Friday, November 11, 2016

The Early Show

Sunday 11/13/16 10am – 5pm
Presented by the Illinois Smallmouth Alliance & Dupage Rivers Fly Tyers

Come to the 6th Early Show, Chicago’s only all fly fishing & tying show!
Sit with the area’s best fly tyers as they demonstrate their talents on a wide variety of fly patterns.
Kids will enjoy the free fly tying & entomology programs.

Show Features:
25+ Regional fly tyers – sit and watch them create a fly for the waters they fish.
Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructors provide free casting lessons.
Spey casting demonstrations & help matching the line to rod.
Regional fishing guides on hand to share tips & book trips.
Guest speaker presentations all day long.
Vendors include area shops, reps, pro tyers & guides all with great deals.
Six club booths ready to answer questions about their activities.
Dupage Forest Preserve District booth to promote outdoor & youth programs.
Raffle of donated flies & gear drawn at end of the show.
Free Youth Fly Tying with all the materials and tools provided.

At the Dupage F.P. Mayslake Peabody Estate, it was constructed by Francis Stuyvesant Peabody during the American Gilded Age.

Experience the splendor of its grounds and learn about fly fishing & tying inside the mansion at The Early Show.

  • 10:00 Mike Jacobs – Iowa smallmouth bass
  • 11:00 Israel Dunn – Kayak fishing for carp & musky
  • 12:00 Javier Guevara -  Ecuador trips, tarpon & peacock bass.
  • 1:00 Abe Downs - Northern Wisconsin river musky & bass.
  • 2:00 Bill Scherer – Musky on the fly
  • 3 00 Kyle Zempel Fishing the crash – Wisconsin smallmouth bass.
  • 4:00 Austin Aducci – Kankakee bass, Lake Michigan carp
  • 4:30 Raffle draw

Spey casting presentation by Doug Taylor, Sage pro staff at 11:30 am & 2 :30 pm
Drift FFF certified casting instruction 10:30 to 12:30, 1:30 to 3:30pm

Mark Your Calendar Now For The First Fly Show Of The Fall Season!

Mayslake Peabody Estate
1717 West 31st Street
Oakbrook, IL. 60523

Sunday 11/13/16
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Admission is $10.00 for adults - kids 12 and under are FREE.
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