Entries by Funkhouser Lee

President’s Retreat 2023

The President’s Retreat was held this year at Big Hank Campground on the upper North Fork of the Coeur D”Alene River on August 12th.  The event was well attended and we even caught fish.  The dinner was excellent and the weather cooperated, so everyone had a good time. A lively discussion was held and many […]

Medical Lake Fly Casting Station

The Inland Empire Fly Fishing Club was contacted by Jefferson Elementary School teacher Melissa Pearcy in late May. She is a science teacher at Jefferson. Her classes have been raising trout in their classroom since January. They were scheduled to release the trout in Medical Lake on Tuesday, June 13th and wanted to know if […]

Kid’s Fishing 2023

The 2023 Kid’s Fishing event was again a great success.  The IEFFC sponsored the bus bringing families from the Ronald McDonald House on Friday, May 5th and the kids had a great time.  Assisting Kid’s Fishing Chairman Floyd Holmes were IEFFC members Eric Apelskog, Stephen Aspinwall, Jerry McBride, Jerry Harms, and Bryan Harman.  The weather […]

Conserve Fish While Fly Fishing – Robert Moreland

Conserve Fish While Fly Fishing Fly fishing is a popular outdoor activity that attracts anglers from all over the world. However, the sport can have a significant impact on fish populations, and as responsible anglers, it’s our responsibility to minimize this impact. The good news is that there are plenty of things we can do […]

Bayley Lake Spawning Channel Restoration 2022

As always, the Bayley Lake Spawning Channel cleanup was a lot of work and a lot of fun. The Channel was more constricted than in past years, but the IEFFC  crew was up to the task and created an easy path for the spawning trout. Our crew of nine volunteers met at 8AM at Maverick’s Restaurant […]