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Fly Fishing Weekend

Friday 14 - Sunday 16 Feb, 2020 2020-02-14 18:00:00 2020-02-16 17:00:00 Australia/Sydney Fly Fishing Weekend Take your fly fishing to the next level at the FREE Fly Fishing Weekend! Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

  • CostFree
  • RegistrationEmail events@thredbo.com.au
  • WhoAll Welcome

Take your fly fishing to the next level at the FREE Fly Fishing Weekend in Thredbo!

The free Fly Fishing Weekend features something for all levels of fly fishers with beginner, intermediate and advanced fly fishing casting classes, equipment demonstrations, fly tying, special dinner, prizes, giveaways and much more! Craig Daly, owner of Clearwater Fly Fishing Guides, and special guests Juan del Carmen and Ant Bentley, will be your hosts for the weekend and are excited to share their extensive fly fishing passion and knowledge with you.

To register for this amazing FREE weekend and go into the draw for some fantastic lucky door prizes email events@thredbo.com.au.

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Welcome Drinks
6 PM – 7.30 PM | Lounge Bar
Start the weekend off right with a free welcome drink, nibbles, registration to go into draw for the Fly Fishing Pack, a short Fly Fishing film & great company! Your host Craig Daly & special guests Juan del Carmen & Ant Bentley will be there to greet you & run through all the weekends special events.

Raffle tickets available for Sundays BBQ raffle giveaway:
$5 for 3 raffle tickets | $2 for 1 raffle ticket
All proceeds to go to Fly Fishing For Breast Cancer Foundation



Introduction to Fly Fishing Demonstrations
9.30 AM – 10.30 AM | Village Green
Host – Craig (Daf) Daly & Juan del Carmen
Introduction speeches & rod & reels to try out

Basic Casting
10.30 AM – 11.30 AM | Village Green
Host – Craig (Daf) Daly
BYO fishing rod

Fly Tying Workshop
11.30 AM – 12.30 PM | Alpine Bar
Host – Ant Bentley

Lunch Break
11.30 AM – 1.30 PM
Alpine Bar will be open with a BBQ, drinks & tunes

Advanced Casting Techniques & Equipment Demos
1.30 PM – 3 PM | Village Green
Host – Craig (Daf) Daly, Juan del Carmen & Ant Bentley

River Tactics Talk
3 PM – 4 PM |  Thredbo River near the Village Green
Host – Juan del Carmen

Three Course Fly Fishing Dinner
From 7 PM | Segreto
Host – Craig (Daf) Daly, Juan del Carmen & Ant Bentley
$59 PP | Bookings Essential – Call (02) 6459 4200
Toast an amazing weekend with three courses & fantastic company

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Distance Casting Workshop
9.30 AM – 10.30 AM | Village Green
Host – Craig (Daf) Daly

Specialty Spey & Roll Casting Workshop
10.30 AM – 11.30 AM | Village Green Pond
Host – Juan del Carmen

One Handed Spey Casting
11.30 AM – 12.30 PM | Thredbo River across from the Village Green
Host – Ant Bentley

Free Farewell BBQ & Raffle giveaways
12.30 PM | The Local Pub Deck
$5 for 3 raffle tickets | $2 for 1 raffle ticket
All proceeds to go to Fly Fishing For Breast Cancer Foundation

Grand prize is an Echo Fly Rod plus lots of great giveaways including fly ties, shirts, hoodies, caps and more!



Stay from only $159 per night in a single room or $179 in a twin share room including breakfast*. This deal is only available to Fly Fishing Weekend attendees and can only be booked by calling the Thredbo Alpine Hotel on (02) 6459 4200.

*Minimum two night stay




Our host, Craig Daly, has certification as a Fly Casting Instructor with the Federation of Fly Fishers. He is also a licensed National Parks & Wildlife Service tour operator.

Craig has lived in the Snowy Mountains for over 25 years & has been fishing these local waters for just as many! His quest for furthering his fly fishing knowledge has led him from the wild rivers of Colorado & Montana USA, to the bone fish flats of the Pacific & the northern tropics of Australia.



Juan del Carmen
Juan del Carmen is a certified casting instructor with the International Federation of Fly Fishers. Juan has represented team Spain & England as a technical adviser in four World Fly Fishing Championships. He has fly fished on five continents & is also a LOOP Ambassador. Juan is well known & respected in the local fly fishing community for his ability & passion to share his knowledge.

Ant Bentley
Ant Bentley is the face of fly fishing at High Country Outfitters Jindabyne. He is an accomplished fly tier with a vast amount of experience, fly fishing everywhere from Colorado to the Snowy Mountains streams & lakes. He will be showcasing the best of fly fishing equipment available on today’s market including equipment from Airflo, Patagonia, Scientific Anglers, Vision, Rio & more.


For any enquiries about this event and to register please email: events@thredbo.com.au

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