There were 13 Fly Tyers entered (5 Junior division, 3 Expert division and 5 Adult division entrants). We had 38 entries with 16 entries in the Adult division, 13 entries in the Junior division and 9 entries in the Expert division. This year’s judges were Dean Elder of Marshalltown and James Barnhart of Des Moines. […]

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HFFA is again sponsoring the Fly Tying competition at the 2015 Iowa State Fair.  Fly entries need to be received at the Fair Administration post box by July 31st. 2015. This year’s fair will be held from August 13th through the 23rd.  The fly tying display will be in the DNR Building on the Fairgrounds […]

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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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