I recently received this email from the President of the Southeast Council of the FFF.
I've been to our councils conclaves every year for a few of them and have to tell you, this years is shaping up to be exceptional!
If you love this sport and are hungry to learn more about it, like to catch HUGE bream and think you might enjoy good 'Q' between catching large bass on a beautiful lake with good comany all around, consider making the trek to Callaway. It is well worth the trip!
The 18th Annual Southeastern Council Federation of Fly Fishers Conclave is coming up on May 29th - 31st at Callaway Gardens.
Registration is open now if you plan to attend.
Special keynote speakers: Steve Rajeff (casting expert) and Jon Cave (Sage)
Lefty Kreh will be hanging around too!!
-CLINIC - Rajeff's tips for improving your casting (space limited)
-CLINIC - Rajeff's Casting Clinic (space limited)
-CLINIC - Cave's Casting Clinic (space limited)
-Rod Building 101- Beginner and Beyond
-Bamboo Rod Building
-Introduction to beginner Fly Tying
-Fly Tying tricks
-Fly Casting Instruction and Coaching
FREE Seminars on many fly fishing topics (here are a few...)
-Fishing Dukes Creek in Smithgall Woods
-Stealth tactics and reading trout water
-Fly Fishing for war veterans
-Fly Fishing strategies
-Fly Fishing the Chattahoochee and Cumberland Rivers
-Fly Fishing freshwater stripers in the south
-How to fish the Norfork River in Arkansas
-Fly Fishing in Montana and Alberta
-Protecting and restoring the Hooch
-Atlantic Salmon Fishing on a budget
-The Sunfish - how to fish for them
-Browns, Bows, Brookies and Bronzebacks - Fishing East Tennessee
-Fly-tying demos and instruction by dozens of the best tiers in the country
-FREE FISHING on one of the private Callaway Gardens lakes for show attendees
-Casting Instruction for novices and experts
-Low-cost hosted fishing trips on private Callaway Gardens lakes
-Many non-angling activities for family members
-Commercial exhibitors with great deals and special offers
-Special savings and room discounts from Callaway Gardens
-Special rates on fishing boat rentals
-FFF Casting instructor testing
-The "ever famous" Friday night barbecue bash Hosted by NGTO!!!
-FFF Awards Banquet on Saturday night
-Women's Fly Fishing Outreach Programs!!!!
-FFF Raffle and Silent Auction - GREAT STUFF!!!
Please go to any local fly shop for a registration form or visit www.fffsec.org
to download a registration form. You do not need to be a member of FFF to attend - but we'd love to have you join!
Space is limited so hurry and sign up today!!!
Make your room reservation (1-800-CALLAWAY) by April 28th and let them know you are with the FFF Conclave to receive special discount. (Special discount ended on April 28th. Call anyway and see if they will accommodate you)
Hope to see everyone there!!!
Lynn S. Scott
President - FFF SE Council