The Third Annual Legends of the Fly Tournament

Legends of the Fly is proud to host the third annual Legends of the Fly tournament on October 13, 2018. The tournament will be a slam format with the target species of Speckled Trout, Red Drum and Striped Bass. Bluefish will be the wildcard species if no one catches a slam. We will also have divisions for largest Speckled Trout, largest Red Drum, largest Striped Bass and Junior Slam. The weigh-in will again be held at Chick's Oyster Bar. This year's tournament is an official Project Healing Waters tournament and all money raised will benefit them. Tickets include gift bags, drink tickets for the Captain's dinner, dinner at the reception.   




  • Lines in at 6:43 AM (First Light). 

  • Lines out at 4 pm with score sheets checked in no later than 5:00 p.m.

  • A slam is defined as a team of anglers who catches and lands the three species: Speckled trout, Striped Bass and Red Drum, during the tournament hours defined.

  • IGFA fly fishing rules apply

  • Photograph the fish on the approved measuring device with the identifier clearly visible and RELEASE the fish after.

  • As long as you are back for the weigh in, you can fish anywhere. NO mile radius.

  • Photograph the team and the identifier at the launch. 

  • A team can consist of no more than two anglers who must be within sight of each other during the tournament fishing hours.

  • The winning slams will be determined by the total inches of the largest of each of the three species caught by the team . If no one successfully catches all three species, a bluefish will be considered the wildcard species and can be used in the three species total.

  • At least one member of the team must be present at the Captains meeting to receive identifier and approved measuring device.

  • Hawg Trough's count as an approved measuring device.

Captain's Meeting

  • October 12th, 6-8PM

  • Location Ballyhoos

  • 2865 Lynnhaven Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

  • BBQ & Grilled Chicken & 2 sides will be served

  • We will have an outdoor tent and access to a number of tables for guest


Reception and Awards

  • October 13th, 5-8 PM

  • Location Chick's Oyster Bar "The Marlin Room" / 2143 Vista Cir, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

  • Dinner will be served via Chick's

  • We will have the Marlin Room and both in and outdoor sitting


  • Slam Prize: Custom Trophy

  • Junior Slam Prize: Custom Trophy

  • Speckled Trout Prize: Custom Trophy

  • Red Drum Prize: Custom Trophy

  • Striped Bass Prize: Custom Trophy

  • Weigh in is at Chick's Oyster Bar in the Marlin Bar. Weigh in starts at 4 pm.

Raffle and Silent Auction Items

  • 10 Wt Custom Built Fly Rod from Tidewater VA PHWFF

  • Bugger Beast with 60 flies from Kevin DuBois

  • SEiGLER MF 8-10wt fly reel from SEiGLER Reels

  • Custom Made Knife by Cory Ruth

  • Sage Ignitor 8 weight, Spectrum Max reel, and Flats Pro Line from Mossy Creek Fly Fishing

  • Chuck Kraft 7wt from Reilly Rod Crafters

  • Stu Apte 8wt from Reilly Rod Crafters

  • 2 Joe Mahler Series Cypress rods from Reilly Rod Crafters

  • Full Day Charter Trip for Local Waters from Wingman Guide Services

  • 200 Shooting Point Oysters from the Eastern Shore from Shooting Point Oysters

  • Striper Print from Rob Choi

  • 2 night stay in Cozy Southern Shore Beach Cootage, 6 Hour fishing trip for 3 with DrumBeat Inshore Charters, a meal package for 6 from High Cotton BBQ and a TW's Bait and Tackle $25 Gift Certificate and Swag from Drumbeat Inshore Charters.

  • - Redington Behemoth 7/8 loaded with a Sci Angler WF8 Redfish Cold, Simms Authentic Tee Navy XL, Simms Insulated Growler, Simms Insulate Bottle

    and a Simms Stainless Pint Glass from District Angling.

  • Patagonia Luggage Bag and Patagonia Sticker Set from Serenity Now Outfitters

  • You do not have to participate in the tournament to participate in the raffle.

Buy Tickets

  • They are sold individually. Both members of a team must buy their own tickets.

  • Once a ticket is purchased, your name will be on the guest list.

  • A receipt of purchase will also count as a ticket if need be.  

  • Tickets to the Captain's Meeting Dinner are included with a tournament ticket. You can also just attend the Captain's meeting dinner for $35.