Fly Fishing Event at Moody Gardens

Local Conditions:  80° F   •   Today's Hours:  10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Holiday in the Gardens Hours:  CLOSED

Join us February 24 & 25, for the 2023 Fly Fishing Film & Expo!

Calling all fly fishing and film enthusiasts! The International Fly Fishing Film Festival event is coming to Moody Gardens on February 24 and 25. F4™ is the world’s leading fly fishing film event, consisting of films produced by professional filmmakers from all corners of the globe and showcases the passion, lifestyle, and culture of fly fishing. Created by fly anglers for fly anglers, it features some of the best fly fishing films and content in the world for you to see at the MG3D Theater, the largest screen in Texas.

It is the gathering place of the fly fishing community and a celebration of friendship, conservation and appreciation for nature, fly fishing stories and stoke. Check out vendor booths and the latest gear, raffles and door prizes from our premium sponsors, local fly shops and more with a cash bar and great food. Come for the action. Stay for the camaraderie, all while helping to raise money for the waters we love. So get ready to kick back, drink a beer or your beverage of choice, enjoy the cinematography and get ready for the season ahead. Hotel packages are available.

Tickets: $15 per person  |  $4 fee per Moody Gardens Member 

(Reservation fee benefits the Moody Gardens Conservation Fund)

Garden Lobby Inside the Visitors Center

3:00 pm - Fly Fishing Lessons (Located at the Oleander Bowl) - SOLD OUT

Classes available Fri. Feb 24 and Sat. Feb 25

Learn how to fly fish with Captain Stacy Lynn! The class is two hours long and $15 a person with limited spots available. Participants must be 12 years or older and accompanied by an adult if 16 years or under. Limited capacity is available! Book Now!

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6:00 pm - 8 p

Evening Social: Food, Music, Cash Bar and Fly Fishing Vendor Booths to check out the latest gear.

 8 pm - 10 pm

 Film screening with drawings for Fly Fishing Prize Packages 

Intermission will include an animal presentation from Moody Gardens Biologists 

 10 pm - Midnight

Stay for the afterparty where you'll have a chance to win another big prize! 

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Additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the event  - Proceeds benefit the Moody Gardens Conservation Fund

Through the Moody Gardens Conservation Fund, we are able to support a large number of local and global field conservation efforts. These projects range from efforts to protect our local sea turtles to saving African penguins across the globe. Each year we contribute funds, time and expertise to help protect and preserve animals and habitats. Our conservation fund is generated from our Penguin Encounters, Seal and Penguin Experience, penguin art, Otter Experience and other events such as this one.

Hotel Package

Rooms starting at $265 + tax include: 

  • Guest room for two
  • Tickets to Fly Fishing Film Event for two
  • Breakfast buffet for two 
  • Rainforest Pyramid admission for two
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Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors!

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