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Live and Virtual Fly Fishing Film Festival

| April 14, 2022 1:00 AM

BONNERS FERRY — The International Fly Fishing Film Festival is coming to the Pearl Theater on April 22.

Or, if you prefer, residents have the option of watching the films from the comfort of their home. The festival features nine short and feature-length films from all corners of the globe showcasing the passion, lifestyle and culture of international fly fishing.

Tickets are available in advance at Mountain Mike's, Bonners Books or at any other Pearl Theater event or online at thepearltheater.org. The tickets are $12 for both the in-person or virtual events. Tickets are available for purchase in advance and at the door on the day of the event for the live showing at the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash St.

The virtual presentation may be accessed at bit.ly/3v2fgRy. Once logged in, access to the virtual film showing will be granted for seven days.

Theater doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with both live and virtual showings starting at 7 p.m. In addition to the films, there will be fly-fishing product giveaways and other promotions at the event. There will be one winner of the 2022 grand prize drawing of fly-fishing gear provided by International Fly Fishing Film Festival sponsors and valued at thousands of dollars.

For information about the International Fly Fishing Film Festival, contact info@flyfilmfest.com.

Among the films to be screened are:

• “Caddis Magic” — A film of hope that bugs will hatch and trout will rise to them;

•“Farquhar,” by Fly Fishing Nation — For the first time in over a year, community of anglers visits Farquhar Atoll, one of the most remote outer islands of the Seychelles, in the middle of the Indian Ocean;

• “Out West” — Smallmouth bass on fly rod poppers cast by Brian O’Keefe;

• “Casting Maya” — Ascension Bay in Mexico’s Yucatan in search of bonefish, permit, snook and tarpon;

• “A Season in the South” — Remote rivers in the different regions of New Zealand’s South Island;

• “Flat Out” — 2021 Stimmies Anglers Choice Winner exploring Australia’s Pacific and Indian Ocean saltwater flats; and

• “Into Blue” — A trip up to the salt of Far North Queensland, Australia, wading and wandering the flats.

Other films include “A Fly-fishing Refugee”, the uplifting story of a Polish dissident in the early 1980s yearning for wild rivers; and “Home Waters,” a look at the trophy trout of British Columbia, Canada.

For more information, call 208-610-2846 or email info@thepearltheater.org. or visit the website at thepearltheater.org.

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