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Diablo Valley Fly Fishermen
Friendship | Conservation | Education
Jim McCombs fishing Hot Creek, Sept. 2008

Welcome to the Diablo Valley Fly Fishermen 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 in Fisheries Biology and/or Riparian or Limnetic Ecology by a student of 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 sponsors 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.

Next Monthly Club Meeting & Program

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Gardens at Heather Farms | Rotary Room
1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek
Meeting at 7 p.m.
(Note: The club barbecue has been rescheduled for August.)
Trout Unlimited's Public Lands Program
with David Lass

David Lass from Trout Unlimited will chronical how TU is leading projects across the Golden State to improve important salmon, steelhead and wild/native trout fisheries located on public lands. TU is all about doing projects that are not only great for the fish and other multispecies benefits, but also significantly improve fishing opportunities and the overall angler experience. Come learn about some of these exciting projects at Eagle Lake, the Truckee River, Putah Creek, Kern Plateau, the Walker River and Trinity River.


David Lass, TUDavid operates as California’s Field Director and runs the Tahoe office for TU, based out of Truckee, CA. Within this role, David looks over all public lands issues in the Northern Sierra and Southern Cascades that concern trout and salmon, and works to build local, regional and statewide support among sportsmen to engage in policy and project level decisions that protect the last, best places we have to hunt and fish. Coordinating the Sierra Meadows Project, Lahontan Basin Initiative and Youth Education programs across California and Nevada fill out the remainder of his work portfolio with TU.


David graduated from Colorado State University's Warner College of Natural Resources with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Parks and Protected Area Management and a double major in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. As a writer, his work has been published in multiple print media, including California Fly Fisher, TROUT and Sierra Fisherman. He also wrote a recurring fishing/conservation column in the Tahoe Weekly from 2009 to 2011. His photographs have been published in California Fly Fisher, Sierra Fisherman, TROUT and Tahoe Weekly and on the internet. David is self-professed fanatical angler, skier, and photographer, he is happy to call the Sierra his home.


Photos from the 2016 Crab Feed & Officer Installation

2016 DVFF Crab Feed & Officer Installation


See the entire photo album by clicking here..

2015 Member of the Year

MOY 2015 Bill Vierra Bill Vierra (right) and
2014-2015 President Wayne Hofer

Congratulations to Bill Vierra, long-time DVFF membership chair, who was selected as the 2015 Member of the Year!

The Next Board Meeting

The next board meeting will take place July 12, 2016, at 7 p.m., at The Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek in the Rotary Room.

Our Supporters

The Fly Shop
Creative Sports
Mel Kreiger's Club Pacific
California Fly Fisher Magazine
Confluence Outfitters
Northwest Fly Fisher Magazine
Kelsey Bass Ranch
Montana Fly Company

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.


Novice Class

The DVFF offers Novice Fly Fishing Seminars during the spring and fall. Check the Novice Fly Fishing Seminar 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.

Contact Us 

Diablo Valley Fly Fishermen
P.O. Box 4988
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

A 501(c)(7) nonprofit organization

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