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The Devil’s Dry Fly Challenge
« on: July 31, 2019, 08:28:50 AM »
Le Défi a la Sèche du Diable. / The Devil’s Dry Fly challenge.
 
Août/August 10, 2019
Rivière du Diable, Mont-Tremblant
2 personnes par equipe / 2 person teams.
MAX 20 Concurrents / Competitors
$20 FFC Membres/Members
25$ FFC Non Membres/Non Members
 
Session du matin règles FFC standard.  Après-midi, mouche sèche, ligne flottante, pas de bouts/lignes callantes.
Morning session standard FFC rules. Afternoon single dry fly, floating line, no sink tips/lines.
 
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Re: The Devil’s Dry Fly Challenge
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2019, 09:19:34 AM »
This even has been canceled due to low turnout.  Might try again this year; or next year.

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Re: The Devil’s Dry Fly Challenge
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2019, 11:11:51 AM »
That's a real shame! I hope you get a better response next time.
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Re: The Devil’s Dry Fly Challenge
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2019, 08:41:28 AM »
Hi Todd... as I rote to you several yrs ago, most anglers forgot how fly fish with dry fly! tout à une fin!!
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Re: The Devil’s Dry Fly Challenge
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2019, 11:29:44 AM »
I'm trying to work on it :)

Maybe a formula were fish caught on a single dry fly is worth 1.5 or 2 fish would work better.

Instead of forcing people to use dries, rewarding the ones that do for being a more versatile/complete angler.  I think people would be pleasantly surprised with the results.

We'll see next year....

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Re: The Devil’s Dry Fly Challenge
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2019, 09:17:54 AM »
It's a real shame that the event was cancelled, as an event where all competitors are forced to fish with dries sounded very intriguing and was a great concept for a competition.

I personally finished very well at our last 2 river competitions (1st place at the "Match the Hatch" competition and a 3-way-tie for 2nd at the "Provincial River Championship") as a result of my ability to properly fish and present a dry fly. Placing all of you hopes and focusing on just one technique or type of fly pattern will handicap you and will stunt your growth as both an angler and competitor.

Dry fly fishing should be an essential part of every fly fisher's arsenal, regardless of whether they fish recreationally or competitively.

Just my 2 cents...
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