Summerfest / Hardy Cup

summerfestSummerfest 2016 Celebrates the Center! Join members and friends on August 6th and 7th as we continue our 35th celebration with our longest running program in Center history. Come across the bridge to enjoy all that Summerfest has to offer. The festivities include:

  • Angler’s Market where one can find items of all kinds of fantastic items: angling, lifestyle, arts, crafts and so much more
  • Casting Competitions where one can come out and challenge their casting skills with a variety of events: The Hardy Bamboo Cup, Hardy/Royal Wulff Graphite Classic, Fenwick Fiberglass Challenge and the newest event Dette Youth Contest
  • Casting Demos held on the newly restored pond
  • Kid’s arts and crafts
  • Pig Roast for all attendees
  • Presentations and lectures in the Wulff Gallery
  • Jubilee Day celebration of Agnes Van Put’s 100th birthday, the Center’s 35th incorporation, and other member milestones

We are thankful to our sponsors, staff and volunteers that work to make this weekend a successful event for the Center. If you are interested in a vendor table or able to assist, please contact the office at 845-439-4810 or email

Help Wanted. Consider supporting the Center and spending a few hours helping out at Summerfest. We are looking for people to work in the following areas: concession, CFFCM table, clean up, casting competitions, kid’s crafts and general support. Call the Center at 845-439-4810 or email Kelly at if you can donate a few hours of your time during this event.

Jubilee Day Celebration. Join us on Sunday, August 7 in the afternoon for a day of celebration. The Center will sing Happy 100th Birthday to Agnes Van Put and offer a champagne toast to Agnes on this milestone occasion. There will be cakes galore! We will honor the 35th incorporation of the Center along with other milestone of members. If you have a special occasion such as a birthday or anniversary to celebrate that ends in a 0 or 5, let us know. Email and let us know so we can include you in our celebratory list.

Casting Competitions for all. Join us on the Center field and put your casting skills to the test. Enter any or all of the competitions for your chance to strengthen your chances at taking home top honors in each of the following competitions. Compete in one or all competitions to increase your overall skills and accuracy. All competitions will have a Men’s, Women’s and Teen (ages 12-15) division, with a new special Youth Contest for kids 11 and under.

  • Hardy Bamboo Cup is for bamboo rod enthusiasts. Casters can use any bamboo rod 9ft and under and must supply their own rod, reel, line and 7 ½ leader. No shooting head lines allowed. Handicap points are added to rest of score as follows: Rods 8’0” and over 0 points, Rods 7’6” – 7’11” 5 points, Rods 7’0” – 7’5” 10 points, Rods 6’11” and under 15 points
  • Fenwick Fiberglass Rod Challenge is for fiberglass fans. Casters use Fenwick Fenglass fiberglass rod 8′ 3″ 7w, Pflueger Medalist reel, and Royal Wulff Joan Wulff Signature line with a 7 1/2 ft leader.
  •  Hardy/Royal Wulff Graphite Rod Challenge is for the graphite buffs. Casters use Hardy Zephrus 9ft 6wt graphite rod, Hardy Ultralite MA reel, and Royal Wulff Triangle Taper Plus fly line with 7 ½ ft leader.
  • Dette Youth Contest is for young casters age 11 and under. This new contest is aimed to promote youth interest in casting. Casters will use Fenwick 7’6”ft 4 wt graphite rod, Pflueger Medalist reel, and Royal Wulff Joan Wulff Signature fly line & 7 ½ ft leader.

Register early or have your form ready when you arrive!

2016 Summary of Casting Rules Changes

2016 Hardy Cup Bamboo Registration

2016 Hardy / Royal Wulff Graphite Registration

2016 Fenwick Fiberglass Registration

2016 Dette Youth Registration

2016 Full Registration

Vendor space is still available!
Summerfest 2016 Vendor Letter / Form


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