Saturday, April 19, 2014

ClubWire News Service...A Source of Information About Activities

The ClubWire News Service is a resource for IFFF Clubs and Councils.  Read club/council newsletters that have interesting stories and reports about their activities.  We are organizing them by state in order to help you easily find information from a particular region.  You will also find IFFF announcements on new programs or incentives posted to this page (see below). Please visit this page for newsletters and announcements that will be posted as we receive them. 

To view any newsletter that is posted here just click on the link below.  You will need Acrobat Reader in order to view the PDF files.  Click here to download the Acrobat Reader program. 

Attention:  Newsletter Editors

Editors are encouraged to send a copy of their newletters in PDF format to  Please include a brief description of what's in your newsletter (30-50 words) that can be used to describe the newletter edition being posted.


If you have any questions about this service or items posted here, please contact the IFFF office by e-mail or call 406-222-9369.

 TitleDescriptionModified DateSize 
AR Russellville - Caddis Fly Fishing Club - Fly Lines January 2014Read about their club activities coming up in the next few months.2/4/2014232.10 KBDownload
AR Russellville - Caddis Fly Fishing Club - Fly Lines March 2014Calendar, Meeting information, Fly Tiers Corner.2/27/201460.60 KBDownload
CA Yuba City - EC Powell Fly Fishers - Newsletter February 2014Fish Out List Feb - June. "Cheater Flies" by Walt Alexander. Other articles by Larry Ingram and Ed (Brownie) Brown. Fly of the Month-Strip Tease Damsel. Photos: Waters We've Fished - Pt. 2.2/4/20141.77 MBDownload
Chesapeake Council - Watershed Moments December 2013Cheasapeak Council reports on their activities. Reports from Pete McCall on Education, Jim Kammel & Tom Cooper report on Conservation activities.2/4/20141.74 MBDownload
FL - Tampa Bay FF Club - March 2014President's Message, Club events, Casting Tip - What makes a wavy fly line? and tips for wader care.3/4/20141.97 MBDownload
FL Brandon - TBFFC - Enjoy the Beautiful Art of Fly Fishing February 2014Club events, line and wader care, Fly of the Month-Kirk's Spoonfly, "A Slice of Old Florida Fly Fishing"2/4/20142.25 MBDownload
FL St. Petersburg - Suncoast Fly Fishers - On The Fly February 2014Read Prez Sez by SFF President Tom Gadacz, also president of IFFF Florida Council. Just Thinking by Al Pitcher. Fly Over by Bill AuCoin. Tying Bench-Adams Shrimp. Fight and Land Fish by Dayle Mazzarella. 2/17/20141.39 MBDownload
TN Memphis - MSFF Tight Lines & Tall Tails February 2014Intro Fly Fishing Classes, future events, article "Surviving Brutally Cold Conditions"2/4/2014988.01 KBDownload
TN Memphis - MSFF Tight Lines & Tall Tails January 2014Learn to catch a monster trout. Read about Gear Review "The Ketchum Release" tool and a message from President Chris Allen. 2/4/20141.12 MBDownload
WA - Mercer Island - Washington Fly Fishing Club February 2014Learn about club activities. Latest on the Elwha lawsuit to stop release of hatchery fish. Fly of the Month - Dead Chicken.2/27/2014UnknownDownload
WA Mercer Island - Creel Notes January 2014January Program, call for Experts, Outings, Fly Show in Feb 15-16, Elwha Project...more!2/27/20141.93 MBDownload
WA Spokane - Spokane Fly Fishers - The Barbless Flyer February 2014Conservation Education Raffle. 2014 Northwest Youth Conservation & Fly Fishing Academy June 2014. Education Class in Feb. SFF 2014 Fly Fishing School. Book of the Month. Outings Schedule.2/4/20141.94 MBDownload
WA Spokane - Spokane Fly Fishers - The Barbless Flyer March 2014Prez Sez by Kurt Tempel, read Larry Ray's Book of the Month report. See the pattern Anti-static Bag Chironomid.3/4/20141.52 MBDownload

Special Announcement!


A great opportunity for young people to expand their knowledge of fly fishing is on the horizon. The Bighorn River Youth Adventure is currently taking applications for the 2014 program at Fort Smith, MT on the banks of the world famous Bighorn River. Twelve young fly fishers will be invited by the Bighorn River Alliance for a four day fly tying, fly casting and fly fishing adventure. All meals, lodging, airport shuttles and guides will be provided free of charge. Air transportation to Billings or transportation directly to Fort Smith must be secured by the participant’s parents, guardian, fly fishing club.

The dates for the Bighorn Youth Adventure will be June 24 through 27, 2014 with a travel day before and after. All clubs, councils and individuals are urged to encourage applications from young anglers.


Please click here for full details, including travel assistance grants and applicant requirements.


For more information please refer to the Bighorn River Alliance web site Click on NEWS then look for Youth Adventure information.



Frank Johnson
First Vice President
International Federation of Fly Fishers
11 Spring Creek Lane
Sheridan, Wyoming 82801
Phone 307-672-5164 or cell 307-752-7083

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