This is the largest fly fishing event in the history of the Hampton Roads area!
Legends of the Fly proceeds go to benefit Project Healing Waters!
Presentation by fly fishing legend Chico Fernandez, Chico wrote the book on bonefishing — literally. He also holds multiple world records, including the IGFA 12 Lb. record Redfish, and was one of the first fly fishermen to land a white marlin on fly in the U.S. Chico has fished all corners of the globe and serves on the Hell’s Bay Boatwork’s Pro Staff. Come meet this fly fishing legend!
Friday evenings activities will also include: Showing of the winning entries from the Fly Fishing Film Tour, Reverend Jim’s BBQ, Live music performed by Dave Carter, Beer and wine, Fly Fishing vendors and artists.
Saturday’s event – The Legends of the Fly Demo Day, brought to you by Wild River Outfitters & Hobie watercraft – held at the Brock Environmental Center located at 3663 Marlin Bay Dr. Virginia Beach, 10am – 1pm, will include:
Instructive sessions led by local guide, Cory “Ruthless” Routh:
– The basics of fishing Virginia’s coastal waters
– Saltwater fly casting fundamentals
– Saltwater fly tying 101
– Watercraft for Virginia saltwater fly fishing
– Fly fishing gear demos