2017 Iowa State Fair Fly Tying Competition by Larry Murphy The fly tying competition was held at the 2017 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).  There were 13 entrants with 39 flies entered into the […]

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The 2017 HFFA Bluegill Outing will be held at Lake Wapello (State Park) near Drakesville, IA, May 19, 20 and 21. The campground is right on the lake and you can leave your boat tied up. Lake Wapello has gone through a major renovation and the campgrounds have seen improvements also. They have cabins for those […]

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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
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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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