Show Day!

Only in its’ third year, the Show has quickly become a premiere regional show attracting a variety of professional exhibitors throughout the east coast. Doors are open from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Tickets are only $10, kids under 12 are admitted free of charge. The large commercial Shows certainly have their appeal if you…

Vendor Spotlight: Casting For Recovery

Casting for Recovery was founded in 1996 in Manchester, Vermont, by a breast reconstruction surgeon and a professional fly fisher. Awarded 501(c)(3) non-profit status in 1998, Casting for Recovery’s innovative program focuses on improving quality of life for women with breast cancer, and has garnered endorsements from medical and psychosocial experts nationwide. Casting for Recovery…

Vendor Spotlight: Dave Rothrock

Dave Rothrock has been pursuing trout and other species with a fly rod since the mid-1960’s and he’s been tying flies for a bit longer than he’s been fishing them. He has fished throughout the East, into the Midwest, and Europe where he fished great waters in Austria and Slovenia. Dave’s articles have appeared in…

Vendor Spotlight: Diane McCabe

I am part of “The Classic Fly Fisherman” and I offer Custom Embroidery on shirts and hats and other items. I make custom rod and reel bags, fly fishing jewelry and collector pins are also available.  

Vendor Spotlight: Braden Miller

Braden Miller has a passion-all things fly fishing!.  He taught himself by watching videos on YouTube and Instagram, and has been fly fishing and tying since he was just 8 years old.  Since then he has traveled the world chasing fish with his fly rod and own-tied flies, though he prefers trout and largemouth bass,…

Vendor Spotlight: AdamWilner

Rivers are my passion! Whether I’m wading the Gunpowder or floating down the Potomac, I love exploring moving water. And, I love hunting the fish that thrive in the creeks, streams, and rivers of our great country! I’ve been an avid fly fisherman and fly tier since 1992, and I have been focusing on Japanese…

Raffle Prize: Free Float Trip

  Eastern Trophies Fly Fishing will be donating a FREE drawing for a 2 Person Float Trip after the 3pm presentation “Topwater Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass”. The full day float trip is for 2 anglers. All flies are included along with lunch and drinks. River location will be based on client’s preferences. The presentation…

Vendor Spotlight: Flystones

Flystones is a Marble, Granite and natural stone fly tying base company created by Chris Spangler in 2015 out of Montgomery, Pennsylvania. Chris is part owner with his family of a marble and granite fabrication facility and has over 15 years of countertop knowledge. Chris utilizes his leftover pieces of stone and creates not only…

Raffle Prize: Gunpowder Fly Tying Table

The Gunpowder, named after the Gunpowder rivers in Northeast, MD, is one of the larger standard versions of the Hartman Woodworking Fly Tying Table and is intended for the seasoned professional or enthusiast that is looking for lots of work space as well as plenty of storage holes and spindles for all your tying material. …

Vendor Spotlight: Carlson Rod Company

Hello, My name is Dana Gray owner of the Carlson Rod Co. and Maker of the Carlson “Four”. Beginning 8-9 years prior to his death, I had the unique privilege to work beside C. W. “Sam” Carlson, one of the true masters in the art of bamboo rod building.  We built numerous rods together, and he…

Raffle Prize: TFO Trout Outfit

TFO Trout Rod/Reel Outfit; Retail Value: $550 Temple Fork assembled the world’s most accomplished, crafty anglers to design a complete line of fishing rods priced to bring more folks into the sport. BVK rods are fast action rods designed to excel in Presentation and Distance. The rich translucent olive blanks are topped with matching braided…

Vendor Spotlight: A.M.Rapach Books

Welcome to A.M. Rapach Angling Books, purveyors of Antiquarian, Collectible, and Out-of-Print Fishing Books for the Discriminating Angler. We are a bookseller specializing in fishing books, fly fishing books, hunting books, and sporting books. We operate an online book store and sell books at hunting & fishing shows and flea markets throughout Pennsylvania and the…

