Fidalgo Fly Fishers
The Fidalgo Fly Fishers is a non-profit organization committed to promoting environmental conservation
and restoration of fish habitat through education and fly fishing.
Fidalgo Fly Fishers was organized in late 1974,
see the history page,
and has been an affiliated club of the
International Federation of Fly Fishers since 1975.
Our members are men and women who live on Fidalgo Island, the Skagit Valley and the surrounding area who are interested in the sport of fly fishing.
The members include anglers of all levels of ability, ranging from beginners to internationally recognized experts.
The Fidalgo Fly Fishers members affirm the domestic and international acceptance of the International Federation of Fly Fishers "Code of Angling Ethics"
through observance of the Fidalgo Fly Fishers' Aims & Purposes.
see Fidalgo Fly Fishers Aims & Purposes.
In addition to the sport itself, members are involved in related environmental and conservation issues such as fish and wildlife habitat protection and restoration.
These efforts generally focus on local conservation issues, particularly those related to fishing areas in western, central and eastern Washington.
1. To encourage fly fishing and other selective fishing techniques
as a means of conservation and increasing fishing opportunity.
2. To actively assist and encourage the public to become fly fishers,
and to adopt the club's philosophies.
3. Fidalgo Fly Fishers are active in many of the important
conservation issues of the day by conserving, restoring, and
education through Fly Fishing
Fidalgo Fly Fishers meets monthly, on the third Thursday of each month, from September through May ,
see Outings & Events for details,
There is a guest speaker at each meeting for a program on fly fishing
local, regional, national, or world waters --- lakes, streams, and saltwater.
Members learn about fly fishing and travel opportunities, special techniques, best seasons to fish, casting, flies, and a wide array of equipment.
Except for the December Christmas Party, all meetings are open to the public.
Guests are welcome, we simply ask that you contact us in advance of your wishes to attend, so we can arrange for adequate seating and food.
You can contact a Club officer at this email address:
Fidalgo Fly Fishers also has a monthly newsletter, Wahoo News, which is printed from September through May. This newsletter covers all subjects of interest to the members,
Outings/Events, Fly of the Month, Committee Updates, Membership, and Conservation issues etc..
This Web Site is dedicated to our commitment in promoting environmental conservation and restoration of fish habitat through education and fly fishing.
Fly Fishers is an affiliated club of the International Federation of Fly Fishers since 1975.
Know the IFFF's Code of Angling Ethics!
- 1. Fly anglers understand and obey laws and regulations associated with the fishery.
- 2. Fly anglers believe fly fishing is a privilege and a responsibility.
- 3. Fly anglers conserve fisheries by limiting their catch.
- 4. Fly anglers do not judge fellow anglers and treat them as they would expect to be treated.
- 5. Fly anglers respect the waters occupied by other anglers so that fish are not disturbed.
- 6. When fishing from a watercraft, fly anglers do not crowd other anglers or craft or unnecessarily disturb the water.
- 7. Fly anglers respect other angling methods and promote this Code of Angling Ethics to all anglers.