Celebrating Women Anglers in June with Women’s Fly Fishing Month
Join us at these virtual and local events to learn and connect.
June is a time of new beginnings, full of fresh flowers, nesting birds, joyous weddings and graduations. And June is FFiWC Women’s Fly Fishing Month! The goal of Women’s Fly Fishing Month is to offer support and fly fishing education to women anglers, and to highlight contributions women are making within the fly fishing community.
We hope ALL anglers will join in the celebration, either by watching an FFi Women Connect Zoom Program, listed below, or by helping out or participating in a regional Council event, or just by taking a woman fishing - the Southeast Council has a contest focused on just that!
UPCOMING ONLINE SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
May 08—June 30, 2023 – FFiWC is hosting a Flyfishing Photography Contest to celebrate women anglers in June. Photos taken over the past year featuring women anglers are eligible for prizes. Everyone who enters wins, thanks to a donated ZOOM Photography Training Session led by renowned fly fishing photographer Brian O’Keefe. For complete contest details, visit the contest entry page: https://www.flyfishersinternational.org/Get-Involved/FFI-Women-Connect/FFIWC-Photo-Contest
May 30 -7:00 pm CST - Kick-off FFiWC Flyfishing month with Kastine Coleman. Kastine is an internationally certified casting instructor, the Canadian ambassador for Fly Fishers International, and owner of Tight Loops, Tight Lines, a guided trip company, casting school and producer of her television show, Tight Loops, Tight Lines.
June 13 - 7:00 pm CST - The Mayfly Project, Mentoring Children in Foster Care with Fly Fishing, presented by Kaitlin Barnhart, the Co-Founder and National Program Director of The Mayfly Project and Jane Miller, lead mentor of The Mayfly Project, Los Angeles
Spring/Summer 2023 - On-line Auction - Watch for this on-line auction with great gear and gifts.
CONNECTING LOCALLY, ALL AROUND THE COUNTRY
FFi Women Connect Council Liaisons are hosting exciting events for women throughout June.
CHESAPEAKE COUNCIL & FFI Women Connect
Event: "Women's Intermediate Fly Fishing Class
To be held in collaboration with a local FFi Club in PA
Contact: Dianne Tidy, Tidys@comcast.net
NORTHERN CA COUNCIL
Event: Women Connect Deschutes River 3-Day float down the famous Deschutes River canyon
Event Coordinator: Anne-Marie Bakker, firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-721-6184
Dates: June 29 – July 1, 2023.
We will catch the end of the Stonefly Hatch and the beginning of the caddis. Deep Canyon Outfitters/ Confluence Fly Shop is leading this Award-Winning Multi-Day fly fishing and camping trip, which is the best way to experience the beauty and superb flyfishing the Deschutes has to offer. Throughout this 32-mile, wild and scenic section of the river, towering canyon walls and exciting white water guard pristine rainbow trout and summer steelhead habitat.
Cost of the trip:
FFI Members $ 1,650.00 (with 4 or more signed-up)
Non FFI Members: $ 1,690.00 includes a 1-year membership to FFi Women Connect
Not Included: Gratuities, Fishing Licenses, Transportation to Bend, Oregon. Closest Airport is in Redmond, Oregon. Trip limited to 10 participants
Event Coordinator: Cari Vota, email@example.com
June 3 – FFI Casting Skills Workshop (flyer attached) Cottell Park, Deerfield Twp. 9:30-1:30 pm. Open to public.
June 8 – BUFF’s Women’s After Work outing on the East Fork of the Little Miami River, at Sycamore Park, Batavia OH. 6:00-8:00 pm
June 15 – BUFF Club/Co-ed After Work outing on the Little Miami River at Carl Rahe Access, Loveland OH. 6:00-8:00 pm
June 22 – BUFF Women’s Day Trip to the Brookville Tailwaters, Brookville IN. This is a trout trip.
July 13 – BUFF’s Women’s After Work outing on the Little Miami River at the Lake Isabella Access near
Loveland OH. 6:00-8:00 pm
July 21 - BUFF Club/Co-ed After Work outing on the Little Miami River at Halls Creek Access, near Morrow OH. 6:00-8:00 pm
Event Name: FFI Oregon Women’s Campout
Event Coordinator: Candace Bell firstname.lastname@example.org
When: June 18-25
Where: Metolius River, Oregon
SOUTHEASTERN COUNCIL OF FFI & LADY ANGLERS OF THE SOUTHEAST
Event: TAKE A WOMAN FLYFISHING CHALLENGE
For details visit: https://secffi.org/flyfishing-challenge-2023
Dates: April 15 – June 30, 2023,
Contact: Linda Vance, Linda.Vance@mso.umt.ed
June 10 - Women Connect Day at Orvis Pasadena.
Description: All day - Casting, Fly Fishing 101, Lunch included, and Round Robin Stations in the afternoon.
Fees: No charge for event. Space limited.
Contact: Ann Bull - email@example.com
WASHINGTON COUNCIL & Palouse WOTF Women's event
June 17-19 - Camping and fly fishing trip, Lochsa River, ID.
Contact: Sara Cochran, Palousewomenonthefly@gmail.com
Write to: firstname.lastname@example.org to receive info and zoom links for upcoming events, activities and fly-fishing trips.