About Us

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Welcome to the Great Lakes Council

of the

International Federation of Fly Fishers

The voice of fly fishing in Michigan, Indiana and Southwestern Ontario.

The International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) and its Councils are the only organized advocates for fly fishers on the national and regional level. The IFFF is an organization was founded in Eugene, Oregon in 1965. It was formed to give fly fishing a unified voice, to promote fly fishing as a method of angling and to protect and expand fly fishing opportunities. The IFFF is now international in scope with active memberships throughout the world. The IFFF has hundreds of member clubs and thousands of  individual members.

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TEACHING SOMEONE TO FLY CAST WORKSHOP

A TEACHING SOMEONE TO FLY CAST WORKSHOP will be conducted by John Van Dalen on Friday afternoon at 1 pm. This is a non-certification class to train those that are interested in assisting with the teaching of fly casting. This will be followed by An Introduction to Fly Casting Class also conducted by John Van …

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Digital Photography for the Fly Fisher

Digital Photography for the Fly Fisher will be a program Saturday morning by John Johnson. John will review basic digital techniques and cameras. He will discuss how to take pictures of your fish and the rivers and lakes where you caught them. Also covered will be the methods for taking pictures of adult and aquatic …

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FLY TYING WORKSHOPS

FLY TYING WORKSHOPS will be offered at the GLC Fly Fishing School & Conclave, Friday afternoon, Saturday morning and Saturday afternoon. These workshops are for tyers with at least some experience in tying. The instructors will be John Johnson, Jerry Regan, and Christopher Soule. On Friday afternoon a workshop with John Johnson is being offered …

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WEST MICHIGAN FLY SHOW

Save This Date! East Kentwood High School, 6230 Kalamazoo Avenue Southeast Grand Rapids, Michigan Show Hours: 9 am to 4 pm ADMISSION Adults $10.00 12 to 17 years: $5.00 11 or younger: free FEATURING: Five Free Seminars on Fishing Rivers in Michigan Raffle Package @10.00 per ticket. 5 winners given choice to select a Guided …

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GREAT LAKES COUNCIL~IFFF ~ FLY FISHING SCHOOL & CONCLAVE

GREAT LAKES COUNCIL. INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FLY FISHERS FLY FISHING SCHOOL & CONCLAVE June 17-19, 2016 JOIN US TO LEARN, HAVE FUN AND FEDERATE The GLC FLY FISHING SCHOOL & FAIR is held at the R.A. MacMullan Conference Center located on the north side of Higgins Lake near Roscommon and Grayling, Michigan. Adjacent to the …

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February 2016 Flyline

Hot off the press, the February 2016 Newsletter is now available.

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