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FRIDAY
Begin your segmented guided hike of the Fly Rod Crosby Trail. Short and medium guided hikes can begin when you arrive. (Pre Arranged & Pre Registration Required) #1 Phillips Trail Head to Railroad Museum/Sanders Station #2 Sanders Station to Fox Carlton Pond #3 Fox Carlton Pond to Toothaker Pond #4 Toothaker Pond to Madrid Trail Head #5 Madrid Trail Head to Perham St. Bridge.




Sponsor: Fly Rod Crosby Trail Committee








Exhibitors set up in “Fox Event Center” 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

3:00​ PM: North East Hammock Hangers Association Hang & Camp Out 
4:00 PM: Grand Opening of “Sugar Ridge Campground”
4:45 PM: Pot Luck Supper for all campers who want to participate. Bring whatever you want: Casseroles, sandwiches, dinner rolls, coleslaw, desserts, etc. Nancy-bringing a pot of baked beans.
*5:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Nancy Taylor’s Fly Tying Class in “Fly Shop” (Pre Registration Required): - Max 6








Friday Evening: Join everyone at the “Outside Campfire Lounge” with Author, Storyteller Steven Pinkham telling Maine Stories and answering questions about the Maine Woods.


SATURDAY

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: Exhibitors set up at “Fox Event Center” 
8:00 AM: Morning Coffee at “Fox Event Center”







Sponsor: Carrabassett Coffee Company, Kingfield, ME

*8:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Nancy & Dan Begin Fly-Fishing Clinic at “Fox Event Center”: (Pre Registration Required) max 12










Sponsor: United Insurance, Shiretown Agency, Farmington, ME


*9:00 AM: Guided hike on a segment of the Fly Rod Crosby Trail (Pre Registration Required)









Sponsor: Fly Rod Crosby Trail Committee


9:00 AM to 3:00 PM: PACC holding their High End Sale on Depot St. in Phillips


11:00 AM and again at 12:30 PM: When the RR line opened in the 1890’s, the Sandy River RR and the Phillips and Rangeley RR jointly operated a passenger train called “Fast Fly Fisherman”. Although the RR no longer runs between Farmington and Rangeley, “Fast Fly Fisherman” train rides will ride again and include a re-enactment of Fly Rod Crosby. A replica of Steam Engine #4 will power the ride. $6 each. For more information go to – http://www.srri-rr.org





Sponsor: Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad, Phillips, ME

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM: FREE LUNCH for Exhibitors, Fly-Fishing Clinic, & Gold Prospectors at Fox Event Center.

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM: FREE LUNCH (hot dogs, chips, soda) to all attending the Exhibition at Fox Event Center.








Sponsor: Edmund's Market, Phillips, ME


11:15 AM – 4:30 PM: Exhibitors Area open to Public in “Fox Event Center”






Sponsor: Fox Carlton Pond Camps, Campground & RV Park


12:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Nancy & Dan continue Fly Casting Clinic on “Fox Carlton Pond”





Sponsor: United Insurance, Shiretown Agency, Farmington, ME


12:45 PM – 2:00 PM: Gold Prospectors Clinic at Fox Event Ctr & Sandy River: Clinic will cover an overview of prospecting in Maine and the tools that are used, along with lessons on finding gold and “how to read a river”. All are welcome to the classroom clinic portion.

*2:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Hands on panning clinic on the Sandy River. (Pre Registration Required) Will include panning and sluicing for gold. Panning on the Sandy has a max of 20. Pans provided. Participants need to bring appropriate footwear to be in the water. WETSOX is on sale (discounted 20%) in “The Fox Fly Shop” to help warm your feet.











Sponsor: Central Maine Gold Prospectors


1:00 PM to 4:30 PM: Boat Sales: Fee is $10.00 pre-registration, non-refundable, $20.00 day of event. (Space is Limited) If you want to sell your fishing boat, (max 16ft.) canoe, or kayaks come and display your boat for potential buyers to view.






Sponsor: Fox Carlton Pond Sporting Camps, Campground & RV Park


*2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Map & Compass Course at “Fox Fly Shop” (Pre Registration Required): Max 10










Sponsor: Maine Guide Roger David


3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Author Pam Matthews holds book signing on her new children’s book about Fly Rod Crosby

3:45 PM - Fly Fishing clinic return to “Fox Event Center” for Fish tales, Photo and Graduation Certificates.






Sponsor: United Insurance, Shiretown Agency, Farmington, ME


4:30 PM: Bucket Raffle drawing at “Fox Event Center” -- Proceeds to benefit the non-profits in attendance.

Sponsor: All Exhibitors


5:00 PM: Pizza Night, Meet at the “Outdoor Campfire Lounge”. Join everyone at the “Outside Campfire Lounge” with Author, Storyteller Steven Pinkham telling Maine Stories and answering questions about the Maine Woods.








Sponsor: The Local Bull, Phillips, ME (2 for 1 pizzas)


SUNDAY

8:00 AM: Morning Coffee at Fox Event Center








Sponsor: Carrabassett Coffee Company, Kingfield, ME


*8:00 AM: Tenkara Fly-Fishing Trip to Rapid Stream meet-event center:

Max:6 (Pre Registration Required)











Co-Sponsors: Adams Brothers & Pine Tree Cellular, Farmington, ME:

Independent Agent for US Cellular


SELF GUIDED HIKES

Daggett Rock Trail: 8 min. away, .6 mi one way, one of the largest Glacial Erratic in New England (Daggett Rock Trail – Maine Trail Finder)

Small Falls (rest area): 15 min away, has 4 sets of Scenic Falls, colorful gorge, and fine swimming holes

Fly Rod Crosby Trail: Take a Self-Guided hike on. Pick your segment! Refer to Friday hike segments.







Sponsor: Fly Rod Crosby Trail Committee

Tea at Fly Rod Crosby Home. Host: Nancy Taylor

(time to be announced)

Sponsor – Sharon Jones, Phillips, ME



Fly Shop Sale

15% off all in stock fly rods. Plus 20% off all in stock WETSOX.

“1st Annual Fly Rod Crosby Days” Schedule of Events
Fox Carlton Pond Sporting Camps, Campground & RV Park
May 18th, 19th, 20th, 2018

There is a one time non refundable registration fee of $10 at the time of registration. Limit of 3 courses/Trips per person.
NOT ALL ACTIVITIES REQUIRE PRE REGISTRATION

“Pre registration” activities are identified with a *
All Classes and trips are rain or shine

FOX CARLTON POND SPORTING CAMPs Campground & RV Park