RIO’s Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards (RAFFFA) are now open open. If you fly fish and have a video camera, or even just a smart phone, why not shoot some footage, string it together in a less-than-3-minute film and enter it into this fantastic competition?
This is the video that Stephan Oude Nijeweme produced on the fourth competition for the Dutch Championship Fly Fishing 2018. The competition was fished on the River Merwede near Sleeuwijk and Woudrichem.
The 2019 RIO Amateur Fly Fishing Film Awards (RAFFFA) will open for entries on 1/1/19, and it is sure to be another great competition with some incredible fly fishing films. Check out this quick teaser of the competition and get inspired to grab some footage of your next fishing trip. In 2018 the […]
Maxine McCormick began fly casting when she was 9 years old. At 14, she has back-to-back world titles. By Shelby Pope As the competitors in the 2016 Flycasting World Championships arrived at their hotel in Nelijarve, Estonia, some noticed a 12-year-old girl jumping on the hotel’s trampoline. The girl, Maxine McCormick of San Francisco, was […]
Stephan Oude Nijeweme made this film about the second competition for the Dutch Championship Fly Fishing 2018 at the Ronde Bleek. The competition was organised by the Dutch Federation of Fly Fishers (VNV) and Sportvisserij Nederland, the national sportfishing federation.
On Sunday the 20th of May, 2018, the first edition of the Ronde Bleek Open fly-fishing competition was fished on the “creeks”, the set of lakes which are situated around the main fly-fishing lake of the Ronde Bleek. Text and pictures by Rudy van Duijnhoven The competition was fished by 28 fly-fishers, volunteers were ready […]
On Sunday the 15th of April the first competition for the Dutch Championship in Fly Fishing was fished at “Baggelhuizen” in Assen, a trout lake managed by the Noord Nederlandse Vliegvisvereniging. This was the first of four selection competitions for this year, after which a final will be fished in the Autumn. Stephan […]
On the 20th of May the first DRB Open Competition will be fished on the creeks that surrounding the main lake of the Ronde Bleek in Sterksel. This is the first competition of its kind on the creeks of the Ronde Bleek. If there is enough interest for this kind of competitions for fly-fishers, the […]
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. […]
Listen up Ladies – Ten Years Ladies’ Programme! Calling all non-professional fly fishing ladies, to enter the three minute cast to hoop competition. The three ladies who score the most hits to the hoops in three minutes win prizes. When: Saturday and Sunday 2 pm. Where: Casting area at the Courtyard of the Tenne/Stadtsaal (see […]