Jon Strand - Norway

 

 

Jon Strand, from Oslo, Norway is married with 3 children. Jon started tying flies in June 1979, he mainly tyes trout and Atlantic salmon flies.
Jon Supplies four stores in his hometown as well as some private clients.
Jon has completed a project for Gloppen Hotel, Sandane, making 24 classic salmon flies for framing.
He has a Gold Medal from Rihimakii, Finland 1986, Nordic Fly tying Championship, Classic Salmon Flies.
Jon has also demonstrated his fly-tying at the FFF Conclave in Livingston MT, also in Denmark, England, Ireland, Sweden and three times in Italy at the SIM Fly Festival and of course numerous demos in Norway.
In August Jon did the "FlytyingForCharity" were the main object was to raise money for the children's department at Elverum hospital, Norway.
RECORD ATTEMPT 2017
At the beginning of May 2017 Jon has made an attempt to get into the Guiness Book of records.
The final count was 1036 flies
An average of 43 per hour
The best count was the 1st hour and 23rd hour with 50 flies.
The lowest count was 36 flies in 1 hr
The quickest fly was tied in 37 seconds
All flies was first checked for fishability and counted by a Specialist witness, then counted by 2 independent witnesses (triple counted)
The whole event was video taped
All documentation, witness statements, video recordings will be submitted as evidence and sent to Guinness Book of World Records for approval this week. (We have no idea how long they need to proses the evidence)
Email : arcticflies@gmail.com


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