The Fly Fishers Club of Orange County was founded in 1966 to further the sport of Fly Fishing and to provide a meeting function for area residents interested in the sport. In addition to being a way to meet others who enjoy the sport, there were three goals in mind when the club was founded:
- Educating the Public
- Conserving the fisheries, and
- Contributing it's resources in oder tomake fly fishing enjoyable and availiabel to all who are interested
Since then the club has been working hard to meet its goals by sponsoring clinics and workshops, hosting noteworthy speakers, participating in conservation projects, and contrbuting its resources to various conservation organizations such as the Federation of Fly Fishers and (FFF), Trout Unlimited (TU), Cal Trout, and the Nature Conservancy, as well as numerous other conservation activities directly beneficial to fly fishing.