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February 6: Lower Owens Clean up
Clean up in the AM - Fish in the PM.
Help give back to the Lower Owens River - a renowned year-round trout fishery - by joining a river clean up SATURDAY FEBRUARY 6th. Starting at the Wild Trout section, we will work our way downstream as far as we can. This is a great opportunity to meet your local fishing guides and new Eastern Sierra Trout Unlimited Chapter! Sponsors include: California Waterfowl Association - Eastern Sierra Fishing Guides Association - International Federation of Fly Fishers, Southwest Council - Preferred Septic and Disposal - Silver Lake Resort - Trout Unlimited - CalTrout. Visit the Event Calendar for MORE INFORMATION.

 February 13: Flats Fishing & Casting Clinic
WFF has 3 spaces reserved. Sign up by January 23 to avoid being wait listed.

If you have been considering a flats fishing trip or just need a casting tune-up before your next adventure, sign up for a three-hour session with master caster and Florida Keys Captain Bruce Chard (who will also be our February presenter.) The class will cover the basics of casting, rigging and equipment for bonefish, permit and tarpon. There are two sessions, morning and afternoon, in order to insure personal and individual attention from Bruce, each session is limited to ten students. Download a flyer for sign up information, location, etc.

February 16: Fly Fishing Ocean Flats Around the World
Featuring Florida Keys based guide, Bruce Chard.
In the second presentation of the new year, we are going to be absolutely smothered in beauty -- unabashed images of spectacular scenery from around our earth that will undoubtedly create a lovely wish list of new destinations, all the while being bombarded with new ideas and tactics and gadgets.
Fly Fishing Flats Around the World
For more than two decades, Capt. Bruce Chard has made his love and commitment to fly fishing abundantly clear through countless activities and accomplishments. And without a doubt, his first love (after fly fishing) is teaching people how to fish, how to cast, how to see all the grace, charm and beauty in what we do and where we “do” it. Go to the Event Calendar for more information about Bruce and to MAKE A RESERVATION.

March 12 - April 2: Learn To Fly Fish
Four classes in town with Graduation Weekend in Bishop April 8-10
  Sierra Pacific Fly Fisher’s classes take you step by step from your first cast to landing a beautiful trout on the Lower Owens River. The classroom sessions cover everything from knot tying to choosing the correct flies. At the nearby pond in Reseda Park you will learn the essential casts to prepare you to fish in rivers, lakes or our local beaches. Loaner rods and reels are available. Classes are on Saturday mornings from 8:30 until noon wjith a special graduation class in Bishop, CA April 9th. More info and a syllabus are available on the EVENT CALENDAR.

More Events and Information on the Calendar

Non-Members Are Welcome At All Our Events!


Founded in Santa Monica, California in 1965, Wilderness Fly Fishers is one of the oldest fly fishing clubs in the Los Angeles area. It is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of all fishing waters. WFF promotes stream and river protection with self-sustaining fish populations through conservation, environmental activism, catch-and-release ethics, and education.