Fall Trout Outing Update – Cancelled. Due to the heavy rains that recently hit northeast Iowa, the Upper Iowa River experienced severe flooding. The traditional location for the HFFA fall trout outing was the Upper Iowa Resort and Campground but they suffered significant damage and are currently only renting cabins — no camping. More rain across the region yesterday […]

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2016 Iowa State Fair Fly Tying Competition The fly tying competition was held this past week at the 2016 Iowa State Fair. This competition has been developed and sponsored by the Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association (HFFA) with support of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Thank you to the Central Iowa Fly Fishers for their […]

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The HFFA is an affiliate of the Federation of Fly Fishers (FFF), an organization devoted to the promotion of all types of fly fishing and the protection of fly fishing waters and their inhabitants.
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Fly Fishing &
Tying In Iowa

As a HFFA member you will have an abundance of resources and expert help for finding the best combination of time, locations, and flies to land the big one when fly fishing in Iowa.


The HFFA sponsors a number of educational activities including introductory fly fishing and fly tying clinics at several state-wide locations including regional chapters in Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, Quad Cities, and Central Iowa. More Info
Support Local Conservation

By supporting HFFA's projects you help better the communities and environment in Iowa. Your contributions help raise awareness and educate the public on fly fishing. And also allows the HFFA to continue to protect Iowa's natural resources and waters.

Click the link below to donate directly to helping HFFA continue this important work.

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Become A Member

The HFFA sponsors a number of meetings and activities for members throughout the year, including the HFFA Annual Meeting which features guest speakers, fly tying demonstrations, special programs on all aspects of fly fishing, a banquet, and a silent auction of fly fishing goods.

Through outings, meeting, tying sessions you have a chance to make new friends, learn about fly fishing.
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