The 2022 International Fly Fishing Film Festival is coming to River Falls on March 4, executive producer Chris Bird has announced. The approximately two-hour presentation, screened at the Tattersall Distillery, 1777 Paulson Rd., will feature nine short and feature films from around the world showcasing the passion, lifestyle and culture of international fly fishing .
The event is organized by R4F Fly Fishing Film Festival.
Doors will open at 5 p.m. with the screening at 7 p.m. Tickets are priced at $25. For more information about the film festival, contact the host at [email protected]
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 different parts of New Zealand’s South Island;
– Flat. 2021 Stimmies Anglers Choice winner exploring Australia’s Pacific and Indian Ocean saltwater plains; and
– 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.
For more information and movie trailers, visit flyfilmfest.com.
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 sponsors of the International Fly Fishing Film Festival worth thousands of dollars.