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WKU and Cabela’s Screen the 2017 International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4)

  • Author: Dr. Raymond Poff
  • Author: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

 

BOWLING GREEN, Ky – The WKU Recreation Administration program, with the generous support of local co-sponsor Cabela’s, will host the 2017 International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) in in Bowling Green on April 11th.

The IF4TM features short length films produced by professional filmmakers from all corners of the globe, which showcase the passion, lifestyle and culture of fly fishing.  These films are capturing the attention of anglers all over the world. This year's IF4 trailers and online ticket sales are available at: http://www.flyfilmfest.com/ 

“This event is a fun way to connect anglers, bid on some great silent auction items, have a chance to win a door prize, watch awesome films, and support a terrific program,” says Dr. Raymond Poff. Raymond is the Program Coordinator for the WKU Recreation Administration major and is the driving force behind fly-fishing programs on campus including the university’s fly-fishing programs in Missoula, Montana for high school students, university students, and the general public. For more information on these programs, please visit: http://www.wku.edu/flyfishing/

According to Dr. Poff, “This is our third year of the IF4 screenings in Bowling Green to increase our community’s awareness of fly fishing; our fly-fishing courses, workshops, and trips; and to promote the WKU Recreation Administration major. The proceeds from the IF4 screening will help support our WKU fly fishing programs.”

“In addition to great films, our generous friends in the industry are stepping up to help provide cool items for auction items and door prizes including items from: Echo fly rods, Airflo, Tacky Fishing, Temple Fork Outfitters, NRS, Orion Coolers, Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing. Our online list of items can be viewed at http://bit.ly/if4-wku.”

  • The Bowling Green screening will be held April 11th in WKU’s Downing Student Union Room 3020.
  • Doors open and silent auction begins at 6:30pm. Films begin 7:00pm.

Tickets are $15 http://www.flyfilmfest.com/ online advance purchase until April 10. Remaining tickets (if any) will be $20 at the door.

Information about the event, door prizes, and silent auction items, is available at: http://bit.ly/if4-wku

For any additional questions, please contact Dr. Raymond Poff at (270) 745-2498 or raymond.poff@wku.edu

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About WKU’s Recreation Administration Program:  Established in 1967, the WKU Recreation Administration academic program provides access to a world of rewarding professional careers directing recreation services to help individuals, families, and communities. The program offers concentrations in Recreation Administration, Outdoor Recreation, Nonprofit Administration, and Facility & Event Management. Also available are minors in Outdoor Leadership, Nonprofit Administration, Community Recreation, Tourism, and Facility & Event Management. The program is housed in the School of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport.

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Contact Information:

Dr. Raymond Poff

Office: 270-745-2498

                                                                                                                        E-mail: raymond.poff@wku.edu

 

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