Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events: Saturday

Salon A 

9:30-11            Williams/Roland        Women’s Meet & Greet Breakfast (pre-registration required)

Specialty Instruction Class 

9:30-10:50       Ron Kless                    Reading Water Critically: How to Find More Fish [FEE]

11-12:50          Pat Dorsey                  Master Class: Fishing Tailwaters [FEE]

1-1:50              Pierce Oja                   The Montana Fishing Season, On and Off the Beaten Path

Brazos River 

9:30-10:50       Chris Johnson             Fly Fishing the Guadalupe River [FEE]

11-12:30          Karlie Roland             Women Only: Becoming an Independent Angler [FEE]

1-2:50              Gary Dubiel                Advanced Tactics for Redfish [FEE]

3-3:50              Karlie Roland             Fishing the Henry’s Fork

Guadalupe River 

11-11:50          Wayne McGee            Alaska’s Best Pacific Salmon and Trout Waters

12-12:50          Ron Kless                    Euro Nymphing: The Dos & Don’ts

1-1:50  Williams/Jones/Mattson         Women Only: Ask an Expert

2-2:50              Chris Johnson             Fly Fishing the Republic of Texas

3-3:50              Pat Dorsey                  Fishing Colorado’s South Platte

Devil’s River 

10-10:50          Kirk Deeter                 25 Tips to Make You a Better Angler Anywhere

11-11:50          Jerry Hamon               A Man, a Kayak, and a Fly Rod

12-12:50          Greg Welander            Insider’s Guide to Texas Bass Fishing

1-1:50              Tim Urtiaga                All About Pike on the Fly

2-2:50             Kirk Deeter                 25 Tips to Make You a Better Angler Anywhere

3-3:50              Gary Dubiel                Fly Fishing Poland

Featured Fly Tyers

9:30-10:50       Jim Bensinger             Beginner Fly Tying 101 [FEE]

11-11:50          Jackson Dean             Crayfish Carl

12-12:50          Chris Johnson             Rio Bandito

1-1:50              Steve Maldonado        Big Streamers for Trout

2-2:50              Allen Rupp                  Whitlock’s NearNuff Crayfish

3-4:30              Jim Bensinger             Tying Wet Flies (intermediate-advanced class) [FEE]

Main Casting Pool

10:15 -11         Gary Dubiel                Casting Demo

12-12:30          Rex Walker                 Casting Demo

2-3                   Karlie Roland             Casting Demo

Casting Classes [FEE]: Meet at Class Registration Booth 10 minutes before class

9:30-11            Rex Walker                 Beginner Casting Instruction

1-2:30              Rex Walker                 Beginner Casting Instruction

Free Casting Classes: Meet at Goodfly Booth 10 minutes before class

11:30 AM & 3:30 PM Goodfly            Walk-Up Casting Classes*

(Certified Casting Instructors)

* Families (including children 14 and over) can receive free casting lessons at the times referenced above compliments of Good Fly. Families with children can also try their hands at fly tying at the fly-tying tables staffed by festival volunteers.

Schedule of Events: Sunday

Specialty Instruction Class 

7:45-8:30         Eric Canfield              Angler’s Chapel for Vendors & Instructors

9:30-10:50       Ron Kless                   Reading Water: How to Find More Fish [FEE]

11-12:50          Pat Dorsey                  Master Class: Fishing Tailwaters [FEE]

1-1:50              Pierce Oja                   The Montana Fishing Season, On and Off the Beaten Path

Brazos River 

9:30-10:50       Chris Johnson             Fly Fishing Southern Colorado [FEE]

11-12:30          Karlie Roland             Women Only: Becoming an Independent Angler [FEE]

1-2:50              Gary Dubiel                Advanced Tactics for Redfish [FEE]

3-3:50              Karlie Roland             Fishing the Henry’s Fork

Guadalupe River 

9:30-10:50       Wayne McGee            Alaska’s Best Pacific Salmon and Trout Waters

11-11:50          Ron Kless                    Euro Nymphing: The Dos & Don’ts

1-1:50 Williams/Jones/Mattson          Women Only: Ask An Expert

2-2:50              Chris Johnson             Fly Fishing the Texas Hill Country

3-3:50              Pat Dorsey                  Fishing Colorado’s South Platte

Devil’s River 

10-10:50          Karlie Roland             Fishing the Henry’s Fork

11-11:50          Jerry Hamon               A Man, a Kayak, and a Fly Rod

12-12:50          Tim Urtiaga                Insider’s Guide to Lakes and Stillwaters

1-1:50              Greg Welander            Fly Fishing Bass in Texas

2-2:50             Kirk Deeter                 25 Tips to Make You a Better Angler Anywhere

3-3:50              Gary Dubiel                Fly Fishing Poland

Featured Fly Tyers

9:30-10:50       Jim Bensinger             Beginner Fly Tying 101 [FEE]

11-11:50          Jackson Dean             Crayfish Carl

12-12:50          Chris Johnson             Johnson’s Creek Leech

1-1:50              Wes McNew               Foxy Crack

2-2:50              Allen Rupp                  Whitlock’s NearNuff Crayfish

3-3:50              Steve Maldonado        Big Streamers for Trout

4-4:50             Phil Iwane                   No Mercy Midge

Main Casting Pool

10:15-11          Gary Dubiel                Casting Demo

12-12:30          Rex Walker                 Casting Demo

2-3                   Karlie Roland             Casting Demo

Casting Classes [FEE]: Meet at Class Registration Booth 10 minutes before class

9:30-11            Rex Walker                 Beginner Casting Instruction

1-2:30              Rex Walker                 Beginner Casting Instruction

Free Casting Classes: Meet at Goodfly Booth 10 minutes before class

11:30 AM & 3:30 PM Goodfly                      Walk-Up Casting Classes *

(Certified Casting Instructors)

* Families (including children 14 and over) can receive free casting lessons at the times referenced above compliments of Good Fly. Families with children can also try their hands at fly tying at the fly-tying tables staffed by festival volunteers.

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