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Australia Fly Fishing Festival

Juan Del Carmen, Advanced Fly Fishing School

Saturday, 24 February 2018 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (AEDT)

Australia Fly Fishing Festival

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1d 19h 14m Free  

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The first annual AUSTRALIA FLY FISHING FESTIVAL brings together all facets of the fly fishing community for a day of learning, skills, entertainment and friendship.  From the "curious about fly fishing" to world-class champions, there's an experience for everyone.  Six FFF casting instructors will present practical workshops and demonstrations on the best, the latest and the coolest techniques.

The event is free, but a gold coin donation would be appreciated.

08.00 - 10.30 Breakfast will be available at Nepean Rowing Club's PADDLES RESTAURANT (menu)

09.00 - 12.30 Eight separate workshops presented by the creme de la creme of the fly fishing world.

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch will be available at Nepean Rowing Club's PADDLES RESTAURANT (menu)

14.00 - 18.30 Continuation of workshops and speakers.

18.30 Oliver Weber, sports physiotherapist will speak on the prevention and treatment of fly fishing injuries.

19.00 Dinner will be available at Nepean Rowing Club's PADDLES RESTAURANT (menu)

ALL DAY Coffee, drinks, morning teas and afternoon teas will be available from the bar.

Confirmed speakers include Justin Duggan (Sydney Flyfishing Tours) demonstrating salt water skills, Peter Morse (Wildfish) showing casting styles, Clinton Isaacs (Australian Flyfishing Lodge) talking about fly fishing on the flats, Matt Trippett (The Fly Program), Cameron McGregor (River Escapes), Tony Loader (master casting instructor talking about speycasting), Rod Harrison (world famous guide and TFO advisor), Jeff Pierce from the USA (Scientific Anglers' Foreign & OE Sales Manager bringing a huge array of lines for testing) and Oliver Weber (PhysioPoint), sports physiotherapist for the Australian Rowing Team presenting a talk on how not to injury yourself.

 

Other speakers include Jack Marrs (Australian Distance Casting Champion) and Shannon Kitchener.


Registration is optional, but would make the organisers very happy to know approximate attendance.


The event is sponsored by 

ABEL REELS

AIRFLO FLY LINES

AUSTRALIAN BASS ANGLER (Penrith)

COMPLEAT ANGLER (Sydney)  

ECHO FLY RODS

EDGE FLY RODS 

E.J.TODD

FLYLIFE MAGAZINE

HIGH COUNTRY OUTFITTERS (Jindabyne) 

LOOP TACKLE

MAYFLY PRODUCTS 

ORVIS FLY FISHING

SAGE

SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS FLY LINES  

SCOTT FLY RODS

SYDNEY FLY OUTFITTERS & GUIDING (online)

T.F.O. 

THE FISHING FACTORY (Orange)

XPLORER

VISION FLY FISHING

and

CLEANING FISHING WATERS in association

with OZFISH UNLIMITED

Have questions about Australia Fly Fishing Festival? Contact Juan Del Carmen, Advanced Fly Fishing School

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Nepean Rowing Club
Bruce Neale Drive
Penrith, NSW 2750
Australia

Saturday, 24 February 2018 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (AEDT)


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