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2018 WNC Fly Fishing Expo

The 10th Annual WNC Fly Fishing Expo is set for Nov. 30th - Dec. 1st 2018 in the Expo Building at the WNC Agricultural Center in Asheville, NC. Over 60 booths of fly fishing industry businesses under one roof!

Hours for the 10th Annual WNC Fly Fishing Expo will be Friday, Nov. 30th from 12pm to 7pm and Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9am to 4pm

Tickets are $15 at the door for adults and free for children 16 years of age and younger. Special promotion: Friday’s ticket purchase is good for Saturday too!

Reasons to come to the WNC Fly Fishing Expo, all included in the price of admission:

  • Regional Speakers to share their knowledge of fly fishing tactics.

  • Beginner Fly Fishing Classes and Instruction for every level: Learn the basics of fly fishing.

  • Fly Casting instruction: From learning how to cast a fly rod to improving upon your skill level, certified casting instructors will be available to talk with you and show you how free of charge.

  • Gear Demos: Dozens of fly rods and fly lines will be available for you to try out on the indoor casting pond at any time.

  • Learn fly fishing techniques to target Smallmouth bass, Carp, Musky, Stripers and saltwater species.

  • Fly Tying Clinics: From the Novice to Advanced, tyers will be available to help you sharpen your skills

  • Meet Fly shops from around the region: Every fly shop has a niche and this expo gives you the opportunity to meet all of them under one roof.

  • Gear Manufactures: Reps will be showing the latest innovations in fly fishing gear.

  • Find special deals on everything fly fishing!

  • Great food and beer

  • Inspiring fly fishing films

  • Meet the areas fly fishing organizations: Casting Carolinas, Project Healing Waters, Trout Unlimited and many more!

Western North Carolina has one of the most diverse fly fishing communities in the country due to its abundance of angling opportunities. From trout to bass in rivers and lakes, there’s something for every style of fly fishing.

Earlier Event: July 23
Outdoor Retailer
Later Event: March 23
Fifth Annual Get in Gear Fest!