Wasatch Fly-tying and Fly-fishing Expo This Weekend!
This weekend we will be at the South Town Expo Center attending the Wasatch Fly-tyiing and Fly-fishing Expo. Join us Friday and Saturday for a good time with all kinds of fishy people.
Dan Parson will be doing fly tying demos and Van will do a slide show on fishing the Green River below Fontenelle Dam and tributaries of the Green including the Hamís Fk., Smithís Fk. and Fontenelle Creek.
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What is the Wasatch Expo?
The Wasatch Intermountain Fly Tying and Fly Fishing Expo is a gathering of fly fishers, fly tiers, fishing guides, destination outfitters, and fly fishing equipment vendors. The Expo has many purposes but includes a wide variety of educational, conservation, travel, casting competitions, and humanitarian activities.
Educational opportunities to learn fly fishing, fly tying and advanced casting techniques from nationally recognized experts including a 2-day womenís only event.
Over 100 fly tiers will demonstrate their tying skills showing some of their favorite patterns that catch fish.
Youth programs where kids have to opportunity to tie flies and learn fly rod casting techniques.
A Top Gun casting competition where nationally known casters compete for prize money.
A casting pond for attendees to try casting new fly rods supplied by the vendors.
The Adventure Theater features discussions hourly on fishing around the west and elsewhere in the world.
New for 2017 will be a wide range of panels on topics such as Steelhead Fishing, Fishing the Green River, Utahís Blue Ribbon Fisheries, the Utah Cutthroat Slam and many others.
Utah Chapters of Trout Unlimited, the Federation of Fly Fishers, and the Great Western Fly Fishing Club sponsor the Expo. Funds raised at the Expo supports conservation and humanitarian activities of the participating chapters.