Memberships to professional organizations validates the professionalism of our industry.
The Yakima valley has been a destination for anglers for well over a century. The Pacific Northwest has many other outdoor opportunities, producing memories to last a lifetime.
Organizations which we hold active memberships endeavor to protect and enhance Washington’s excellent fishing for you to enjoy.
The Washington State Guides Association. WSGA is comprised of professional licensed fishing guides & charter operators throughout Washington state. They have members who guide fly fishing, conventional gear fishing. These members operate from drift boats, river sleds, and larger charter boats. WSGA even has members who provide walk in fishing services.
WSGA believes there is no one fishery in Washington state which is more important than the other. WSGA represents the entire state in regards to sport fishing guides and charters who operate in the State of Washington.
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) is the sole trade organization for the fly-fishing industry. AFFTA’s mission is to guide the sustainable growth of the fly fishing industry through Trade Development and Stewardship.
AFFTA accomplishes this by: Advocating for the fly fishing industry and empowering members to improve their businesses through collaboration, education and building community. Secondly, advocating for healthy fisheries and engaging our members and partners to support protection, restoration, and access.
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