June 18, 2011

  PFFMA is excited to once again host the Annual Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Heritage.  Heritage Day has a great tradition of being a gathering of fly fishing enthusiasts of all ages, interests, and skill levels coming together to celebrate Pennsylvania’s Fly Fishing Heritage.

When: Saturday, June 18, 2011
            8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Rain or Shine
Where: Allenberry Playhouse and Resort
            Boiling Springs, PA




There will be presentations and demonstrations by regional and nationally known experts on various fly fishing subjects. In addition, attendees will learn about fly fishing from exhibitors, vendors, fly tiers, bamboo rodmakers and other artisans. You will have a chance to see, learn and buy from some of the most knowledgeable and talented people in the areas of fine angling rods, equipment and collectibles. You can bring your fly fishing memorabilia and have it appraised by one of the antique tackle dealers. And there will also be great raffles and don't be left out on the crowd’s favorite... The Rubber Fish Race!


  • Registration (without lunch) the day of the event is $7.

Admission is FREE for anyone 15 years old or younger!
Plus, there will be a FREE Youth Drawing with some great prizes. 


Listed below are some of the activities currently scheduled.
Please check back closer to the event for updates.

  • Fly Casting – One-on-one instruction and demonstrations.  Improve your casting skills or try casting for the first time with expert fly casting instructors from 9am to 3:30pm!
    Frank Angelo!           Bobby Clouser, Bass Pro!                                Ed Jaworowski!
    Bob Clouser!             Emily Zeiders, Yellow Breeches Outfitters!
  • Presentations:
  • Trials and Tribulations of a Fly Fishing Guide: An opportunity to see guiding from the fun and humorour perspective of more than 65 years of guiding experiences with Tom Baltz, Gene Giza, and Brian Shumaker.
  • Techniques for Fishing the Upper Delaware: Paul Weamer, no one knows the Upper Delaware River better than Paul.
  • Equipment and Tactics to Wet Fly Fishing: Dave Allbaugh of Wet Fly Waterguides has dedicated more than 25 years to advancing the art of wet fly fishing.
  • Fly Tying Demonstrations - Watch notable fly tiers demonstrate their favorite patterns.
    Dave Allbaugh              John Conrad            Henry Ramsay
    Tom Baltz                   Don Holbrook           Bill Skilton
    Don Bastian                Allen Landheer          Frank Thompson
    Scott Cesari                Ed Shenk (planning to attend, tentative tyer)
    John Collins
  • Fly Casting Competition - a fun event for all skill levels; includes a special YOUTH DIVISION.
  • Colonial Angler of 1770 - Ken Reinard protrays "The Colonial Angler of 1770" at Colonial Williamsburg and other sites.
  • Casting Cane – Meet cane rod builders and try casting various spilt cane rods.
  • Antiques “MeadowShow” – Like the Antiques RoadShow, Jerry Girard (Historical Angling Artifacts), is an expert in appraising vintage bamboo rods and tackle and will be on hand to look over your treasures.
  • Rubber Fish Race – The fundraiser for the PFFMA is this fun and exciting Rubber Fish Race in the Yellow Breeches at 12:30, patterned after Rubber Ducky Races and the Kentucky Derby! $500 cash grand prize!!  You do not have to be present to win! Rubber Fish Race
  • Plus Many Wonderful Fly Fishing Vendors and Exhibitors! j
    Registrations are just now streaming in. Check out the current Vendor List which will be updated regularly.








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