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Washington Fly Fishing Fair May 1 & 2, 2015 Kittitas Valley
Event Center, Ellensburg, Washington
The Washington State Council
of the International Federation of Fly Fishers would like to invite you to
join us at our 9th Annual Washington Fly Fishing Fair in Ellensburg, WA
on May 1st & 2nd, 2015. Admission is free to IFFF members!
The Washington Fly Fishing Fair
will be held on May 1st and 2nd (Friday and Saturday), at the Kittitas
Valley Event Center and Fairgrounds in Ellensburg, WA. It's going to be a
great event! The Fair runs from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Friday and from
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday. IFFF members and kids under the age of 16 get
in free, for everyone else the entry fee is $5.
This year's 2015 Fly Fishing Fair
FLY TYING DEMONSTRATIONS -
On Friday and Saturday, there will be over 75 fly tiers demonstrating their
favorite patterns. You'll not only see some beautiful tying, but you'll
also get a lesson on the habits of the critters they represent. All of our
talented fly tiers are excited to share their love of fly fishing and fly tying
with you. There isn't a bad seat in the house!
CASTING - On Friday and Saturday, There will be casting games
(including a nine-hole casting course), casting competitions, casting
demonstrations, and instructional workshops on casting one and two-handed rods.
On Saturday, there will be
special casting workshops, taught by some of the best casting instructor in the
Northwest, and designed by to be informative, fun, and to achieve some
advancement along the path to becoming a better fly fisherman. The workshops
cost $30 each.
Private 30-minute casting lessons,
taught by some of the best casting instructor in the Northwest, will be
available on Saturday. These private lessons can be reserved online, or
by signing up at the event; the cost is $15.
All instructors are certified by
the IFFF Casting Instructor Certification Program (CICP). Biographies of the
individual instructors are available on the Fly Fishing Fair registration site
and on the WSCIFFF website.
To register for the casting
workshops and the private lessons please go to the 2015 Fly Fishing Fair
electronic registration site (listed below). You can also get to the
registration site by going to the WSCIFFF website (also listed below).
FLY FISHING SEMINARS- Free
seminars will be offered on both Friday and Saturday. Spend some time listening
to the experts talk about how to succeed fishing familiar and exotic fly
YOUTH FLY FISHING WORKSHOP -
For kid’s ages 12 through 16, there will be an Introduction to Fly Fishing
Workshop on Saturday, May 2nd, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The workshop will
cover the basics of fly fishing and will include tying and casting instruction.
The Workshop fee ($40.00) and includes a fly rod and reel outfit and lunch.
Class size is limited to 20 participants.
AUCTIONS & RAFFLES -
There will be some great auctions (both silent and live) and raffles on Friday
and Saturday. Items include: fly selections; bamboo rods; custom built
rods; rod and reel outfits; reels, lines and leaders; fly tying materials; fly
tying tools; specialty baskets; fly fishing books; fishing trips; rare fly
plates; plus our Legends Fly Plate.
DINNER BANQUET & LIVE AUCTION - Friday evening, May 1st. Tickets can be reserved online until
April 26th. The cost is $35.
CAMPING - There is limited
camping (wet and dry) available on site. To reserve a spot go to the 2015
Fly Fishing Fair electronic registration site (listed below).
MOTELS & HOTELS - Many of
the motels and hotels in the Ellensburg area are offering special Fly Fishing
Fair rate packages. For a list of the motels and hotels providing
discounts, and their contact information, please go to the WSCIFFF website
To register, click on the link below to go to the 2015 Fly Fishing Fair
electronic registration site: