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Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival

Feb 27, 2021 to Feb 28, 2021
Mesquite Convention Center, Mesquite, TX
Ticket Information

While we advise customers to purchase their tickets well in advance, (especially specialty class which tend to sell out) you are able to purchase tickets at the door the weekend of the festival. Children 16 and under are free with paying adult.   

A variety of both paid and free classes will be offered at this year’s 4th Annual Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival. Unless otherwise noted, all classes and lectures mentioned in the festival program are included in the admission fee. All casting classes are held outside

If the event is cancelled, customers will receive their ticket or class cost refunded.   

Tickets

$30.00

Includes limited beer tasting tickets for those 21 and over with valid ID



$20.00

Includes limited beer tasting tickets for those 21 and over with valid ID



$20.00

Includes limited beer tasting tickets for those 21 and over with valid ID



This co-ed class taught by FFI Certified Casting Instructor Red Walker is for beginners with little to no experience fly fishing. Students will learn all the basic mechanics of fly casting. The lecture portion of the class is done in a group; each student will receive individualized instruction. Students should bring their own rods; rods can be provided with advance notice if needed. The class will meet just outside of the admissions/ticket counter.  All classes will be held outside regardless of the weather. This class cost $75, maximum of 6 students.

Refunds must be requested in writing 30 days prior to the festival, after this time students will receive a full credit for the following festival.

All classes will be held outside regardless of the weather.

Students can bring their own fly rods, or use gear provided by the instructor.   

This class does does not include admission. 

 

 

 

 



NEW CLASS!  Did you know that all bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon? Sponsored by Treaty Oak Distilling and Flymen Fishing Company ,our unique, two-part course is designed for adults 21 and over interested in how distilled spirits (and bourbon in particular) are made. The first part of this class is taught by Master Distiller Phillip Dormont of Treat Oaks. Students will learn about distilled spirits and taste three Texas bourbons during her lecture. The second part of this class will discuss a few specialty bass bugs that Southwestern anglers will find eminently effective. It will be taught by Kristian Cole, resident fly expert at Tailwaters Fly Fishing Company of Dallas, Texas. At the end of the class, students will take home these same patterns to “test” on their local waters. All materials for the course will be provided. Students will meet at the Specialty Instruction Class Room on the festival grounds. Only 16 spots are available. Class held: 12:30-1:50PM Saturday & Sunday. Please print out your receipt and bring it to the festival. Student must have alcohol ID bracelet prior to attending the class

Refunds for this class require 30 days written notice. Refund request after this date will be applied as a credit for next year's festival.

This class doesn't include admission to the festival. 

 



 NEW CLASS! Master’s Class: Fishing Tailwaters (Limit 12) Tailwater fisheries provide anglers with a dependable four-season fishery that affords anglers with consistent flows, clear water, large populations of trout, and reliable hatches. Learn the tactics and techniques to successfully master these year-round waters. A detailed discussion on dams, tailwater benefits, entomology, matching the hatch, fly selection, rigging rods, reading the water, presentation and much more are included in this class. While this is a class designed for more experienced anglers, new fly anglers would also benefit. All materials for the course will be provided, and no fly casting is involved. Students will meet at the Specialty Instruction Lecture Area. This class has limited seating to ensure social distancing, and once purchased no refunds will be offered.  Please print out your receipt and bring it to the festival. Only 12 spots are available. Class held: 10:00 AM-12:00PM Saturday & Sunday in the Specialty Lecture Room.

Refunds mist be requested in writing 30 days prior to the festival, after this time students will receive a full credit for the following festival. This class does does not include admission. 

 

 


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Mesquite Convention Center
1700 Rodeo Drive
Mesquite, TX 75149

Feb 27, 2021 to Feb 28, 2021
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Event Summary

The Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival will be held at The Mesquite Convention Center in Mesquite, TX on February 27-28, 2021.  Come Join Us!

More Details

Welcome!

The Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival is a unique celebration of Lone Star State fly angling – and beyond. Family-friendly and suitable for all ages, the only thing we require of our attendees is good humor.

The festival will afford attendees the opportunity to learn from various fly fishing authors and experts and meet representatives from some of the best manufacturers in the fly fishing industry. Local and regional fly fishing guides, destination lodge owners, kayakers, fly tyers, world-class outdoor photographers, and fly shops will be on hand – not to mention some of Texas’ best microbreweries.

Don’t know much about fly fishing? Then you’ve come to the right place! Experience what makes fly fishing so addictive – and learn about the quiet sport from the very best, in a low-key and supportive atmosphere, on your own terms.

Refund Policy
No refunds.
 
Terms & Conditions

I acknowledge that I am aware of the inherent risks involved in attending a public event, I voluntarily agree to assume those risks, and I release and hold harmless The Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival and its owners, officers, employees, agents or other representatives from any and all claims related to COVID-19.

 You may NOT enter the event if:

 

  • You have been asked to self-quarantine due to overseas travel or travel within Australia or have visited an identified COVID-19 hotspot.
  • You have been in close contact with a person who has coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last fourteen (14) days.
  • You have a temperature (37.5 degrees or higher) or flu-like symptoms (e.g. cough or sore throat).

 All attendees must:

 

  • Adhere to social distancing measures by keeping 1.5m away from others not in your household party as much as possible.
  • Adhere to all state health codes including wearing a mask if required by county or state ordinance.