2008 Spring Orvis Days

Discussion in 'Events' started by miyawaki, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. miyawaki Active Member

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    Kent, Washington, USA.
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    It's that time again. Lot's of fun, booze, and $25 coupons. And if you've been wondering what all the buzz is about, we'll have the Helios in all weights for you to test drive.

    Saturday, May 3: 1:00PM - 4:00PM Fly Fishing Writers Symposium
    Steve Raymond, author of "Rivers of the Heart", "Year of the Angler", and "Blue Upright"; Les Johnson, author of "Fly Fishing Coastal Cutthroat Trout" and the soon to be released, "Fly Fishing Pacific Salmon II"; Jack Berryman, author of "Fly Fishing Pioneers and Legends"; and Michael Hamilton, author of numerous Northwest magazine articles will be here to discuss and answer any and all questions about good writing, bad writing, and what it takes to get published.

    Sunday, May 4: 1:00PM - 4:00PM Beginning Fly Casting
    Craig Koeppler, FFF Certified Casting Instructor, will be here to introduce you to fly casting. You'll learn just enough to be dangerous to fish.

    Saturday, May 10: 1:00PM - 4:00PM "Blues, Burgers, Beer, and Buggers"
    A great day of acoustic blues and vocals by Ryan Harder; sockeye salmon burgers and craft beers; fly tying demos by Steve Rohrbach, Roger Stephens, Preston Singletary, George LeBlanc, and John Olson.

    Sunday, May 11: 1:00PM - 4:00PM Casting Analysis
    For intermediate to advanced casters. Don Simonson, FFF Casting Board Governor, will be here to analyze your mechanics and help you achieve your fondest casting goals.

    Orvis Bellevue
    911 Bellevue Way NE
    (425) 452-9138
  2. Porter Active Member

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    Kenmore, WA, USA.
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    Thanks for info...great opportunity. Are the Helios available to test cast during all these (daily) events?
  3. miyawaki Active Member

    Posts: 3,227
    Kent, Washington, USA.
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    We've had them for a month now. They're all they're cracked up to be. Wait'll you cast the 7 foot four weight.

  4. ffnovice New Member

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    seattle, WA
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    Oh it's a geat opportunity.
    I'll visit tomorrow and try casting and get some.
    Is there any application for casting?