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You can still find the stories from the past, but this blog has been retired. 

Bristol Bay Needs Our Voices

Posted on 10/11/2017 by Fly Fishers International in Public Policies

2017 EPA Comment Period: Help show decision makers that we’re STILL opposed to Pebble Mine.

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FFI Encourages Management of Atlantic Menhaden

Posted on 10/3/2017 by Kat Mulqueen in Public Policies

Make your voice heard. Atlantic Menhaden, a.k.a. bunker, are a keystone species for marine life in the Atlantic.

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Conservation Committee Reports on Actions

Posted on 9/18/2017 by Kat Mulqueen

Fly Fishers International works to preserve and protect fishery habitats. Many times that protection comes in the form of biological opinion regarding policies and decisions by public agencies whose responsibility is to oversee the water body and surrounding habitat. Fly Fishers International bases its decision about issues on a review of the existing policies or laws governing the agency's action and sound science-based facts. At least every quarter, Conservation Senior Adviser Tom Logan will post a report on this page giving our members an overview of our recent actions. If you have any questions please contact the Conservation Coordinator at .

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FFI Announces Conservation Partnership with Single Hooks

Posted on 7/21/2017 by Fly Fishers International

Fly Fishers International welcomes Single Hooks as a conservation partner.

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Clean Water Rule in Jeopardy - Learn More

Posted on 7/6/2017 by Fly Fishers International in Public Policies

Learn more! By now you know that on June 30, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed rescinding the Clean Water Rule that was established in 2015 by President Obama. We are concerned that this proposal, if enacted, will undo hard earned protections for streams and wetlands across the United States.

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FFI Joins Other Conservation Groups

Posted on 6/27/2017 by Fly Fishers International in Public Policies

FFI, along with many other sports organizations wrote to Congress urging their support for a new bipartisan budget agreement that provides relief from impending sequestration cuts and allows for strong annual funding of natural resources conservation in the Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations process.

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FFI Supports National Monuments & Antiquities Act

Posted on 5/24/2017 by Fly Fishers International in Public Policies

FFI is strongly opposed to any attempt to reclassify our National Monuments through Executive Order and fully supports the long-standing provisions of the Antiquities Act of 1906. Let’s protect these important public lands and waters for future generations.

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Fair Registration Opens May 23 at 9:00 am MDT

Posted on 5/22/2017 by Fly Fishers International

Fly fishing fans converge in Livingston, Montana August 1 – 5 for the 2017 Fly Fishers International Annual Fly Fishing Fair and FishFest. Local, national and international anglers will celebrate the sport with a cornucopia of fishing related activities. Registration opens May 23rd for over 95 workshops on casting, fly tying, on-water fishing techniques, and related topics.

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Introducing Fly Fishers International

Posted on 4/11/2017 by Fly Fishers International in Organizational Announcements

For most of us, fly fishing is more than just a sport. It’s been central to our lives in many ways, providing a much-needed break from the daily grind, and giving us time on the water we’ll never forget, as well as friendships that will last a lifetime. That’s why I’m especially excited to announce that our organization is undergoing a significant evolution that I believe will better reflect the importance fly fishing plays in all our lives. The new name of our organization is Fly Fishers International (FFI), and with it comes a reinvigorated approach to our programs, mission, and purpose.

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FFI Adopts Public Lands and Waters of United States Policy

Posted on 4/3/2017 by Fly Fishers International in Public Policies

FFI Adopts Public Lands and Waters of United States Policy - Fly Fishers International is a global organization dedicated to the support, enhancement and protection of the recreational opportunities and enjoyment of fishing with the artificial fly. We do this through teaching all aspects of fly fishing and most importantly through our advocacy, demonstration and voice for conservation of our natural resources. Clearly, conservation of fishes and their habitats is fundamental to our opportunities and those of our children to fly fish.

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