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Board Members

President: Leslie Ester

Vice President: Peggi Ignagni

Secretary: Ted Zalenski

Treasurer: Gary Hawkinson, Richard Fox

Director of Communications: Robin Ester, Leslie Ester

Director of Events: Carl Kocian, Tom Zmina

Director of Fly-tying: Tom Zmina

Director of Fundraising: Joe Sloboda

Director of Membership: Jim Rohn

Librarian: Tim Chrisman

Social Media & Web: Donna Leech, Rachel Burson

Emeritus: Bill Grake

Membership Details

Membership Includes:

  • Monthly newsletter - The Indicator

  • Monthly general meetings September through May

  • Christmas Dinner & Spring Picnic

  • Fly tying meetings two Mondays per month (Sept - May)

  • Group fishing outings once a week spring - fall

  • Volunteer opportunities to introduce fly fishing to youth and adults

  • Meeting with other fly fishers to find new & favorite fishing spots & exchange stories!

Firelands Flyfishers is an affiliate of Fly Fishers International (FFI). We receive our club insurance through FFI along with other numerous benefits. To become a Firelands Flyfishers member you must also join FFI.

Membership to Firelands Flyfishers is $25.00 a year. The membership fee ensures the club can fund activities, speakers, and outings.

Membership details for FFI can be found here:

If you have questions or are interested in membership, please come see us at one of our meetings or send us an email at

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