AMFF Fly Fishing Festival Returns to Manchester
The 12th annual Fly Fishing Festival returns to Manchester on Saturday, August 10 , from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As the signature event of the summer for at the American Museum of Fly Fishing at 4070 Main Street, the event showcases the best of fly fishing past and present. Over 700 people attended the Festival last year. There’s something for everyone: diverse vendors, including rod builders, fly tyers, vintage tackle dealers, book sellers, guide services and artists, with activities for both families and adults. There will be a casting competition and demos, fly tying lessons, free appraisals, presentations, a raffle drawing and much more. Enjoy music by Chris and Neil Acoustic Duo. In need of a caffeine fix or something to satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further than the Better Buzz Mobile Espresso Bar. AMFF neighbors, Crooked Ram, will bring their craft beer, and AMFF will be doing a cookout with hot dogs and burgers. Admission to the museum is free all day, offering everyone a chance to enjoy the exhibits. With the Battenkill River right in its backyard, Manchester is an epicenter of fly fishing in the East. Rich in history and fishing traditions, the Battenkill and Mettowee are at your doorstep. It’s the perfect place to gather and share your love of fly fishing this summer. This event was made possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of the following: They are: The McBride Company; Vermont Country Store; Orvis; RK Miles; Langway of Manchester; Express Copy; The Image Loft; Crooked Ram; Mud Dog Saltwater Flies; Mrs. Murphy’s Donuts, Taconic; The Works; and Mulligans. For more information, contact Kelsey at 802-362-3300 or [email protected] You can also visit amff.org.