Congratulations to Scott Sanchez this year’s winner of the first IRON FLY CONTEST!
The road to winning this fun and unique event contest was a tough one. With Roy D. Powell moving on from Thursday’s preliminary and on Friday it was Frank Johnson. The Saturday contest had two preliminary rounds with Dominic Singh and Scott Sanchez moving on to the final round.
The audience was encouraged to move up and watch from up close. Speaking of up close they were encouraged to ask questions and try to break the concentration of the tiers.
The daily preliminary’s had a different bag of material which had to be used to design a fly. They had only 10 minutes in which to complete a fly. When the time is up the hands must be raised away from the fly. All the materials in the bag must be used and visible on the fly. The material was different each day just to make it interesting.
Thanks to all the judges who had a very difficult time as all the flies were just fantastic! Below are the tiers who participated in this year’s 2014 IRON FLY CONTEST.