FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) and Fort Worth’s urban angling community will be hosting a fly fishing festival March 12.READ MORE: 'My Nerves Are Still Rattled': Passenger Aboard Amtrak Train Talks Crash
TRWD Flyfest will feature fly fishing, craft beer and wine, live music and food trucks at the Clear Fork of Trinity River. There will also be kid friendly activities such as face painting, a kid fish tank and a rock climbing wall.READ MORE: Man, Pregnant Woman & Baby Killed In Crash Along Highway 360; Police Investigating
Fishers of every skill level are welcome as there will by fly fishing classes through out the day along with demonstrations from fly fishing experts. There will also be contests such as who can catch the biggest trout, or who can catch the most fish in a certain amount of time.
The host from the Trout Unlimited TV show “On the Rise,” Frank Smethurst, and top local anglers will also be making presentations during the festival. They will cover topics such as an introduction to fly fishing, fly fishing destinations, fishing on the Trinity and more.MORE NEWS: Flash Flooding: Second Body Recovered After Vehicle Swept From Texas Bridge
For more information on TRWD Flyfest visit www.trwdflyfest.com.