Join HFFA members in Iowa City for the 2017 Annual Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association Fly Fishing Show
February 17-19, 2017
Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center, Iowa City, Iowa — check this website for more details in the weeks to come
Featured Presenters: Lori-Ann Murphy and Jay “Fishy” Fullum
PLUS: regional experts and programs focused on youth and women in fly fishing
Central Iowa Fly Fishers looks forward to hosting and invites you to attend the:
42nd Annual Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association Fly Fishing Show
February 19-21, 2016 — Public Welcome
Tom Rosenbauer [bio]
This well-known fly fishing enthusiast, instructor, and author hosts the Orvis Fly Fishing Podcasts and has been with the Orvis Company for over 30 years. He’ll be presenting on “Small Stream Fly Fishing,” Prospecting for Trout,” and “Reading the Water.” He’ll also be giving fly tying demonstrations as a featured tyer.
Charlie Craven [bio]
Charlie is a professional fly tyer, former guide, author, and owner of Denver-area fly shop “Charlie’s Fly Box”. He’ll be presenting on “Dry Fly Techniques,” “Parachutes and Hackling Tricks,” and “Working with Deer and Elk Hair,” in addition to participating as a featured demonstration fly tyer.
For Chad Mason’s presentation on Warmwater Fly Fishing in Central Iowa, >>click here to download<<.
- Presentations by Additional Speakers on Fly Fishing Techniques and Destinations
- Small Group Sessions by Featured Presenters
- Member and Guest Fly Tyers
- Exhibits: Conservation, Education, and More!
- Fly Fishing Equipment and Materials for Sale
- Silent and Live Auctions
- Youth Program
- Photo and Essay Contests
Live Auction Catalog now available. Live auction at Saturday night’s banquet event. Don’t miss out on items like a Hardy Zenith fly rod/reel outfit, Pennington bamboo fly rod, Montana guided trout fishing trip, and fine art.
Registration & Show Hours:
Friday (5:00 – 9:00 pm) $10; Saturday (8 am -5:00 pm): $15; Sunday (8 am to 12:30 pm): $10
All three days: $30
Children under 12 admitted free!
Note that the show program is tentative and subject to change.
For more information, contact Larry Murphy: Lmurphy498@gmail.com
The Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center is located off Interstate 80/35 at 5291 Stoney Creek Ct., Johnston, Iowa. A block of king and double (2-bed) rooms are set aside through January 19, 2016 at the rate of $99/night. Reference “Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association” to receive the discounted rate. Reserve your room now!
Amenities include complimentary hot breakfast (7-10am), use of the recreation center, heated pool, whirlpool, free WiFi and free parking.
SILENT AUCTION INFO
Support the Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association with your donation for the 2016 Silent and Live Auctions! Send your auction items and item information to:
Barry and Julie Ericson
1910 66th Street
Windsor Heights, Iowa 50324
>>Please include the following information with each item:
1. Donor name and address 2. Item description 3. Market value.
If you’re planning to bring items with you to the show in February, that’s great, but please let us know what you are bringing now, so we can be prepared.