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2005 Fly Tyer of the Year!!!!

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#16 jbrowning


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Posted 02 February 2006 - 11:35 PM

Congradulations everyone.


#17 bentflyrod



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Posted 02 February 2006 - 11:42 PM

Congratulations to the top five tier and everyone else who participated! We did a damn good job!

Thanks again Will and everyone who was responsible for bring this together!


Yea.... Will pulled a big one on Us this year I felt like I had food posioning when i did not see the Stonefly make it to the second round.

I had the same feeling when I didn't see any of my flies in the final 30!

IT'S SANTA SWAP SEASON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#18 steelie



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Posted 03 February 2006 - 12:18 AM

Good Day,

Assuming the categories will for the most part be thyat same for the next contest... I am already scheming on a much larger contingent to enter in to the contest, Most Likely all but the Salmon flies, but who knows? HEHEHEHEhehehehehe.... Oh Egor, get my vise and pheasant tail and come with me to the area...

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#19 Ashby


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Posted 03 February 2006 - 01:01 AM

Very well deserving guys. Utkin, a big congrats to you. That is one real looking bee. How did you get him to stay on that hook so long hysterical.gif Great job guys, some real talent here on this site.


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#20 jbthwart77


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Posted 03 February 2006 - 01:09 AM

Yep --> Utkin --> Ya Done a Fine FINE Job
And To All you other Guys---> My Hat's Off to you as well!!!!!
Thanks Will and Everyone involved for Dooin all you do --> You Gentlemen are Simply Awesome!!!!!!!

#21 duckydoty


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Posted 03 February 2006 - 05:18 AM

Excellent job guys! Unbelievable flies!
A little rain wont hurt them fish--They're already wet

#22 Miqu


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Posted 03 February 2006 - 06:04 AM

Very big congratulations to Utkin, you really deserved the bamboo rod! Your bee is awesome, looks just like you've put a real one on the hook!

Congratulations to the other top five guys also, and all the other entries as well!

And big thanks to all participants and voters, and especially Will for making this happen! This was a great contest and i believe this year's will be even better!

Cheers and thanks to all,

Miikka Hanski

#23 Brewer


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Posted 03 February 2006 - 06:25 AM

my hats off to everyone that entered, great tying all.
thanks will, you did a great job man.

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Posted 03 February 2006 - 06:58 AM

Congatulation Utkin Jumpy.gif Your fly was PERFECT !!! I predicted the battle will be betwen you and wickedcarpenter ,but it was close.. Good job everyone.The salmon flies continue to amaza me.. It's like bugeyes.gif i could never tie a thing like that !!!
I never thought I will be so close (10 votes ) I,ve exceded my own expectations whistling1.gif
Caongatulations wickedcarpenter and al the guys that entered the contest !!! You realy earned it !!

#25 mcfly


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Posted 03 February 2006 - 08:51 AM

Congrats, one nice fly.
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#26 Dble Haul

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Posted 03 February 2006 - 09:02 AM

Less than 10 votes separating the top 5 flies? Now that's some serious competition.

Great job by everyone involved.

#27 Isonychia


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Posted 03 February 2006 - 09:13 AM

Every one of the finalists' flies were amazing, to say the least. Utkin, you've taken realism to a whole 'nother level!

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#28 Lance Kekel

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Posted 03 February 2006 - 09:30 AM

Congrats Utkin!!!

Man what a great bunch of flies!!!!
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#29 arska


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Posted 03 February 2006 - 09:30 AM

Congrats to everyone! Really nice flies all in the top 5! headbang.gif

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Posted 03 February 2006 - 10:45 AM

clapping.gif cheers.gif SullyTM

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