Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce

White Nose Pete Fly Fishing Festival

June 16th - June 17th

Most activities and events are free!


Join us on Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th at Rangeley Inn and Tavern for a wild weekend celebrating trout, the legendary trout White Nose Pete, the people who chase trout, and the Rangeley Lakes Region.

Friday, June 16th - 6 pm at the Rangeley Inn & Tavern:

Friday night kicks off with an unforgettable evening at the legendary gala (formal dress not required) honoring fly fishers of ages past and contemporary, followed by a live auction benefiting in part Reel Recovery.  Cost $20 (light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar).  Purchase your tickets in advance at HERE:

Reel Recovery is a national non-profit organization that conducts FREE FLY-FISHING RETREATS for men living with all forms of cancer.


Saturday, June 17th - Starts at 9:30 am on the grounds of Rangeley Inn & Tavern or within short walking distance:

Saturday entry is free, with fly fishing and outdoor activities for all ages beginning at 9:30 a.m. With displays from some of the best fishing gear manufacturers, fly shops, and fly tyers in Maine—as well as a variety of different sessions—there's something for everyone from young to old and beginner to advanced anglers!

  • Free fly-casting and fly-tying clinics and demos
  • Special clinics just for kids!
  • Browse vendor row, see and purchase new and antique gear, fly fishing ties
  • Chat with fly-fishing authors
  • and so much more!


Watch this spot for our wonderful sponsors!

And the Estate of David Footer, a Maine Wilderness and Wildlife Artist