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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

March 29, 2012 at 12:42 PM

Cast a fly line toward North Bend for the Fly-Fishing Film Festival on Friday

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The International Fly Fishing Film Festival will cast its line on Friday, March 30 at the North Bend Theater, 125 Bendigo Blvd. in North Bend.

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival will consist of 13 short and feature length films – about two hours – produced by professional and amateur filmmakers from all corners of the globe, showcasing the passion, lifestyle and culture of fly-fishing.

Fly-fishing topics scheduled range from steelhead in Northern British Columbia to chasing multiple species in Costa Rica. Among the short and feature-length films slated to debut at the North Bend venue are:

SHORT FILMS

Faceless Fly Fishing: “Plan B”

Fly Max Films: “A Day for Gar”

Humble Fisherman: “3 Times Golden”

Rolf Nylander: “Trout Is All”

Castaway Films: “Devil’s Gold”

Burl Productions: “California Trout”

Peter Laurelli: “Fly Fishing the Northeast”

FEATURE FILMS

Sellfish Media: “A Backyard in Nowhere”

Cross Current Fishing: “Cast Alaska”

Patagonia Nation: “Chasing the Run”

Fly Max Films: “Skeena Steelhead”

Burl Productions: “The River Time Forgot”

No Sports Allowed: “The Costa Rica Challenge”

Theater doors will open at 6 p.m., with the film showing at 7 p.m. Tickets for the one-night-only event are $15 at the door; $10 in advance and are available at Creekside Angling, Seattle and Issaquah; Hook Line & Sinker, Arlington; Holiday Sports, Burlington; Pacific Fly Fishers, Mill Creek; Puget Sound Fly Company, two locations in Tacoma; Worley-Bugger Fly Company, Ellensburg; and The Avid Angler, Lake Forest Park (Seattle).

For trailers, film makers, a full screening schedule and tickets visit the Fly Film Fest website.

(Pictured is British Columbia fly-caster and guide April Vokey is seen Spey casting to Skeena River steelhead. Her critically-acclaimed motion picture, Skeena Steelhead, is featured at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival.)

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