U.S. National Fly Fishing Championships


U.S. National Fly Fishing Championships
June 1st – 4th, 2016 – Lake Placid, NY

Schedule of Events
Wednesday June 1st, 7pm: Check in and draw at the Olympic Training Center.
Thursday June 2nd, 9am – 12pm: Competition Session 2
Thursday June 2nd, 3pm – 6pm: Competition Session 2
Friday June 3rd, 9am – 12pm: Competition Session 3
Friday June 3rd, 3pm – 6pm: Competition Session 4
Saturday June 4th, 9am – 12pm: Competition Session 5
Saturday June 4th, 6pm – 10pm: Awards Ceremony

Sector I: Ausable River – Bank Wade Session: Wilmington, NY
Sector II: Mirror Lake – Loch Session: Lake Placid, NY
Sector III: Saranac River – Bank Wade Session: Clayburg, NY
Sector IV: Salmon River – Bank Wade Session: Malone, NY
Sector: V: Lake Colby – Loch Session: Saranac Lake, NY

Transportation and Travel
No transportation will be provided.  Please make your own arrangements for getting to and from the venues.  Each group meet up immediately after the draw to work out carpooling. Everyone will be advised to leave from the Olympic Training Center each morning.

Albany, NY – 2h 20m
Burlington, VT – 2h (with Ferry across Lake Champlain)
Syracuse, NY – 4h

Limited Service:
Plattsburg, NY – 1h
Messena, NY – 1h 30m

Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid will serve as event headquarters, meals and lodging. Rate per person will be $90 per night. All rooms will be double rooms and anglers may choose their roommate. Anglers may stay elsewhere but will be forfeiting their meals. Payment for Olympic Training Center will need to be made in advance. More details to follow.

Meals will be provided by the Olympic Training Center dining hall. Meals will include Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. To go lunches will be provided for anglers not traveling though Lake Placid on Sector change.

Registration Fee:
Registration fee will be set at $250. Pre-Registration for anglers who RSVP’ed will open on February 22nd and run through March 18th. Starting March 21st any spots remaining to fill the 60 available spots (in groups of 5) will be open to the public.

All anglers must have a NY fishing license to fish in the competition.  Anglers must present a valid license at check in.


1 6/02/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
2 6/02/2016 3:00pm - 6:00pm
3 6/03/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
4 6/03/2016 3:00pm - 6:00pm
5 6/04/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm


Michael Bradley can someone tell me how to pay?
March 20, 2016; 8:20pm EDT
Ken Crane Looks like you already did but for anyone else there will be a "Pay Now" link next to your name which takes you to the payment information screen. Click the big yellow "Pay Now" button to complete the PayPal transaction. As always feel free to reach out for assistance!
March 21, 2016; 8:35am EDT
Ionut Cotinghi Hi Ken, Any no fish policy in effect? What's the practice water, if any? Thx
April 5, 2016; 10:52am EDT
Scott Berrett When do you need payment for the Olympic Training Center lodging? Would also like to know about proactive water? Thanks!
April 21, 2016; 1:29pm EDT
Dawson Forbes Hi Ken. What about water temps ? who is responsible for taking temps ?
June 3, 2016; 6:13am EDT
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