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We are very excited to announce our February 6, 2016 Lineup for the 46th Annual CFFA  Expo and Banquet at Maneely's Banquet Facility, 65 Rye St., South Windsor, CT.  Ed Mitchell, noted Salt Water Fly Fisherman, Writer, Photographer and lecturer will be the featured speaker for the Banquet. ( http://edmitchelloutdoors.com/).   Ed's topic for the Banquet - "Florida Living and Florida Fishing."   In addition, Ed will participate as the presenter for one of our three seminars at the Expo.  Cost for the Expo which runs from  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.,  is $3.00 per adult.  Youths 16 and under admitted free.  The Banquet which begins at 6:00 p.m. costs $45.00.  (see forms on this web page for Banquet Reservation). 

 

Activities Include

Free Youth Fly Tying Class -  Learn to tie a basic fly pattern and keep the fly you tie.

Fly Tyers Row - Meet the Best Tyers in Person

Area Fly Fishing Guides and Shops - Your next adventure

Fly  Tying Materials and Gear - New and Used

3 Expo  Seminars - Included in Expo Admission

9:30 A.M. Bob Romano: Fly Fishing the Rangley Lakes Region of Western Maine 

Where and When to fish; Places to Stay; What flies to use/Techniques for using the right fly

11:00 A.M. Ed Mitchell - Fishing the Flats of Charlotte Harbor, Florida

1:00 P.M. - Speycasting Northeast - Spey Casting Basics, with: Lisa Weiner, Fred Krowchenko and Jerry

                                                       

        Vendor List To Date

 

                                      Dan Trela Rods                                                               Ed Mitchell

 

                                      3-Tand Reels                                                      Spey Casting NE & Mystic Fly Rods

 

                                      Steve Culton(CurrentStreams)                               JT’s Fly Shop

 

                                      Upcountry Sportfishing                                            Marla Blair Flyfishing Guide Service

 

                                      Bruce Marino & Ted Johnson                                  DriftSmith Outfitters

 

                                      John Marona                                                         Team 7X

 

                                      Franks Live Bait                                                     Bob Lamson

 

                                      CT DEEP                                                               Bob Romano

 

                                      Acampora Taxidermy                                              Charlie McAughtry Art

 

                                      Jack Smola Fly Fishing Adventures                            Lakewood Camps

 

                                       Sage Rods                                                             Nick Masi Enterprises

 

                                     Trout Unlimited - Thames Valley Chapter                     Cast A Fly Charters – Capt. Ray

 

                                      Carl Barney