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Media Contact: Larry Hodge, 903-676-2277, larry.hodge@tpwd.texas.gov [LH]

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TPWD News Release — Feb. 25, 2010

Last Call for Fly Fish Texas

ATHENS — If you haven’t made plans to attend the biggest hands-on fly-fishing event in Texas, time is running out.

Fly Fish Texas takes place March 13 at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens. For a sampling of activities, view the video at http://www.youtube.com/user/TexasParksWildlife#p/c/EEFA84B51D1C2C8B/7/eymbFadDPlE.

Fly Fish Texas is aimed at the beginning fly-fisher who is trying to learn not only the basics of fly-fishing but also where to go and how to fish in Texas. A complete schedule of the days’ activities and events is at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/visitorcenters/tffc/visit/specialevents/flyfishtx/.

Event sponsor Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites-Athens is offering a special rate to guests who mention "visiting Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center." Call (903) 675-2500 to reserve.

See you there!

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