Save the Date!

Our 15th Annual Fly Fishing Festival is back on the museum grounds on Saturday, August 13th, 2022, from 10am-4pm.
We’re excited to welcome everyone back in person this year!

Keep checking back for updates!

Schedule of Events

Join us throughout the day for a wide array of activities, including presentations, competitions, and demonstrations. From beginner to seasoned angler, our experts will have something for everyone.

  • 11:00 am: Casting Competition
  • 1:00 pm: Ribbon Cutting for Joan and Lee Wulff Exhibit
  • 3:00 pm: Raffle Drawing at Admissions Tent

Happening all day:

  • Free tackle appraisals


Schedule in progress

Fly Tiers

Visit our tiers tent any time during the day to learn from some of the best.

  • Kelly Bedford
  • Scott Biron
  • Bill Newcomb
  • Mike Rice
  • Paul Sinicki

List in progress

Festival Vendors

Browse goods from fly fishing vendors, authors, and local Vermont companies or chat with a representative from a non-profit organization.

  • Black Bass Antiques
  • Casting for Recovery
  • Classic Fish Art, LLC
  • JH Becker Rodworks
  • Dana Gray – Carlson Rod Company
  • F.D. Kretchman Rod Co.
  • Luther Hall – Sporting Art
  • Carmine Lisella
  • Jill Mason Art
  • Native Fish Coalition
  • ORCA
  • Project Healing Waters
  • Sam Aronson Art
  • Steve Sanford Decoy Carver & Artist
  • Sunny Brook Nets
  • T.S. Alving & Associates
  • Taf Schaefer Designs
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife
  • Vermont Trout Camp & Broadside International
  • VK Steelworks
  • Steve Woit

List in progress

Casting Competition

2:00 P.M.

Test your skills against your fellow anglers! Sponsored by Orvis.

Food Vendors

This veteran-owned brewery based in Bennington, Vermont, will be on hand with some of their specialty beers from 12-4.

Experience delicious South American cuisine at this mobile farm-to-table chef-owned eatery.

Formerly known as Better Buzz Mobile Espresso, these coffee aficionados will satisfy all your caffeine cravings.

Makers of barrel-aged gin and whiskey, Stonecutter Spirits will be here with samples of their award-winning creations.

Live Music

Enjoy the sounds of Chris and Neil Acoustic Duo as you stroll the festival grounds!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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

Event Sponsors

Raffle Sponsors