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International Fly Fishing Film Festival set for March 2 in Idaho Falls

February 22, 2019

IDAHO FALLS — World-wide fly-fishing adventures from Alaska’s barren Kuskokwim River drainage to lush South American jungles will be premiered at the 2019 annual International Fly Fishing Film Festival set for March 2 at the Paramount Theater, 2085 Niagara St. in Idaho Falls.

Doors to the theater open at 4:30 with the film screening at 5 p.m. A second screening has been added, with doors opening at 7 and the screening starting at 7:30 p.m.

The festival is hosted by the Marc Crapo. Tickets are $15 and are available at the theater box office prior to the event.

For more information, email marccrapo@gmail.com.

Festival films to be shown are:

The Midnight Mission: A nighttime angling adventure in which two buddies “rescue” a fly-fisher who has given up the sport by seeking a monster lurking in the dark big enough to scream, “I’ll be back.” Producer: Capture Adventure MediaAniak: A 95-mile tributary of Alaska’s Kuskokwim River, the Aniak is full of rainbows, dollies, grayling, sheefish, northern pike and all five species of salmon. This mouse-skating adventure features angler Brian O’Keefe fighting large, heavy-shouldered leopard rainbow trout in the Alaskan backcountry. Producer: Todd Moen CreativeBigotry to Brook Trout: A film of one man’s transformation from a life of ignorance and hate to quiet solitude on the waters of northern Minnesota. Producer: Blue Forest FilmsOne Day: Meredith McCord, Ken Tanaka and Marc Crapo meet up with the Fish Partner crew and bring us along for One Day in Iceland. Yet another zany adventure by three-time IF4 winner Marc Crapo. Producer: Marc Crapo104 Years: In search of an escape from the daily grind, the Hog Leg Fly Fishing crew sets off on an adventure to chase wild migratory brown trout in a remote river in an undeveloped corner of South America where there is a thriving population of truly mammoth-sized brown trout. Producer: InTents MediaOne Path: When Fly Fisherman Magazine editor Ross Purnell heard about a pristine river valley in northern Mongolia that was roadless and undeveloped, he knew it would be no ordinary fishing trip. To get there, it would take a two-day journey by camel and horseback to reach the river. Then a 100-mile two-week float trip through a river valley in search of giant taimen. Producer: Ross PurnellThe Road Home: A journey along a secluded Rocky Mountain stream filled with feisty cutthroat and large bull trout lurking deep under logjams. The film provides a grand cinematic experience intimately revealing the sights and sounds of a river alive with trout feasting on green drakes. Producer: IF4 Original

Total running time for all presentations to be shown in the 2019 International Film Festival is 1 hour, 36 minutes. Additionally, there will be product give-aways and other promotions.