity
Super 8 Hotel
US HWY 175 West, Athens Texas 57571
(903)266-1826 Hotel has boat hook ups.
Mention: the LAFFF 2020 Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival for a special rate.
LAFF 2020 Lake Athens Fly Fish Festival On Saturday June 27th
This Event will practice COVID 19 Safe protocols.
So with the hazard of the virus still with us we will do things differently. Here are some cautious measures that we will implement.
First we will have a one day event only on Saturday June 27th.
All registrations for the big bass challenge must be done online in advance of the event.
Register by clicking the button at the bottom of the next page.
Check in will begin at 5:30 am on Saturday June 27th at the Lake Athens RV center. Fishing starts at 7 a.m. We will practice safe distancing and ask each individual to wear personal protective equipment to their own comfort level. Anglers should launch and prep their boats and watercraft and stage them at the docks and the shoreline to the east of the Boathouse restaurant. There will be a brief open air anglers meeting at 6:45 a.m. in the grassy area between the water line and the RV center building please practice safe distancing no more than 2 anglers per boat or one per kayak.
This is a catch photo release event using fly gear only with de-barbed hooks. See all the rules on the rules page. Time out will be at 1 p.m. Return to the marina and trailer and store your boats. Please then return to the grassy area between the shoreline and rv center. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please bring a lawnchair to enjoy your lunch on the lawn. Please serve yourself and practice safe distancing.
The casting contest and free casting instruction will be conducted all day, and any anglers who want to participate in the casting contest will have an opportunity during or after lunch. Once the casting competition is completed we will hold the awards presentation outdoors in the same area. Please continue to practice safe distancing.
Contestants and Instructors will be provided latex gloves to handle the rods.
Please continue to practice safe distancing.
Time to get out, time to go fly fishing, time to start living.
This Event Will Practice Covid Safety Protocals
Join us for the 6th Annual LAFFF 2020 Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival
on Saturday, June 27th at the
Lake Athens Marina and RV Center
LAFFF 2020 Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival
The 2020 6th Annual Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival
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