"the rest of the story"
Welcome to the Washington State Council of the International Federation of Fly Fishers website. I hope you find the website easy to use and informational. Please let either Jim Maus or myself know if you have any suggestions or comments on the site.
2015 has been a time of change for the Federation and the Council. We have gone through the name change. Part of that was trying to modify the Council logo. The decision was made to come up with a new logo. Board members Kuni Masuda, Chet Allison and Abe Lillard volunteered to be on the committee to develop the logo. They submitted the design last May and the Board approved it. Please take a look at the new logo. A job well done!
Right now the Council is beginning the preparation and promotion of the 2016 Washington Fly Fishing Fair, our 10th year in Ellensburg. The dates of this year's show will be April 29th and 30th. Again, this year we will be using the Armory for our meal events, the Volunteer Dinner will be Thursday April 28th and the Awards Banquet and Auction will be Friday April 29th. I hope to see you there. Please continue to watch our web Site for more information; it will be updated as the information becomes available. Also please join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/wacifff I hope to see you in Ellensburg at the 2016 Fair. Also, if you attend the The Washington Sportsman's Show in Puyallup or The Fly Fishing Show in Lynnwood, please stop by the booth and say hi.
This year is my 10th as Council President, some days it seems like just yesterday that I took the job and others it seems like it has been forever. It is hard to believe what is now the Fly Fishing Fair started with a tying event in the Ellensburg Library 10 years ago. That year the main committee was Vern Jeremica and myself. There have been many folks who have worked on parts of the Fair since then and I am not going to try and name everyone but to everyone who has chaired a committee or volunteered at the Fair, the Council would like to THANK YOU. The Council and Fair would not be what they are without you!