Focused on fly fishing and fly tying for people of all skill levels in Connecticut.
Our monthly meetings are free and open to the public.
They are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month except there are no meetings during the months of February, June, July & August. Meetings begin at 7:00pm, but come early to socialize.
Our meeting location is
Veterans Memorial Clubhouse
100 Sunset Ridge Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118
From Silver Lane turn onto Ridgewood Road. At stop sign bear right onto Sunset Ridge and take to end.
NOTE: Our Classes (fly tying, fly fishing, etc.) are often held elsewhere! Check Current Listings for upcoming class times and locations.
Our American School for the Deaf activities are also held elsewhere – check current listings.
Our Expo and Banquet are also held elsewhere on the 1st weekend in February.
Our Board of Directors usually meet on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm at various locations. Check the calendar or announcements on this website to confirm location and time. The BOD does not usually meet during the months of January, February, June, July & August. Any CFFA member may attend BOD meetings.
Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association Monthly Meeting
“Fishing the Trophy Stretch on the Upper Connecticut River”
By: Ed Mitchell
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, Time: 7:00 p.m.
Free and Open to the Public
Place: Veterans Memorial Clubhouse, 100 Sunset Ridge, East Hartford, CT
Ed Mitchell, longtime CT Fly Fisherman, CFFA board member, author of four fly fishing books, will be our guest speaker for the October 11, 2017 monthly meeting. Ed’s talk will cover tackle and tactics, seasonal hatches, best flies and pointers on local lodges, guides and other angling opportunities in the Upper Connecticut River. Ed has been fishing for landlocked salmon, big brookies and rainbows in this area since 1985. In 2016, Ed was our featured Expo speaker and is known for his many informative and well written articles in major fly fishing magazines, including: American Angler, Fly Fisherman and and Fly Rod & Reel. He maintains an active website: https://edmitchelloutdoors.com
The Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association is a certified non-profit 501C3 organization and is dedicated to preserving and promoting the pleasures and traditions of fly fishing and to conserve game fish waters.
More information is available about CFFA at: www.ctflyfish.org and
our facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/CTFlyFish
(CFFA Practices Catch and Release to Ensure Preservation and Conservation of Species and Promotion of The Sport of Fly Fishing.)
Come join us to meet new people and learn about the sport of Fly Fishing
Neil Hagstrom CT DEEP fish Biologist
Talk Topics. -An overview of the State of Connecticut’s Stocking Program. What the next few years hold in store. An open Q&A session will follow.