Thank you for joining the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA). We are a professional trade association, which advocates on your behalf to promote the sustained growth of the fly fishing industry, by igniting consumer demand for products and services, providing businesses the tools to be successful, and advocating for public access, protection and restoration of fishing waters. Your association’s membership is comprised of manufacturers, retailers, media, guides, outfitters, sales representatives, travel agencies, non-profits and shop staff.
The 15 governing Board of Directors are all industry professionals from the aforementioned categories and all volunteer his or her time to promote the industry. We are a passionate group of people similar to you and want to help our industry grow, be sustainable and at the same time leave our fish populations and habitat better than we found it.
I strongly recommend you research all the member benefits available to you: like recycled paper fly boxes, liability insurance for guides and outfitters, business insurance for manufacturers and retailers, UPS shipping discounts, educational opportunities, the industry’s annual trade show IFTD and more, which will save you money, be more competitive in the marketplace and thus more profitable. You can find a list of member benefits on this website by clicking HERE, or download a PDF version to take with you HERE.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to contact the AFFTA offices anytime at 1-406-522-1556 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AFFTA President and CEO