The 2009 Northern California Council Federator of Fly Fisher's Festival of Fly Fishing will be held at Hutchin's Street Square in Lodi, CA October 23-24, 2009.
Guest speakers will include: Lani Waller - Keynote Speaker - A Steelheader's Way, Jim Victorine - Bamboo Rods, Jeff Weaver - The DFG Heritage & Wild Trout Program , Mike Mercer - Fly Fishing Opportunities of Nothern California, Al Smatsky - Dorado and More, Trent Pridemore - Crossing South America; Asado, Rainbows, Browns, Golden Dorado, Matt Coles - Four Seasons of the Truckee River, Phil Erickson - Heritage Trout Challenge, Steve Cooper - Owyhee River Journal: Wild Brown Trout, Ralph Wood - Yuba River, Phil Fischer - Solving Puzzles: Reading the Rise, Jerry Neuberger - Delta Large Mouth From Personal Watercraft, Dave Scadden - Advanced Pontoon Boat Techniques, Alaska Sportsman's Alliance - Red Gold & the Pebble Mine, Bristol Bay and Mike Costello - Delta Stripers.
Events will include: Beginning to Advanced Fly Tying Instruction, Casting Instruction, Casting Certification Testing, Education Center, Programs, Silent Auction, Raffle, Friday Night BBQ, Saturday Night Banquet & Live Auction, Youth Programs including Fly Casting, Fly Tying and Entomolgy. The Festival of Fly Fishing offers something for everyone!
Places to stay include:
Hotel Information for the Festival Those attending the Festival of Fly Fishing in Lodi can take advantage of some good deals. Check out the following:
Located in the city of Lodi:
The Holiday Inn Express, 1140 S. Cherokee Lane, Lodi, (209-334-6422) is located at Highway 99 and Kettleman Lane. (About 2 miles from the Hutchins Street Square), Normal rate $120 –NCCFFF Special Rate $79.00 (Includes hot entree breakfast). Web: www.hiexpress.com/lodica
Lodi Inn, 710 S. Cherokee Lane, Lodi (209-369-8484 or 1-800-720-LODI) Normal rate $85.00 to $100.00 – AARP or AAA discount $74.70 to $90.00 Web: www.lodiinn.com
Lodi Hampton Inn & Suite, 1337 S. Beckman Rd, Lodi, 95240 (209-369-2700) Rates: $154.00 to $149.00 – AARP rate $134.00 to $138.00, AAA rate $141.00 to $146.00 Web: www.lodisuites.hamptoninn.com
Located at Flag City at the junction of I-5 & Hwy 12 (About 5 miles west of Hutchins Street Square):
Microtel Inn and Suites, 6428 W. Banner Street Lodi, CA 95242, (209-367-9700, 1-800-771-7171), one bed $79.00 – two beds $89.00 Web: microtelinn.com
Best Western I-5 and Suites, 6411 W. Banner Street Lodi, 95242 (209-367-3000) Normal rate $99.00 – AARP or AAA discount, $89.00 Web: www.bestwestern.com
RV Parks In And Around The Lodi Area
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY RV PARK – also known as FLAG CITY RV RESORT
It is located at the Corner of Highways 12 and I-5 about 6 miles west of Lodi, with swimming pool, small library & convenience store & gas station. Flying J Truck Stop, Rate – Daily full hookups $44, Phone - Toll free – 1-866-371-4855, Fax – 1-209-339-8600. Website –
MOKELUMNE BEACH RESORT RV PARK
It is located at Lodi Lake at 18450 N Highway 99, Acampo. It has a secluded location at the north end of Lodi a short distance from Hutchins Street Square with Lodi Lake on one side and the Mokelumne River on the other. Rate – $31.50, No reservations Phone – 1-209-333-0340.
STOCKTON/LODI RV PARK
Located between Highways 99 and I-5 at 2851 East Eight Mile Road south of Lodi, 5 miles east of I-5 and 1 mile west of 99 Swimming pool, playground, laundry & convenience store on site
Rate – Daily full hookups $34 (10% discount with AAA, AARP, & some other cards) Phone – 1-209-334-0309 Reservations only – 1-800-562-1229 Fax – 1-800-562-1229 Website – www.stknlodirv.com
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