The San River seen from the Sobień Castle - Author: Lowdown, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:San_widziany_z_Zamku_Sobie%C5%84.JPG

History and modernity of fly competitions in Poland and in the world

Fly fishing competitions have been organized in Poland for over half a century. The Dunajec Cup named is Professor Bronisław Romaniszyn, considered the oldest of the currently held competitions, which were held for the 57th time in the 2019 season. The first edition of this competition probably took place in 1963. The Polish Championships in fly fishing have been held since 1977. In 2019, they were held for the 43rd time. In the 2019 season, 5 nationwide events included in the Grand Prix series were played, so called I leagues: Vistula Cup, San Cup, Dunajec Cup, Autumn San Grayling and Polish Fly Championships on the Łupawa River. In addition to events played in the 2019 season, in the history of fly competitions in Poland, played in previous years, you can also mention: the Beaver Cup, the Podbeskidzie Cup, the Autumn Grayling Łupawa River, the Podhale Cup and the Poprad Grayling. Fly fishing championships in Poland take place at the circle, district and country level. Each wheel champion has the right to compete in district competitions. Winning in a circle qualifies for participation in the Polish Championships. Winning the title of Polish Champion, he qualifies for the national team in fly fishing, he may be appointed to represent the country at international competitions and he way opens for him to win the title of European Champion or World Champion. The history of international competitions dates back to 1981, when the World Championships were played in Luxembourg for the first time. The first ever European Championships took place in 1995 in England.

Photography in header: The San River seen from the Sobień Castle – Author: Lowdown, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:San_widziany_z_Zamku_Sobień.JPG