Fly-tying competition in Basalt |

Fly-tying competition in Basalt

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The second annual Iron Fly Competition will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 26 at Riverside Grill in Basalt.

The event is hosted by the Roaring Fork Conservancy and Roaring Fork Valley Fly Fishing Club.

Iron Fly is a fly-tying event combined with some friendly competition. Competitors are provided with secret and funky materials that must be used in each fly. New this year is a youth division for ages 16 and under, from 6 to 6:30 p.m.

Competitors must bring a fly-tying vice and fly-tying tools and be willing to share some supplies with fellow competitors. Fly-tying materials will be provided.

The Kids Division is limited to the first 10 who register. The Adult Division is limited to the first 25 who register.

Spectators and competitors can pre-register at

The suggested donation is $5 at the door for spectators and $20 for competitors.

For more information, contact Tom Skutley at 970-379-9114 or


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