Fly Fishing Festival
The American Museum of Fly Fishing will host its 2015 Fly-Fishing Festival on Saturday, August 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Events include casting workshops, live demonstrations and a family activity area. Attendees can also get appraisals on their equipment and browse a selection of vintage tackle. See Rhey Plumley tying the Vermont State Fly; watch a 3D Printing Demo with reel maker Michael Hackney, and meet John Juriga, the author of ‘Bob Hines: National Wildlife Artist.’ A number of artists and fly tyers will be there, in addition to AMFF’s current exhibitions: ‘Bob Hines: National Wildlife Artist;’ ‘The New Yorker Goes Fly Fishing;’ and ‘The Wonders of Fly Fishing.’ The American Museum of Fly Fishing is located on Route 7A in Manchester. Visit amff.com to learn more.