Super Saturdays Free Events at Little River Outfitters

Trouble viewing photos or clicking on the links?
Please open the WEB VERSION HERE
Visit our website at: www.littleriveroutfitters.com
Call 865-448-9459


Our winter events are free and held for your enjoyment!

When the cold wind blows and you have nothing to do on Saturdays, we’ve got you covered.  That’s when we hold our Free Saturday Events.  They are fun for you and fun for us.  You can learn more about fly fishing, fly tying and special interests pertaining to the Great Smoky Mountains.  You can relax and spend time with fly fishermen just like you.  Little River Outfitters in Townsend, Tennessee is a great place to visit during the winter months.  Below is our Free Events Schedule for late January and February 2014.  All you have to do is show up. No reservation necessary. 


Buzz Buffington

Kent Edmonds

Sarah Weeks

Dave Chouinard


 
Saturday January 25th Huge Free Event
Buzz Buffington, Kent Edmonds, Sarah Weeks & Dave Chouinard
Free Fly Tying Demonstrations, Gear Show & Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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 accomplished 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. She won't be tying, just meeting you.

Dave Chouinard will be here in the Simms Motor Home Mobile Showroom. Dave lives in Tampa, Florida where he is a fly fishing guide and Southeast Sales Representative for Simms Fly Fishing Products and Waterworks Lamson fly reels. Dave has the new Simms gear for you to see. And, if you want to talk about fly fishing for tarpon, talk to Dave.

We've got a lot lined up for you this Saturday. This is certainly Super Saturday at LRO. Everything is free. Just show up. The show begins at 10 am.

Michael "Rocky" Cox Fly Fishing Guide

Alex Quick, Director of Fly Fishing at Blackberry Farm



Saturday February 1st
Michael "Rocky" Cox and Alex Quick
Free Fly Tying Demonstrations and Discussion
10 am - 2 pm
Captain Michael "Rocky" Cox has been a professional trout guide since 2001. His business is called "Rocky Top Anglers". Rocky has fished and guided all over East Tennessee but we know him as a Hiwassee River expert. He also guides on the Clinch River and Cumberland River below Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky. You will have a great time with Rocky.

Alex Quick is another professional guide and Director of Fly Fishing at Blackberry Farm. Additionally, he now oversees other activities at the farm. But, other than his love of upland bird hunting and bamboo rod making, he is dyed in the wool fly fishing angler and guide. You will enjoy your time with Alex.
Mike Adams Fly Fishing Guide  
Saturday February 8th
Mike Adams
Free Fly Tying Demonstrations and Discussion
10 am - 2 pm
It would not be a February Free Saturday Event without Mike Adams. He comes here every year and draws big crowds. Mike is a professional fly fishing guide from Bluff City, Tennessee. Mike's home streams are the South Holston and Watauga. He knows them well. He has guided on them for over 15 years. Mike knows which fly patterns work, why they work, and why he designed them. Spend Saturday with Mike and leave with more knowledge about the trout streams and rivers in upper East Tennessee.
David Perry  
Saturday February 15th
David Perry
Free Fly Tying Demonstrations and Discussion
10 am - 2 pm
David of Southeastern Fly lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He guides on the Caney Fork River, Elk River and other streams in Middle Tennessee. Known as a trout guide, David has also become very interested in musky fishing with a fly rod. On his website you will see photos of Josh Pfeiffer and David Knapp holding big muskies. David will give you a different view from the middle of our state and the great fly fishing opportunities there. Middle Tennessee is an excellent place to fly fish as you will soon learn.
Roger Lowe  
Saturday February 22nd
Roger Lowe
Free Fly Tying Demonstrations and Discussion
10 am - 2 pm
We can't think of a person, with more experience, guiding anglers in the Great Smoky Mountains. Roger lives in Waynesville, North Carolina where he has spent his life fly fishing streams in the Smokies. He has developed his own patterns and published a great selling book, Roger Lowe's Fly Pattern Guide to the Great Smoky Mountians. There is no doubt that Roger is a legend among guides and mountain anglers. You absolutely do not want to miss this free event. You will learn much this day. You will see a master fly tyer in action.
Beginner Fly Tying Class
Saturday February 22nd

We have decided to expand our Beginner Fly Tying Class schedule due to popular demand. We know there are several of you who have asked for another beginner class. This class will be taught by Walter Babb and Brian Courtney. It lasts all day. We will furnish tools and materials. We'll even spring for lunch. The cost is $85. This is a great opportunity to find out if fly tying is for you. CLICK HERE for more information. Call 865-448-9459 to reserve your spot.