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The Speaker’s Theater is the heart of the Fly Fishing Rendezvous.  This is the place where local anglers can gather every hour throughout the show and soak up knowledge from the best of the Rocky Mountains’ guides, authors, and fly geeks.  For our vendors and guest speakers, this is your platform to highlight your expertise and hold the undivided attention of hundreds of potential clients.

Presentation Criteria:

Presentations should last between 30-45 minutes

All presentations must include a Powerpoint, video, or demonstration to help illustrate the topic being presented.

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Based on participant exit surveys from previous Rendezvous, participants are most interested in hearing topics about:

  1. Where, when, and how to fish specific waters in our region.
  2. How to apply advanced fishing techniques (i.e. How to nymph, How to read the water, How best to fish midge patterns, etc)
  3. How to match the hatch and entomology for the fly fisher
  4. Fly fishing destination talks (Kamchatka, Alaska, Belize, etc.)
  5. Casting classes covering cast types and applications
  6. How to fish different water types or seasons (i.e. How to fish lakes, How to fish tailwaters in the winter, etc.)

Preference will be given to topics focused on equipping the participants for greater success on the water or highlighting specific waters within the region, but we are open to whatever you are interested in sharing. Speaker Bios, links to your website, and talk descriptions will be listed on the Speakers Page of the Fly Fishing Rendezvous website.

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Located outside the Speaker’s Theater will be our Presenter’s Table where speakers can field questions about their talks, sign books, and sell products. The Presenter’s Table will be located in a Fly Fishing Bookstore hosted by the Tattered Cover (a Denver-based independent bookstore with multiple locations across the Front Range). For authors publishing and distributing their books through a third party, we will be working with the Tattered Cover to ensure that they have a robust supply of all of your titles that are in print. For those who self publish, you are welcome to sell your books at the Presenter’s Table independently. If you do not want the Tattered Cover to sell your books at the show, please just let us know.

If you are interested in presenting in the Speaker’s Theater, please submit your information and a topic(s) in the form.

 

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OUR PAST SPONSORS

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PROTECTING AND ENHANCING OUR FISHERIES

The Fly Fishing Rendezvous and its vendors, tyers, and speakers are about more than just fly fishing.  We are committed to supporting both Colorado Trout Unlimited and Project Healing Waters with a portion of the event proceeds, silent auctions, and raffles held at the event.