Wind from the north, a wise fisherman doesn't set forth. Wind from the east, fish bite the least. Wind from the south, blows bait in the the fish's mouth. Wind from the west, fish bite the best.

Strategic Plan

The Strategic plan of Fly Fish Australia is based on the following Objectives:

  1. To generally promote and develop Competition Sports Fly Fishing as a sport and conservation method.
  2. The promotion of fly fishing as a method of angling.
  3. For Australia to consistently be among the top 10 fly fishing countries in the world.
  4. To select and manage national teams to participate in the most possible international competitions to further.
  5. The promotion of Australia as one of the top 10 competitive fly fishing countries in the world.
  6. To organize international fly fishing competitions in Australia.
  7. To actively seek sponsorship to support participation in international fly fishing events.
  8. The promotion of catch and release fishing and conservation, where appropriate.
  9. The fostering and encouragement of a spirit of sportsmanship in fly fishing.
  10. To acquire and disseminate information and to encourage the free exchange of ideas in connection with the foregoing.
  11. To affiliate or work in cooperation with Government departments and other bodies, kindred associations and persons for the furtherance of the objects of the association or any of them.
  12. The promotion of social activities amongst fly fishers.
  13. Such further or other objects as may be conductive to the attainment of the above objects or any of them.
  14. Including the ownership, management and sale of real estate, property, investments and chattels consistent with the above objectives.

The strategic plan of Fly Fish Australia Inc is currently being articulated into a single document that will replace the previous strategic plan of Fly Fish Australia is articulated in a series of “STRATEGIC” documents including:

  • the constitution
  • the rules
  • the selection process for competitors
  • managers and team captains
  • the ranking system for members
  • protest resolution procedure
  • job descriptions for members of our board of directors, state chapter duties
  • application for membership
  • insurance policies

These documents are all available under the documents and forms tab at the top of this page.