Welcome to another edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. A word about these quizzes: they are made up of trivia, which is by definition obscure stuff that you don’t need to know. Don’t feel bad if you get a bad score. My hope is that you learn something cool that you didn’t know before. I sure as heck don’t know all these answers before I start putting the weekly challenge together.
The last quiz was another pretty difficult one, producing just a single perfect score, turned in by–guess who!–Alan Burrows, who is on a remarkable run of three 100s in a row. There was just a single 90% (well done, Dave F.) and eight 80s, and the most popular score held steady at 50.
he winner of this week’s random drawing will receive a a code to download “Live The Stream: The Story of Joe Humphreys,” the inspiring life story of Pennsylvania’s fly fishing legend, Joe Humphreys. It’s a visually stunning film, and anyone with a pulse can appreciate Joe’s contagious spirit and, at 86-years-young, trout streams are his fountains of youth. Go to www.livethestreamfilm.com to watch, download and stream the film on digital platforms, also available on DVD and Blu-ray.
The winner of our last quiz (as determined by the Google random number generator), who will also receive download “Live The Stream: The Story of Joe Humphreys,” is Dan Koshman, whose score was higher than most.
So post your score below (or below the post on our Facebook page!) for a chance to win a great video.
96 thoughts on “Take a NEW Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 12.19.19”
70%, and should have been higher but I outsmarted myself. That’s not hard to do.
50. oh well
Holy Toledo, 100% !! And that’s an honest Google -free score. I better run down and buy a scratch off before the mojo wears off.
70% Tied for my best.
80%! Best score ever for me
80, no cheating
70% must remember, stick with your initial answer
60%. Missed EVERY ONE I had to guess at…
And I know Alan Burrows. I wouldn’t trust that guy as far as I could throw him!!! 😉
70%. That seems to be my sweet spot
Best Ever! 80%
80% – Merry Christmas to me!
Back down to 40%
Been a while, but 90% again
My best yet. 80%
60% getting better
80% I like it. S.o. explain this whole lahontan rainbow thing
60% Not bad for 0540 in the morning. Merry Christmas!!
90%. now that’s more like it.
70% – The question on trout species was puzzling. I’ll have to do some research. Thanks for arousing my curiousity.
90%, missed the only one I had to guess.
70%, but an improvement…
Still at 80%
100% First perfect score in awhile.
Merry Christmas. Thanks for all you efforts at the Orvis news website. I try not to miss a day. Much enjoyed.
60%. About my normal. Thanks Phil
70% but it was a heck of a run
70% but I must question the Lahontan rainbow trout. Granted there is no “rainbow of this species”
but to the reader who sees Lahontan and trout together it is natural to assume you are talking about the rather rare and special trout of the desert regions.
I much prefer to answer questions that deal with knowledge and skills rather than word trickery
50% about average for me
90% Best ever
Crushed it again with a solid 40%!
80%. It’s a Christmas miracle
70. Best in a long while
Stuck on 60%
50%. Oh well
40%, not good
90% Personal best!
100%…Holy Snow Balls! Was Phil feeling charitable this close to Christmas?
Merry Christmas to all!
30% Can only get better
90% very good !
50%, I guess…
80%, my guesswork was pretty good this week!
80, a few guesses!
100% for the first 8 questions
Then a fat 0 for 2 – ending with 80%
Whoa! 90% this time. Keep ’em coming, Phil.
60% Still struggling, but learning!
50% That’s not very christmassy