Yesterday Hardy USA and The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (CFFCM) announced the first annual Hardy Bros. Cane Casting Cup casting competition, to take place at the 29th Summerfest and Anglers Market at the CFFCM on August 6. This annual casting event will be open to all individuals and the only requirement is to use a bamboo fly rod 9′ in length or smaller.
According to the press release, “The overall point champion will receive a Commemorative 100th anniversary C.C. de France hand crafted by Hardy master rod makers, Tom Moran and Callum Gladstone. Second and third place finishers will receive a Hardy classic fly reel. The winning caster’s name will be engraved on the Tiffany designed ‘Hardy Bros. Cup’ that will remain on display in the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum.”