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Fly Fishing Show Attracts Visitors From Entire Area

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Visitors from throughout New England will get a first hand view of every fly-fishing tool from the newest models of rods and reels to boots, waders, clothing and accessories at the 2022 Marlborough Fly Fishing Show® this weekend (April 22-24) in the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Rd. West, Marlborough.

Show hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.; 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat.; and 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sun. Admission is $15 for one day, $25 for two days and $35 for three days. Children under age 5 are free as are Boy and Girl Scouts under age 16 in uniform. Children 6-12 are $5. Active military with an ID is $10.

There will be 16 classes with experts including those with Gary Borger, Jason Randall, Alan Caolo, Phil Rowley, Joe Cordiero, Ed Engle, Landon Mayer, Steve Culton, Sheila Hassan, and a couple’s class with Jim and Janine Young. Classes with the Experts are $85 and include admission to the show for that day.

Four free hour-long fly-casting demonstrations are slated daily with presentations by Dr. Borger, Mayer, Sheila Hassan, Brian O’Keefe, and Ed Lombardo.

There will be nine free fly-fishing or destination seminars plus 21 Destination Theater programs daily, continuous fly-tying demonstrations along with more than $30,000 in national door prizes including fishing trips, tackle, clothing, and accessories. The Grand Prize – chosen from all six 2022 Fly Fishing Shows – is a $9,000 bonefish, tarpon and permit trip to Blue Horizon Lodge, Belize.

The New England area premiere of the 2022 International Fly Fishing Film Festival is Fri. (4/22) at 6:30 p.m.

Visit for a full list of door prizes, demonstrations, seminars, films and classes.

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