Cast your line for fly fishing show in Marlborough


Cast your line for fly fishing show in MarlboroughMARLBOROUGH – The 2024 edition of the nationwide Fly Fishing Show will begin its America tour Jan. 5-7 at the Royal Plaza Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Road, with everything for the fly-fishing angler.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6; and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan 7. Admission is $18 for one day, $28 for two days and $38 for three days. Children under age 5 are free, as are Boy and Girl Scouts under age 16 in uniform. Children 6-12 are $5. Active military with an ID are $10. Parking is free.

There will be 22 Classes with the Experts, including those with Jason Randall, Joe Cordiero, Alan Caolo, Phil Rowley, Ed Engle, Landon Mayer, Steve Culton, and women-only sessions with Sheila Hassan. Classes with Experts registration is $95 and includes admission to the show for that day.

There are nine free daily seminars, including Randall’s When All Else Fails; Tactics for Slow Days; Mayer’s Leech Lessons: How to Fish Effective Patterns for Tough Trout; The World’s Best Trout Destinations with Jeff Currier; and Fly Fishing Some of the Best Tidal Rivers of New England with Ed Lombardo.

Fly-casting demonstrations are slated daily, along with continuous Destination Theater presentations.

More than $30,000 worth of national door prizes will be awarded, including fishing trips to Alaska and Belize and an inflatable raft. A complete list of door prizes is on the Fly Fishing Show website.

The world premiere of the two-hour 2024 International Fly Fishing Film Festival will be Friday, Jan. 5, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

For all films, classes, seminars, door prizes, and demonstrations, visit or by calling 814-443-3638.

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