About Us


Welcome to the Great Lakes Council of
Fly Fishers International

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

Fly Fishers International (FFI) and its Councils are the only organized advocates for fly fishers on the national and regional level. The FFI 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 FFI is now international in scope with active memberships throughout the world. The FFI has hundreds of member clubs and thousands of  individual members.

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Tie-a-Thon wants you to tie flies for charity

In 2006, Tim Scott and Terry Wittorp started the Tie-a-Thon to supply donated flies to other non-profit organizations that need them for therapeutic and recreational camps to teach fly fishing.

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FFI Conservation Action Update

The attached letter to the Committee on Environment and Public Works documents our collective recommendations regarding key priorities we feel must be considered in the reauthorization of the WRPA in 2022.

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GLC contributes to Pine River restoration

This past summer the  Conservation Resource Alliance restored a large, eroding bank on the Pine River using new techniques that should stabilize the bank and create new fish habitat.

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Photos from the 2021 Muskegon River Spey Fest

The 2021 Muskegon River Spey Fest is in the books and turned out to be a successful event. Plans are already being made for a 2022 Spey Fest.

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