2019 Golden Fly RESULTS

Grand Champion

Angler – Ryan Seiders (right) / Guide – Rob Fordyce (left)

1st Runner Up

Angler – Glenn Flutie (left) / Guide – Steve Thomas (right)

2nd Runner Up

Angler – Tim O’Brien (left) / Guide – Brett Greco (right)

3rd Runner Up

Angler – Roger Fernandez (right) / Guide – Randy Stallings (left)

Most Releases

Angler – Ed Young (right) / Guide – Scott Collins (left)

Largest Tarpon

Angler – Glenn Flutie (left) / Guide – Steve Thomas (right)

2019 Golden Fly GALLERY

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The tournament recognized a Best New Angler for the first time this year. Chalmers Allen @chalmersallen_ handily earned this recognition by catching a weight fish and two releases…on day 1!!

Thank you @randytowehandmaderods and @islamoradafishingoutfitters for sponsoring this new award with a stunning, custom, handmade rod!

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Their big fish strategy not only earned Bart Knellinger @bartknellinger and Bear Holeman @bearholeman Grand Champion honors…but also the 2022 Golden Fly Largest Tarpon Billy Pate Memorial award!

Thank you @kingsailfishmounts for helping us honor the memory of our predecessors and heroes so beautifully🏆✨

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For the second year in a row….congratulations to Tim O’Brien @obrientimm and Capt. Bret Greco @grecosonthefly for the most releases to win the 2022 Rick Moeller Most Releases Memorial Honor!

Thank you to our amazing friends @kingsailfishmounts for our custom memorial trophies!

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Congratulations to Bart Knellinger @bartknellinger and Capt. Bear Holeman @bearholeman for winning the 2022 Golden Fly! Two solid weight fish earned this team top honors this year!! Cheers gentleman!

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Day two in the books.
There’s rum for that…thanks to @papaspilar🥃

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“How was your day?”
The answer was a resounding…FUN!!
We can see why!!
Congrats to this awesome field on a great day 1!!

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If it’s blowin’…we’re goin’🤘🏼
Good luck to the anglers and guides fishing the 2022 Golden Fly!

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Every bite counted this year! Congratulations to Tim O’Brien and Captain Bret Greco for garnering the most releases this year to win the 2021 Golden Fly Rick Moeller Most Releases Memorial honor.
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The smile of shared experience. Catching a 139 pounder is definitely an experience! Well done Scott Green and Captain Tommy Locke...the winners of the 2021 Golden Fly Largest Tarpon Billy Pate Memorial honors.
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Congratulations Tyler Shealey and Captain Steven Tejera...the 2021 Golden Fly Grand Champions!!
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Day two in the books🤘🏼
#thereisrumforthat 🥃 @papaspilar
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The fish. The anglers. The guides. The SPONSORS!!
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Day one. Lots of fish in the bank! It’s going to be a fun next two days! Great fishing everyone!
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Blessed and ready. Good luck today gentleman! Fish with heart 🤍@ed_young #camraderie #loveyouroceans #tarpon #tarpononfly #islamorada #goldenflytarpontournament ...