9th Open German Fly-Tying Championship 2016

The Winners of the 9th German Fly-Tying Championship. Congratulations!

Category: Dry Fly           Category: Streamer    
                 
  1st Place - Gary Hanke - Canada
        1st Place - Andy Weiß - Germany
                 
  2nd Place - Robert Wolhorn - Germany
        2nd Place - Volker Schimanski - Germany
                 
  3rd Place - Andreas Loska - Germany         3rd Place - Jürgen Bartsch - Germany
   

4th Place - Martin Weidisch - Germany


5the Place - Stefano Ticchiati - Italy

         

4th Place - Andreas Franz - Germany


5th Place - Daniela Misteli- Switzerland

 
                 
Category: Realistic Fly                
                 
  1st Place - Stojan Josimovic - Kosovo
           
                 
  2nd Place - M.Sebastian Tanoni - Argentina
           
                 
  3rd Place - Regine Maguhna - Germany            
                 
   


4th Place - Michael Neitzel - Germany


5th Place - Maik Lippold - Germany

           

 


Presentation of award winners of the 9th Open German Fly Tying Championship on Sunday 10 April 2016 at 12:00 at the Foyer Tenne/Courtyard.

 

The 9th German Fly Tying Championship was again very popular with 71 entries from 8 countries.

Unusual patterns with new, innovative tying techniques were submitted.

Our thanks to the participants!!

 

Jury 2016

  • Ed Berg - USA

  • Roman Moser - Austria

  • Gerhard Laible - Germany

  • Theo Atanassov - Bulgaria / Germany

 


The 9th Open German Championship in Fly Tying  2016 will be hosted by the Experience the World of Fly Fishing (EWF).

 

Organization and Coordination: Jörg Schuft        

Idea and Concept: Gerd-Peter Wieditz

 General Information

  • The event organizers modified their rules, due to the many international participants. From this point onwards, everyone can win the championship outright, including non German citizens.
  • You must be 17 or older to participate. Those younger are invited to participate in the Children’s Championship hosted by the EWF.  
  • Two flies must be submitted to compete in the Dry Fly category
    • one pattern (olive Elk Wing Caddis) tied on Daijchi 1180/1170 # 10 (as shown here: http://www.orvis.com/p/elk-wing-caddis/0378)
    • the second can be a pattern of your choice (not realistic)
    • Both flies must be submitted together in order to compete in this category.
    • If you have difficulty obtaining the Daiichi hooks, please contact Jörg Schuft: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Participants

  • German and international fly tyers
  • Members of the jury and the organizers are excluded from participation


Categories


1. Dry Fly

Olive Elk Wing Caddis as shown here: http://www.orvis.com/p/elk-wing-caddis/0378
Tied on Daiichi 1180 / 1170 - # 10

1a. Dry Fly

Your own pattern (no realistic flies)
Flies in Categories 1 and 1a will be judged together.
Daiichi hook of own choice

2. Streamer

Daiichi hook of own choice

3. realistische Fliege

Daiichi hook of own choice


Regulations

  • Two flies must be submitted to compete in the Dry Fly category. One pattern (Olive Elk Wing Caddis) is required and the second can be a pattern of your choice (not realistic). Both flies must be submitted together in order to compete in this category.
  • In Dry-Fly Category 1 (White Wulff), only Daiichi hooks in the designated size can be used. Flies not so tied will be disqualified.
  • Fly tyers can compete in any or all categories, but only once in each category.

 
Jury and Evaluation of the Submitted Flies
The evaluation of the flies will take place at the EWF 2016. Until then, the event coordinator will remain the sole person who is informed about the identity of the jury members.

Jury

  • Ed Berg - USA
  • Roman Moder - Österreich
  • Gerhard Laible - Deutschland
  • Theo Atanassov - Bulgarien / Deutschland


Awards
After the evaluation, every participant will receive a promotional package of Daiichi hooks (receipt may take up to 8 weeks).
The three top participants in each category will receive a certificate, a medal, and they will appear in a German fly-fishing magazine.


Submissions
Participants must submit, to the address below, each fly packaged separately. Included with each fly must be a detailed description of your fly-tying technique, materials used, and a filled-out application. If you submit more than one fly, they can, of course, be in a single container, but the flies should be packaged separately within it.


Application
To download the Application Form (a PDF file) click here:
Application Form


Entry Deadline: 27 March 2016

Submissions to be send to:     Jörg Schuft
 

Hauptstraße 96
D-42799 Leichlingen

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sponsoring

        

 

   

The 9th Open German Fly-Tying Championship (2016) is sponsored by Angler Sport Group (Daiichihooks) (http://www.anglersportgroup.com) and the Experience the World of Flyfishing. Thank you!