Meetings/Events

THE VILLAGES FRESHWATER FISHING CLUB (FFC) – The Club meets the second Tuesday of every month (except June, July and August) at Lake Miona Recreation Center.  Sign-ups for trips, membership sign-in, and Club Applications are accepted beginning at 6:30 PM, with the meeting starting at 7:00 PM.  Usually, there is a program consisting of a guest speaker who is knowledgeable about local fishing opportunities and techniques.  The meetings last about an hour. Club membership consists of over 300 Villages residents, whose fishing experience varies from the beginner to those whose knowledge is based on a lifetime of experience.  All are welcome. NOTE: Meeting location may change due to conflict in scheduling. Check monthly notice to verify location. __________________________________________________________

NEAR-TERM MEETINGS & EVENTS

  • FL Bass Tournaments
  • Feb 20, 2018 – R&R Fishing Clinic – Pres Randy DiSanto & VP Rob Husson have an in depth on the water (Village Pond) FREE fishing clinic. You must be a member to participate. Sign up at meeting. This occurs every 3rd Tue.
  • Feb 22-25, 2018 – FLW Tour Tournament – Launch & weigh-in takes place at Venetian Gardens.
  • Feb 23-25, 2018 – Millers Boating Center 27th Annual Boat Show & Expo
  • Mar 1, 2018 – LAKE PANASOFFKEE Pana Vista Lodge 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
    COST; $45. per angler [no charge for boat owners] 4 person pontoons or 2 person john boats.
    EQUIPMENT; Tackle is the responsibility of the angler. Bait is avail. at Pana Vista Lodge
    TRANSPORTATION; Car pools will be set up by the club.
    RENTAL BOAT SEAT ASSIGN; By lottery—If you want to fish with a particular person or group, put all names on one entry form.
    REFUNDS; All $$ are due at sign-up and are non refundable as we have to reserve the boats.
    CANCELLATION; or reschedule If inclement weather threatens we will notify within 24 hours
    SIGN-UP DEADLINE; Sunday 2/25/2018
    CONTACT; Steve Felix 352-753-5211 cel 608-780-0598 e mail sfelixlax@aol.com
    Tom Spade 352-638-2948
  • Mar 13, 2018 – Monthly Meeting – Director of Recreation John Rohan
  • Mar 16, 2018 – Bass Conservation Center Tour – Leave 8:10 A.M. from Colony Rec Center….details to follow.
  • Mar 20, 2018 – R&R Fishing Clinic – Pres Randy DiSanto & VP Rob Husson have an in depth on the water (Village Pond) FREE fishing clinic. You must be a member to participate. Sign up at meeting. This occurs every 3rd Tue.
  • Mar 27, 2018 – Village Bass Tournament – Applications available in The Villages Recreation News or at La Hacienda Rec Center – You MUST turn them in at La Hacienda Rec Center – No applications accepted at FFC meetings.
  • Apr 10, 2018 – FFC Monthly Meeting – Nominations
  • Apr 14, 2018 – “Women’s Fishing Clinic” in cooperation with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. The free, day long clinic is from 8:30am until 5pm at Millers Boating Center, 1661 NW 57th Street, Ocala. Lessons will include knot tying, cast netting, rod and reel rigging, fish and habitat identification, fish handling, and more. All participants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid recreational saltwater fishing license unless exempt.We have been able to fill our previous classes without advertising outside of this list of our customers, and want to offer it to you before the FWC sends a letter out to the general public. Because of this, advance registration is requested by March 31st.! To register or get more information, email Tonya Hanna at Tonya@MillersBoating.com, or call 352-622-7757.Lunch and refreshments will be provided by Millers to all class participants.Tonya Hanna
    sales@MillersBoating.com
    http://www.MillersBoating.com
    352-622-7757
  • Apr 14, 2018 – Fish Fry Silver Lake Rec Center – Limited to 65 ONLY – Eat at 3:00 P.M.
  • Apr 17, 2018 – R&R Fishing Clinic – Pres Randy DiSanto & VP Rob Husson have an in depth on the water (Village Pond) FREE fishing clinic. You must be a member to participate. Sign up at meeting. This occurs every 3rd Tue.
  • May 8, 2018 – FFC Monthly Meeting – Elections
  • May 15, 2018 – R&R Fishing Clinic – Pres Randy DiSanto & VP Rob Husson have an in depth on the water (Village Pond) FREE fishing clinic. You must be a member to participate. Sign up at meeting. This occurs every 3rd Tue.
  • June, July, August – No Meetings 
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21 Responses to Meetings/Events

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  2. Whitby Briscoe says:

    Is there going to be a fall fish fry? If so when.

  3. Stone – used to fish with a member named stone. He had a boat and I used to get out with him occasionally. Is he still in the villages, still a freshwater club member. Anyone kow how to get in touch with him. thanks let me know at boguski13@gmail.com

  4. Used to fish with Mr Stone — met him at a Freshwater Fishing club meeting. We fished occasionally —- are there still members who take Buddies out fishing. Id sure like to get into some CRAPPIE ACTION. contact me at boguski13@gmail.com

  5. Rip Strautman says:

    The form for the upcoming Villages fishing tournament on the club’s website needs adjustment. You can not print the form using the common PDF format because the image flows beyond the page.

  6. Bob says:

    Any kayak fisherman out there who could use company?

    • Art Snyder says:

      Art Snyder , 205-7077 looking for company to go out of Lake Griffin State Park in Kayak. I’ve been going by myself.

  7. EDDIE BREUM says:

    Thanks, for your website. I would like to join your club

  8. Carolyn says:

    The link to Miller’s Fishing generates an error.

  9. ccassva says:

    The link above to Miller’s Fishing generates an error.

  10. Terrence Spencer says:

    Can someone tell me where and when this Tuesdays fishing clinic is?
    Thanks, Terry Spencer

  11. Tom Spade says:

    Jerry – I have pictures from our fishing trip and some November entries. Tom Spade – thomasspade@aol.com

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