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6th Annual Open House

Everyone is welcome to attend the Pa Fly Fishing Museum's 6th Annual Open House Friday April 20th and Saturday April 21th, 9AM to 5PM both days. This event will be held at the Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Museum’s new location, 101 Shady Lane, Carlisle, PA  17013, Fly Tiers, Artists, Raffles, slient auctions, and more. There is No Charge for this event, light refreshments complements of the PFFMA.

Raffle Tickets will be available for our Special Lefty Kreh and Bob Clouser shadow box. 

The Comfort Inn, adjacent to the PA Fly Fishing Museum, will provide free coffee and a big breakfast for the very reasonable price of $5.00, to all museum guests.  Afternoon light refreshments complements of PFFMA.

Check out our Facebook Page...Pa Fly Fishing Museum, for photos of new Museum and events.

16th Annual Fly Fishing Heritage Day

The Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Museum Association 18th Annual Heritage Day will be held on June 16th.  The location will be at the museum at 101 Shady Lane, Carlisle, PA  17013.  The fields along the banks of the Letort will Feature a large selection of vendors, fly casting instruction, fly tiers, bucket raffles, silent auctions, food and refreshments.  Programs will be held at the Comfort Inn, adjacent to the museum at 10:00 and 11:00am.  The 10:00 program will feature George Daniel, presenting a program on nymphing, Nymphing 2.0, fishing without a bobber.  The 11:00 program will be presented by Amidea Daniel, and Julie Szur. Good Lines, women connecting via “Fly Rod”.  This program will be geared to the ladies, so, if you guys don’t want the gals to get ahead of you, better join in.

 

 

20th Annual Fund-Raising Dinner/Auction

The Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Museum’s 18th Annual Fundraising Banquet and Auction will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Comfort Suites Carlisle, 10 South Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA 17013.
Festivities begin at 4:30PM with a cash bar, silent and live auction item viewing.  A buffet dinner begins at 5:20 PM., followed by a special tribute to Lefty Kreh, presented by Ed Jaworowski

Please join us for a very special evening while we celebrate and honor fly angler, author and fly designer Ed Shenk, Master of the Letort.  Ed started fishing over 80 year ago, and has designed many important fly patterns, such as, the Letort Cricket, Letort Hopper, Shenks White Minnow, Shenks Sculpin and many others   Ed has authored Fly Rod Trouting, plus over 50 fly fishing and fly tying articles in major sporting magazines.  Ed also spent many years conducting fly fishing schools with his friend Joe Humphreys at Allenberry Resort.  In addition to honoring Ed, we will have many very special guests that will be joining us for this very special evening, our 20th anniversey.

In addition to the many silent and live auction items, we will be drawing the raffle tickets for our special raffle.  

Buffet banquet tickets are $40 each.  The buffet includes salad, rolls, Bourbon Salmon and Sliced Roast Beef, starch, vegetable, chef's choice dessert and coffee and iced tea.  A vegetarian entrée option is available with advanced notice.  Buffet tickets may be purchased online, or by sending a check to: PFFMA, PO BOX 205, Boiling Springs, PA 17007.  Deadline for banquet ticket purchase is Friday, October 27th.  Overnight guestrooms are available at a rate of $84.00 per night with a $4.00 per night per vehicle parking charge.  A hot continental breakfast is included in the guestroom rate. Reservations may be made by calling 717-960-1000.

As this banquet is one of the main fundraisers for the year, we will happily accept any donations, fly fishing related or not. if you wish to donate any items, trips, gift cards, services, let’s not forget the ladies, etc.
We have an awesome line-up of auction items for your bidding pleasure. Including a 3 night, 2 day all inclusive guided stay at the South Holston River Lodge donated in memory of Lefty.   also an array of fly fishing trips, rods, reels, artwork, books, and other items. If you are attending the banquet, you may bid on these items during our LIVE and SILENT auctions. But if you cannot attend, you may submit a proxy bid.  Auction items are displayed regularly on our Facebook page, PA Fly Fishing Museum

Please contact Tom Hoffmaster at thoffmaste@aol.com, or 717.957-4191 if you wish to donate any items, trips, gift cards, services, etc.

If you would like to donate items for the museum’s icon displays, please contact Tom Hoffmaster at thoffmaste@aol.com, or 717.957.4191

You may register for the Fund-raising banquet on this web site. or mail to: PFFMA, PO Box 205, Boiling Springs, PA  17007

Overnight lodging is available at The Comfort Suites, 10 South Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA  17013, Banquet attendee rate is $84, or.the Comfort Inn, 77 Shady Lane, Carlisle, PA  17013.  PFFMA Member rate is $74.00 per night + taxes.  For reservations call 717.706.3400. 
The Comfort Suites is in downtown Carlisle. The Comfort Inn is adjacent to the museum

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