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Anglers from across the United States and around the world will meet to celebrate “All Things Fly Fishing” at the 49th annual International Fly Fishing Fair from Aug. 5 through 9 in Livingston, MT.





Source: Rapid City Journal

The Rapid City Journal reports that: the event will feature more than 90 workshops and clinics on casting, fly tying and on-water fishing techniques.

Educational workshops will be taught by instructors, Bob Jacklin, Wayne Luallen, Frank Johnson, Floyd Dean, Bruce Richards, Molly Semenik, Charles Jardine, and others. The workshops are designed to appeal to a broad range of fly fishing interests and skill levels.

The fly fishing fair features exhibits with the latest in gear, outfitters, conservation information and other topics. Why not try out your new gear fishing the Madison, Firehole, Lamar rivers, and the other local world class waters of Yellowstone Park.

The organization will also provide the opportunity to see films during the week including the International Fly Fishing Film Festival on Tuesday evening and DamNation by Patagonia on Saturday afternoon at the Dulcie Theatre in the Shane Center.

Other highlights will include:

Fly Tying Theater: view someone up close tying that special fly.

Youth Activity Center: tie your first fly, cast, paint a fish picture.

Casting Rendezvous: free casting clinics for all attendees.

Casting competition: 5-weight casting competition.

Women’s University: a two-day program tailored for women fly fishers.

Exhibit Hall open daily Thursday through Saturday at Park High School.

Free how-to programs.

Aug. 9 will be the Family Fun Day with several youth activities planned for the day, including casting and fly tying lessons, as well as other fun things for the kids to learn.

Registration is at Park High School, 102 View Vista Drive, Livingston, MT and day passes are available at the registration desk for $10. Advance registration opens June 2 and closes July 27.

The Casting Rendezvous and other free demonstrations will be held at Park High School and fees vary for workshops.

For further information about the fair, click HERE



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