Fly Fishing Clubs in Ontario

A woman setting up the fly fishing hook

Many clubs offer learn-how-to-fly-fish programs, guest speakers, online forums, fly tying classes and more. Sharing resources, learning about new rules and regulations and comradery can make fly fishing even more enjoyable through the friendships developed at these clubs. There are local, regional and even national clubs. Enjoy the long winter months by connecting with fellow anglers in Ontario.

List of Ontario Fly Fishing Clubs

Franklin Club

This club offers onsite training and professional workshops by the Franklin Club Pros and is home to spectacular trout fishing right in Franklin Lake. 
Location: Mount Albert

Izaak Walton Fly Fishing Club

Formed in 1971 to promote fly fishing and conservation, meetings take place from September through May at the Meadowvale Community Centre. 
Location: Mississauga

Algonkin Fly Fishers

Fly tying and fly fishing are promoted at this club and they cater to both experienced and novice fly anglers with members from all around the Ottawa Valley. 
Location: Eganville

The Headwaters Fly Fishing Club

Fly fishing enthusiasts take part in fly fishing and fly tying, share their experiences, learn new skills and techniques and participate in environmental stewardship. 
Location: Caledon area

Hamilton Area Fly Fishers and Tyers (HAFFT)

HAFFT “promotes fly fishing as both a sport and as a conservation tool” and educates all ages in fly fishing and tying.
Location: Hamilton

Forest City Fly Fishing Club

Established in 1993, this club promotes the sport of fly fishing by offering teaching and recreational opportunities.
Location: London

Brant Fly Tyers and Fly Fishers Group

A not-for-profit group dedicated to all things fly fishing and tying and supports the protection of the area’s ecosystems. 
Location: Brant

Pine Ridge Fly Fishing Club

This club combines cold and warm water fly fishing and welcomes all fly fishers in the area.
Location: Kawartha’s & Northshore of Lake Ontario

Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting Association

Over 30 years ago this group was formed by Gord Deval, author and casting legend. Today, the members continue to pass on his knowledge.  
Location: Scarborough

Ottawa Fly Fishers Society

Learn the art of fly fishing from a group happy to share their knowledge. Fly anglers of all ages are welcome to join in on casting lessons, fly tying classes in the winter and fishing in the summer.
Location: Ottawa

 

Learn more about fly fishing in Ontario, from getting started to the best lodges, species and fishing spots.

Last updated: September 13, 2022

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