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2019 Great Lakes Fly Fishing Show

Save This Date Saturday December 7th 2019 from 9 am to 5pm DeltaPlex Arena and Conference Center 2500 Turner Ave NW Grand Rapids MI.      


  FLY FISHERS INTERNATIONAL ~ GREAT LAKES COUNCIL BEGINNING FLY FISHING SCHOOL Do you want to learn the sport of fly fishing?   The Great Lakes Council of Fly Fishers International will teach you the basics of fly fishing including learning about the equipment and gear, knots, casting, entomology, fly selection, reading the water,  on stream …



Contact FFIGLC

If you'd like to get in touch with the FFIGLC, please fill out the form below. It will send an email to the leaders of the board.  


We need your help to raise funds for two major priorities in 2022. Our first priority is the James D. Schramm Scholarship awarded to a fisheries student at one of our Council’s universities. Each year we give a $1,000 scholarship to a master’s or doctoral level student planning a career in fisheries. Recent awardees include Nicole Watson, …


January 13 & 14, 2018 MISSION: Education in Fly Fishing, Fly Casting and Fly Tying Sharing the Sport with People of Any Age Fund Raising Support for Education, Conservation and Restoration Making the WMFS an enjoyable experience OBJECTIVES Learn About the Sport of Fly Fishing Learn About Rivers in Michigan to Fly Fish Understand Principals …

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 …

Council Events

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 …


  What does the Great Lakes Council and FFI do for you? These Great Lakes Council Conservation Committee programs help ensure that there will be cold, clean water and great fishing for generations to come. Conservation Grants The Great Lakes Council of Fly Fishers International’s Conservation Grant Program provides grants to support “on the ground” …

GLC Flyline

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Member Clubs

  Great Lakes Council Member Clubs   Anglers of the AuSable ** P.O. Box 200, Grayling, MI 49738 President - Joe Hemming Newsletter - Thomas Buhr e-mail - tombuhr@prodigy.netwebsite – Facebook member page - Anglers of the AuSable Group NEW Facebook page ~ Anglers of the Ausable Bamboo Bend PO Box 239 Grayling, MI   …

Our Board

FFI GREAT LAKES COUNCIL BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2021 to 2023   Mark Johnson East Lansing, MI GLC President Dave Peterson Pentwater, MI FFI Chairman of the Board GLC Vice President Joe Francis Flushing , MI GLC Treasurer   Jen Klabunde Grawn, MI GLC Secretary Dennis O’Brien GLC Past President Durand, MI  Roger Fechner Adrian, MI …


Links Links to Friends of the GLC FFI Michigan DNR Ohio DNR Indiana DNR FFI 'ClubWire' Archives FFI Flytying Group Michigan Sierra Club Angler's of the AuSable MichiganTrout Unlimited Ohio FFI FFI Speaker's Bureau Au Sable Big Water Preservation Association   Old Au Sable Fly Shop Gates Au Sable Lodge Schultz Outfitters Leo Wright …

Speakers List

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