Who says length doesn’t matter?
Find out more at the 2023 Muskegon River Speyfest.
Speyfest, brought to you Saturday, September 30, by the Great Lakes Council of Fly Fishers International, is the Michigan home to all things related to casting the historic 10-to-14-foot rod. Assemble on the banks of the Muskegon River at Henning Park in Newaygo.
The program begins at 9:30 a.m, and follows with presentations by Capt. Kevin Feenstra (10 a.m.), Peter Humphreys (11:30 a.m.) and Capt. Jeff Risky (1 p.m.). In between the presentations, there’ll be time to cast, watch Spey fly tying demos, get instruction, visit vendors or grab a bite to eat.
Henning Park is located at 500 Croton Road in Newaygo, on the banks of the beautiful Muskegon
Speyfest is a free, day-long program of speakers, demonstrations and clinics to introduce newcomers to casting the fly and also help novice casters to step up their “game.”
Henning Park charges a $7 county park admission fee.
For more information, visit Speyfest on Facebook.