FlyBuy 2019 – part fishing tackle garage sale, part fly-fishing carnival and all fun – is slated for the Long Beach Casting Club on Feb. 2. The casting club, 4901 East 7th St., will feature day-long fly tying, kids’ fly tying, fly casting instruction, a garage sale, silent auction and raffles from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. FlyBuy 2019 benefits the Southwest Council, Fly Fishers International. Admission is $13 for members, $18 for others, with memberships available at the door. Lunch is included. Donate any useable fly-fishing item or accessory with an original value of more than $40 to the garage sale and you will get free admission.
For fly-fishing newcomers or experienced anglers who want to tune up their game, both FFI Certified and Master Casting Instructors will offer personalized lessons for $1.00 a minute (20 minutes minimum) at the casting club’s pond. Instructors will be available for traditional single-hand or Spey casting lessons.
New this year! We will have tiers available to teach kids to tie their first fly. And children under 14 get in FREE, including lunch!
Twenty of Southern California’s best fly tiers – including national and international award-winners – will be on hand to demonstrate their fresh and saltwater fish-catching fly patterns and techniques. Fly patterns will range from Eastern Sierra trout, bass bugs to surf fishing, local ocean breakwaters, and offshore big game.
FlyBuy 2019 will also feature both a silent auction and raffle during the day-long event.
Information: (818) 601-9702; email email@example.com or visit www.swcffi.org/events/fly-buy-2019