Welcome

Welcome to AFFTA, the sole trade organization for the fly-fishing industry. Our mission is to promote the sustained growth of the fly fishing industry by:

1) Growing demand for fly-fishing products by attracting an ever expanding audience to the sport

2) Promoting better business practices and professional development opportunities for members

3) Providing a clear, loud voice to elected officials and government agencies on issues ranging from the protection and rehabilitation of fly-fishing habitats to tax related issues important to the fly-fishing community

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Trade News

Simms Fishing Products, Sage Fly Fishing Big Winners of IFTD New Product Showcase

 International Fly Tackle Dealer Announces 2014 New Product Showcase Winners Retailers Attending IFTD 2014 Voted for the Best New Products from Fly Rods to DVDs   Orlando, FL: Over a thousand attendees of International Fly Tackle Dealer voted for their … Continue reading

TrueFlies Hires National Sales Manager

Boca Grande, Florida – June 23, 2014 – TrueFlies Clothing, a fishing apparel company based out of Boca Grande announces the appointment of Crosby Beane as National Sales Manager. Crosby comes to the TrueFlies team as a twenty-year veteran in … Continue reading

News from AFFTA

Attacks on Clean Water Act Continue

New Trout Unlimited report documents importance of small streams to clean water and fishing in America AS CONGRESSIONAL ATTACKS ON THE CLEAN WATER ACT CONTINUE, ANGLERS MUST MOBILIZE TO PROTECT HABITAT AND FISHING OPPORTUNITY WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new report from Trout Unlimited details … Continue reading

AFFTA Announces New Ex-officio Board

AFFTA is excited to announce a change in our former Advisory Board.  The Advisory Board has been transitioned into an Ex-officio Board role, participating as full board members, but without voting rights. These positions will be appointed for one-year terms. This … Continue reading