Sun Valley Single Fly Tournament

July 29 & 30, 2022

Enjoy a fun-filled day outdoors fishing for trout, exploring local rivers and  catching some sun, while changing the lives of kids. A family-friendly competitive fishing event bringing together the Wood River Valley community to raise funds for Idaho BaseCamp's Sahm 5th Grade outdoor program

A Fly, A Fish, A Fundraiser

The Competition 

A family friendly event where anglers compete for the most impressive day on the Big Wood River.

The Catch

Anglers select a SINGLE FLY to compete with.  Once that fly is gone – your done.  Scores are calculated on the number of fish caught and length of fish.

Competition Categories

SOLO FLIGHTSOne Angler, Single Fly Rules
Sun Valley Open – Open to all anglers ($125)
Senior Flight – Anglers over the age of 60 ($125)
Junior Open – Anglers ages 18 and under ($60)
Women’s Open – Female anglers over the age of 18 ($125)

DUO FLIGHTSTwo Anglers, Single Fly Rules
Adult/Child – Any adult and child ($185)
Duo/Couple – Any two anglers over the age of 18 ($225)

TEAM FLIGHTS – Four Anglers, Two Rods, Two Flies, Single Fly Rules
Team Open – Any four anglers ($450)
Corporate –  Any four anglers sponsored by a business ($450)
Family Open – Any four anglers with one angler being under 18 or over 60 years old.

Event Schedule

Friday, July 29th

3:30 – 6:30 PM ~ Registration
Located at Town Square in Ketchum.  Competitors finalize their registration by selecting their SINGLE FLY.

4:00 – 6:00 PM ~ Fly Crawl
*NEW THIS YEAR* Local fly and gear shops, outfitters,  and guides offer refreshments and insight for Single Fly Competitors to get the low down on “what’s biting”.  Cruise for your SINGLE FLY, any last minute gear, secure a guide (if you want), or just go to go, because when have you ever needed a reason to check out the latest gear and get the low down.

6:00 – 7:30 PM ~ Nosh & Knots
*NEW THIS YEAR* Join veteran anglers and fellow Single Fly competitors to tune-up your knot tying skills.  Refreshments and small bites provided.  Located in Ketchum Town Square.

Saturday, July 30th

7:00 – 11:30 AM ~ Fish the Big Wood River
Competitors fish for a two hour window between the hours of 7:00 – 11:30 AM.  Fishing takes place on the Big Wood River, with over 30 public access points through Ketchum, Hailey, and Bellevue.

12:30 – 1:30 PM ~ Award Ceremony
Competitors, family, and friends gather at Forest Service Park for awards and the conclusion of the Single Fly Raffle and Silent Auction.  Sack lunch and refreshments provides. 

Now that we’ve got your attention.  Check out the fine print.  Download and read the rules and regs.

Sun Valley Single Fly Rules 2022

       Check out some magic moments from our first Single Fly, it could be you this year walking away with an amazing award!

Breck Lyon

Winner, Biggest Fish (18")

Brandon Sangster

Winner, "Perfect Zero" (No Fish Caught & Fly Lost)

Thomas Connell

Winner, "One Frog" (Only Frog Caught in Competition)

Not able to attend?

Join our virtual angler flight supporting outdoor programs.  All online donations will be entered into Live raffle prizes. 

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