Presented by Fly Fusion Magazine, The Stimmies recognize top emerging fly-fishing filmmakers, and the final vote is now open to the public!

The winning film will be considered as an official selection in the 2023 International Fly Fishing Film Festival and will be shown at all live and virtual screenings around the globe. Top films will also qualify for cash and swag…not to mention bragging rights.

Now it’s your turn to have a say in who wins. Enjoy the films and help to select the winning film.  But – choose carefully…you can only vote once.

Voting closes July 31 @ midnight!


Thoughts of a Fly Fisher

This short film captures what it feels like walking alone in the mountains, observing the surroundings and absorbing moments often missed when focused on the fishing.

Filmmaker: Simon Kay

The Honey Hole

This film is about the journey, and enlightenment if what a true “honey hole” is. Join Josh and William as they follow Scott Anderson to his favourite fishing spot. Trekking through the backwoods of Nova Scotia in pursuit of native Brook Trout!

Filmmaker: Josh Swim


Native Waters

The search for deeper meaning traveling to the other side of the world to fish for trout.

Filmmaker: Sergio Calero

Our Friend Munken

He moved north for the fishing. From Denmark to the very north of Sweden. His new friends in Swedish Lapland showed him the baltic salmon in the river and, he was hooked. This film, about fly fisherman Lars Munk aka Munken, is a tribute – to a great friend and his life on, what has become one of the best salmon rivers in the world.

Filmmaker: Ted Logart

Just Like Mac

Uncle Mac left a deep imprint on Tommy. Join us as we retrace Tommy’s steps – from Alabama farm ponds to tarpon flats – to understand why.

Filmmaker: Ben Meadows


3 Generations of Fly Fishing

This film covers three generations of a family exploring how fly fishing has impacted their lives providing a means to stay connected in a meaningful way.
Filmmaker: Jesse Ryan Males


Edge of Karte

Follow anglers, Cat and Gill as they go to the edge of the map and explore the remote fishing waters of the Redfern River on Tetachuck Lake in British Columbia, Canada.

Filmmaker: Jesse Bone


Epic Inshore Fly Fishing

An epic trip to Costa Rica turns into absolute inshore fly fishing mayhem. Roosterfish, snapper, bluefin trevally all show up in this epic fly fishing video.

Filmmaker: Jesse Ryan Males


Why Do Men Fish?

Henry David Thoreau once said, “Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not the fish they are after.” Dive deeper into that quote to understand why we enjoy fishing so much. The only way to find out is to experience a full day of fishing.

Filmmaker: Barton Holt Ingalls



A group of friends and photographers make their way into some amazing DIY flats fishing in Northern Belize.

Filmmaker: Jesse Ryan Males


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