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“Kiss the Water” Screening to Benefit TU

A special screening of “Kiss the Water,” a documentary on the life of Atlantic Salmon fly tier Megan Boyd, will be shown at the  ArtsQuest Center’s Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas in Bethlehem, Pa., on Dec. 17, 7:15 p.m, in partnership … more

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Iron Fly Events

Fort Collins, CO-based Pig Farm Ink took a cue from the Food Network and is hosting a series of “Iron Fly” events. “With more drinking and lots of yelling,” writes Geoff Mueller, “contestants are presented with mystery ingredients from which they craft … more

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AFFTA and Fly Fishing Show Landmark Agreement

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association and The Fly Fishing Show have announced they will work together to promote the 2014 lineup of consumer shows across the country. Read more in the press release below. 

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“Waypoints” Showings to Benefit Colorado Flood Relief

On Friday November 8th, join fly fishers along Colorado’s Front Range for a showing of the newest film from Confluence Films, “Waypoints.” The events in Boulder, Colorado Springs, and Steamboat Springs will be donating 100% of the proceeds to the … more

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Exhibit: “The Angler’s Alphabet”

A new online exhibit called “The Angler’s Alphabet” explores “our age-old fascination with fish and fishing through the double lenses of science and literature.” Drawing on the extensive angling collection of the Mann Library at Cornell University and the artwork … more

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AFFTA Executive Committee Election Announcement

New directors appointed to serve as the Executive Committee for 2014 for the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) have recently been elected and will be responsible for “overseeing the business and affairs of AFFTA and to ensure the mission … more

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Pro Fly Angling Tour

Recently, Fly Fishing Team USA member Anthony Naranja announced the launch of the Pro Fly Angling Tour (PFA), aiming to do for fly fishing what BASS Bassmaster competition did for bass fishing. “This format is fast paced, athletic and an … more

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American Museum of Fly Fishing Online Auction

The American Museum of Fly Fishing is currently holding its second annual online auction. From artwork to fishing gear, there are great items for anglers and non-anglers alike. Bidding will take place October 14-31, with proceeds going to benefit the … more

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4-Pound Tippet Tarpon Record Set Sunday

This past Sunday, Thane Morgan of Amarillo, TX, fly fishing with guide Dustin Huff, caught a 119-pound, 3-ounce tarpon on tippet that tested out at 3.8 pounds at the IGFA.  The previous record for 4-pound tippet was 48 pounds, 4 ounces. … more

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Proceeds from Backcountry Fishing Tournament to Benefit Florida Keys Habitat Fund

The Second Annual Cheeca Lodge All American Backcountry Fishing Tournament will be held at the Cheeca Lodge & Spa in the Florida Keys, November 8-10, 2013. Proceeds will go to benefit the George Hommell Jr. Florida Keys Habitat Fund established … more

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