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ARE YOU LORD OF THE FLIES?

Thread your bobbins with the best in this happy hour fly fishing competition

Friday, JUNE 8

Kids (U17) – 4pm
Adults (Men & Women) – 4:30pm

IMPORTANT: Competitors must arrive at 3:45pm SHARP to set up their station for a 4pm competition start.

Join us in 2019 for the second year of Fly Tying at the GoPro Mountain Games. Top flies receive cash, prizes AND a chance to compete in Sunday’s Fishing Final! This event will take place at Larkspur located in Golden Peak.

MASSIVE PRIZE ALERT! The top male and female angler in the Sunday Fishing Final will each win a fully loaded Flycraft Mountain Fishing SUP Profish Package + a YETI Panga 50 + $1,000 in prize money! Sign up for Costa Fly Tying for your chance at a spot in the Final!

Times
Friday, JUNE 8

4-6pm

Kids (U17) – 4pm

Adult (Men & Women) – 4:30pm

  • Competitors start to arrive & set up station – 3:30pm
  • Competition Round 1 – 4:30-4:50pm
  • Competition Round 2 – 5-5:20pm
  • Competition Round 3 – 5:30-5:50pm
  • Winners Announced & Community Tying Begins – 6pm

IMPORTANT: Competitors must arrive at 3:45pm SHARP to set up their station for a 4pm competition start.

CATEGORIES:

Kids (U17)
Adult

COMPETITION FORMAT & RULES:
  • Kids’ (16 & Under) Tying:
    • Registrants should arrive 15 minutes before their event start time to set their stations. Participants may bring their own vise and tying tools including scissors, bobbins and knot-tying tool, but Pig Farm Ink can supply materials if need be.
    • Pig Farm Ink. will supply all registrants with the same set of mystery ingredients at the beginning of the competition, and participants will have thirty (30) minutes from then to create their version of the ultimate fish snack!
  • Adult Tying:
    • Registrants should arrive no less than 15 minutes before their event start time to set their stations. Participants may bring their own vise and tying tools including scissors, bobbins and knot-tying tool, but Pig Farm Ink can supply materials if need be.
    • Competitors will have three challenges testing classic tying skills, creativity and speed (not necessarily in that order). Expect to tie with mystery ingredients!
    • All fly tiers will compete in all three rounds, with winners to be announced at the event of the event.
    • After the fly-tying competition (appx. 6:00 pm), Pig Farm Ink will throw an all-inclusive community tying event for new and burgeoning fly tiers. It’s free and this crew couldn’t be nicer or more fun, so come join us, bring your friends, and party, share, educate, inspire, party, grow, act, think, create, and party.
    • Judges TBD, but to include Pig Farm Ink’s own Jay Johnson!
EQUIPMENT
  • Competitors must bring their own vise and tying tools including scissors, bobbins and knot-tying tool.
  • All materials and hooks will be provided.
Rules

PRICE

REGISTRATION LAUNCH // February 6 – April 5, 2019
$40 – Adult
$20 – Kids (U17)

EARLY BIRD // April 6 – May 27, 2019
$45 – Adult
$25 – Kids (U17)

EVENT PRICING // May 28 – June 9, 2019
$55 – Adult
$35 – Kids (U17)


PAYOUT

TOTAL PURSE: $750

ADULT – (Open Men & Women)
1st – $350 + Entry into Sunday Fly Fishing Final
2nd – $250 + Entry into Sunday Fly Fishing Final
3rd – $150


PRIZES

First place Adult category finisher will win a YETI Panga 50!

MASSIVE PRIZE ALERT! The top male and female angler in the Sunday Fishing Final will each win a fully loaded Flycraft Mountain Fishing SUP Profish Package + a YETI Panga 50 + $1,000 in prize money! Sign up for Costa Fly Tying for your chance at a spot in the Final!

Price & Prizes

Larkspur (Golden Peak)