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Diablo Valley Fly Fishing Club
Friendship | Conservation | Education
Auction Fall 2020
The DVFF's 2020 Fall Auction is Open!

The holiday season is here and with it comes extraordinary gift-giving opportunities with the DVFF Fall Auction. Whether it’s gift for someone else or for yourself, you’ll find remarkable deals and extraordinary items. Up for bid will be wonderful Artwork, Rods, Reels, Flies, Books, Equipment, Woodcrafts, Trips, and more.

Bidding is simple and easy, with automatic updates so you won’t get outbid. Proceeds support DVFF Environmental giving, so bid generously!

The auction ends Dec. 12 at 9 p.m.

Click here to register, view the catalog and bid!
Welcome to the Diablo Valley Fly Fishing Club website. We are a group of men and women who share a common interest in the sport of fly fishing. The members of the DVFF help each other develop their skills and knowledge in the pursuit of this fascinating sport.

The DVFF serves its members through club activities and resources including a novice seminar, a Youth Fly Fishing program, skills seminars, fishing outings, guest speakers at regular meetings, an online forum, a DVD lending library, Facebook page, and an annual auction.

The club sponsors a scholarship for research at the UC Davis College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Center of Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture. The DVFF also supports a large Trout In the Classroom program and the local Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing-Martinez, CA program.

Anyone interested in fly fishing is eligible and welcome to become a member of the DVFF. For a little insight into our club, watch The DVFF's 50th Anniversary video.

Selected Online Meeting & Speaker Recordings Available Here

Next Monthly Club Meeting & Program
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
To be Presented Online, Invites to be Sent to Members via Email
If you are a prospective member and would like an invite, send a request to

The Ultimate Saltwater Season,
with Dylan Rose of Fly Water Travel

Rose Dylan Speaker 2020 11Dylan’s presentation will offer a 12-month look at saltwater fly fishing the world's best saltwater locations at the best time of the year. He has been the saltwater destinations manager for Fly Water Travel for the past nine years. He began his professional fly fishing career in 1997 working for the Avid Angler Fly Shop in Seattle and prior to moving to Ashland to lead Fly Water's saltwater program he worked extensively as a guide, retailer, FFI casting instructor, e-commerce specialist, blogger and manufacturer sales representative for product lines including Winston, Patagonia, Ross Reels, Outcast, Scientific Anglers and Idylwilde.

Dylan's passion for the sport has taken him to countless destinations throughout Belize, Mexico, Cuba, Christmas Island, Venezuela, Bahamas, Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, Louisiana, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, and the American West. His drive and dedication to the sport revolve around a deep-seated love for the outdoors and a desire to help protect wild places and the fish that inhabit them. Dylan is also a dedicated fly tier and professional photographer with published images appearing in the Wall Street Journal, Fly Fishing Journal, Fly Rod & Reel, Fly Fisherman, and Catch Magazine.


Summer 2020 - Outing & Member Photos

2020 Summer Photos




Join The Club!

You can join online or join the DVFF online or download a membership application. (The membership form requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.) Print out and complete the form and either bring it to a meeting or send it to the club mailbox (Diablo Valley Fly Fishermen, P.O. Box 4988, Walnut Creek, CA 94596). You may also pick up an application at a meeting.



The DVFF Board of Directors has implemented online video conferencing in lieu of monthly in-person club meetings. This action was taken to protect you, your family, and friends and to be in compliance with the Contra Costa County Health Department recommendation (and the California state-wide stay-at-home order of March 19, 2020) regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In lieu of in-person monthly meetings, you will be invited to join an online, interactive virtual meeting, during which will be able to hear our speaker and get fish reports and announcements. Members will receive an email with instructions on how to join these virtual meetings. Please stay healthy and safe. You can find the DVFF's COVID-19 Policies & Update Page here.


Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

Our Supporters

The Fly Shop
Creative Sports
Mel Kreiger's Club Pacific
California Fly Fisher Magazine
Confluence Outfitters
Montana Fly Company
Jack Trout Fly Fishing
ECHO Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing Classes

The DVFF offers fly fishing classes during the spring and fall. Check the Novice Fly Fishing Fundamentals page for additional information.

Fly Tying Classes

Our fly tying course can introduce you to some of the most commonly used patterns. You should check the Fly Tying Class page and Windknots for updated information and schedules.

Rod Building Classes

In our rod building classes experienced members will guide you through the creation of your custom fly rod. Classes are announced in our Windknots newsletter and are usually held on Saturdays.

Diablo Valley Fly Fishing Club, P.O. Box 4988, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 |

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