The 2018 Duranglers Fly Fishing Festival Schedule

1 March 2018
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1 March 2018, Comments: 0

Duranglers 2018 Fly Fishing Festival Schedule

It’s that time of year!  Spring is almost upon us and now is the time to start thinking about our upcoming Duranglers Fly Fishing Festival.  Don’t miss it folks, it sure to be a great time!

DURANGLERS FLY FISHING FESTIVAL – April 6 & April 7, 2018

THE 2018 FLY FISHING SEASON IS HERE!

GET PREPARED WITH NEW KNOWLEDGE, TECHNIQUES, AND GEAR.

TWO DAYS OF FUN, EDUCATION, CLINICS, DEALS AND DEMOS WITH DURANGLERS AND OUR FLY FISHING INDUSTRY FRIENDS.

FRIDAY APRIL 6, 2018

Double Tree Hotel – Animas Room – Derek Kehmeier “Exploring The Gunnison River” – Social 6:30-7:00 PM / Presentation 7:00-8:30PM

– The “Gunny” is renown for it’s excellent fishing for trophy Rainbows and Browns.  Derek manages Black Canyon Anglers the premier outfitter offering world-class float trips through the Gunnison Gorge.  Join us for an informative presentation on how, when and why to fish this awesome river.

SATURDAY APRIL 7, 2018

*The first 30 people through the doors get a free bag of swag! One of them has a special surprise: a $100 Duranglers Gift Card!  Doors open 8am.

*Door Buster sales on a wide selection of items!  Get geared up for the season!

*Free Drawings throughout the day for some great gearThe grand prize drawing will be at 4:00 PM for a free-guided trip with Duranglers!  The more events you attend the better your chance to win.

*Meet our Product Representatives who would love to talk about their products.  Let them help you choose the right gear for your fly fishing goals and take advantage of in store specials.

 

Schedule of Events – Saturday, April 7, 2018

Duranglers  8:00-11:00 AM  Mike Sulkosky “Fly Tying Demo”  Mike is a long time guide and an incredible fly tier.  He will be in the shop wrapping bugs, so stop by to watch, learn, and ask questions.

Duranglers  8:45-9:15 AM  Dave Allen “The Technology Of Patagonia Apparel”  Dave is our Sales Rep for Patagonia and will bring you up to speed on choosing the right product to be comfortable on the water.  Along with showing you how committed they are to the environment.

Duranglers  9:45-10:15 AM  Scott Harkins “Simms Game Changer: The Biggest Breakthrough In Wader History” Scott is our Sales Rep for Simms and will be here to talk about how Simms Waders and Boots are better than ever with new technology.

Duranglers  10:45-11:15 AM  Ross Kingsley “The Perfect Setup”  Ross is our Sales Rep for Sage and Rio and will help you understand how to select the perfect pairing of rod and line, as well as how to fine-tune your setup for different environments and situations.

Folsom Park  12:00 Noon   “Lunch On Duranglers”

Folsom Park  12:00-2:00 PM  Ross Kingsley and Theo Anest  “Casting With Ross & Theo”  These guys are two of the best fly casters around, so head to the park for casting tips and to demo a wide variety of single and 2 handed Sage & Scott Rods.

Folsom Park  12:00-2:00 PM  Kami Swingle & Katherine Griego “Braided”  Braided is a national Women’s Fly Fishing Group that was founded right here in Durango by Kami.  Whether you are a member or not, stop by the Braided table to sign up for a ladies exclusive drawing for a free guided trip with Duranglers.

Duranglers  2:45-3:30 PM  Mike Sulkosky  “Secrets To Success On The Animas”  Mike is the ultimate Trout Bum and spends an enormous amount of time on the water.  The Animas is never a gimmie, but let Mike give you some tips that will help you be more consistent on our home water.

Duranglers 4:00 PM  Grand Prize Drawing For A Guided Trip With Duranglers

And then….

Durango Art Center                                                  2018 Fly Fishing Film Tour

Two Shows 4 & 8 PM                                   Tickets At Duranglers                       

Andy McKinley
Andy manages Duranglers Flies and Supplies online store and web content. When he is not plugging away in the basement of Duranglers, he can be found in the shop talking weird flies, throwing spey casts for few fish, eating pizza, drinking coffee, painting, and raising a family in Southwest Colorado.

His fly fishing writings have been published on blogs such as the Daily Drake and Simms Wading Room.

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