Western Idaho Fly Fishing Expo - Boise, ID January 13th and January 14th
The 2017 Western Idaho Fly Fishing Expo will be held on January 13th and January 14th at the Center Expo Building in Boise, ID (5610 Glenwood, Boise, ID 83714). The Expo is hosted by the Boise Valley Fly Fishers. Show hours are Friday, Noon,-,9pm, and Saturday, 9am - 6pm. Admission is $7.00, age 13 and under are free. This event brings together fly fishing enthusiasts from throughout the Pacific Northwest to share the passion of their sport with the public. The expo features guest speakers on subjects of fly fishing technique and skills, fishing destinations. Demonstration fly tyers, and a casting pond. Additional information is available at the Expo Website (http://www.bvffexpo.com) .
Washington Sportsman Show - Puyallup, WA January 25th through 29th
The 2017 Washington Sportsman Show will be held in Puyallup, WA at the Washington State Fair Events Center on January 25th - 29th. Admission is $12 for Adults, $5 for Juniors (6-16), Free to children 5 and under, and $18 for 2-Day Pass. The Washington Sportsman Show is the largest outdoor adventure show in the State. If you're planning a special adventure for 2017, it's an opportunity to meet face-to-face with top professional guides and outfitters, and representatives from leading hunting and fishing lodges and resorts. Members of the Washington Council will be manning the IFFF booth, providing free casting lessons and demonstrations, and tying flies in the Fly Tying Theater. Please drop by the IFFF booth, say hi, and tell us what's on your mind.
The Fly Fishing Show - Lynnwood, WA February 18th and 19th
The 2017 Lynnwood, WA Fly Fishing Show will be held on February 18th and 19th at the Lynnwood Convention Center (3711 196th Street Southwest, Lynnwood, WA 98036). Admission is $15. The International Federation of Fly Fishers will be offering FREE fly fishing instruction at the IFFF Learning Center located at the IFFF booth. Basic fly casting, fly tying, and knot tying will be taught throughout the day. More information is available at the show's website (http://www.flyfishingshow.com).
Northwest Fly Tyer & Fly Fishing Expo - Albany, OR March 10th and 11th
The Oregon Council's 2017 Northwest Fly Tyer & Fly Fishing Expo will be held on Friday, March 10th and Saturday, March 11th, 9AM - 5PM Daily, at the Linn County Expo Center in Albany, Oregon. The NW Fly Tyer Expo has been heralded as the "largest fly tying event west of the Mississippi". Come to the Expo and be part of the crowd of fly tyers and fly fishers building their knowledge and seeing old friends. At the Expo you will have the opportunity to: learn from over 200 Fly Tyers, explore the 50+ Exhibitors, observe daily Casting Demonstrations, choose from over 50 Classes on Fly Tying, Fly Casting, & Fly Fishing, attend the daily FREE Fly Fishing Education Program, and participate in daily Raffles & Silent Auctions. Admission is free for IFFF Members, Veterans and Youth 18 & Under. General Admission for everyone else is $10.00.
Washington Fly Fishing Fair - Ellensburg, WA May 5th and 6th
Please join us at the Washington Council's 11th annual Fly Fishing Fair. The 2017 Fair will be held in Ellensburg, WA on May 5th and 6th, 2017 (Friday and Saturday) at the Kittitas Valley Event Center (Fair Grounds) in Ellensburg, WA. You may register beginning Jan 15, 2017 on our website (http://www.wscifff.org/).
Renowned fly tier Steven Fernandez, the IFFF's 2012 Buszek Memorial Award winner, will be one of our featured fly tiers. Steve will be putting on workshops and tying demonstrations during the Fair. Steven enjoys tying fishing flies, classic trout flies, and artistic salmon flies. Come see what he has in store for you.
The Volunteer Dinner (it's free and open to all volunteers) will be held on Thursday, May 4th. The Social hour with no host bar opens at 5 PM, Dinner will start at 6 PM.
The Council's annual Award Banquet and Auction (the Council's major fundraiser) will be held on Friday, May 5th. The no host bar will open at 5 PM, Dinner will begin at 6 PM. The Live Auction will follow Dinner. Reservations can be made and tickets can be purchased (for $40) on our website after January 15th, 2017.
Discounted Motel and Hotel options are listed on our web site (www.wscifff.org), please note that you must call (no online) your chosen hotel directly and mention the WA Fly Fishing Fair to get the discount price (listed for each hotel on our website) which is good through April 8, 2017.
International Fly Fishing Fair - Livingston, MT, August 1st through August 5th
The IFFF's 2017 International Fly Fishing Fair (Conclave) will be held on August 1st through 5th, 2017, in Livingston, MT. It's going to be a great event. Workshops and Classes will run from August 1st through 5th. The Exhibit Hall will be open August 3-5. The Fair will feature Fly Casting Workshops, a Women's University, Fishing Demonstrations, Youth Activities, Meal Events, Vendors and Exhibitors, Fly Tying Demonstrations, Auctions and Raffles, and much more. Please go to the IFFF website (http//www.fedflyfishers.com) or call (406) 222-9369 for additional information.