Tennessee Valley Fly Fishers (TVFF) is an affiliate of the Federation of Fly Fishers (FFF) located in Huntsville, Alabama for the purpose of fly fishing, fellowship, information sharing, education and the preservation, conservation and wise use of our fishing waters and game fish. Our home waters are in North Alabama, Tennessee, Western North Carolina, NW Georgia, Arkansas and the Gulf Coast. All are welcome!
Join us every 3rd Thursday at Faith Presbyterian Church located at 5003 Whitesburg Drive in Huntsville (see following map)
Our meeting room (#209) is in the center building of the church complex.
Social time : 6:30 – 7:00 pm
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Donavan Lakes Bass Fishing
During April and May TVFF club anglers attended two (2) separate sessions of what has become annual bass fishing outings for TVFF at the Donavan Lake Bass Club. Donavan Lake is at a private Bass club in Marion, AL, and the outings are arranged by one of our club members, Mr. Everett Sharp, through his club membership. There are eight (8) individual lakes to fish ranging in size from 25-50 acres.
During mid April 6 club anglers attended the first session of what has become an annual bass fishing outing for TVFF…. Donavan Lake. The 6 club members making this outing were Joe Tremblay, Fred Kaufmann, Brian Bouma, Bill Pittenger, Reid Benton and Dick Curtis. The location is at a private Bass club in Marion, AL, and is arranged by one of our club members through his membership with this Bass club. There are eight (8) individual lakes to fish ranging in size from 25-50 acres.
This first session was greeted with less than average fishing based on our past experiences at Donavan. Fish seemed to be on-bed or approaching their spawning time and a less than normal quantity of fish were caught. But, some nice fish were caught and are deserved of some note. The largest bass tipped over 5 pounds with 2-3 around 4 pounds. Even some bream were caught that approached 2 pounds. The ones that got away have stories of their own and are too convoluted to get into within this article. See your fellow club members to hear these yarns !! Rained forced the fishing to halt for one day and the resulting cold front that followed did not help. Some fish pictures from this outing follow: