Fly Fusion Magazine Launches 2023 Stimmies Fly Fishing Film Awards

Fly Fusion Magazine, in partnership with the International Fly Fishing Film Festival, has launched the 2023 Stimmies Awards.

“Building off the current momentum of the International Fly Fishing Film Festival, the Stimmies Awards recognize top emerging and professional filmmakers and encourages creative fly-fishing films that celebrate our community,” said Chris Bird, Executive Producer.


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Beginning May 1, filmmakers have had the opportunity to submit their projects into one of two categories – short and feature-length film – via the award’s submission platform at: Entries will be accepted until May 31.

“The top 10 films will be selected by an internal committee and then the top films will participate in a month long public vote, supported by a massive social and web campaign, reaching thousands of voting anglers around the world.” said Bird.

“The winning film will take home bragging rights, $1,000, and will be considered for inclusion as an Official Selection of the 2024 International Fly Fishing Film Festival. Competition is open to all fly-fishing films. The winning film will be announced the week of July 17th”, he concluded.

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