International Sport Fly Fishing Federation

FIPS-Mouche is an International Sport Fly Fishing Federation (abbreviation for Fédération Internationale de Peche Sportive Mouche), founded on April 23, 1989 in San Marino and shall aim to encourage the practice of sport fly fishing throughout the world and shall do so in collaboration with all CIPS members. 

It is the fly fishing arm of CIPS, the World regulating body for competitive fishing in all disciplines, consists of three International Sport Federations. In order to achieve this purpose, the Federation shall also collaborate with National Organisations, which are not members of CIPS. 

FIPS-Mouche shall also aim, within the Olympic ideal, to foster friendship and understanding among all people, and peace in the world, through sport. In pursuing these goals FIPS-Mouche shall maintain friendly relationship with all other world organisations sharing this ideal and collaborate with them.

 FIPS Mouche helps to arrange World and Regional Flyfishing Championships. World Championships are held each year, and FIPS Mouche demonstrates its commitment to Conservation by organizing a prestigious Conservation Symposium in conjunction with each. Since 1996 European Regional Flyfishing Championships are being held annually and we intend to introduce further Regional Championships in the future. In August 1998, we held our first World Youth Flyfishing Festival, combining a Flyfishing Championship and a conservation orientated educational program and since that time Youth events are being held annually. From 2014 on FIPS-Mouche supports organization of the Masters Championships.

Our Member Countries

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Bosnia i Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Canada

Chanel Islands

Croatia

Czech Republic

England

Finland

France

Germany

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Latvia

Luxembourg

Malta

Mongolia

Montenegro

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Scotland

Serbia

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

South Africa

Spain

Sweden

Ukraine

USA

Wales

Our Leadership

Mario Podmanik   

President

Paul Vekemens   

1st Vicepresident

Edoardo Ferrero   

2nd Vicepresident

Stefan Allacker   

General Secretary

HowTO

HowTO
bid for EVENT

Members of FIPS Mouche willing to organize any FIPS Mouche championship must present a written application and budget to the FIPS Mouche General Secretary at least four months prior to a FIPS-Mouche General Assembly. All required forms are included into the Guidelines package under the below link.

The organisation of a championship has been described in detail in the Championship Agreement signed by the Member and the Senior FIPS-Mouche Representative at the end of the Inspection visit. The Championship Agreement, the most up to date Championship Guidelines together with Competition Rules are available under the below link.

HowTO organize
CHAMPIONSHIP

HowTO
become a MEMBER

National Federations aiming to become a Member of FIPS-Mouche are to send us following documents:

Formal approval will be carried out at the nearest annual General Assembly by voting of present Members.