The Derby City Fly Fishers will host the 12th annual Kentuckiana Fly Fishing Show on Saturday, January 28, 2017, 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center located at 395 Paroquet Springs Drive, Shepherdsville, Ky. Admission is $7. Active military and children 12 and under are free.
The Kentuckiana Fly Show is focused on fly fishing and the tools that allow anyone to pursue the sport. The show is for anyone interested in starting to fly fish, as well as, the advanced fly fisher. The show will have over 40 vendors and exhibiters from a number of surrounding states. Casting demonstrations and seminars on fly fishing will be presented throughout the day, as well as people demonstrating the art and craft of fly tying. As usual, the show will have “Kids Corner”, where children of all ages are welcome to tie a fly using tools and materials furnished by DCFF. In attendance too is representatives from the Fish and Wildlife Departments of Kentucky and Indiana, to answer any questions concerning state fishing regulations.
The “Iron Fly” tying competition will return this year. Each tier will be given a secret ingredient and a hook. They can then select other materials from the “pantry” to finish the fly. Judging will be based upon workmanship, beauty, and fish ability.
Derby City Fly Fishers’ website provides information concerning our club, as well as the trips we take throughout the year to various locations. The trips provide an excellent opportunity to learn more about the quiet sport of fly fishing. https://derbycityflyfishers.com/kentuckiana-fly-fishing-show/