Program

Friday, April 25th

Opening Dinner

Spend an evening dining in the Bruton Smith Building at Bristol Motor Speedway with the greats of the sport of fly fishing.  Guest enjoy a time of camaraderie with fellow anglers and industry leaders while sampling local vino and enjoying a delectable meal.  After dinner, “Fish Tales” abound as guest speakers entertain guests with insight and personal history in the world of fly fishing.  The evening concludes with a live auction including items from the honored guests as well as other fly fishing goodies. Cost per person is $50.


Saturday & Sunday, April 26th – 27th

Expo

 

2014 Program Schedule

Saturday, April 26
Lecture Presentations

10 – 10:50am  Patrick Fulkrod  Fishing the South Holston
11-10:50am  Chris Willen  Musky Game
Noon-12:50pm  Don Kirk  Trout Fishing in the South has Really Changed
1-1:50pm  Bob Ivins  Discovering Tenkara
2-2:50pm  Jim Casada  Tactics and Techniques for Small Appalachian Streams
3-3:50pm  Alex Bell  Development of WNC Fly Fishing Trail
4-4:50pm  Russ Ambrose  Project Healing Waters

Sunday, April 27
Lecture Presentations

10-10:50am  Jim Casada  Fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Destinations and Delights
11-:11:50am  Alex Bell  Therapeutic Benefits of Fly Fishing
Noon-12:50pm  Patrick Fulkrod  Fishing the South Holston
1-1:50pm  Don Kirk  Traditional Trout of the Southern Appalachians
2-2:50pm  Charlie Parker  Carp on the Fly

Saturday, April 26
Fly Tying Demonstrations

10-11:30am  Caleb Corona  Tying Carp Flies
Noon-1:30pm  Mike Adams  Flies for Mountain Streams
2-3:30pm  Charlie Parker  Tying Streamers
On Saturday, be sure and check out other fly tying demonstrations with Robb Coats, Dan Long, Dave Hise, Caleb Corona and Others

Sunday, April 27
Fly Tying Demonstrations

10-11:00am  Charlie Parker  Tying Streamers
11-12:30pm  Mike Adams  Flies for Mountain Streams
12:30-2pm  Chris Willen  Double Nickle
2-3:00pm  Caleb Corona  Tying Carp Flies

Kids Zone
Saturday, April 26

10-4:00pm  Fly Kids 101  Fishing activities for kids
Trout Fishing – Kids 12 and under free – must bring personal equipment
Catch Using C.P.R. Method – Catch, photograph and release!

Casting Pond
Saturday, April 26

10 – 10:50am  Tim Landis  Instructional Casting Class – 4 slots available – Register at SCC booth
11-Noon  Bob Ivins Tenkara: Ancient fly fishing techniques
Noon-1:00pm  Open  Casting pond open for demonstrating products and casting competition *
1-1:45pm  Tim Landis  Instructional Casting Class – 4 slots available – Register at SCC booth
1:45-2:30pm  Open  Casting pond open for demonstrating products and casting competition *
2:30-3:30pm  Chris Willen  Casting Giant Flies for Big Musky
3:30-5:00pm  Casting Competition  Competition for Guides and Pros
* Be sure to register for the casting competition for a YETI cooler. Details at SCC booth.

Casting Pond
Saturday, April 27

10 – 10:45am  Open  Casting pond open for demonstrating products and casting competition *
11-Noon  Chris Willen Casting for Musky
Noon-1:00pm  Open  Casting pond open for demonstrating products and casting competition *
1-2:00pm  Bob Ivins  Tenkara: Ancient fly fishing techniques
2-4:00pm  Open  Casting pond open for demonstrating products and casting competition *
* Be sure to register for the casting competition for a YETI cooler. Details at SCC booth.

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