NW Fly Tyer and Fly Fishing Expo

OREGON FLY TYING LEGENDS PLATE - 2016

The Oregon Legends of Tying fly plate consists of flies tied by recipients of the Stan Walters Memorial Award. This is Oregon's "Fly Tyer of the Year" award recognizing the recipient’s skills, teaching, and innovation in the "Art of Fly Tying."

The 2016 plate includes a signed picture taken by Trey Combs, the 2016 show pin depicting the Green Drake, and twenty flies contributed by recipients of the Stan Walters Award. The fly tied by Harry Gross, deceased, was contributed by Keith Burkhart.

The recipients of the award are:

1990      Lee Clark *                                                           1991      Stan Walters   (deceased)

1992      John Rodriquez *                                                1993      Joe Howell *

1994      Gerald James  (deceased)                                 1995      John Shewey *

1996      Ray Burkardt  (deceased)                                  1997      Robert Borden Jr.

1998      Cliff Adams                                                           1999      Gene Trump *

2000      Henry Hoffman *                                                 2001      Larry Nicholas

2002      David Barlow *                                                    2003      Harry Gross * (deceased)

2004      Jim Schollmeyer *                                               2005      Al Brunell    (deceased)

2006      Jim Ferguson *                                                     2007      Richard Youngers *

2008      Dick Winter *                                                       2009      Jerry Criss *

2010      Hal Gordon *                                                        2011      Jim Fisher *

2012      Keith Burkhart *                                                  2013      Dave Roberts *

2014      Vic Hadley *                                                         2015      Dave & Cathy Hamilton *

 

Matting and mounting of flies was done by Jim Ferguson. Frame construction was done by Jim Fisher. Final fitting was done by Affordable Framing, Lancaster Mall in Salem, OR.

* Plate contains a fly tied by this person