A dandy Arctic char as seen in the film “Iqaluk,” a far northern fly-fishing adventure to Nunavik.  Submitted photo

RANGELEY — The International Fly Fishing Film Festival, featuring 10 films, 6 to 16 minutes in length, from all corners of the globe showcasing the passion, lifestyle and culture of fly fishing, will be presented on Saturday, July 11, at the Bald Mountain Camps Resort.

Among the films to be screened are “Particles and Droplets” by Gilbert Rowley, a look at the world from a different perspective with fly fishing the catalyst; “Aurora Fontinalis” by Intents Media, an adventurous trip after giant brook trout in the far north; “Iqaluk” by Hooké, a far northern fly-fishing adventure to Nunavik in search of Arctic Char; “The Mend” by Broc Isabelle, a father-son relationship complicated by career and responsibilities all set to a fly-fishing background; and “Nine Foot Rod” by Dana Lattery. Four fly-fishing guides embark on a trip to Oman in search of giant trevally and Indo-Pacific Permit.

Others include “AK 30,” seeking a 30-inch trout in Alaska’s Naknek River; “The Bull Run,” looking for a bull trout north of the 49th parallel in the Rockies; and “Poetry in Motion,” the story of Maxine McCormack’s journey to become world fly-fishing champion. Trailers for all films can be seen online at flyfilmfest.com.

General admission tickets are $25 all ages and are available from the Outdoor Heritage Museum in Oquossoc, and, if available, at the theater door on the day of the event. Ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres with a silent auction and raffle to benefit the museum. Seating is limited to 50 participants.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the nearly two-hour fly-fishing adventure screening at 7:30. The event will be hosted by the Outdoor Heritage Museum. In addition to the films, there will be fly fishing product give-aways and other promotions.

There will be a second International Fly Fishing Film Festival screening on Saturday, Aug. 8. For information about both screenings, contact [email protected] The festival, founded in 2011, screens at more than 120 locations worldwide each year.

Bald Mountain Camps Resort is at 125 Bald Mountain Road.


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