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20th Annual Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge

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20th Anniversary

Twenty years of fishing, storytelling, and raising money to preserve the West Branch of the Ausable River! To mark the 20th Anniversary, they're adding new items to the event: an extra day, expected larger fish, expanded fishing hours, a live auction, and well-known comedian Louis Ramey!

The Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge was founded to celebrate the joy of fishing, spirit of sportsmanship, preservation of the Ausable River, and natural wonders of the Whiteface Region. 

Four Divisions to Choose From

  • Junior Division - Kids 15 or younger, who are not required to have a fishing license in NYS, parent or legal guardian must be present with child at all times, both on and off the water
  • Competitive Division - For pro fisherman or anyone who has won the Ausable River 2 Fly within the past five years
  • Women's Division
  • Men's Division

Included in Your Registration

  • Special collectors glass
  • 20th anniversary shirt
  • All weekend activities listed below

Thursday the 16th

New welcome party at the Wilmington Town Beach featuring a bonfire, food trucks, beer vendors, and campfire music by Ausable Branch. 

Friday the 17th

Fly Tyers Reception where you will meet fly tyers and learn the tricks of the trade. New Comedy Night to relax after a day of fishing and listen to the fun stories by well-known Comedian Louis Ramey.

Saturday the 18th

Two fly banquet complete with full dinner, awards, prizes, raffles, and a new live auction.

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