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Customer Appreciation Day 2015
April 11, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm MDT
Join us for a special sale and event 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 33 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 heart of fly fishing season!
- Hourly drawings for incredible prizes, with grand prizes including a Sage trout rod of your choice, a Scott Radian 9′ 5wt fly rod, a Winston Nexus fly rod, a Hatch 4+ fly reel, a SIMMS $300 shopping spree,and a jar of 500 Umpqua flies worth over $1500!
- Food and beverages featuring local favorites Oskar Blues Brewery, Redstone Meadery and Moe’s Original BBQ
- Casting demonstrations and presentations
- Book signings by John Gierach, John Barr, A.K. Best and others from 1-3 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
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 a Scott Radian Fly Rod!|
|Win a Hatch 4+ Fly Reel!||Win a Winston Nexus Fly Rod!|
|Win a Jar of 500 Umpqua Flies worth over $1500!
||Win a $300 SIMMS Shopping Spree!|
|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 two dozen flies and get a dozen of our favorite Colorado flies for FREE!|
|8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Fly Jar Giveaway Entry|
|For every dozen flies you purchase you’ll get an entry into the fly jar giveaway. You could win over 500 Umpqua flies worth over $1500!|
|8:30 a.m. -8:45 a.m.||Presentation: Rigging for Tactical Nymphing|
|Umpqua’s Josh Graffam with cover leader setups and sighter options for European nymphing|
|9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.||Fly Line Trade-In Offer|
|Nothing brings life back to a rod like a new fly line! Trade in any old fly line, and instantly receive a $20 discount on a new Scientific Anglers or RIO fly line!* Line must be purchased during the event.|
|9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.||Sunglasses Fitting|
|Factory representatives from Smith and Costa will be on-hand to help you choose the perfect fitting polarized eye wear and make sure the frames are optimized to reduce glare, which will ultimately help you catch more fish!|
|9:00 a.m. – 6:00 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 factory-trained staff 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.||Free Food & Beverages|
|Food and beverages are being graciously provided by Oskar Blues Brewery, Redstone Meadery, and Moe’s Original BBQ. Donations for food and beverage will be accepted, benefiting the Boulder Flycasters restoration projects.
|11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.||Presentation: The Front Range Dirty Dozen|
|Umpqua’s Josh Graffam covers the 12 “must have” flies for the Front Range.|
|1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.||Book Signings|
|John Gierach • A.K. Best • John Barr • Mike Kephart|
|Make sure to bring books from your library or purchase them on-site! We’ve invited all the big names!|
|1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.||Presentation: FRA Kids Camp|
|Learn about our upcoming summer kids’ camps and why it’s a great way to introduce your child to a life-long appreciation of the outdoors and a love of fly fishing.|
|2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.||Presentation: Fly Fishing Kamchatka|
|Will Blair – The Best of Kamchatka|
|With this being Will’s 15th 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.|
|3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||Presentation: Christmas Island|
|See why Christmas Island is one of those “bucket-list” destinations that every angler should experience at least once!|
|3:30 p.m. – 4:00 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 Drawing|
|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.|