Vendor Spotlight: Ed Symonds

Mr. Symonds is a Contemporary Realist Painter.  He had been painting Seascapes, Wildlife, Urban Scenes and Rural Landscapes for over 45 years up and down the east coast all on location. As a Painter, he works from his observations in nature while painting on location with his French easel producing scenes that reflect natural sunlight…

Vendor Spotlight: Streamer King Flies

Our mission at Streamer King Flies is to tie top quality flies that produce fish.  We provide custom color combinations and fly combos upon request to suit your needs.  That way no matter where you are in the world you can have flies to fit your forage base and water.  Taking a trip contact me and we will…

Vendor Spotlight: Flies By Two Brothers

It began in August 2014 when Palmer and Mason Kasprowicz’s grandfather was moving. He packed up his fly-tying materials and a vise one evening and brought them over to give to his two grandchildren in Reston. He taught them to tie their first flies and they were hooked. Mason, who was 12 years old at…

Vendor Spotlight: Project Healing Waters

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) 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…

Vendor Spotlight: Hunting Creek Outfitters

Have you ever noticed the water bowls outside a downtown store or a small sticker on a business’s window that says “pet-friendly!”? Well that’s because more than 40 businesses are pet-friendly and love seeing your best friend in store. About five years ago, Downtown Frederick Partnership started tracking how many businesses are pet-friendly and noticed…

Bamboo Rods, not for everyone or are they?

Ever cast a bamboo rod?  If you would like to try one, why not attend the Maryland Fly Fishing Show on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  There are many misconceptions about bamboo rods.  For instance-you have probably heard that they break easy or cannot hold a heavy fish, they cost thousands of dollars and you have…

Coffee Show Mugs

Our unique cork mugs with top are now on sale. Purchase online now and we will reserve one for you to pick up at the show. You will also receive a coupon for your first cup of coffee FREE!!

Vendor Spotlight: Chesapeake on the Fly

Chesapeake on the Fly is a full saltwater fly fishing and light tackle guide service that runs charters on Tangier/Pocomoke Sounds and the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. We specialize in shallow water angling on pristine grass flats, tidal creeks, and marshes.  Chesapeake on the Fly caters to both the experienced and new angler alike, and…

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…

What are you doing this Wednesday?

Perhaps one of the greatest fly casters on the east coast or at least on Eastern Avenue in Baltimore will be at the TU meeting this Wednesday night! In all seriousness, Rich will have a show and tell of the new expanded second floor fly shop at Tochterman’s. Very happy that Tochterman’s will be joining…

Simple Pleasures

When the Fly Fishing Show crew goes to Western Maryland to fish, it’s always a full day. Leaving from Towson, we usually stop in Frederick and say hi to Murray and the folks at Hunting Creek Outfitters and buy a few recommended flies.  After we fish one of our favorite creeks, we always stop for…

30-Under-30

Congrats to one of our vendors for being picked in a featured article about millennials making a difference. Mason, 16, and Palmer, 15, Kasprowicz Founders of Flies by Two Brothers, Va. Flies equal money for college times two (F = MC*2). That’s the equation Mason and Palmer Kasprowicz came up with to explain their business,…

Hot off the Press!

Bob and his wife, Trish, have owned a camp in the Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine for more than thirty years. This is a region of the country rich in sporting tradition and known for its native brook trout and wild landlocked salmon. Signed copies of his latest book, THE RIVER KING – A…

Message from Fred Grafeld, Vintage Tackle

A HUGE tip of the old Stetson to Wayne and Ralph on a job well done.  The show exceeded all expectations.  I heard nothing but positive comments from the floor on both sides of the aisle.  Attendees remarked that the lack of a credible show in the DC/Baltimore area has been addressed, and all were…