Photo: Oliver Rogers
The 5 Rivers Rally and Rendezvous’:
The 5 Rivers Rally is an annual gathering of 5 Rivers Clubs on the east coast,two sister events the 5 Rivers Rendezvous in Colorado, and Midwest Rendezvous in the Driftless Region.
Each year, the 5 Rivers program hosts three regional events open to all TU Costa 5 Rivers Club members
At the 5 Rivers Rally, 150-200 students from 20-30 colleges/universities make it out each year! Students participated in a variety of events, including a Pig Farm Ink “Iron Fly” fly tying challenge and “Get Trashed” Stream clean up. The event has been featured in The Drake Magazine, Stonefly Magazine (the official magazine of the Fly Fishing Film Tour or F3T), and TROUT, the official magazine of Trout Unlimited.
The sister event to the east coast Rally, the 5 Rivers Rendezvous is held on across Colorado each spring. This event hosts around 100 students from 15 universities across the west annually. Students participated in several events including a premiere of the Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T), a “ a Pig Farm Ink “Iron Fly”, and “Get Trashed” event. The Rendezvous has been featured on the Flymen Fishing Company Blog and will be featured in the fall 2016 issue of American Angler Magazine.
New for the 2018-2019 school year, we will be introducing a third 5 Rivers Event; the 5 Rivers Midwest Rendezvous. Where we will hosting 12 college clubs across the Midwest in the Driftless area in Wisconsin during the month of April. Stay tuned for more details!
Thanks to Costa Sunglasses and Simms Fishing Products sponsorship, all active 5 Rivers club members can attend these events FREE of charge!