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Catskill trout season opener slated


March 6, 2013

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (CFFCM) will host its 2013 Trout Season Opener with a cast of celebrities including Joan Wulff, CFFCM Trustee Don Trump Jr. and son, actors Rip Torn and Olek Krupa and New York State Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther on Saturday, April 6. The event will be held on the Willowemoc Creek just upstream from the CFFCM bridge at 9:30 a.m.

Afterwards, a hot cup of Agnes Van Put’s soup will be served at the museum and guests are invited to view this year’s new exhibits, including one about Northwest Pacific Steelhead and their impact on Great Lakes fisheries and another featuring vest accessories over the years.

At 11 a.m. tours of the new Wulff Gallery and the Catskill Rodmakers Workshop will be offered. Bamboo Mike Canazon and the Bamboo Crew will host a bamboo rod casting clinic.

A fundraising luncheon will be held at 1 p.m. in the new building. Reservations are required.

Contact 845/439-4810 or email flyfish@catskill.net.