Join salute to fly-fishing women

MANCHESTER-A unique Women in Fly Fishing Symposium, will run Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 at in downtown Manchester.

Join the American Museum of Fly Fishing and Orvis to celebrate the launch of our new groundbreaking exhibition, "A Graceful Rise: Women in Fly Fishing Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow", with an opening weekend event.

The symposium featuring presentations, demonstrations, displays, and casting workshops which will take place on both days from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

This is a rare opportunity to learn to cast with the legendary Joan Wulff and meet over 20 other of the most significant women figures in the sport including: Fanny Krieger, Lori-Ann Murphy, Diana Rudolph, and many more.

All activities will take place at the museum's grounds on Main Street and the presentations will be held at the neighboring Orvis Fly Fishing School building.

Schedule is subject to change. Visit our website at www.amff.com for an up-to-date schedule and time table. The opening weekend event is sponsored by the Orvis Company with media support courtesy of the Black's Fly Fishing Directory.

Check It Out: Cost for the program includes admission to the exhibition gallery. Daily rate is $10 for adults, $5 youngsters ages 5-13, and $20 for families. For more information, contact the American Museum of Fly Fishing at 802-362-3300.

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