Vendor Spotlight: Norvise

Developed by professional research engineer and fly tier Norm Norlander, the Norvise – Fly Tying Vise, and Automatic Bobbin are truly innovative tools. Unlike other “rotary vises” that simply “rotate” to position the hook, the Norvise is designed to “spin” the hook to apply material. With the hook shank held in perfect alignment with the axis…

Vendor Spotlight: Trout Unlimited

The Maryland Chapter of Trout Unlimited (MDTU) was formed in 1971 and currently has over 800 members. These members largely live in Baltimore City and in Baltimore and Harford Counties. Mission: To conserve, protect and restore North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. Vision: By the next generation, Trout Unlimited will ensure that robust populations…

Vendor Spotlight: Shawn Holsinger

Holsinger’s Guide Service Shawn Holsinger, owner and operator of Holsinger’s Guide Service has been fly fishing the streams of Western Central Pennsylvania for over 30 years.  Being blessed to be raised in the limestone rich mountains of the area, has offered many fishing opportunities in some incredibly trout-rich waters.  His home is centrally located between the famed Little Juniata and…

Vendor Spotlight: Tochterman’s Tackle

We started Tochterman’s Fishing Tackle in 1916, and since our first day in business we’ve been bringing the best selection of products and merchandise to our customers. Our name has become synonymous with quality throughout the entire Baltimore area. We do our best to ensure a permanent variety of fantastic items along with unique limited…

Vendor Spotlight: Per Brandin Rods

About Brandin Cane Rods Purpose ​My intent in building cane rods is simply to make the finest rod that can be made, both in terms of craftsmanship and performance. This endeavor includes the evolution of design concepts relative to performance as well as aesthetic refinement and development. I design rods with primarily two qualities in…

Vendor Spotlight: Eastern Trophies

Eastern Trophies Fly Fishing offers year round float trips for Trout and Smallmouth Bass in Virginia and Maryland. Instruction, flies, lunch and laughs included. Our main season runs from April through November, but we also do Winter floats for trout. Many of our repeat clients book our “Extended Day” float trips where we fish 12-14…

Vendor Spotlight: Richard Tillman

  Richie Tillman: I started tying at the age of 5 with my Dad’s old vise and tying materials. Then that Christmas I got a fly tying kit from my Dad and my Great Uncle and card saying that on my birthday of that year he would teach me how to tye , and then…

Vendor Spotlight: Chesapeake Women Anglers

The goal of CWA is to be a premier fly fishing club, serving the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, dedicated to promoting fly fishing for women through education, fish outings, and environmental awareness. Chesapeake Women Anglers (CWA), formerly Chesapeake Outdoor Women, promotes fly fishing for women in a supportive, encouraging, non-competitive environment through education, clinics, fishing trips and special…

Vendor Spotlight: Henry Ramsey

My name is Henry Ramsay. I am the author of “Matching Major Eastern Hatches, New Patterns for Selective Trout” published by Stackpole / Headwater Books and released in January 2011, and co-author of “Keystone Fly Fishing Guide” released in 2017. I am a custom fly tier, fly fishing and fly tying instructor, photographer and presenter.…

Vendor Spotlight: Beaver Creek Fly Shop

The Beaver Creek Fly Shop is located on the banks of the Beaver Creek in Washington County, Maryland. We are 0.1 mile from route 70 at Exit 35 for Boonsboro, off of Mapleville Road (State Route 66.) Our store is fully stocked with rods, reels, lines, waders, boots, jackets, apparel and a huge selection of the finest flies and fly…

Vendor Spotlight: R.J. Hosack

Bamboo fly rod maker Bob Hosack has designed his own custom split cane fly rods creating superior casting control for light trout fly rods. One of the things I think is very important concerning cane rods, is not only that they cast well, but also the weight in the hand of the rod. Many rods…