The MFFA is a not-for-profit association dedicated to providing its members with support and information on fly fishing and promoting leading conservation practices for healthy fisheries and fishing habitat.

The MFFA is a member-driven association that welcomes and respects all levels of skill from beginner to expert, is generous with knowledge and time, and advocates for healthy fisheries.

Our Executive Team for 2023/24:

  • John Drabble-President
  • Stephen Jay Secretary
  • Bob Migliore-Vice President/Archives
  • Bill Pollock-Cabin
  • Bruce Cameron-Conservation
  • Gerald Konrad-Website, Membership
  • Andrew Crozier-Special Projects
  • Kelsey Bell-Publicity/Marketing
  • Ron Enns-Outings
  • Kylie Therrien-Banquet
  • John Veenstra-Treasurer

Our activities include:

  • Weekly meetings (Jan to early June, Sept to mid Nov) are forums for information and education. Our meeting schedule can be found here.  
  • Education
  • Fly tying – 1-2x per month, intro fly tying course supported with a manual, Bugs and Beers fly tying sessions monthly at TCBC.  
  • Fly fishing skills – annual fly fishing school, casting lessons.
  • Rod Building – annual depending on interest.
  • Tips and tricks sessions – 1-2x per year.
  • MFFA supports external organizations with educational programming. Examples are the Rossburn Fly Fishing Camp for Kids and Soldier On.
  • Outings-Fishing outings offer an opportunity to learn from each other and participate in friendly competition among members at various locations.
  • Communication to support programming-Weekly president's email message, social media messaging, regular newsletter, participation at local events, eg. Boat Shows, Outdoor Show.
  • Conservation-Implementation of funded Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund projects, dispersal of funds to various executive-approved projects as proposed by members.
  • Maintenance of Duck Mountain Park cabin on Wellman Lake exclusively for member use.

We are supported through:

  1. Annual membership fees (currently $60).
  2. Annual fund-raising banquet by members and sponsors.
  3. FWEF funding for proposed projects.
  4. Wellman Cabin annual subscriptions from members.

If you are interested in exploring your opportunities with the MFFA or have any questions, click on the Contact Us page, and provide us with your information, and we will respond as quickly as we can