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Welcome to the Great Lakes Council

of the

International Federation of Fly Fishers

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

The International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) and its Councils are the only organized advocates for fly fishers on the national and regional level. The IFFF 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 IFFF is now international in scope with active memberships throughout the world. The IFFF has hundreds of member clubs and thousands of  individual members.



 August 2016 Conservation Report CONSERVATION COMMITTEE UPDATE GREAT LAKES COUNCIL CONSERVATION UPDATE August 19, 2016 Chumming Banned in Michigan After many months of hearing testimony from the Great Lakes Council and many other groups as well as getting background information from Chief Dexter and his staff, the Natural Resources Commission voted on Thursday, July 14, …

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Save This Date! East Kentwood High School, 6230 Kalamazoo Avenue Southeast Grand Rapids, Michigan Show Hours: 9 am to 4 pm ADMISSION Adults $10.00 12 to 17 years: $5.00 11 or younger: free FEATURING: Five Free Seminars on Fishing Rivers in Michigan Raffle Package @10.00 per ticket. 5 winners given choice to select a Guided …

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February 2016 Flyline

Hot off the press, the February 2016 Newsletter is now available.

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Pere Marquette River Sediment Spill at Danaher Creek

Pere Marquette River Sediment Spill at Danaher Creek Many have likely heard of the sediment spill into the Pere Marquette in the “flies only” section at Danaher Creek.  I want to provide you with the most recent information we have.  The following is an edited version of an article posted on M-Live written by John Tunison …

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