Saturday January 25th
Buzz Buffington, Kent Edmonds & Sarah Weeks
Free Fly Tying Demonstrations and Discussion
10 am - 2 pm
Buzz Buffington probably fly fishes more than anyone you know. He loves fishing in the Smokies but spends more time on the Clinch River. He is an expert angler on the Clinch. His fly patterns catch fish. Buzz is also an excellent instructor and active with the Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited.
Kent Edmonds lives in Georgia where he is a professional guide and Certified Fly Fishing Instructor. He is also a fly fishing manufacturers representive for Temple Fork Fly Rods and Rainy's Flies. Kent is known by many of us as the inventor of the Stealth Bomber Fly. This pattern has been received well by Tennessee warmwater anglers. Kent will spend part of the day doing a tying presentation and also offer a free casting clinic for everyone.
Sarah Weeks is the Director of Development for Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. She and her organization have raised millions of dollars to help fund Park projects, including the fisheries department. Sarah is also a fly fisher, fly tyer and active member of the Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Come in to meet Sarah and learn all about Friends of the Smokies.