Fly Fishing World Championships coming to Eagle County Sept. 11-18

Fly Fishing World Championships coming to Eagle County Sept. 11-18
Local News

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — The numbers are in on the 36th FIPS Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship, which will be held here this September. Four hundred fly fishermen from 30 countries will compete in eight nearby venues including three rivers and two lakes for one great event. “It will be an experience no one should miss,” said competitor Ben Metcalf, a competitive angler from State College, Pennsylvania. Whether they be spectators, volunteers or curious passers-by, it will be “an opportunity to participate alongside some of the world’s most elite fly fisherman,” Metcalf added.The event, slated for Sept. 11-18, will be the …

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