The first of the “big three” tarpon tournaments held each year in Islamorada, Florida during the famed tarpon migration, The Golden Fly attracts top fly anglers and world class guides to test their skills in this 3 day, invitational only, fly fishing tournament.

The 27th Golden Fly Invitational Tarpon Tournament will be held May 24-26, 2021. The tournament will launch from the Lorelei Restaurant and Marina in Islamorada, Florida. Tournament winners receive custom art and sculpture from notable wildlife artists as well as the latest gear and apparel from the premier fly fishing brands in the industry.

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The Golden Fly can still say it has never been cancelled due to weather. It has however, now been cancelled due to a pandemic🦠☠️ @jmartinez_art #tarpon #tarpononfly #coronapoon #poondemic #islamorada #goldenflytarpontournament ...

We’ll keep them safe while you’re keeping yourself safe. Looking forward to getting down to business on the other side of this🤘🏼 @jmartinez_art #savetheseason #tarpon #tarpononfly #coronapoon #islamorada #islamoradatimes #flkeys #floridakeys #fkfga ...

Bidding begins at noon today, September 13🙌
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Auction bidding starts tomorrow! Link in bio!
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#bahamasstrong #bahamas🇧🇸 #bahamas #auction #fishart #seadek #castawaycustoms #customseadek #onlineauction #abacostrong #greenturtlecay #hurricanedorian #dorian #hurricanerelief #hurricanedorian2019 #fishingguide #fishing #saltwaterfishing #flyfishing
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Woo hoo! Day 5 of the Hawley is a wrap. Congrats to Thane Morgan and Capt. Dustin Huff on a well deserved win! 🏆 Lots of fish caught this week! Now it’s time for the Ladies’ Tarpon Fly Tournament! 💁🏼‍♀️ GREAT JOB HAWLEY ANGLERS!

#floridakeysoutfitters #islamoradafishing #floridakeys #tarpontournament #fko #donhawleytarpontournament
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Second verse, same as the first!! Prime weather conditions again today for the 5 Day Don Hawley!! How many will they catch today?!?!?! #Repost @floridakeysoutfitters
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Great start to the Hawley today! Congrats to Capt. Huff and Thane Morgan on 10 releases! 💥 @poonjab305
#islamoradafishing #floridakeysoutfitters #fko #floridakeys #flyshop

#loopgoldenfly #tarpon #tarpononfly #islamorada
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The 2019 #loopgoldenfly saw some of the best weather in recent memory. A record 97 fish were caught! @ed_young and @keysbackwaters did their fair share of the damage...catching 5 fish on day three for a total of 9, earning them Most Releases this year!! @loop_tackle
@kingsailfishmounts
#tarpon #tarpononfly #islamorada #floridakeys #kingsailfishmounts
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For the second year in a row, Glenn Flutie and @firecaptain13 catch the largest tarpon in the #loopgoldenfly and receive stunning new trophies from our good friends at @kingsailfishmounts commemorating the memory of the great Billy Pate.
142lbs seems to be the magic number for this great team🙌

@loop_tackle
@12weight
@patfordphotos
#tarpon #tarpononfly #islamorada #islamoradatimes #floridakeys #kingsailfishmounts #12weight #islanderresort
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Ryan Seiders and @thevoodoodaddy bring home the win🏆!! 97 fish caught during the 25th annual #loopgoldenfly
Congratulations in order for all!!
@loop_tackle
#tarpon #tarpononfly #yeti #islamorada #islamoradatimes #floridakeys
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The guests of honor have arrived @islanderresort. Looking forward to a great evening with friends at the 25th annual #loopgoldenfly awards dinner tonight! ...

What will day three bring?
#loopgoldenfly
@loop_tackle
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Holt locked into a good one this morning and a strap for his hard work! #tarpononfly #tarpon #tarponfishing #floridakeys #hardyflyfishing #sightfishing #flatsfishing #saltwaterflyfishing #goldenflytarpontournament#flyfishing #flyfishingsaltwater
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@obrientimm and @grecosonthefly killing day two of the #loopgoldenfly 🤘🏼 @loop_tackle
#tarpon #tarpononfly #islamorada #kingsailfishmounts #builtfortheoutdoors
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Who will catch the largest?
@loop_tackle
@kingsailfishmounts
#loopgoldenfly #tarpon #tarpononfly #memorialtrophy #islamorada #islamoradatimes

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....Golden Fly Invitational Tarpon Tournament awards, freshly airbrushed by R. Douglas....
#tarponmounts #tarpon #silverkings #tarpontournament #tarponfishing #tarpontrophy #tarpononfly #tarponflyfishing #tarpontuesday #keystarpon #flyfishingjunkie #floridakeysfishing #bucketlistfishing #loopflyfishing #simmsflyfishing #hardyflyfishing #sageflyfish #flyfishingtournament #flyfishingfortarpon #tarponguide #saltwaterflyfishing #flyfishingguide #flyfishingtrip #kingsailfishmounts
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2019 Day one in the books!! 20 fish released! 5 weight fish caught! Congrats to Glenn Flutie and @firecaptain13 on a banner day one!! @loop_tackle
@twelveweightapparel
@kaenon
#tarpon #tarpononfly #islamorada #islamoradatimes #loreleicabanabar
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The prefishing luck game must be strong out there today.
@loop_tackle
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Cool picture from this morning- T-table bridge in #Islamorada #rainbow #keys #bnmu #budnmarys #livethisplace #fishing
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Less than 24 hours until the first boats depart the @theloreleicabanabar for the 25th annual #loopgoldenfly Invitational Tarpon Tournament! Follow us here and at our link in bio ⬆️ for tournament updates and scores posted each afternoon.
@loop_tackle
@patfordphotos
#tarpon #tarpononfly #islamorada #floridakeys #islamoradatimes #looptackle #kingsailfishmounts #Kaenon #BuiltForOutsiders #twelveweightapparel
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@fishlore sharing his unique style with the #loopgoldenfly for the first time this year. We couldn’t be more thrilled.

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This is the moment when you can hear heart beating in your ears. This one is headed to Islamorada for the 2019 Golden Fly. Very grateful to be a part of it this year. #art wildlifeart #acrylicpainting #painting #flyfishing #livingcolor #slabbin #grippin #tarpononfly #silverking #tarpon
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Ideal conditions.
We may get them for the 25th Anniversary of the #loopgoldenfly May 20-22,2019
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Love this game we play with swimming dinosaurs.
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@jmartinez_art with a stunner destined for one lucky angler during the #loopgoldenfly next week
#tarpon #tarpononfly #islamorada #floridakeys
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Golden Fly 2019
#tarpon#flyfishing#floridakeys#tarpontournament#20yearsofart#flyfishingart#fishart#jmartinez_art
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