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Hamilton Hosts Virtual Fly Fishing Festival | Local News

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival, to be held virtually in Hamilton on February 23, features nine short and feature films from around the world showcasing the passion, lifestyle and culture of fly fishing. the international fly.

The event is organized by the Bitter Root Water Forum.

Once logged in, access to the movie will be granted for 7 days.

In addition to movies, there will be fly fishing product giveaways and other promotions at the event.

One entrant will be selected to win the 2022 Grand Prize Draw consisting of fly fishing equipment provided by the sponsors of the International Fly Fishing Film Festival and valued at thousands of dollars.

Among the films screened are:

– Magic of Caddis. A film of hope that the insects hatch and the trout rise towards them.

– Four weeks of daylight. Atlantic salmon on the north coast of the Kola Peninsula.

– In the West. Smallmouth bass on molded flyrod poppers by Brian O’Keefe.

– Start Maya. Ascension Bay in the Mexican Yucatan in search of bonefish, permit, snook and tarpon.

– A Season in the South. Isolated rivers in the different regions of the South Island of New Zealand.

– Flat. 2021 Stimmies Anglers Choice winner exploring Australia’s Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean saltwater flats.

– In blue. A trip to the salt flats of Far North Queensland, Australia, wading and wandering the flats.

Other films include A Fly-fishing Refugee, the uplifting story of a Polish dissident in the early 1980s longing for wild rivers; and Home Waters, a look at trophy trout from British Columbia, Canada.