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WKU to host Intl Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4)

Bowling Green, KY - The WKU Recreation Administration program, with the generous support of local co-sponsor Anderson Marine, will host the 2019 International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) in Bowling Green on April 9 and in Louisville on May 29.

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

"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," said Dr. Raymond Poff, Recreation Administration major program coordinator and faculty lead for WKU's annual fly-fishing program in Missoula, Montana.

WKU hosts the screenings to increase community awareness of fly fishing, fly-fishing courses, workshops, trips, and promote the WKU Recreation Administration major. The proceeds from IF4 will help support the university's 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. To date, Echo, Airflo, FlyFusion Magazine, Cabela's, Temple Fork Outfitters, Syndicate Fly Fishing, Nat's Outdoor Sports, and NRS have either delivered or committed assistance for our event," Poff said. "We will continue to update our online list at as items come in or are committed."

The Bowling Green screening will be held April 9 in WKU's Downing Student Union Room 3020.

The Louisville screening will be held May 29 at Village 8 Theatres, 4014 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville.

For both events, doors open and silent auction begins at 6:30 pm. Films begin 7 pm.

Discount tickets: Bowling Green screening discounts tickets are $10 at Anderson Marine in Old Hickory, Tenn., and Nat's Outdoor Sports in Bowling Green. Louisville screening discount tickets are $10 at Orvis-Louisville and Quest Fly Shop.

Online tickets are $15 + $2 fee for advance purchase at Remaining tickets (if any) will be $20 at the door.

Information about the event, door prizes, silent auction items, is available at

For any additional questions, contact Dr. Raymond Poff at (270) 745-2498 or

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