Winners of German Open Fly Tying Championship announced at EWF

On the second day of the Experience the World of Fly Fishing, the winners of the German Open Fly Tying Championship 2018 were announced at the show. With 127 entries from twelve countries, this was a truly international competition.

The best three in the category “Dry Flies” were:
1. Györfi Zsolt, Rumania, 582 points;
2. Marcos Prado Gentil, Spain, 579 points;
3. Martin Weidisch, Germany, 542 points.

 

The winning flies in the categorie "Dry Flies".
The winning flies in the categorie “Dry Flies”. For this a specific pattern and a choice of the tier had to be send in.

 

The winners in the category for the “Streamers” were:
1. Jürgen Bartsch, Germany, 321 points;
2. Jens Kilian, Germany, 304 points
2. Bodo Hoffmann, Germany, 304 points.
So here we see two tiers with the same number of points!

 

The winning streamer looks like to have a lot of action in the water.
The winning streamer looks like it has a lot of action in the water.

 

In the category of the “Realistic Flies” the best three were:
1. Juan Carlos Cambronero González, Spain, 328 points;
2. Joaquin Lopez Quintas, Spain, 325 points;
3. Alfons Schefhold, Germany, 319 points.

 

The best realistic flies, some unbelievable tying!
The best realistic flies, some unbelievable tying!

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