The Fly Fishing Film Tour is coming to a theater near you.
The Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) kicks off its 2014 season with dates across the US and Canada from mid-January through May. Filmmakers enter their movies in the tour, sponsored by Costa, and it has become one of the broadest reaching entertainment and marketing outlets in the fly fishing industry.
Tour dates, film trailers, ticket on-sale dates and other details can be found on the tour’s website.
Attendance grew 30% over the previous year during the 2013 tour, and was able to provide more than $250,000 to conservation groups and included filmmakers, further solidifying their position as the preeminent event in the fly fishing film world.
“It’s been one heck of a ride,” says The F3T co-owner Doug Powell in an official press release. “It’s an awesome feeling to know that we reached nearly 50,000 people across 45 states and multiple countries. It’s a testament to the passion of our devoted fans and ability to attract those new to the sport.”
Looking ahead, those in charge are just as enthused about this year’s tour. “It’s a never-ending cycle. We’re definitely fired up for 2014,” said Ryan Thompson, the F3T’s tour manager. “We’ve started checking out submissions and we’re finalizing our show dates as we speak. This year we’ll add some additional cities and shows and, as always, we’re working to improve the overall fan experience at every show.”
As a teaser, here’s a trailer of one of the films currently on the tour, “Alaska – La Frontera Norte” from Beattie Outdoor Productions:
Have you ever been to an outdoor film tour or festival? If so, how was it? Share your thoughts in the comments.