- To promote fly fishing as a sport, an enjoyable way of fishing, and the most consistent with the preservation and wise use of our resources
- To provide advice, suggestions and assistance to club members
- To publicize the best practices and techniques of fly fishing, fly tying, fly casting and other related subjects
- To maintain liaison with other organizations of sportsmen and conservationists.
What We Offer
- Monthly club meetings featuring guest speakers
- Monthly newsletter to keep informed about what’s going on at PVFF
- Conservation outings and educational outreach
- Fly fishing outings
- A mentor program
- A program for Project Healing Waters for Frederick, Maryland
- Monthly beginner and advanced fly tying programs
- We raise trout in our club-managed pen to stock our club’s home waters each year
- We raise trout fry to support Maryland’s Trout in the Classroom
- An equipment loaner program
- An annual fly casting clinic
- An annual club banquet and picnic
- Annual raffles and no-bid auctions of member- and business-donated items and gift certificates
Our Home Waters
The Potomac Valley Fly Fishers’ home waters are located within Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center, Middletown, Maryland. In addition to Catoctin Creek, there are many other great places to fish around Frederick and throughout Maryland. Visit the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries website next time you are looking for a place to fish, type of fish available, and what to use to catch the fish.
Potomac Valley Fly Fishers club (PVFF) members promote fly fishing, preservation, and wise use of our resources. Our club provides advice and assistance on fly fishing techniques, fly tying, and fly casting. We also maintain a liaison with other regional organizations of sportsmen and conservationists.
Our club was organized in 1967 under the auspices of the national Federation of Fly Fishers (FFF), Bozeman, Montana. In 1968, in cooperation with the Fontanilis Fly Fishers of New York, PVFF founded the Eastern Council of the FFF. More recently, the club was incorporated into the Mid-Atlantic Council of Fly Fishers International. In 2003, the club was incorporated as a non-profit organization.