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TPWD News Release — Jan. 3, 2012

Learn to Fly-fish March 10 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Exhibitors and vendors should sign up now

ATHENS—Expert fly-fishers and those wanting to learn the sport will gather at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens March 10 for a day of teaching, learning and fishing.

Instruction in all aspects of fly-fishing from fly-tying to casting to equipment selection to choosing a destination will be provided by expert fly-fishers. All necessary equipment will be provided, and all activities are free with paid admission to TFFC.

Vendors interested in selling at the event should contact Jim Booker at (903) 670-2266,

TFFC is located 75 miles southeast of Dallas at 5550 F.M. 2495, Athens.

For more information or directions visit or call (903) 676-2277.