FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (July 8, 2014) — Space is still available for the inaugural Marabou Madness Fly-Tying event, which will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the Fayetteville chapter of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF), is hosting the free, public event, which will feature fly-tying demonstrations from accomplished fly-tiers such as Anthony Hipps, the originator of the Hipps’ popper, fly-tying contests, casting games and raffles. Proceeds from the raffles will go to the Fayetteville PHWFF, which will use the money to fund future fly-fishing activities and outings.
“This is our first year holding this event and we encourage everyone to come out to help support our wounded, active-duty military personnel and disabled veterans,” said Tom Carpenter, a fisheries educator with the Pechmann Center. “F