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Follow these instructions for the best and easiest way to participate. Please read carefully before submitting any information or flies.

Read more about packaging and shipping flies in this article by Bob Petti.

Read and understand
Read the following instructions carefully--and make sure you have understood them--before commencing with any tying, submission of information or sending off any flies.

By following the instructions and complying with the rules, you ensure that your flies will be fully acceptable and the information sufficient for you to participate--and maybe win!

Send flies in a sturdy, crush proof container to

Bob Petti
802 Jennifer Lane
Endicott, NY 13760

Each entrant must provide the following information for each fly.


  • name
  • home address and country
  • home phone number
  • email address (optional)

  • Pattern name
  • Pattern/Recipe details
  • Originator (optional)

    The information can be submitted online in the form provided on this web site. The same form can be printed after having been filled out and packaged together with each fly.

    Each fly must be tagged with
  • Pattern name
  • Pattern/Recipe details
  • Originator (optional)

    Any package lacking required information will be disqualified.

    GFF will not be liable for any damage to flies during shipping.

    Read more about shipping here

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