Up and Coming Event: Troutgrass Screening

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  1. Chad

    Chad New Member

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    Wanted to share with you all an up and coming event. Lots of great items are going to be auctioned off, for example a Lamson V2 velocity 5/6 reel courtesy of Kauffmanns Streamborn, guided trip on the Yakima courtesy of Jason Boitano of The Evening Hatch, rod building class and $100 gift certificate towards rod building components/blank courtesy of All About the Fly plus much much more.If anyone has questions either contact those listed below or post here and I will do what I can to help:

    SAVE OUR WILD SALMON and AMERICAN RIVERS

    Present

    TROUT GRASS
    An award-winning film written and narrated by David James Duncan

    As part of an exciting evening with:
    - Live music by Seattle’s own Picket Range Bluegrass Band
    - A silent auction full of great fishing gear and fishing experiences
    - Snacks and drinks (cash bar)

    Date: FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2006
    Time: 6 PM – 10 PM (film begins at 8 pm)
    Location:
    The Mountaineers Building
    300 Third Ave West in Seattle’s lower Queen Anne neighborhood
    $10 donation suggested at the door

    Special thanks to our generous event sponsors and auction contributors:

    Sage
    Patagonia
    Montrail
    Kaufmann’s Streamborn, Inc.
    Idaho Adventures
    Pacific Flyfishers
    Creekside Angling
    All About the Fly
    Jason Boitano, Guide, The Evening Hatch
    Bob Triggs, Guide, Littlestone Flyfisher
    Emerald Water Anglers
    Avid Angler

    And

    Trout Unlimited
    Federation of Fly Fishers
    Northwest Women Flyfishers

    All proceeds will support Save Our Wild Salmon and American Rivers’ missions to protect and restore healthy rivers and abundant populations of wild salmon and steelhead in the Pacific Northwest

    To learn more, visit:
    www.wildsalmon.org
    Www.americanrivers.org
    www.troutgrass.com

    Contact:
    Joseph Bogaard - joseph@wildsalmon.org
    Amy Kober – akober@americanrivers.org
     
  2. SaveSalmon

    SaveSalmon New Member

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    Sign me up!

    A little birdie told me that one of the members of Pickett Range Bluegrass Band is a regular member of the board......HMMM Who could it be??:confused:
     
  3. troutman101

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    I am sure there are stories people have about the Riffestock AEG party or the jam on the OP. Good times!

    Here is the poster:

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    Please pass this info around the internet. I want this to be the biggest salmon saving event of the year. If anyone has anything they would like to donate, please contact Joeseph or Darcy.

    Let the celebrations and libations go unforgotten!

    -Tony

    Here is the band website:

    http://www.picketrange.com/
     
  4. FlyShopKristin

    FlyShopKristin Going Online

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  5. KIRinPNW

    KIRinPNW New Member

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    Sounds like a good time. Nothing like beer and fishing (at least watching it) on a Friday. :rofl:
     
  6. Mike Etgen

    Mike Etgen Not Quite A Luddite, But Can See One From Here

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    Kitsap Commuters?

    Is anyone from the Kitsap Peninsula going over for this? I'd be interested in getting up or joining in a car pool and either going over by ferry (seems the better option that time of day...) IF there's enough interest.

    Heck, I'd even be willing to be a designated driver.
     
  7. Bob Triggs

    Bob Triggs Your Preferred Olympic Peninsula Fly Fishing Guide

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    Looks like a bunch of the WAFF.com tribe is going to this one. Im trying to get over there tonight too. This will be a fun evening. Some awesome items up for bidding again this year. Hope to see some of you folks tonight!
     
  8. troutman101

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    For those of you that were not able to attend, here is a little trip report I put together on the band blog:

    http://picketrange.com/news/
     
  9. Dylan D

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    This was a great event -- glad I made it.
     
  10. Desmond Wiles

    Desmond Wiles Sir Castaline

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    The event was fun, and the band was great! Anybody know how much money was raised?
     

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