Tuesday 24th March 2015 saw the culmination of a full seasons activities come to a close with the Annual Awards presentations together with an entertaining and light hearted quiz to accompany the splendid food and beverages provided by Pathways (Sue Nutting).
The Annual Quiz
The quiz was won by The Drag Free Drifters, a team made up Brian Stokes; John Symonds; Simon Willmott; Neville Hill; Tony Marchant; John Bergdahl and Roy McAdam.
Victorious Captain John Bergdahl receives the trophy from Pete Webb.
Fly Tying Competition (Novice)
The Novice Class competition was won by Zak Aston who was adjudged the best entrant with his Montana Nymph and who is seen collecting his trophy below from Pete Webb.
Fly Tying Competition (Open)
The Open Class competition was won by Mark Siviter with his Gary Dog who collects his trophy below from Pete Webb.
The Chairmans Award
This year the Chairmans Award was presented to John Symonds
The Roy McAdam Trophy for Photography
The Roy McAdam Award was won this year by Simon Willmott, edging out entries from Glyn Williams; Pete Webb; Roger Smith; Tony Woods; Chris Banner; Russell Heath; Stuart Greenwood and Brian Stokes. Simon is shown receiving his award from Pete Webb below.
Simon’s winning photograph
Highly Commended entries from Roger Smith; Pete Webb; Chris Banner and Simon Willmott
Zak Aston and Julia North receive the Fly Dressers Guild Bronze Accreditation certificates from Pete Webb
Paul Aston and Brian Stokes receive the Fly Dressers Guild Specialist Tyer Award for Grayling Flies from Pete Webb