Become an Affiliate Club
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Become an Affiliate Club of FFI


FFI Affiliate Club Benefits


Joining a larger community of fly fishers is beneficial to preserving the legacy of fly fishing for all fish, all waters, and increasing your own opportunities to enjoy the sport.  Your club can make a bigger impact by becoming a Affiliate Club of FFI.  


Membership Incentive & Industry Partner Program

With FFI's Membership Incentive Program, for every 12 new FFI members your club recruits, your club receives $75 towards the purchase of merchandise in our Industry Partner Program.  Our industry leading partners provide products at discounts for club fundraisers, education events, and member recruitment and encouragement in local projects. 


Affiliate Club Insurance Program

Once only offered to Charter Clubs, FFI now offers an affordable insurance program to Affiliate Clubs.  The master policy purchased by FFI provides:

  • Directors and Officers Liability ($1M)
  • General Liability ($2M per incident/$4M aggregate)
  • Umbrella coverage ($1M)
  • Hired or non-owned automobile liability coverage ($1M)

Open enrollment forms are sent out in June, but clubs can join any time during the year.


Learning Center

FFI's Education Committee has published learning modules for 4 major areas: Casting, Conservation, Fly Fishing Skills, and Fly Tying.  Clubs can use the materials to teach and help your members enhance their skills.  These comprehensive presentations will soon be accompanied by instructor teaching manuals.  Try it out at one of your club meetings.


Conservation & Education

FFI provides grants for conservation and education projects to councils, clubs, and other organizations that are furthering the mission of the organization.  Habitat restoration and education activities are a top priority for FFI.  In addition, we offer scholarships for students who are focusing on fisheries or conservation type degrees.

FFI also recognizes our members, through the Awards Program, for their work in conservation and education.  Call FFI HQ for more information on grants and awards.  Applications are accepted year round.


Additional Benefits

» FFI HQ staff support   » Flyfisher magazine
» Access to Equipment Loan Program   » FFI E-News
» Club mapped & listed on FFI website   » FFI ClubWire Newsletter
» Access to Speakers Bureau portal   » Local club list given to all new FFI members
» Access to Newsletter Content   » FFI calendar & social media postings of your events
» Access to Club Leader Report portal      

How to become an FFI Affiliate Club


  1. At least one officer of the club must be an active member of FFI.
  2. Affiliate club must designate a liaison for communication with FFI.
  3. Affiliate club must report their program activities to FFI on an annual basis.  We will provide an easy online questionaire for reporting purposes in December of each year.
  4. Affiliate club must be a current member of FFI to participate in any FFI programs.  Membership renewal is due Janaury 1 of each year.  Dues are prorated monthly for new clubs joining during the year.

Download the Affiliate Club Application Here

Download the Affiliate Club Sample Procedures Here

Mail your application and club dues to:

Fly Fishers International
1201 US Highway 10 West, Suite E
Livingston, MT 59047


Telephone: 406-222-9369