SFF benefits 2015

Benefits of Membership in Suncoast Fly Fishers:

  • If you are a fly fisher or want to fly fish this is the club for you.
  • Learn to fly fish and learn the local waters.
  • Meet the local experts and learn where and how to fly fish.
  • Novices as well as experts are more than welcome.
  • Learn the basics of fly fishing.
  • Monthly (except December) meetings with speakers and fly tying demonstrations.
  • Monthly fishing outings in nearby salt and fresh water locations with lunch provided.
  • Annual SFF Hog Roast and Silent Auction usually the last Saturday in March.
  • Casting clinics – usually twice per year with IFFF Certified Casting Instructors. Free to all IFFF members otherwise $35.00.
  • Special outings such as a trip to fish the Everglades in April.
  • Carl Hanson Tournament with Tampa Bay Fly Fishing Club on the Hillsborough River.
  • Don Coleman Classic with neighboring clubs in December at Fort DeSoto.
  • New members’ packet containing SFF by-laws, membership list, pertinent fishing regulations, “Wading the Saltwater Flats with a Fly Rod,” by Don Coleman, deceased SFF member, and sample flies tied by SFF members.
  • Monthly newsletter, “On the Fly.” Electronic version.
  • Fly tying workshops.
  • Outreach programs such as Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing at Bay Pines Veterans Medical Center.
  • Youth fly fishing sessions.
  • We participate in local boat and fishing shows.
  • We participate in the Florida Council IFFF Expo and the IFFF Fly Fishing Fair.