The Mossy Creek Invitational

The Mossy Creek Invitational is an annual fly-fishing tournament held in support of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. “On Saturday June 1, 2019 MCI raised over $195,000 to support the 219 PHWFF Programs nationwide and the injured and disabled veterans they serve in their local communities.” Read more in this post via Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.

29th International Fly Tying Symposium Dates Set

Dates have been announced for the 29th International Fly Tying Symposium. The event will be held November 23-34 in Parsippany, NJ, and will feature more than 100 fly tiers as well as the latest in tying materials and products. Read more in the press release below. 29th International Fly Tying Symposium Slated for Nov. 23-24 in Parsippany, NJ SOMERSET, Penn...

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Announces First Inductees into Circle of Honor

The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust have announced the inaugural inductees in the BTT Circle of Honor. At an awards ceremony set to be held on January 16, 2020, Stu Apte and the late Billy Pate will be recognized for their “significant contributions to the conservation of the bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries.”

The International Game Fish Association Announces “IGFA Day” in Celebration of 80th Anniversary

In recognition of their 80th anniversary, The International Game Fish Association has announced plans for the inaugural International Game Fish Angling Day on June 7, 2019, “as a way to celebrate recreational angling and galvanize the its international network of supporters around the world.”

Explore More: Summer Adventure Package Giveaway

Loon has teamed up with Cascadia Vehicle Tents, Howler Brothers, Redington, RIO Products, and Traeger Outdoors for a giveaway of great products.  The Explore More: Summer Adventure Package Giveaway runs May 7-9, 2019. Visit this page for more information and to sign up for the sweepstakes.

Saltwater School Tuition Winner

CONGRATULATIONS to Mark Mitchell of Pompano Beach, FL for winning our April Giveaway! Mark won free tuition to the world-famous Saltwater Fly Fishing School at Sandy Moret's Florida Keys Outfitters!

May 2nd Loon Live

In this week’s episode of Loon Live, learn how to tie three patterns, The March Brown, Egg Plopper Caddis, and 20-Incher stone, which will help you navigate the high water of spring runoff and hone in on early spring hatches. Tune in Thursday, May 2, at 6 p.m. PST.

Spey-O-Rama 2019

The 16th Annual Jimmy Green World Championship of Spey Casting will be held Friday, April 26th to Sunday, April 28th, 2019, at the world-renowned casting ponds in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. This event is open to the public and admittance is free. In addition to the best Spey casters from a variety of countries competing in distance casting...

First Annual We’re So Fly Trout Festival

The First Annual We’re So Fly Festival will be held May 2-5, 2019, in Bath County, Virginia. The event features self-guided and fee-guided fly fishing trips with local guides, as well as classes on everything from making goat cheese to improving your fly casting technique.

Flymen Fishing Company Fly Tying Contest

Flymen Fishing Company is holding a fly tying contest on Instagram from the last week of April through the end of May. Grand prizes include products from Flymen Fishing Co., Howler Brothers, Rep Your Water, Loon Outdoors, Kona Fishing Products, Hareline Dubbin, Taylor Fly Fishing, and Cortland Line. Find more information here about how to enter.