The Fly Fishers International was started in the northwest United States. We are involved in all aspects that pertain to fly fishing. We have grown and now have become an international organization. It might be best explained by going to our website, flyfishersinternational.org.
After announcements, Kirk Klingensmith took center stage. His presentation was world-class and touted fly fishing for bass in a big way. Klingensmith is obviously passionate about bass fly fishing, although he made the point that he started in our great sport at age 10 but grew up trout fishing. Over time, he has become more and more of a bass fisherman and noted that of the 450 fish he logged as caught last year, well over half were bass.
Klingensmith's presentation covered everything you would want to know about fly fishing for bass in our area, and then some. His powerpoint presentation had some terrific photography. The most noteworthy points made in his presentation included: