On behalf of the board of directors and staff, thank you for applying for membership with the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) through the Hardy Dealer Program. Your application is now being processed.
Our industry trade association is comprised of like-minded business and individuals that strive to create an environment for growth and prosperity. AFFTA will always be looking out for our member’s best interest through introducing new member benefits or engaging in public policy debates that directly affects our industry stakeholders and preserving and protecting fish habitat.
All AFFTA members have access to a detailed retailer survey, which AFFTA conducts every three years, to help explain trends within the fly-fishing Industry and retail characteristics. The results are intended to help individual members of the fly-fishing industry, and the industry collectively, to better understand their operating environment and improve profitability and performance.
As a member of AFFTA, you also have the opportunity to attend the International Fly Tackle Dealer (IFTD) show. IFTD is the only venue where industry leading manufacturers, buyers, media and guides gather annually to test new products, strengthen business relationships and attend seminars designed to educate and increase retailers profitability for the future.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, or AFFTA’s Finance Director Cari Endres at email@example.com. Also feel free to call the office at (406) 522-1556.
Thank you for your support.