If you are someone you know is a fly fisherman and wanting to get into this fantastic hobby, this weekend you can learn the basics and win free gear!

  • WHEN: Friday & Saturday, July 13-14, 2018
  • WHERE: Isle Of Capri

The public is invited to this free event to see some of the sport’s best-known names from around the country. Pat Cohen, featured fly tyer, will be conducting a fly tying class on Saturday. Capt. Steve “Scooby” Stubbe will also be attending to showcase his collection of custom rods and share stories about his fishing adventures around Louisiana.

Local fly tying expert, Fred Hannie, along with local master caster, Jeff Ferguson will be on hand with other instructors to teach and assist event attendees with the basics of fly rod casting.

“This is the first time to have a venue that allows the fly casters and tyers an indoor facility to perform their skills. We are very excited about the expo this year, and we’ll have fly-fishing experts from across the United States joining us. We hope our hometown folks will come out to support,” said Jeff Ferguson, chairman of the expo.

  • No admission fee
  • fly casting instruction
  • auctions/raffles
  • fly tying
  • lure exhibits
  • equipment displays

For more information, call 337-540-1292, 337-824-1439 or email contrabandflycastersinc@gmail.com