Friday, August 13, 2010

The American Museum of Fly Fishing's - Annual Fly Fishing Festival

The The American Museum of Fly Fishing's is holding it's Annual Fly Fishing Festival this Saturday August 14, 2010 on the Museum in Manchester, VT.

Activities will include: equipment appraisals; live music; casting rods from rod makers, Leonard, Granger, Heddon and even the Wonder Rod.

Casting Competition - Sign up to be a part of our first casting competition at our pond. Winner will win their choice of an AMFF hat or t-shirt from the Brookside Angler, the Museum giftshop!
Tackle Swap - Check in at our Swap table to register your items... or find something new!

Children's Activities - Kids can make a Clown Fly and learn the steps to real fly tying, or go into the gallery for a scavenger hunt.

Participating Vendors and Craftsmen

Antiques and Collectible Dealers: Historical Angling Artifacts; Shenandoah Antique Angler; Seacoast Appraisal Service; Classic Fly Fisherman; David Foley Sporting Books; Hardy North America; Lang's Auction; and Ellie's Attic.

Craftsmen and Rod Builders: Newfound Woodworks, Inc (Canoes and Kayaks); F.D. Kretchman Rod Co.; Carlson Rod Company; Jordan Mills Rod Company; and JH Becker Custom Bamboo Rods.

Festival Admission: $5 adults; $3 kids (5-14); $10 family (2 adults and 3 children); Museum members are free.

It's a nice way to break from the summer heat wave here in the east. Plenty of shops in Manchester for none fishing members of the family, not to mention the Orvis Head Quarter's and store.

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