Programme

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM – UPDATED VERSION AT THE GATE

Saturday

10am – 10.45am: Casting tune-up with Peter Hayes* Booking essential.
10.45am – 11am: Distance casting tips with Peter Hayes.
11am – 2.30pm: Fly tying techniques with Ray Brown and Shane Broadby.
11am – 2.30pm: Fly tying demonstration with 12y.o. Kobi Lambert and Tino Pittiglio.
11am – 12 noon: Trout Spey – gear and techniques with Simon Gawesworth.
11am – 11.45am: Casting styles – What suits you – with Peter Morse.
12 Noon: Greg French – Why wilderness matters. And book signing until 2pm.
12 Noon – 1pm: Ladies – learn to cast a fly with Judith Oliver. Bookings are limited and essential.*
12 Noon – 2pm: WIN a Scott Fly Rod – Distance Casting Event. Feel the power of a Scott Radian and you could win the rod. No cost to enter and everyone that casts past 70’ goes in the draw. Longest distance gets a small trophy.
12.15pm – 12.45pm: The magic properties of Goretex with Rene Vaz.
1pm – 3pm: The RIO Olympics – a three event casting game. Do all three or just one. Prizes here. Good skills are not essential.
1.15pm – 2pm: Casting styles – What suits you – with Peter Morse.
1.30pm – 2pm: Polaroids – are they all the same? – Doug Phillips – Tonic
1.30pm – 2pm: Scientific Anglers fly lines. Cast further, less false casts and never clean your lines. Andrew Summers.
2.15pm – 3pm: Fishing Tasmanian rivers – Tips from Australian champions – Christopher Bassano and Martin Droz.
3.15pm – 4pm: The new Sage rods explained – Peter Morse.
4pm – 5pm: Drinks in the garden – sponsored by Flylife. Relax and chat with the industry experts. Proceeds to the Fish Habitat Improvement Fund. NO BOOKING required.

Sunday

10am – 11.30am: Kids – fly fishing for beginners. Bookings are limited and essential.*
10am – 10.45am: Casting tune-up with Peter Hayes* Booking essential.
10am – 10.45am: Club fly tying demonstrations.
10.45am-11am: Distance casting tips with Peter Hayes.
11am – 11.45am: Trout Spey and Switch casting with Simon Gawesworth.
11am – 11.45pm: Casting styles – What suits you – with Peter Morse.
12 Noon – 2pm: WIN a Scott Fly Rod – Distance Casting Event. Feel the power of a Scott Radian and you could win the rod. No cost to enter and everyone that casts past 70’ goes in the draw. Longest distance gets a small trophy.
12.15pm – 12.45pm: The magic properties of Goretex with Rene Vaz.
1pm – 3pm: The RIO Olympics – a three event casting game. Do all three or just one. Prizes here. Good skills are not essential.
1pm – 3pm: The Veniard Challenge. Clubs tying for glory.
1.15pm – 2pm: Casting styles – How different styles suit you and where you fish – with Peter Morse.
1.30 – 2pm: Scientific Anglers fly lines. Cast further, less false casts and never clean your lines.
1.30pm – 2pm: Polaroids – are they all the same? – Doug Phillips – Tonic
2pm – 3pm: Fishing Tasmanian rivers – Tips from Australian champions.
3pm: Close