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Just a quick little write-up to let you know that things are changing around here […]

Toronto Showing of The International Fly Fishing Film Festival

February 13th, 2013|0 Comments

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival is excited to be screening in Toronto on March 7th at the Fox Theatre. From enormous trout in New Zealand to giant Sheefish in Alaska, the variety of films at this event are sure to peak the interest of all.