The Pikes Peak Flyfishers (PPF) is the oldest fly fishing club in the state of Colorado. Established in 1965, the club provides a place for fly fishing men and women to come together to learn, share, and connect with others fly fishers. You will find this group of people very knowledgable about fly fishing and interested in helping you learn more about the sport in any way they can.
The mission, or goal of the Pikes Peak Flyfishers is to provide its membership with activities which enhance and expand their enjoyment and knowledge of the sport of fly fishing.
To achieve this goal, various functions have been established to provide:
The sum total of these functions comprise the club's annual activity schedule to meet the needs of the membership. Each function shall be under the guidance of a Committee Chairman, or Program Director.
The Monthly Meeting convenes the first Thursday of the month at the CPW building at 4255 Sinton Rd., Colorado Springs, 80907. This meeting includes a brief business meeting to inform the membership of decisions reached by the Board which affect Club operations and to keep the members abreast of on-going and up-coming activities. The business meeting is followed by a guest speaker. The guests include fly fishing guides, fly shop owners, and outfitters, who provide informative programs. Their topics cover inside tips for fishing local waters and other western streams and lakes. Also included are fishing tips on fly selection, equipment selection, and more.
Upon joining you will receive a membership badge to be worn at the monthly meetings and receive a monthly newsletter. The badge will allow us to get to know you and you to get to know other PPF members.
Education may include instruction in fly tying and casting. Instruction in basic fly fishing techniques will be an adjunct of the Trip activity, as required. Activities for this function are as follows: