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French Dominate World Fly Fishing Championships

August 24, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

Team France was the clear winner in the 25th Annual FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championships which wrapped up in Lycksele, Sweden yesterday. The competition saw 21 teams competing on the Juktan, Logde and Rodingtrask rivers. Frenchman Bertrand Jacquemin also won the individual championship. The top three finishers for the U.S.: Pete Erickson (34th), Ryan Barnes (64th), and Jim Hickey (71st). You can find all of the team and individual results on the French International Federation of Sport Fly Fishing Web site (click on “News”).