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Events

Epic Rod Raffle Winner Announced

The Native Fish Coalition, along with Epic Fly Rods, recently had a raffle for an 7'6" 4wt Epic Fastglass rod. Proceeds from the raffle went to benefit native fish conservation, and the raffle raised nearly $2,000. The winner was ticket #088 - Michael, from Florida. You can view more about the raffle here.

Joey's Fly Fishing Foundation Helps Kids' Futures

Joey's Fly Fishing Foundation, located in Sheridan, WY, has been holding clinics to help kids to "cast for a better future" since 2007. This year, their annual dinner has been postponed due to the pandemic. However, they're switching to an all-radio fundraiser, featuring advice from guides, and stories from kids who've personally gone through Joey's Fly...

Cheeky Fishing Tournament Goes Virtual

Cheeky Fishing has shifted its signature Schoolie Tournament to the fall this year because of COVID-19. But that is not the only change. To keep participants at a safe distance while still creating a sense of community and fun that the Tournament is known for, the staff at Cheeky Fishing are preparing to stream a live event on September 19th at 7:00PM EST...

Fishpond Holds Auction for Belize Fly Fishing

Fishpond is a name most of us anglers associate with high-quality packs and nets. But soon enough, it'll be a name we all recognize for their impressive efforts to help keep the fly fishing industry alive and thriving. As of September 15, Fishpond is holding an online auction, with all the proceeds going to benefit the fly fishing industry in Belize. Per...

Driftless Fly Fishing Company Offering Free Lessons

Per a news story from ABC 6 out of Rochester, MN, the well-known Driftless Fly Fishing Company fly shop in Preston, MN is offering free fly fishing classes to anyone looking to get into the sport. The shop is located on the banks of the South Branch and Root River. You can read more about the free classes here.

Wyoming Rescue Mission to Host Fly Fishing Tournament

According to a story from Wyoming News Now, the Wyoming Rescue Mission and the Wyoming Fly Fishing Guide Service will host the 7th annual Fishin' for the Mission fly fishing tournament on August 27, 2020, at Red Butte Ranch, near Casper. Proceeds from the tournament go back to the Wyoming Rescue Mission, which is focused on caring for the Cowboy State's...

Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival Moves Location, Dates

A new year means new dates and a brand new location for the Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival: The 4th Annual Texas Fly & Brew will take place on February 27 and 28, 2021, in Mesquite, just 15 minutes from downtown Dallas. “We’re thrilled to partner with Mesquite to bring our unique festival to this great location,” says Festival Director Beau...

Beyond BOW Fly Fishing Seminars Announced

The Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) Beyond program announced that it will be hosting three fly fishing seminars for anglers in the coming months. The seminars are geared towards women, but all are invited to attend. These seminars are made possible by the Iowa BOW program, and some help from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. You can read more about...

Cutthroat Anglers Offers Summer Youth Fly Fishing Camp

According to an article from The Summit Daily News in Silverthorne, CO, a fishing group called Cutthroat Anglers is holding summer fly fishing camps for youth. The camps will take place on the Arkansas River, and you can read more about them here.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Offers Free Fly Fishing Classes in July

Colorado Parks and Wildlife - the agency in charge of managing fisheries within the stage - is holding free fly fishing classes in July, according to the Steamboat Pilot.  You can read the full story here.