FlyFest 2015 – film night, casting day and rod building workshop

FlyFest 2015 – May 8th and 9th.

For the second year running, Daniel and Simone Hackett of RiverFly 1864 will be hosting FlyFest.

This year’s weekend, again based out of Launceston, includes the IF4 International Fly Fishing Film festival, hosted by April Vokey, along with a fibreglass rodbuilding day with Epic Fly Rod designer and Master Casting Instructor Carl McNeil.

A free casting session will be held at Josef Chromy Winery where the general public can come and try the newest rods from Sage, Scott, Orvis and Epic, and join in a glass-rod casting demonstration by Carl McNeil.

What: IF4 Fly fishing film festival with April Vokey. When: Friday May the 8th, starting at 6.30pm. Where: Launceston Village Cinemas Tickets available through the IF4 website, or in store prior to the showing at RiverFly 1864 (29 The Kingsway, Launceston). Join April Vokey, Carl McNeil, Daniel and Simone Hackett at the flyshop from 5pm for pre-movie snacks and drinks. Cost: $25

What: Fly rod demo day and glass-rod casting session with Carl McNeil, Simone and Daniel Hackett. Sage, Orvis, Scott and Epic.
When: Saturday May the 9th 10am-12noon
Where: Josef Chromy Winery, Relbia.
Cost: Free of charge – please call the shop (03) 63348386 or Email us to register your attendance

RiverFly Epic Fly Rod KitWhat: Epic Fly Rod Kit build session – learn the tips and tricks to building these ultra-modern fly rods from the maker, Carl McNeil.
When: Saturday May 9th from 1.30pm
: RiverFly 1864, 29 The Kingsway, Launceston. Cost: Free of charge to anyone who pre-purchases an Epic fly rod kit.

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