1st Annual Nor-Cal Spey Day
August 8, 2015, 9am - 2pm
Sacramento Bar Park, American River
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Presentations and demos will be on Saturday, August 8th from 9am to 2pm 

Guests will be able to try all the new gear on the water with the pros!  Lots of these items are new and not on the market yet.  What a great opportunity to try all the new stuff in advance of general offer to the public.

Pre-registration is required by calling the shop at (916) 722-1055 or by email at info@flyfishingspecialties.com.

Location:
Sacramento Bar Park, American River

Schedule of events: 

TIME              PRESENTER AND TITLE 

9:00 AM        MIKE MCCUNE - " THE NEW LIGHTWEIGHT SPEY SYSTEMS "

10:00 AM      SIMON HSEIH - " TO CAST AND FISH WITH A MULTI-DENSITY HEAD FOR STEELHEAD "

10:30 AM      JAMIE LYLE - " SPEY CASTING + GEAR BASICS "

11:00 AM      JEFF PUTNAM - " HOW TO IDENTIFY + AVOID THE MOST COMMON SPEY CASTING MISTAKES "

11:30 AM      KERRY BURKHEIMER - " THE C.F. BURKHEIMER STORY, HOW IT HAPPENED "

12:30 PM     DONNA O'SULLIVAN - " INTRODUCTION TO UNDERHAND CASTING " 

VENDORS:

FLY ROD VENDORS:

1. CF Burkheimer
2. Winston
3. Orvis
4. Sage
5. Redington
6. Echo
7. LTS Explosive - Norwegian spey rod
8. Fenwick
9. Hardy

REEL VENDORS:

1. Hatch Reels
2. Galvan Reels 
3. Sage Reels 
4. Redington Reels 
5. Echo reels 
6. Hardy Reels
7. Abel Reels
8. Loop 

LINE VENDORS:

1. RIO
2. Air Flo
3. Scientific Angler
4. Nextcast

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

Mike McCune, Simon Hsieh, Greg Bencivenga, Jamie Lyle, Jeff Putnam, Kerry Burkheimer, Willy George, Jason Hartwick, Donna O'Sullivan, John Sherman, Lou Galvan, Darin Elmore, Matt Callies, Rick Mazaira, Bill Kiene, Jim Zech, Doug Duncan, Kiene's American Fly Fishing Staff & Fly Fishing Specialties Staff.

Vendors will have all their new gear.  There are some new things in spey that will blow your minds.  There will be lots of the new lightweight rigs that are becoming extremely popular in addition to new lines to demo.

During all the activities we'll have continental breakfast for all guests from 9am to 11am.  Refreshments will be available until 2pm.

 

          New Additions to Nor-Cal Spey Day!

Jason Hartwick
We are pleased to announce that Jason Hartwick, who is one of California's most accomplished spey guides and anglers, will also be joining us for the inaugural Nor-Cal Spey Day.

Jason is on the pro staff with Sage, RIO, and Simms and operates Steelhead On The Spey guide service which specializes in the waters of the North Coast. He will be on-hand to help instruct and answer questions!


Donna O'Sullivan
Donna recently won the women's division for Spey-O-Rama 2015, silver medalist in the 2010 World Championship of Fly Casting in Norway for 15ft and 16ft spey distance and salmon distance competitions, 2-hand salmon distance competition at the 2013 American Casting Association Nationals. Gold medalist for the 16ft spey distance competition at the 2010 World Championship of Fly Casting in Norway.    

Getting to the event is relatively easy.  It is very close to Highway 50 and can be accessed from Sunrise Blvd.  Parking fees are $5 per car.  There are well over 250 parking spaces at the Sacramento Bar Park.  And, as you can see by the illustration, there are plenty of wide open spaces to try your hand with a spey rod.  Directions to the event can also be found on our website at www.flyfishingspecialties.com

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