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.
Due to current Covid restrictions in Manitoba, our weekly meetings will be cancelled until we are allowed to meet indoors with 50 participants.
The MFFA Spring 2021 outing is a go! The dates are Thursday June 10 through Sunday June 13, 2021. We will be reserving spots at Moak Lodge and Hobbs Resort, one person to a room. The cost is $70/night or $210. To reserve your spot and pay through Paypal or with a credit card just click here. There is always the possibility that with Covid the situation could change. This would result in a full refund.
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.
2021 Fly Fishing Courses
Our next Fly Fishing Courses are scheduled for May 1 and May 2, 2021, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. As soon as know that we can proceed with those dates, 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.
You are also entitled to membership to the MFFA in the year that you take the course. Your membership entitles you to member benefits including discounts of 10% on fly fishing stuff from Fishing Hole.
Fly Tying Courses
We provide all the equipment and material for the course, no need to bring anything. Cost is $50.00 for non-MFFA members. It’s free for our members. We run this course from October to April.
Members check out this great article by Scott Gardner from Outdoor Canada on life-changing leader information. Just click here.
Members can now view club fly tying demo videos 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.
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 members' 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.
While Covid restrictions certainly limited the MFFAʼs activities for a few months, thankfully things managed to lighten up this spring just in time for our planned Whiteshell River Conservation Outing on June 20th. Read all about it here.
The MFFA presentation of the new Kingfisher Angler Access Trail signs to Whiteshell Provincial Park Senior Interpreter Adam Collicutt.
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 2020 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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