About Us

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Welcome to the Great Lakes Council

of

  Fly Fishers International


The voice of fly fishing in Michigan, Indiana and Southwestern Ontario.

Fly Fishers International(FFI) and its Councils are the only organized advocates for fly fishers on the national and regional level. The FFI is an organization was founded in Eugene, Oregon in 1965. It was formed to give fly fishing a unified voice, to promote fly fishing as a method of angling and to protect and expand fly fishing opportunities. The FFI is now international in scope with active memberships throughout the world. The FFI has hundreds of member clubs and thousands of  individual members.

Letter regarding cormorant control in the Great Lakes

May 4, 2017 Dear Member of the Michigan Congressional Delegation: We are writing to express the concern of the Great Lakes Council of Fly Fishers International (formerly the International Federation of Fly Fishers) regarding the interruption of double-crested cormorant control in the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Council represents the interests of fly fishing anglers …

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GLC School 2017

2017 GLC Fly Fishing School & Fair

FLY FISHING SCHOOL & FAIR June 16-18, 2017 JOIN US TO LEARN and HAVE FUN The GLC FLY FISHING SCHOOL & FAIR is held at the R.A. MacMullan Conference Center located on the north side of Higgins Lake near Roscommon and Grayling, Michigan.  Adjacent to the Center is one of Michigan’s most popular parks, N. …

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GREAT LAKES COUNCIL CONSERVATION COMMITTEE UPDATE February 1, 2017

GREAT LAKES COUNCIL CONSERVATION COMMITTEE UPDATE February 1, 2017 Little Manistee Weir Proposal The GLC recently took a strong stand against a U.S. Forest Service proposal to grant a permit requested by the Little River Band of the Ottawa Indians to install an anchoring system in the Manistee River which will be used to anchor …

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