Fly Fishing Festival features Fly Fishing Film Tour

“Odd Man Out Alaska” | Matt McCormick

The inaugural Truckee Fly Fishing Festival will debut on Nov. 18 through a partnership with Matt Heron Fly Fishing and the Truckee Tourism Business Improvement District.

The festival includes a free demo day, the Fly Fishing Film Tour, and on-the-water presentations with Dan LeCount, Jordan Romney, Heron and Doug Ouellette.

“Corazon” Mexico | Bryan Gregson

The Free Demo Day will be from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Glenshire Bridge Fishing Access parking lot in Truckee (subject to change). Rub elbows with the best reps in the biz from Sage, RIO, Costa, Simms, Redington and Truckee Trout Unlimited. Cast the newest rods and lines, try on some new shades and more.

During this event, some of the best guides on the Truckee with be giving presentations on topics such as short line nymphing, indicator fishing, single hand spey and more. Dress for any weather and be ready to fish.

“End of the Rainbow” Kamchatka | Rolf Nylinder

The evening will conclude with a showing of the Fly Fishing Film Tour at the Truckee Community Arts Center at 5 p.m. Come and enjoy the best films in the industry while drinking a few beers and meeting new friends. The event will also have a raffle and fundraiser for the Reno-Tahoe Cast Hope. A local nonprofit that gets at-risk and underprivileged youth on the water through exposure to the outdoors through fly-fishing.

Tickets for the film festival are $15 in advance and $20 at the event, and are available at Mountain Hardware in Truckee and the Reno Fly Shop for cash only purchases and online. | Tickets