A big thank you!

Thank you to everyone who attended the show. After a long delay it was great to get back to seeing old friends and meeting new ones! The show was hugely successful thanks to our attendees and our incredibly talented vendors. A special thanks to our professional speakers who’s lectures filled the seminar rooms with anglers…

Special Raffle with Special Prizes!

GRK is the 18th WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE® program in the Chesapeake region and takes responsibility for protecting and conserving the Gunpowder river and its watershed for the benefit of the public. There will be a special raffle this year to help support the Gunpowder RiverKeeper Organization. GRK also strives to create partnerships among existing non-profits in…

Vendor Spotlight: Flys In Disguise

Flys in Disguise owned and operated by Bryan Donoway provides professional fly-fishing instruction and guided fly-fishing trips along the banks of the Gunpowder River in Northern Baltimore County located in Central Maryland. Instruction consists of an in depth introduction to the quiet sport of fly fishing covering everything from choosing the right gear to choosing…

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: Steve Woit

Steve Woit has been fly fishing for over forty years and has been an avid collector of antique fly fishing tackle for over thirty years. His current passion includes the collection of antique gut-eyed salmon flies. His new book, FLY FISHING TREASURES is a colorful review of the world of fly fishers and collecting, including 30 interviews…

Vendor Spotlight: Fly Fishing Organizations Helping our Communities

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing  began in 2005 serving wounded military service members at Walter Reed Army Medical Center returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. Since then, PHWFF has expanded nationwide, establishing its highly successful program in Department of Defense hospitals, Warrior Transition Units, and Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and clinics. Project Healing Waters…

Vendor Spotlight: Fred Grafeld; Vintage Fly Tackle

Owing to a fascination with bamboo fly rods in the early 1970s, Fred Grafeld founded the original VINTAGE TACKLE in 1979. Primarily collecting and selling fly rods, his interest turned to vintage reels manufactured by Hardy Brothers, Alnwick, England, and he began traveling to the major English auction houses for tackle auctions, importing a large number of rare Hardy…