Spring is almost here and everyone is excited to get out and enjoy the peak fishing season. We still have some cold weeks ahead of us but below you find a list of fun things to do to get prepped and pumped up! Here are some of the best events in the region we will be attending and hosting over the next month.
We have a busy schedule of the events starting next weekend.
-The Fly Fishing Show Lancaster PA, Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6
The Fly Fishing Show is always a great time and this year has been no exception. Record attendance has been the norm and for good reason. The Furimski family knows how to put on a show, not to mention the biggest in the world. The Lancaster Show isn’t the biggest but it is one of the best. The venue at the Marriot in Lancaster PA is excellent and the show layout is great. There is always a great lineup of celebrities, presentations, fly tying, and demos and the exhibitor space is always packed with the best shops and guides in the industry. If you have never attended one of The Fly Fishing Show events, give Lancaster a try next weekend, you will be glad you did.
-Legends of The Fly Virginia Beach, Saturday, March 12th – http://www.legendsoftheflyvb.com
Hosted by Art Webb, John Fall, and a board of great fishy friends this fun filled event is a great fundraiser for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. LOF begins at 2PM at the Virginia Museum Of Contemporary Art. There will presentations, casting, and fly tying followed by a night of excellent food, music, local films, and the grand finale F3T Film Tour from 6:30-9PM.
-Mossy Creek Open House Saturday, March 19th http://mossycreekflyfishing.com/2016/02/25/mossy-creek-spring-open-house-saturday-march-19th-2016-and-fly-fishing-film-tour-shenandoah-valley/
Matt Supinski will be hosting our annual spring open house event. This event is FREE as always so bring your friends and family. We will have gear demos, fly tying, presentations, our biggest raffle of the year, a huge clearance sale, and our famous BBQ in memory of Carter Lewis. Doors open at 9AM and there will be coffee and donuts to enjoy while you watch Matt Supinski and some of the best local fly tyers spin up some bugs. The day will end with our raffle at 4:30 but the fun isn’t over as we are hosting the F3T Fly Fishing Film tour the same night starting at 7PM.
-F3T Fly Fishing Film Tour 2016 Harrisonburg, VA Saturday, March 19th 7-9PM http://flyfilmtour.ticketfly.com/event/1111345-2016-fly-fishing-film-tour-harrisonburg
We are excited to be hosting F3T again this year at JMU’s Memorial Hall Theater. Proceeds from this event will benefit the James Madison Fly Fishing Club. Tickets will be on Sale at Mossy Creek Fly Fishing Tuesday, March 1st or online at the link above.
-Matt Supinski Selective Trout School Sunday, March 20th
We are offering a great opportunity to take a private, on stream lesson with a true spring creek master. Matt Supinski was fishing Mossy Creek 30 years ago when the public stretch was just in its infancy. He has fished and studied spring creeks all over the world. This will be a full day class, includes lunch and any necessary gear, and will run $125. We have a limit of 6 anglers in this class. If interested, call or email the shop today to sign up- firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-434-2444.
-F3T Fly Fishing Film Tour 2016 Richmond, VA Friday, April 8th 6:30-8:30PM http://flyfilmtour.ticketfly.com/event/1019511-2016-fly-fishing-film-tour-wilton
We are excited to be hosting an F3T Fly Fishing Film Tour in Richmond Virginia the night before the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival! The event will be held at the Bowtie Theater on Boulevard from 6:30-8:30PM. Seating is limited to 270 so get your tickets quickly as these will sell out! Proceeds from this event will benefit Project Healing Waters!
-Virginia Fly Fishing Festival Richmond VA, Saturday and Sunday April 9-10 http://www.vaflyfishingfestival.com
The Virginia Fly Fishing Festival is invading Richmond this year! We are excited for the sold out vendor space and massive amounts of advanced ticket purchases. Weather is no longer a factor as this event will be inside at Meadow Event Park. Our shop will have over 300 Square feet of booth space and will be partnered with booths from our manufacturer reps Simms, Sage, Rio, Redington, Patagonia, 3-Tand, Lamson, Fishpond, and more! Come watch the best fly casting instructors, fly tyers, and industry partners in Virginia!
-Mossy Creek Invitational Saturday, June 4th http://www.projecthealingwaters.org/Events/Tournaments/MossyCreekInvitational.aspx
Our favorite day of the year will be Saturday, June 4th when we help host the annual Mossy Creek Invitational. This year marks the 9th annual MCI event and we are proud to announce we have currently raised over 1.2 Million dollars for Project Healing Waters. We hope for another banner year of fundraising along with a safe, fun, and successful day on the water with our PHW’s participants. For those looking to contribute and donate, please contact us at email@example.com or give us a call at 540-434-2444.