Frequently Asked Questions
What is the High Sierra Fly Casters?
What does the club do?
We fish, we eat!
We conduct fishery projects on our home waters.
We have a mentor program where we pair up someone who wants to learn something with someone who might be able to teach something.
How often does the club have fish outings?
We typically hold fish outing, which we call fish outs, monthly from February to November. A two to three of outings are camp-overs. See our calendar for current schedule of events. We often eat before, during or after fish outs.
How often does the club meet?
The club has typically has a general meeting once per month. Some months the meeting is replaced by another activity, such our annual dinner or picnic. We also take breaks in December and July. See our calendar for current schedule of events.
When and where do you meet?
General meetings are usually held on second Wednesday of the month at the Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge. Doors open at 6:30pm for social until program starts at 7:00pm. Meeting location and times may vary. Check the calendar for meeting details and stay tuned to our announce mailing list for change notices. Visitors are welcome.
What happens at the meetings?
Usually we have a speaker who tells us how to catch more fish — whether they catch any or not;
A raffle of fly fishing items;
Lots of backslapping, yarn spinning and good fellowship.
Is bragging okay?
Sure. You are encouraged to brag at general meetings and on our Facebook chat group.
How do I join?
For details, see Join! Then we'll teach you the secret handshake.
What's the secret handshake?
If we told you it wouldn't be a secret.
How do members keep up on club news?
Do members ever get skunked?
When members talk about fishing, do any of them lie?
Absolutely not! We also never get skunked.
Are you sure there are no lies at these meetings?
Absolutely! Would we lie to you?
Who manages the club?
The club is managed by those members who attend and participate in business meetings (aka "board meetings"). Every member have a say and a vote in management decisions. Members are encouraged to help manage the club. Start by attending business meetings.
When and where are business meetings held?
Our business meetings (aka "board meetings") are usually held on third Wednesday of the month at Partnership Douglas County in Minden at 2pm. Meeting location and times may vary. Check the calendar for meeting details and stay tuned to our announce mailing list for change notices. All members are welcomed to attend and participate.