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Customer Appreciation Day
Join us for a special sale and event specifically for you, our customer!
Come by the shop for a free appreciation extravaganza! We’re thankful for each and every one of you that have supported our shop over our 34 year history, so we’re having a day just for you! We’ll have all kinds of great presentations, amazing sales, outstanding local food and beverage, 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 kick off the start of the fly 2016 fly fishing season!
- Hourly drawings for incredible prizes, with Grand Prizes including a Sage 9 foot trout rod of your choice, Scott Radian 5 WT, Orvis Helios 2 fly rod of your choice, a Winston Boron III PLUS 7 WT, an ABEL 5/6 Custom Brown Trout Skin Reel, a Hatch 4+ Reel, a SIMMS $300 shopping spree, and a Umpqua Baby Boat Box filled with over 150 Umpqua flies worth more than $500!
- Food and beverages featuring local favorites Oskar Blues Brewery, Redstone Meadery and Moe’s Original BBQ
- Book signings by John Gierach, John Barr, A.K. Best from 1-2:30 p.m.
- Representatives on-hand from all of our premium brands so you can try out all of the latest gear
- Full access to Front Range Anglers’ guides to pick up tips for your favorite front range waters
- Presentations and seminars that will make you a better angler- including 3 seminars starting at 830am with Umpqua’s Josh Graffam a USA Fly Fishing Team member on Rigging for tactical Nymphing, Hopper/Dropper Rigs & Treating & dressing Dry Flies.
- Best of Kamchatka at 230 Featuring Will Blair, Fishing Christmas Island with FRA and Angling in RMNP both by Wallace Westfeldt
Check out this great gear you could walk away with!
Grand Prize drawings held from 4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (Must be present to win)
|Win a Sage Trout Rod of your Choice!||Win an Orvis Helios Fly Rod of your Choice!|
|Win a Hatch 4+ Fly Reel!||Win a Winston Boron III PLUS 7 WT Fly Rod!|
|Win a Umpqua Baby Boat Box full of more than 150 Umpqua flies valued at over $500!
||Win a $300 SIMMS Shopping Spree at FRA!|
|Win a Scott Radian 9 ft 5 WT Fly Rod!||Additional Hourly Prizes You Won’t Want to Miss Provided By:|
|Must be present to win for Grand Prizes (drawing held 4:45-5:15).
Entry into the raffle is based on dollar-value spent on the day of the event. Receive an extra entry for every $50 spent.
Schedule of Events
|8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.||Fly Door Buster Deal|
|Purchase THREE dozen flies and get a dozen of our favorite Umpqua Front Range flies for FREE!|
|8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Umpqua Baby Boat Box & Front Range Flies Grand Prize Giveaway|
|All day your purchases will get you an entry into the Grand Prize Drawing to win an Umpqua Baby Boat Box with 150 Umpqua flies worth over $500!|
|8:30 a.m. -8:45 a.m.||Presentation: Rigging for Tactical Nymphing|
|Umpqua’s Josh Graffam will cover leader setups and sighter options for European nymphing|
|9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.||Cast a Premium Fly Rod from Sage, Scott, Winston or Orvis|
|Get a coupon to enter our drawing to Win a Full Day Front Range Anglers Guided Trip for Two.|
|9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Fly Line Trade-In Offer|
|Nothing brings life back to a fly rod like a new fly line! Trade in any old fly line, and instantly receive a $20 discount on a new Scientific Anglers, or buy a NEW RIO fly line and get a RIO 2 Leader pack & tippett spool! * Line must be purchased during the event.|
|9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Sunglasses Fitting|
|Factory representatives from Smith and Costa will be on-hand to help you choose the perfect-fitting polarized eye wear & make sure the frames are optimized to reduce glare, which will ultimately help you catch more fish!|
|9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||SIMMS Waders and Boots Fitting|
|Having the perfect fit in your waders is key to an enjoyable day on the water. Simms offers the most size combinations to make sure you get a perfect fit. We’ll have the Harkin’s brothers Scott & Chad- Simms factory trained on-site to check fitment for both men and women.|
|9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.||Presentation: Hopper Dropper Rigging|
|Umpqua’s Josh Graffam will cover the proper way to setup hopper dropper rigs, and the various options.|
|10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||Presentation: Treating and Dressing Dry flies|
|Umpqua’s Josh Graffam will show you how to get the maximum amount of flotation out of your dry flies, large and small.|
|11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Food & Beverages|
|Food and beverages are being provided by Oskar Blues Brewery, Redstone Meadery, and Moe’s Original BBQ. Donations for food and beverage will be accepted, benefiting the Greenbacks efforts to restore native greenback cutthroat trout.
|1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.||Book Signings|
|John Gierach • A.K. Best • John Barr|
|Make sure to bring books from your library or purchase them here at FRA!|
|2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.||Presentation: Fly Fishing Kamchatka|
|Will Blair – The Best of Kamchatka|
|With this being Will’s 16th season on Kamchatka, he has all kinds of stories and photos to share about the mice-eating giant Rainbow Trout that call the Kamchatka Peninsula home.|
|3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.||Presentation: Christmas Island with Front Range Anglers|
|See why Christmas Island is one of those “bucket-list” destinations that every angler should experience at least once! FRA has hosted 17 trips to Ikari House over the past 3 years with more than 200 anglers fishing the worlds largest coral atoll! Come talk to the experts.|
|4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.||Presentation: Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park|
|Learn everything you need to know to have a great day in this national treasure that’s in our back yard! We’ll cover some of the location highlights, some locations more off the beaten path, recommended flies, seasonal variations and more!|
|4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.||Grand Prize Drawings Lot of Great Gear!!|
|Make sure you’re here to see if you’ve won one of our incredible Grand Prizes! You must be present to win the grand prizes.|