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 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🙌
#Repost @castawaycustoms
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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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#Repost @floridakeysoutfitters
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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
#Repost @tarponslayer
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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

#Repost @kingsailfishmounts
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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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#Repost @capt_perry
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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.

#Repost @fishlore
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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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#Repost @mickynill
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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
#Repost @jmartinez_art
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Golden Fly 2019
#tarpon#flyfishing#floridakeys#tarpontournament#20yearsofart#flyfishingart#fishart#jmartinez_art
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Beautiful capture of the beast currently consuming all of our thoughts...
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#Repost @markslc01
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"Simplicity carried to an extreme becomes elegance" - Jon Franklin

Tarpon epitomize the spirit of this statement to a tee.

@tourettefishing
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