American Angler magazine is inviting fly fishers to a laid-back weekend of fishing and workshops on Maine’s Rapid River starting Friday, June 29. The historic Lakewood Camps (www.lakewoodcamps.com) is the location, and although regular lodge rates apply for all attendees, the events and workshops with David Klausmeyer, Macauley Lord, Bill Bullock, and American Angler editor Phil Monahan are free.
For the complete itinerary, read the extended entry.
Welcome and introductions, Q&A
Dinner is from 6:30-7:30
Cocktail Hour (BYOB), including brief remarks by Phil Monahan and a short (1/2-hour) presentation by Bill Bullock on Maine and the Rangeleys in the American Museum of Fly Fishing collection.
Dave Klausmeyer: How to Tie Traditional Maine Streamers Macauley Lord: How to Increase Your Casting Distance
Lunch is from 12:30-1:30
Phil: Magazine and Fly-Fishing Industry Q&A
Dave: Tying Realistic Caddisflies for Fishing
Macauley: Personal Casting Evaluation and Help for Guests
Phil: How to Become an Outdoor Writer
Dave: Tying Thunder Creek patterns.
Macauley: Tactical Casting
Bill: The American Museum of Fly Fishing permanent collection and upcoming Ogden Pleissner exhibition.