Fly fishing film festival underway

Fly fishing film festival underway


The Winston Rod Company has announced the jury and prizes for the first Film Festival. The panel of judges will consist of three professional filmmakers who also have a passion for fly fishing. They will choose the winners of the first Festival period and award prizes for the top three films plus two special awards of recognition.

The first festival submission period ends June 15.

Prizes for the first Festival period are as follows:

  • The Golden Trout - A grand prize of $1,000 in Winston rods and accessories
  • The Silver Trout - A Winston graphite rod for a winner in each of two categories (fresh and salt water)
  • The Bronze Trout - $100 in Winston accessories in two categories

Special awards will be given for the best film with a conservation theme and for any particularly noteworthy films submitted.

Those who want to learn more or enter a film of their own can go to