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Walt Cary

In Memoriam: Walt Cary

- It is with a heavy heart that The Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival must report the passing of Walt Cary, who died at home, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness.

How To Up Your Fly Fishing Game

- Have you fallen in love with fly fishing and are looking to improve your skills? We’ve compiled a list of the best places to start so you can up your fly fishing game.

Grand Prize Raffle: Fly Fish Manitoba! 

- Attention, Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival attendees: The fly fishing trip of a lifetime is within reach!

All about Bourbon and Bass Bugs

- Did you know that all bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon? In fact, there’s a great deal about distilled spirits that most of us don’t know. Considering the economic and cultural significance of bourbon--not to mention its distinctive deliciousness--we really should know more.
Hall of Fame

Museum honors Hall of Fame inductees

- Festival Director Beau Beasley will be the Master of Ceremonies for the 3rd Annual Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Bryson City, North Carolina. 
Farm Girl Graphics

Pennsylvania artist joins Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival

- The only thing better than a precious memory is a work of art that immortalizes that memory forever. Meet Tiffany London, owner of Farm Girl Graphics – one of our newest art vendors.
American Angler

Get an edge from the pros at American Angler

- No matter where you wet a line – from Virginia's brook trout streams to the farm ponds in your own backyard – we want to connect you with experts who share our vision for the sport.

Extra Plenty is a ‘watermelon-candy’ brewed ale

- Our good friends at Steam Bell Beer Works have just released a new summertime brew: Extra Plenty, which features hibiscus and locally sourced cucumbers brewed to refreshing perfection, is reminiscent of watermelon candy. Pink Himalayan salt rounds out Extra Plenty's flavor with just a hint of salinity. 

Houston-based Dagon Apparel coming to Virginia

- The weather's been so changeable this summer here in the Old Dominion that it's hard to know what each day's uniform should be: t-shirt and shorts, or rain jacket and waders?! The good news is that, regardless of the vagaries of the weather, Dagon Apparel has you covered.
temple fork outfitters

Congratulations to Temple Fork Outfitters

- Our longtime friends at Temple Fork Outfitters continue to turn out rods that are picking up awards both here at home and in Europe. 

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