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Old 09-23-2008, 12:50 PM
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Default CFFCM Art of the Angler Show

The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum
The Arts of the Angler Show

The ‘go to’ show for fly fishing enthusiasts in a sophisticated setting: Flytying, bamboo rods, fine fishing tackle, guides, destinations, and classic and collectible art, books, tackle and accessories. Classes, Seminars, Programs, and Live Auction.

November 15 & 16, 2008

Featuring demonstrations, seminars, classes, and a fine group of purveyors at the Danbury Plaza Hotel formerly the Sheraton), 18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT, located off exit 2, Route I84, in Danbury, CT

Saturday, November 10,
9:00 - 5:00 Show open
7:00 PM Live auction of flyfishing and sporting collectibles
Sunday, November 11,
9:30 - 4:00 Show open

Both Days-Programs 9:30-4 and Antique Tackle Roadshow Appraisers
5:45 - 7:00 Special Buffet Dinner Available
10:30-Noon – Fly Tyers Garage

Free Seminars include: Selecting a Bamboo Fly Rod, Refinishing Bamboo Rods, Fishing the Catskills Streams, Lake Ontario Tributaries Salmon and Steelhead, For Beginners in the Salt, Creative Fly Tying and others. Special Book Release and Signing by Keith Fulsher Sunday Noon-2PM

Fly Tying Classes: Catskill Dry Flies-David Brandt, Streamers and Baitfish for Fresh and Saltwater-Mike Martinek, Make a Mead Lady Bug-Bob Mead, Deer Hair Management and Bug Making, and others. Call 845-439-4810 for registration information, fees apply.

Vendors providing the finest in hackle to tackle include: Baker’s Bamboo Flyrods, MC Flyfishing, Housatonic River Outfitters, Badger Creek Fly Tying, Richard Bradley Reels, Housatonic Valley Rods, Bamboo Mike Longuil, Belvoirdale, Whitewater Flies/The Variant, Jerry Girard, Chesapeake Rod & Reel and others.

Non Stop Tying Demonstrations by America’s best tyers. Simply the best of the best in the USA including: Dave Brandt, Jay ‘Fishy’ Fullum, Mike Martinek, Bob Mead, Ralph Graves, Bruce Marino, Paul Rossman, Ed Burgholzer, Bill Hrinko, Roger Plourde, Ted Patlen, Harold Williams, Jack Pangburn, Peggy Brenner, Leslie Wrixon, Bill Newcomb, Catskill Fly Tyers Guild, Thomas Farmer, Bruce Corwin, Joe Soma, John Klemm Jr., George Cherundolo, Andrea Van Benschoten, Greg Belcamino, and more.

Antique Fishing Tackle Roadshow: Is it TRASH or TREASURE? This is the place to bring attic discoveries and find out just how much they are worth. A panel of museum appraisers will be on hand each day to help you find out just what you have in lures, hooks, magazines, rods, reels, or other fishing related items. Live Auction, Saturday 7PM

NEW>>>Fly Tyers Garage: Need a tune up? Crowding heads, bent wings, floppy tails, poor thread performance, working with new tools? Our top notch mechanics: Fishy, Pangburn, Klemm, Farmer, Williams, Marino, Brenner will provide diagnostics to tune up your tying. Bring your tools and materials. No estimates involved, all tune ups are free. Sunday morning 10:30-Noon.

For more and updated information: The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum @ or contact the CFFCM phone 845-439-4810
Exhibitor set up Friday, November 14, 4-8 PM, Saturday from 7-9:00AM.
(Special Hotel Show Rates-$79 per night, call 203-794-0600)
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Old 10-22-2008, 11:59 AM
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Sounds like a great time -- will definitely try to get down for that
"Fly fishing is solitary, contemplative, misanthropic, scientific in some hands, poetic in others, and laced with aesthetic considerations. It's not even clear if catching fish is actually the point." -John Gierach
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:37 PM
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Fly Fishing Book Exchange at CFFCM’s Arts Show Nov. 15 & 16, 2008

For Immediate Release Contact: CFFCM 1-845-439-4810 October 24, 2008

Livingston Manor, NY. The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum has added yet another component to their diverse fly fishing show, The Arts of the Angler to be held at the Danbury Plaza Hotel in Danbury CT, on November 15 & 16, 2008; a fly fishing book exchange.

The Fly Fishing Book Exchange is open to all attendees. Attendees are encouraged to bring their used books they would like to sell at the show. The CFFCM will have a ‘Book Exchange” area set up to display used books for sale and CFFCM will receive a 10% commission for sold books (an additional 5% for credit card purchases). The process is simple: ‘book sellers’ are required to put their selling price and initials on the top right hand corner of the inside right hand front page in pencil. Books can be dropped off at the CFFCM table upon entrance to the show and picked up on their way out with on the spot payment for any sold. Attendees get to enjoy the show while their books maybe earning them some money.

This Book Exchange will give attendees the opportunity to sell their old and used outdoor sporting books or pick up some to fill their library.

For more information Contact the CFFCM at 845-439-4810 or via email
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