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Whiteface Visitors Bureau5753 NYS RTE 86 Wilmington, NY 12997
21 years of fishing, storytelling and raising money to preserve the West Branch of the Ausable River. Three days of activities.
Included in your weekend registration:
Special Collectors Glass
All weekend activities –
Banquet with Raffles
2 days of Fly Fishing
- Welcome Party at the Wilmington Town Beach featuring a Bon Fire, Food Trucks, Beer Vendors, and Live Music
-Fly Tyers Reception where you will meet Fly Tyers and learn the tricks of the trade.
- Comedy Night to relax after a day of fishing and listen to the fun stories by well-known Comedian Mark Poolos
– 2 Fly Banquet complete with full dinner, awards, prizes, raffles and silent auction!
There are four divisions to choose from:
Junior division - for children 15 or younger, who are not required to have a fishing license in New York State. A parent or legal guardian must be present with child at all times, both on and off the water.
Competitive division is for Pro fisherman or anyone who has won in the Ausable River 2 Fly within the past 5 years.
Women’s Division and Men’s Division
Event details and schedule
The Ausable River Two Fly Challenge starts at 6:00pm on Thursday, May 14th at the Wilmington Town Beach for BBQ, BEER, BONFIRE and a BAND! Featuring local food trucks and live music.
Friday morning anglers gather at the Visitors Bureau at 6:30 am to check-in and receive their fishing packet. Then it’s off to fish for the day. There is smooth water, boulder pockets and pools, all waiting for you to flip a fly into.
After an afternoon of fly fishing, come join us Friday evening at Whiteface Mountain for our Fly Tier’s Reception where you can share your day’s experiences on the river, and maybe learn new skills from talented Tiers. Then stay for our special comedy night with Mark Poolos.
Saturday morning a check-in to receive your new score card, followed by another exciting day of fishing on the beautiful Ausable River. The Browns, Brookies and Bows await you. This event is for fun, so don’t take life seriously, enjoy!
Finish your weekend Saturday Evening with a banquet at Whiteface Mountain complete with prizes, raffles, and awards and Silent Auction!