We are once again excited to bring you our largest public program of the year virtually. The events of the day will include:

  • Live Fly Tying on our Facebook page from 10am-4pm 
  • Live Appraisals with Todd Alving and Fred Kretchman.  Appointments will be available beginning in August
  • Kids Activities: Fly tying videos with Paul Sinicki, AMFF coloring pages and word search, and an angling-inspired drawing video
  • Video preview of our new Nature Trail
  • Watch a video of our President Fred Polhemus talking about our exhibit Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

And scroll down to enter our raffle for a chance to win a George Van Hook painting valued at $4,200!


Tickets: $25 each or 5 for $100
A maximum of 300 tickets will be sold

Raffle will be drawn at 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 14, 2021.
Winner is responsible for additional shipping costs.


Live Appraisals

Three experts will be available during the day to answer your questions about tackle and sporting art. To make an appointment with one, please click the corresponding button below.

Todd Alving
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Todd specializes in vintage fly rods (bamboo, fiberglass, and graphite), vintage fly reels from both the US and the UK, older fly boxes and their contents, decoys, prints, and vintage camping equipment.

all appointments booked

Fred Kretchman
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Fred is an official bamboo rod appraiser for Lang's antique tackle auctions.

all appointments booked

Fred Polhemus
10:00 a.m.–noon

Fred Polhemus is an expert on contemporary sporting art.

Make an appointment

Live Fly Tying

Stop by our Facebook page throughout the day for live sessions with some of today's best fly tiers!

10 a.m. EST: Scott Biron
11 a.m. EST: Mark Dysinger
Noon EST: Rich Strolis
1 p.m. EST: Tom Rosenbauer
2 p.m. EST: Brita Fordice

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Support from our sponsors has made the Fly Fishing Festival our most popular event.