August 2-3, 2014
On the Big Wood River in Ketchum, Idaho.
Event Goal: Proceeds from the inaugural Big Wood River Single Fly will help fund TU's Big Wood River Home Rivers Initiative, and will be put to use "on the ground;" protecting, re-connecting, restoring, and sustaining the Big Wood River and its wild trout fishery. Specifically, proceeds will be used to 1) enhance and improve habitat along the mainstem Big Wood River and tributaries, 2) enhance streamflows, 3) restore disconnected tributaries and habitats, 4) work collaboratively with state and federal resource agencies to assess watershed conditions, and 5) engage in youth education in regards to resource stewardship.
Event Schedule: Friday, August 1 - for pre-event fishing, please contact Chad Chorney; Saturday, August 2 - registration and welcome dinner begins at 6 pm; Sunday, August 3 - event fishing, lunch, awards dinner and fundraiser
Basic Rules: One fly per angler, one point per trout caught and released added to the total inches of two measured trout. A "big trout bonus" of 5 points for a trout of 15-17". A "super big trout bonus" of 10 points for trout > 17".
Lodging: Please visit the site below for lodging in the Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley areas: www.visitsunvalley.com/lodging/hotels-resorts