Art of the Angler Show

Showgoers Browsing the Classic Tackle

The Center of Fly Fishing, Livingston Manor, NY. The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum will hold the Eighth Annual Arts of the Angler Show at the Ethan Allen Inn, in Danbury CT on Saturday and Sunday, November 15th & 16th, 2014. This unique show combines the finest in vintage collectibles and contemporary fly fishing ‘arts’. It has been regarded as of the largest of its kind in the USA. In addition to the show featuring the ‘arts and crafts of the angler: bamboo rod making, fly tying, books, and artwork, a live consignment auction of collectibles will be held after a special priced dinner on Saturday evening. (Accepting consignments now). And returning will be the popular Book Exchange (the CFFCM will sell your books, bring them and enjoy the show).

Joining over 30 great fly tyers who provide non stop fly tying demonstrations through out the show will be recognized bamboo rodmakers: David Van Burgel, Per Brandin, Marc Aroner, Fred Kretchman, Jim Downes, Kathy Scott, Kelly Baker, among others. Not only will visitors see the best in today’s cane fishing rods available will be the widest selection of used and collectible classics from a selection of vendors. (Vendor Space is limited; if interested in being a vendor, please call the office at 845-439-4810).

The Ethan Allen Inn is centrally located at Exit 4 on Interstate Route 84 in Danbury CT. This venue provides an elegant yet casual setting for a fine show.

For more detailed information on the Arts of the Angler Show, follow the changing details here on this sponsoring website, visit the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum Facebook Fan Page or call the office at 845-439-4810.


2014 Show Highlights:

New England’s premier fly fishing show. Rods, Reels, Lines and Furled Leaders; collectible books, tackle, fly tying materials, accessories and destination services; over 30 great fly tyers, Bamboo rodmakers, and authors answering every question you can come up with; Seminars, programs, and presentations on where to, how to, when to and what to use. It’ll all be all there.

Its All About Fly Fishing.

Saturday, November 15: Show is open from 9AM to 5PM,

     10:00 AM Seminars and programs begin

Special learn to fly fish program for all ages

Louis Meana Baeza Coq De Leon Seminar and class

     5:30 PM A special after dinner show

     7:30 A great live fly fishing auction

Sunday, November 16, Show is open from 9AM to 3PM,

     10:00 AM Seminars and programs begin.

     Special learn to fly fish program for all ages

Louis Meana Baeza Coq De Leon Seminar and class

Sell your own used books - simply bring your used books with a list in alpha author order, price them inside top right hand corner on first page, drop them off at the CFFCM table and they will sell them for you at a small percentage. On your way out, pick up your remaining books and a check.

Learn more about Healing Waters and Casting for Recovery and how you can get involved.

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Daily Admission $12.00