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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

February 2, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Two fly-fishing events happening this month in Seattle and Lynnwood

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Two fun-filled events for fly-fishing enthusiasts are coming up this month.

The Fly Fishing Film Tour makes a stop 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Avenue North in Seattle.

Cost is $13, and tickets are available at The Avid Angler in Lake Forest Park, Pacific Fly Fishers in Mill Creek, and Creekside Angling Co. in Seattle and Issaquah.

The film takes fly anglers on adventures all across the globe, including the Pacific Northwest in search of a wide variety of fish species. The film is produced by Webeye Group, LLC. For details, visit The F3T website.

There will be a free fundraiser for the Wild Fish Conservency following the film showing 9:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Tini Bigs, 100 Denny on Lower Queen Anne in Seattle. It’ll include a silent auction with donations from Patagonia, Sage, Redington, RIO, Simms, ExOfficio and Echo Rods. Details: 206-295-7031.

The Northwest Fly Fishing Show is 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 16, and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Cost is $15 per day or $25 for a two-day pass.

There will be a wide range of events with featured fly-tyers, destination seminars, casting demonstrations, exhibitor booths and classes with expert fly-anglers.

There will also be an International Fly Fishing Film Festival 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17, and includes short and full length films on California Trout by Burl Productions; Angry Rain by Castaway Films; Shee Fish by Cross Current Productions; The Last Salmon Forest by Detonation Studios; Surf’s Up by Fly Max Films; Only the River Knows by Kokkaffe Media; SIFF12: Northeast by Peter Laurelli; A Deliberate Life by Silo4; and Competition by Vantage Point Media House. For details, visit the Fly Fishing Show website.

(Photo courtesy of The Seattle Times archive)

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