2016 Fly Fishing Fair Info
Pre-Regisration is now open until September 15, 2016. Take some time to review the upcoming workshop and events for the 2016 Southern Council Fly Fishing Fair. The event will be held on the Arkansas State University campus at The Sheid.
There are some restrictions you will need to be aware of since it is state-owned property. The ASU Campus is considered "No Carry" area for those with Concealed Carry Permits. No smoking is allowed in any of the ASU buildings. Nor can alcohol be brough on the property. Dogs are not allowed in the ASU buildings.
Additional vendors and auction items are being sought out for making the Fly Fishing Fair more exciting. Live auction will be held in the Trout Room on Friday evening. Fly Fishing Film Tour will be presented on Friday evening. The annual awards will be presented on Saturday evening at the barbeque dinner.
Important Changes Coming to IFFF
April 5 - An Important Date!
Effective April 5 important changes are coming to the IFFF. They include a launch of the new IFFF website, a new version of the electronic Flyfisher and changes to the membership categories. Please read the following information carefully. As a council/club officer or contact person you are being notified today.
At our Board of Directors meeting in Bend, Oregon several important Federation initiatives were unanimously approved. Some of those initiatives included simplifying operational processes, making sure we cover our operational costs and improving service to members.
Mark Your Calendar
Annual Award Nominations will begin to be collected on January 1, 2016. Be thinking of whom to nominate for one of the many award categories. The closing deadline is June 30, 2016.
Annual club dues and club rosters/officers are due January 31, 2016.
Conservation Grant applications are due by May 1, 2016.
2016 Fly Fishing Fair will be held on October 7-8, 2016 in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Schedule and programs will be announced at a later date. The general meeting and board meeting will be held on October 9, 2016. Location will be announced at a later date.