Casting Event Canceled

  • May 2 Fly Casting Fair Cancelled   Thanks for your interest in the Fly Casting Fair the Washington Council of FFI was planning for May 2 at Luther Burbank Park on Mercer Island, but due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus we are cancelling the event. The safety and wellbeing of [...]

Good Advice

  •   Prime Lies Happy New Decade!  A lot of things are changing in the world and let’s make Fly Fishers International  (FFI) and Washington State Council (WSC) part of the solutions.  The accomplishments of the WSC in the last decade have been lead by Carl Johnson (with a lot of [...]

Preserving Access on the Grande Ronde

  • It’s a rare opportunity when you get a chance to preserve fishing access on one of the West’s great steelhead rivers. Right now we’ve got that opportunity. The Wild Steelhead Coalition of Seattle in cooperation with The Inland Empire Fly Fishing Club in Spokane has struck a deal to acquire [...]
  •   In January, Northwest fly fishers preserved access to an iconic stretch of steelhead water on Washington’s Grande Ronde River. Thanks to the hustle of the Inland Empire Fly Fishing Club of Spokane, a well-designed acquisition plan by Seattle’s Wild Steelhead Coalition and the generosity of fly fishers statewide, eight [...]

New Methods to fulfill a long-time Mission

  •                The Washington Council of Fly Fishers International has raised money every year for the past decade for three important non-profit efforts in our state: Project Healing Waters that [...]
  • The WA State Council FFI is holding on-line auctions to raise money for Project Healing Waters & Casting for Recovery & Olympic Peninsula Fishing Innovations (one handed fly tying stations and fly casting devices).    WebSite: [...]

Conservation Report Feb 2020

  • Carol Anderson, VP Conservation Conservation is a constantly evolving challenge. Everything we do on the land is reflected in the health of our waters. So beginning with this issue, Conservation VP Carol Anderson is going to focus this column on news that has an impact on Washington waters. Advocates need [...]

Join Washington State Council FFI

  •  Join the Washington State Council Fly Fishers International    With ever new 3 year membership, we will give  you a fly box with flies. Each box contains 18 steelhead flies and 6 egg pattern flies. If they don’t want these then they can pick 3 FFI logo fly cups with a dozen [...]

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Hugh Lewis to present “Fly Fishing – Beyond the Sport”

  • Avid fly fisher and conservationist Hugh Lewis will give a talk entitled “Fly Fishing – Beyond the Sport” on July 9 at 2:00 in Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor). This event is free and open to the public. Western Libraries Heritage Resources 2019 Summer Fly Fishing Speaker Hugh Lewis [...]