The South African Fly Fishing Association functions as the co-ordinating body for various Member Associations representing both recreational and competitive fly anglers thus encouraging development in fly fishing be it at National, Provincial and learner level.

SAFFA invites anglers to become part of the organised sport structure by offering participation in various tournaments and development workshops, and through our affiliation to International bodies such as fips-Mouche. SAFFA therefore offers a platform through which we can reach out and share skills to enable growth in the fly fishing community.

On the competitive side, SAFFA  oversees the hosting of the annual National Championships for Senior, Women & Youth anglers, as well as the National Selection process for team representatives to World & Commonwealth Championships.

We have brown and rainbow trout in our systems as well as the sought-after indigenous yellows and tiger fish.

5th World Masters Fly Fishing Championship

SAFFA successfully hosted the 5th World Masters Fly Fishing Championship in Dullstroom during February 2019. The Championship was held as one of the World Angling Games Disciplines.

In keeping with our many proudly South African sporting moments, the Individual Gold Medal was won by Richard Gorlei from Team South Africa Men. The Team Gold Medal was won by Spain.

View the Championship video here.

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