Gulf Coast Fly Fishing Fair

The 4th Annual Gulf Coast Fly Fishing Fair is slated for September 16, 2017, at the Ocean Springs Civic Center in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. The event is co-sponsored by the Gulf Coast Council of Fly Fishers International and the Historic Ocean Springs Saltwater Fly Fishing Club.

The public is invited with free admission for introductory classesfly tying demonstrations, regional fly fishing seminars, vendors, outdoors-related auctions and raffles of equipment, clothing and artwork. 

            Proceeds from the event will benefit programs at the University of Southern Mississippi – Gulf Coast Research Laboratory and Gulf Coast Council efforts, which include fly fishing programs with the Atchafalaya High Adventure Camp and other regional Scout troops and summer camps at the GCRL and various conservation projects recently including a reef building project on Mobile Bay.

Many of the best casting instructors and fly tiers in the region will be attending. Anyone who has ever thought about learning to fly fish, or just improving their skills, has a great opportunity to learn from the best. 

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