Welcome to AFFTA, the sole trade organization for the fly-fishing industry. Our mission is to promote the sustained growth of the fly fishing industry by:

1) Growing demand for fly-fishing products by attracting an ever expanding audience to the sport

2) Promoting better business practices and professional development opportunities for members

3) Providing a clear, loud voice to elected officials and government agencies on issues ranging from the protection and rehabilitation of fly-fishing habitats to tax related issues important to the fly-fishing community

Read more about us here.


TrueFlies Limited Edition Bonefish and Tarpon Trust Bokeelia Shirt

        Wear your heart on your sleeve …and your chest with the new TrueFlies limited edition BTT embroidered Bokeelia shirt. The TrueFlies Bokeelia shirt is 100% woven Nylon Supplex, it offers SPF 30 sun protection, is moisture … Continue reading

AFFTA Fisheries Fund Announces First Grant Recipients

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association and the AFFTA Fisheries Fund board are pleased to announce the inaugural gifting recipients. The Fisheries Fund was established with revenue derived from the International Fly Tackle Dealer show to support fisheries conservation and … Continue reading

AFFTA Forms Fisheries Fund Non-Profit

In late December 2014 the American Fly Fishing Trade Association formally formed the AFFTA Fisheries Fund, a funding group dedicated to supporting organizations and projects focused on fisheries conservation and education. The Fisheries Fund was initially funded with revenue dollars … Continue reading

Bipartisan Public Lands Bills Pass, Protect Vital Angling Waters

Today, our elected federal officials worked together to ensure that our children and our children’s children have spaces to fish, hunt and camp in some of the most scenic places in Montana.  Senators Tester and Walsh and Representative Daines worked … Continue reading