Welcome to the MFFA's website. Come check out who we are, and what we are about. Any questions, feel free to reach out to us on our Contact Us page, and we will strive to respond as quickly as possible.
Make sure to check out our events calendar for meeting information, outings, and other activities. You can now join the MFFA or renew your membership on line! Just click here.
While our Summer meetings are cancelled, the MFFA will once again meet at Riverview starting on Sept 01 with an evening of casting. Members are reminded that with the COVID situation and other members' level of comfort to remember the 2 meter rule. Face masks are not mandatory at Riverview. However, follow your own thoughts about using one. There is a hand sanitizer station available.
Our annual MFFA fund raising banquet on April 25th at the Viscount Gort is rescheduled for October 17. Donations will be accepted at the meetings beginning in September.
Don't forget that Orvis, Temple Fork, Simms, and Peak Vises have extended a limited number of discount offers to the club again this year. As in past years we will be selling raffle tickets at the weekly club meetings when they resume in Sept. for a chance to take advantage of these discounts.
The MFFA is developing a new fishing mentorship program whereby beginners are matched up with experienced fishermen. If you would like to be a mentor, or are looking for the opportunity to head out with an experienced fisherman, log into the website and submit your name in the "Mentorship Program" category in the MFFA Fly Fishing Forum, or click here. We'll see what we can do to hook you up.
2020 Fly Fishing Courses
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, the Fly Fishing Courses scheduled for May 2 and May 3, 2020, are postponed indefinitely. As soon as the situation allows, we will select new dates and everyone registered for the course will be notified by email. Anyone interested in the course can register on this website. Just click the On-Line Registration link above and select MFFA Fly Fishing School Registration or click here.
Fly Tying Courses
We provide all the equipment and material for the course, no need to bring anything. Cost is $40 for MFFA members and $50 for non-members. We run this course from October to April.
You can now join the MFFA or renew your membership on line! Just click here.
The MFFA is developing a fishing mentorship program whereby beginners are matched up with experienced fishermen. If you would like to be a mentor, or are looking for the opportunity to head out with an experienced fisherman, submit your name in the "Mentorship Program" category in the MFFA Fly Fishing Forum, or click here.
The survey results for the 2019 member fly pattern knowledge base is now available to our membership here.
Members can book the Wellman Cabin on line here.
Our 2019 Spring Primer is available to members here.
Everyone can check out pictures of the Whiteshell River Enhancement Project provided by Bruce Cameron here.
For our registered members, check out the Great Links page which now contains a link to Chris Greaves "Cooking with Chris" cookbook. Included are recipes for Chris's amazing fish batter, hot sauce, and Al's fantastic seafood chowder.
Our member's Great Links page now has a Library option listing all the fly fishing books available for us to borrow.
The renovations for the club cabin at Wellman Lake are now complete! Here are the before and after shots.
For members hoping to book the cabin, you can do that on line by clicking here.
Please take notice of rules regarding travel to cottages in Manitoba in response to Covid-19. Click here for the link from the Provincial government that outlines the rules for travel to cottages within Manitoba.
New River Signs
New Whiteshell River underwater camera system has been successfully installed.
Here's a sample of the underwater camera in action:
More Conservation News
Check out what the Swan Valley Sport Fishing Enhancement group is doing in the Duck Mountain area. It's all in their newsletter here. Or check their Facebook page here.
Thanks to our 2019 corporate sponsors!
MFFA is proud to acknowledge the following corporate sponsors for their support of our annual fundraising banquet and other activities:
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