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FFI Announces Fly Tying Challenge Winners

Posted on 8/26/2019 by Fly Fishers International

Congratulations to Kyler Ries, Overall Winner

2019 Fly Fishers International First Annual Fly Tying Challenge

We would like to thank the following for people for their help, input and fly tying knowledge to start our first Fly Tying Challenge.

Jim Ferguson

Gene Kaczmarek

Chuck Collins

Mike George

Al and Gretchen Beatty

Tom Logan

Len Zickler

FFI Board of Directors

And the late Frank Johnson

Next we would like to thank Dave Klausmeyer of Fly Tyer Magazine for sponsoring our first Fly Tying Challenge and supplying  3 Nights/2 Days with the Land of Enchantment Guides at the Quinlan Ranch in New Mexico for the 1st place overall winner.   We congratulate all the winners and appreciate all those who entered the Challenge.

Overall - 1st Place Kyler Ries

 

 

 

 

 

Overall

 

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

A003

Kyler Ries

Woodinville, WA

A011

Andrew Thatcher

San Antonio, TX

A010

Aaron Culley

Chetlum, WA

 

 

Dry Fly - 1st Place Greg Liney

 

Dry Fly
 

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

D004

Greg Liney

Chum Creek, Victoria

Australia

D008

Bill Hammons

Carson City, NV

D009

Marc Baker

Williamsport, PA

 

Wet Fly - 1st Place Greg Liney

 

Wet Fly

 

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

D004

Greg Liney

Chum Creek, Victoria

Australia

W001

Nicole March

Highland Lakes NJ

D009

Marc Baker

Williamsport, PA

 

Nymph - 1st Place Marc Baker

 

Nymph

 

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

D009

Marc Baker

Williamsport, PA

A001

William Hughes

Riverton, WY

A005

Steven Arenholz

Brighton CO

 

Streamer - 1st Place Marc Baker

 

Streamer

 

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

D009

Marc Baker

Williamsport, PA

A001

William Hughes

Riverton, WY

A005

Steven Arenholz

Brighton CO