_MG_0499-1169The 2015 World Youth Fly Fishing Championship will provide a Conservation Symposium on the topics of watershed conservation, invasive species, and fishery management.  This event is ticketed to cover the cost of lunch and equipment. Please attend and learn more about our great state and area waters. The location will be historic Camp Hale where the 10th Mountain Division trained for World War II.

The Conservation Symposium will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Camp Hale, hosted at Nova Guides lodge.  Colorado Trout Unlimited will be providing casting, fly tying, and bug stations to learn more about our area.  All attendees will be able to fish the private lake of Nova Guides, catch and release, enjoy an outdoor lunch, and listen to the speakers.

When:  Saturday, August 15, 2015
What Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Activities:  Fly fishing demos and learning, fly fishing on lake, speakers
Where:  Nova Guides Camp Hale
Directions:  directions or smart phone map link

Colorado Parks & Wildlife – Kendall Bakich
National Forest Foundation – Marcus F. Selig
Eagle River Watershed Council – Holly Loff

Tickets for attending Conservation Symposium
$10.00 Individual: Includes lunch and activities for one
$30.00 Family: Includes lunch and activities for four

Event Volunteers, with event credentials, are free of charge.

Fly fishing only, no pets, and catch & release with barbs pinched.

Learn how to purchase tickets here

Colorado Trout Unlimited


Colorado Trout Unlimited has over 10,000 members representing 23 chapters across the state. They act as advocates and conservators for their home rivers, conducting projects in stream restoration, water quality protection, and more. The on-the-ground, grassroots efforts of our members and volunteers are what sets CTU apart from most other conservation groups.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife


Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources.

National Forest Foundation 


The National Forest Foundation brings people together to restore and enhance our National Forests and Grasslands. As the nonprofit partner of the U.S. Forest Service, we engage America in community-based and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the National Forest System. We also administer private gifts of funds and land for the benefit of the National Forests.

Eagle River Watershed Council


The Eagle River Watershed Council advocates for the health and conservation of the Upper Colorado and Eagle River basins through research, education, and projects. The Council strives to protect and enhance the high-quality natural, scenic and economic values that our rivers and tributaries provide to the citizens, visitors and wildlife of the Eagle River and Colorado River watersheds located in Eagle County.

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