Angler: Harrison Beckwith 

Species: Striper


 Angler: Maria X

Species: Black Drum


Angler: Ben Wayne

Species: Brown Trout


Angler: Shaun Quinlan

Species: Giant Trevally 


Angler: Brock Connelly with Ryan Griffin

Species: Red Drum


Angler: Forrest Powell

Species: Jack


Angler: William Vaughn

Species: Golden Dorado 


 Angler: Kayla Lockhart

Species: Permit


Angler: Andrew Pulford

Species: Peacock Bass


And the winner is..


Angler: Gabe Lefebvre

Species: Shark


About the Contest: Our judges curated the top 10 catches of the year based on the Free Fly Instagram's community submissions, and then opened up voting for the public to pick their winner on our Instagram. The winning angler will receive a Free Fly gift card, the best catch trophy to keep a watchful eye on through the year, a framed hall of fame picture in our office, and good old fashion bragging rights for the next year.

Legal Mumbo Jumbo: No purchase necessary to enter. Our rules and contest are no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Instagram or Facebook and govern your entry in the contest and are a legally biding agreement between you and the sponsor. 

Winner: Winner will be selected by the Free Fly Instagram community and will win a Free Fly gift card, a trophy, a hall of fame picture on the Free Fly office wall, and bragging rights. 

Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. 

Judging: All entries were judged based on the following criteria: species, grip and grin form, location, fly, photo quality, story behind the catch and having Free Fly present in the photo.