We are stoked to introduce this years Best Catch class of 2020. Our judges had a tough time narrowing down the finalists this year, but after much deliberation and hundreds of submissions, we narrowed down our top ten. Thank you to our Instagram community, who sent in submissions and participated in voting for the the winner. Scroll on for the Free Fly top ten best catches of 2020 with the winner bringing up the rear. 



Angler: Harrison Beckwith 

Species: Golden Dorado

Location: Argentina  


Angler: Marc Taylor 

Species: Giant Trevally

Location: Christmas Island


Angler: Mike Idell

Species: Brown Trout

Location: Wyoming 


Angler: Clay Parrish

Species: False Albacore

Location: North Carolina 


Angler: Collin Fuller

Species: Barracuda

Location: Turks and Caicos   


Angler: Randy Bartlett

Species: Bonefish

Location: Belize 


Angler: Hamilton Blair

Species: Tarpon

Location: Florida Keys


Angler: Ryan Gallagher

Species: Great Lakes Chinook Salmon

Location: New York 


Angler: Scottie Powell

Species: Redfish

Location: South Carolina 


And the Best Catch of 2020 goes to...


Angler: Alyssa Adcock

Species: Striped Bass

Location: North Carolina


Thanks so much to everyone, who participated, and made this years class the best yet! We can't wait to watch y'all get after it in the coming year. Cheers!


About the Contest: Our team 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. We announced the winner on Thursday 1/7. The winning angler will receive a Free Fly gift card, their name on the best catch trophy, 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, their name on a trophy, 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.