Presented by Fly Fusion Magazine, the all new Stimmies – On the Fly Awards, recognize top emerging fly tyers, amateur and professionals alike and submissions are now open! We want to see the best of the best in fly tying! Top videos will feature an innovative pattern, technique and/or material presented in a creative format with a mind towards educating the viewer.

Top fly tying videos will participate in a month long public vote, supported by a massive social and web campaign reaching thousands of voting anglers around the world. The winning tyer will receive a $1,000 cash prize, swag from sponsors and a feature in Fly Fusion Magazine!

The winning filmmaker will receive a $1,000 cash prize, swag from sponsors and a feature in Fly Fusion Magazine!

The competition is open to all fly tyers, emerging and professional. All submissions must be made by their respectful, legal owner(s) / agents who have the right to submit all content within the submission, including royalty-free rights to all footage, graphics and music tracks within the submission. There are no exceptions to these conditions.

Submissions may be made by individuals and production companies, as long as such information is properly indicated within the submission form.

Submissions must not contain any illegal / irresponsible or unethical behavior, activities or practices.

Submissions must not contain any footage, photographs or other visual reference to non-conservation minded or offensive activities or efforts.

Top videos will be featured on various Fly Fusion Ltd. and IF4™ channels.

Overall Rating
  • Loved being a part of this great festival!

    January 2022
  • Ayato Otsubo

    What a great award!
    We were honoured to be selected as one of the semi finalists. We look forward to getting involved again in the near future. Thanks!

    October 2021
  • Ross Bodenmann

    Great people great awards, much appreciated the opportunity to be involved

    February 2021