Join us September 1st, 2018 for the grand opening of Bend Fly Shop, featuring spey casting and fly tying presentations, industry reps, food and beer, and a raffle. This is a FREE event, open to anyone and everyone.
10:00 am: Jon Hazlett of Speylesson.com will be giving a spey casting presentation. We are currently scouting locations on the Deschutes River in and around Bend. We’ll keep you posted. What you need to know for now is that Jon is one of the best in the business and this will be a wise investment in your casting and fishing. Riff Cold Brewed Coffee will be on tap.
3:00 pm: Party on the patio. Raffle Tickets for sale at the door ($25 ea). Prizes include some Bend Fly Shop shwag packages and the grand prize is a Beulah 7wt spey rod equipped with a Hardy Marquis and a Beulah Elixir scandi head. Beer provided by the River Pig Saloon.
A few of our reps will be here… Bruce Skinner of Patagonia will have their new Danner wading boots. Garry Sandstrom will have a selection of Burkheimer rods and Scientific Angler lines to play with in the parking lot. Bruce Berry will have Beulah Fly Rods and Hatch reels. Brita Fordice will have some goodies from Rio and Redington.
5:00 pm: We’ll fire up the grill and throw down some keilbasa sausages.
6:30 pm: Raffle ticket sales close. We’ll call out raffle winners. Must be present to win.
7:00 pm: Brita Fordice will hold a fly tying demonstration upstairs in the tying lounge, showing us the process of building some of her steelhead and flatwing patterns. Check out some of her work on her Instagram. Brita’s experience in the fly fishing industry includes years of managing the Avid Angler and guiding Puget Sound. Brita currently designs flies for RIO Products. This will be treat to watch one the modern day greats at work on the tying bench. Tying demo sponsored by Kona Brewing.
50 SE Scott St, Space 7, Bend, Oregon 97702
(541) 389 - 6151 email@example.com
Open 7 Days a Week
Mon-Sat 8-6, Sun 8-2