Fly fishers from across North America and around the World are invited to submit applications for attending this prestigious, international loch-style fly fishing championship. Members of the Canadian, British, and U.S.A. National Fly Fishing Teams, and competitors from Europe, the United Kingdom, and North America will be on hand to compete for the team and individual titles, medals, and the highly-coveted NALSFFC Cup.
Competition Venues: Tunkwa Lake North, Tunkwa Lake South, Roche Lake, Corbett Lake, and Batstone Lake (Seven Half Diamond Ranch).
Championship Headquarters: Tunkwa Lake Resort - near the town of Logan Lake, British Columbia (45 minutes from Kamloops).
Number of Competition Sessions: Five, 3-hour sessions of loch-style fishing.
Entry fee: $300.00 per person (proceeds donated to B.C. Children's Hospital).
Entry fees include: Entry fees include a lunch on all 3 competition days and a dinner at the Awards Banquet and Closing Ceremonies.
Awards: Medals will be awarded to the top three teams and individuals, and The Cup goes to the top team.
Competition Rules: FIPS-MOUCHE rules applys.
Single fly only angling regulation applies to all venues as well as the public and privately owned waters.
Eligible species: Rainbow Trout.
Minimum length: 18cm.
Maximum number of teams (and competitors): 12 five-person teams (60 competitors).
Registration: Competitors can register as teams or will be assigned to a team if they choose to register as an individual. Registration is based on a first-come-first-served for teams that comply with the registration requirements (see Registration page for details on the registration requirements and rules).
Maximum Number of Participants: 60 competitors (12 five-man teams - with 4 spots reserved for international teams).
No fishing policy: There will be a 12 day no-fishing policy in effect for all competition venues, which comes into effect at 6:00am on September 5, 2017. All competitors and their agents and associates are not allowed to fish the competition venues during this period of time.
All competitors and their agents are not allowed to fish the competition venues during these periods of time.
- Competitors are responsible for supplying their own boats for unofficial practice.
LIST OF REGISTERED TEAMS (maximum of 12 teams)
1 - Team Cormorant (2016 WFFC Canadian National Fly Fishing Team):
Todd Oishi boat
Rob Stroud boat
Chris Puchniak boat
2 - Team Freestone (U.S. Fly Fishing Team):
3 - Soldier Palmers (British Army Fly Fishing Team):
Ben Worley (Captain)
4 - Team USA (U.S. National Fly Fishing Team):
5 - Team Truchones (Spanish/American Team)
Luis Esteban Hernadez (Spain)
Dan Seitz (U.S.A.)
Will Shaw (U.S.A.)
Dave Smith (U.S.A.)
6 - Team Sport Fishing on the Fly:
John Wilkinson - boat
Tony Moore - boat
Dale Freschi - boat
Andrew Smith - alternate
7 - Team Troot Legends (Youth Team):
Evan Paterson - boat
Donny Boake (NWT)
8 - Team Kingfisher White:
Matt Mikes boat
Mike Learmonth boat
Kevin Cucheron boat
Vance Whitley boat
9 - Team Kingfisher Blue:
Brian Danilkiewicz - boat
Martin Payne - boat
10 - Team Trout Bums:
Claude Cipelletti - boat
David Heine boat
Peter Morrison boat
11 - Team Osprey:
12 - Team Riseform:
Mike Ohata boat
Lloyd Horwood boat
Darryl Fischer boat
WAITING LIST FOR TEAMS
- Team America
WIATING LIST FOR INDIVIDUALS
- Paul Davidson
- Gary Hanke
- Jack Arnot
- Andy Larkin
- Peter Hyughebaert
Teams and individuals may register and will be placed on the waiting list and will be placed on the list of registered teams in the event that there are any cancellations.