This is a great weekend for fly fishers in the mid-Atlantic and southern California. On the East Coast, the Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival kicks off on Saturday in Waynesboro, Virginia. More than 50 onsite exhibitors will have the latest in fly-fishing equipment, fly-tying, and guide services. Beginner to expert anglers will enjoy nonstop lectures on where, when, and how to fly fish in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Virginia wine tastings, microbreweries, local food, and live music will also be featured.
In Van Nuys, California, the Fishermen’s Spot Fly Fishing Expo kicks off on Saturday morning, continuing into Sunday. Both Days will feature free video presentations from premier guides and lodges from Baja to Alaska! Learn from the experts about regions all over the West, hear from some of the finest tiers in the land, check out free clinics offered throughout the weekend, and set up your dream fly-fishing trip. On Sunday, the parking lot will be packed with manufacturers showing off their gear and a huge raffle with all proceeds going to Casting for Recovery and Project Healing Waters.