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Customer Appreciation Day 2014

April 12, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Join us for a day of events specifically for you, our customer!

Join us at the shop for a free appreciation extravaganza! We’re thankful for each and every one of you that have supported our shop over our 32 year history, and we want to have a day just for you! We’ll have all kinds of great food, sales, hourly prizes, and representatives on hand from all of our premium brands! This will be the day to try out some new gear, tell some fish tales, and meet some special guests!

  • Hourly drawings for incredible prizes, including a Sage trout rod of your choice, five $100 SIMMS shopping sprees, a Hatch 4+ Reel, a Ross Evolution Reel plus much more!
  • Food and beverages featuring locals Upslope Brewing Company, Redstone Meadery and Moe’s Original BBQ
  • Casting demonstrations and presentations
  • Book signings by John Gierach, John Barr and others from 2-4 p.m.
  • Test all of the latest gear with representatives on-hand from all of our premium brands
  • Talk directly to industry moguls like John Torok from Hatch Reels, Will Blair from The Best of Kamchatka, Tom Melvin of Yellow Dog Fly Fishing Adventures, Andy Toohey of Boulder Boatworks, Frank Smethurst from Running Down The Man, plus Doug Powell and Chris Keig from the Fly Fishing Film Tour
  • Full access to Front Range Anglers’ guides to pick up tips for your favorite water
  • Test your casting skills in our casting competition for big prizes!
  • Learn about our special women-only educational programs
  • Presentations and signup for our summer kids camps



Check out these incredible prizes during our hourly drawings!

Grand Prize: Win a Sage Trout Rod of your choice!
Win a Sage ONE Rod!Provided by Van RolloMountain Sports Products
Second Prize: Win one of 5 $100 SIMMS Shopping Sprees!
Win a $500 SIMMS Shopping Spree!
Third Prize: Win a Hatch 4+ Reel!
Win a Hatch 4+ Reel!
Additional Prizes You Won’t Want to Miss Provided By:
Incredible raffle prizes provided by these sponsors!
Must be present to win. Entry into the raffle is based on dollar-value spent on the day of the event. Minimum of $20 purchase to enter. Receive an extra entry for every $100 spent.

$20 minimum purchase = 1 entry

$100 purchase = 2 entries

$300 purchase = 4 entries

$500 purchase = 6 entries

$800 purchase = 9 entries

$1000 purchase = 12 entries (max 12 entries per customer)

Schedule of Events

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Scientific Anglers Line Trade-In
Nothing brings life back to a rod like a new line! Trade in any old fly line, and instantly receive a $20 discount on a new SA Mastery, Mastery Textured or Sharkskin Series Line!* Line must be purchased during the event.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Smith Sunglasses Fitting
Factory representatives will be on-hand to help you choose the right polarized eye wear and make sure the frames are optimized to reduce glare.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. SIMMS Waders and Boots Fitting
Having the perfect fit in your waders is key to an enjoyable day on the water. We’ll have factory-trained staff on-site to check fitment for men and women.
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Presentation
Jim Klug – Yellow Dog Fly Fishing Adventures
Jim has literally been around the world in search of exciting places and lodges. He gives us his top ten list and why they deserve a place on your bucket list.
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Presentation
Lori-Ann Murphy – El Pescador Lodge, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Lori-Ann will be sharing what makes El Pescador Lodge such an amazing place and why it’s quite possible to achieve the angler’s ultimate dream – a grand slam of Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit.
2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Discussion
Will Blair – The Best of Kamchatka
With this being Will’s 14th season on Kamchatka, he has all kinds of stories to share about the mice-eating giant Rainbow Trout that call the Kamchatka Peninsula home.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Casting Competition
Do you have what it takes? While the competition will be friendly, once you see the prizes you’ll be out for blood!
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free Food & Beverages
F3T is graviously providing the Upslope Brew!Try some Mountain Honey Wine!Free beverages are graciously being provided by The F3T and Redstone Meadery.
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Book Signings
John Gierach • A.K. Best • John Barr • Tim Romano
Make sure to bring books from your library or purchase them on-site! We’ve invited all the big names!
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Casting Demonstration
Lori-Ann Murphy – El Pescador Lodge, Belize
Lori-Ann will be sharing tips and tricks that are crucial when casting on the flats in Belize and other saltwater locations.
3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Casting Demonstration
Frank Smethurst
You’ve seen him featured in Running Down The Man and other films, now see him in person! Frank will be conducting a casting demonstration that highlights what it takes to get a fly in front of cruising fish quickly!
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Grand Prize Drawing
Make sure you’re still here to see if you’ve won one of our incredible grand prizes!



April 12, 2014
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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