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.