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Virginia Fly Fishing Festival Breaks Attendance Record

The recently held 15th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival drew record crowds. “Clearly we are really resonating with the general public, many of whom no little to nothing about fly fishing—and that is great for the industry,” says … more

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The Project Healing Waters 2-Fly Tournament

Project Healing Waters will hold its 9th annual 2-Fly Tournament in Syria, Virginia April 25-26. Along with the competition, the event will feature notable speakers Bob Woodruff and Captain Eivind O. Forseth. Read more in the press release below.

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Andy Mill joins Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition

The Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition offers anglers an opportunity to help participate in field work that will advance tarpon research, while also enjoying fishing opportunities in Belize. The 2015 expedition will be led in part by Andy Mill. Read more … more

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Hell or High Water Fly Fishing Festival

The annual “Hell or High Water” fly fishing festival will be held April 10-11 at the West Branch Angler Resort in Hancock, NY. Activities include an Orvis 101 program, tying demonstrations, and a viewing of the 2015 Fly Fishing Film … more

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Orvis Announces Free Clinics for Spring 2015

Now for the sixth year, free fly fishing lessons will be offered nationwide through Orvis retail stores. The “Fly Fishing 101” clinics will run April through June 2015. Read more in the press release below.

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Tarpon Research Presentation

Dr. Jerry Ault and Adam Marton will be giving a presentation on the Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition and tarpon research and programs at The Tarpon and Bonefish Research Center at the University of Miami. The event will be held Saturday, … more

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BSA Fly Fishing Merit Badges

As part of the 2015 Virginia Fly Fishing Festival, free Boy Scouts of America Fly Fishing Merit Badges will be offered at the event. The BSA merit badge program is helped funded by a larger outreach program geared towards children … more

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2015 Quiet Water Symposium

The Quiet Water Symposium, now in its 20th year, features what’s new in the world of non-motorized watercraft and offers a variety of informational programs and exhibitions ranging from wilderness first aid to meal preparation for paddle trips. The 2015 … more

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Colorado TU River Stewardship Gala

Colorado Trout Unlimited will host its annual annual River Stewardship Gala on March 13, 2015 at the Arvada Center. The event helps to raise funds for conservation and restoration projects statewide. Read more in the press release below.

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Fly Tying Marathon to Support Project Healing Waters

The Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Quantico program and the Fort Belvoir Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program will host the Second Annual Fly Tying Marathon at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia on Saturday March … more

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