Fly Fishing on Steroids

Gary Wilkinson kindly sent these pictures of a recent trip to The Christmas Islands. WOW!!

 

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Lakeland Fly dressers Competition winners

An excellent evening was had by all that attended with an excellent buffet and raffle. Thanks to all that attended.

The winner of tterry chippendale muddlerhe open competition was Terry Chippendale

with his Muddler Minnow pictured left

 

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                                                                                                                                                The winner of the Dry Fly Competition was Frank Bainbridge                                                                                                                                                                         with his split wing Greenwell’s Glory pictured on the right

 

The winner of the Novice category was Simon Thompson

Below are some of the other flies entered

 

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The winners of the fly fishing competitions were:

Ken Gillow for the Dry Fly competition and

Paul Little for the Jean French Trophy

 

 

Fly Fishing and Fly Tying League 2015 Final positions

A big congratulations to two of our members who have done extremely well  in the FFFT tying leagues.

Terry Chippendale has stayed in the top 10 throughout the  exceedingly high quality open competition and finished in 7th place, whilst Sam Doidge who lead the novice competition for the first two rounds finished in third place.

Fly Fishing and Fly Tying League 2015 Round 2

A big congratulations to two of our members who are doing well in the FFFT tying leagues.

Terry Chippendale has stayed in the top 10 in the exceedingly high quality open competition, Whilst Sam Doidge continues to lead the novice competition

 

First of the season

And is if doing well in the FFT leagues wasn’t enough for Terry, he has also had a great start to the season and sent in this Message:

Hello everyone , I caught this brown trout today on the river on a peeping caddis which we tied in one of Dan Atkinson’s classes this year.

A few more were released up to about 3/4 pound on this fly and snipe and purple on dropper. The fish below weighed 2  1/2 lb .

 

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