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World Fly Fishing Championships in Vail packed with side events for the whole family

Posted by Polina LaConte on Sep 7, 2016 8:41:00 AM

The Fly Fishing World Championships will involve much more than anglers catching and releasing fish all day, and the first spectator side event to witness will be on Sunday, Sept. 11, with the flag parade.

While Gore Creek won't be a competition venue in the event, it will be honored by each of the 30 nations competing during the flag parade on Gore Creek during the opening ceremony. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on Gore Creek in the Lionshead area of Vail.

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Topics: Vail, Family, art, fishing

Fly Fishing World Championships competition begins Sept. 14 near Vail

Posted by Polina LaConte on Sep 7, 2016 8:33:24 AM
International teams have arrived and can be seen in the Vail area fishing and enjoying the towns. Cooler mornings have started and the rivers have been providing exceptional action. The time has come for a world championship!
Come cheer on Team USA at the biggest event in the world of competitive fly fishing, the World Fly Fishing Championshps. Practice starts Sept. 12, competition starts Sept. 14

The FIPS Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship will return to the United States after 19 years from September 11-18, 2016. Anglers from over 30 countries will fish the free flowing rivers and majestic lakes of Eagle County.

The 36th annual competition will take place on the Eagle River, the Colorado River and Sylvan Lake in Eagle County starting on Wednesday, Sept. 14.
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Topics: Vail, fishing

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