Plantation on Crystal River to Host Florida’s Only Fly Fishing Show

WHO: Plantation on Crystal River – a hidden gem along Florida’s Nature Coast – and the Florida Council of the International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF).

WHAT: The Florida Fly Fishing Expo – the state’s only fly fishing show – returns to Plantation on Crystal River with fly casting and fly tying workshops for men, women, and children of all skill levels. Featuring fishing stars Bob Clouser and Wanda Taylor, and the Southeast’s top fly casting instructors and expert fly tiers, the fifth annual expo is a chance to learn about the unique and varied fly fishing opportunities in Florida and the region.

Special Expo programs will include IFFF-certified fly casting instructors and fly tiers teaching their skills. Hands-on clinics, demonstrations and workshops include instruction for beginning through advanced fly casters, outdoor photography classes, fly fishing techniques, building first-aid kits for boat and trail, tying effective new fly patterns, fly casting accuracy and distance and much more. The Florida Fly Fishing Expo also offers resource-awareness exhibits and indoor and outdoor and displays of the newest fly rods, reels, lines, clothing, kayaks, and other gear.

Plantation on Crystal River is offering rates for the expo, starting at just $96* for newly-renovated garden view rooms.

WHEN: The Florida Fly Fishing Expo takes place Oct. 10-11. Discounted rates at Plantation on Crystal River are valid Oct. 5-14 and stays must be booked before. Sept. 19.

WHERE: The 2014 Florida Fly Fishing Expo will take place on the grounds of Plantation on Crystal River, located just 80 miles north of Tampa on Florida’s Nature Coast at 9301 W. Fort Island Trail in Crystal River, Florida. The eco-friendly Plantation is surrounded by the natural springs of King’s Bay and pristine lakes and rivers, as well as wildlife refuges and state parks.

For more details on the EXPO please call 850-212-5396 or visit the web site

To make room reservations call 800-632-6262 or visit

MEDIA CONTACT: Lauren Swoboda ▪ Hayworth Public Relations
386-256-2583 ▪


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