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Fly Fusion Announces Winner of 2022 Stimmie Film Awards

CRANBROOK, B.C., – Fly Fusion Magazine, award-winning curator of fly fishing content and producer of the International Fly Fishing Film Festival, today announced the winner of the 2022 Stimmie Awards, an event that recognizes top emerging fly-fishing film makers.

The project “Native Waters” is the winner of Fly Fusion’s third annual Stimmie Film Awards.  The film is a collaboration of Denmark-based Sergio Calero and Finland-based Antti Lami.  After months of a long online voting process, the film was chosen by anglers across North America.

Calero and Lammi will receive $1,000, a gear prize pack and consideration for Official Selection status within the 2023 cycle of the International Fly Fishing Film Festival.

The full film can be seen online at Fly Fusion Magazine:

“We are so humbled to receive this award and grateful to have a place where we can share the stories we encounter on our journey.  This film is the first of many and we will continue to tell the fantastic stories that are to be found in the world of fly fishing,” said Calero and Lammi.

Stimmie producers thank all participants and finalists for their outstanding work in the field of fly-fishing film, including:

  • Thoughts of a Fly Fisher, Filmmaker: Simon Kay;
  • The Honey Hole, Filmmaker: Josh Swim;
  • Our Friend Munken, Filmmaker:  Ted Logart;
  • Just Like Mac, Filmmaker: Ben Meadows;
  • 3 Generations of Fly Fishing, Filmmaker: Jesse Males;
  • Edge of Karte, Filmmaker: Jesse Bone;
  • Epic Inshore Fly Fishing, Filmmaker: Jesse Males;
  • Why Do Men Fish, Filmmaker: Barton Ingalls; and
  • Unbelizeable,  Filmmaker: Jesse Bales.

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