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Far Bank names Larry Barrett as President and CEO

Far Bank Enterprises has announced Larry Barrett as the company’s new president and CEO. Barrett has served in the role as an interim basis since January 2017 and has been with Far Bank since 2005. Read more in the press … more

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Orri Vigfússon, Founder of NASF, Passes

Orri Vigfússon, founder and chairman of the Iceland-based North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF), has passed away. Vigfússon’s efforts and negotiation skills through the NASF has worked to buy out commercial fishermen’s nets, and “According to NASF estimates,” writes Ross Purnell, … more

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Jim Murphy New Sales Manager for Winston

Winston Rod Company and Bauer Fly Reels have announced the welcome of Jim Murphy to their teams. Murphy will serve as Sales Manager for both companies. Read more in the press release below.

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Fishing Industry Veteran Russ Miller Joins Fishpond Team

Fishpond has announced the welcome of longtime angler and industry veteran Russell Miller to their team. Miller will serve the brand as marketing director. Read more in the press release below.

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Tim Mosolf: Life on the Water

Montana fly fishing guide Tim Mosolf recently passed away. However, his life and experience on the water live on, captured in an interview in April 2017 for the Montana State University angling oral history project. “Tim moved to Montana in … more

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California School of Fly Fishing Closes Its Doors

After 36 years of business, Ralph and Lisa Cutter of the California School of Fly Fishing have announced they will be retiring from the school. Read more in the press release below.

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Tom Morgan Passes

Word just reached us that Tom Morgan, one of the great fly rod builders of his generation, passed away at his home today.  Tom was instrumental in bringing R. L. Winston Rods from its original California home to Montana and turning … more

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Camille Egdorf Joins the Thomas & Thomas Advisory Staff

Thomas & Thomas Fly Rods has announced the welcome of Camille Egdorf to its advisory staff. “Camille provides a much-needed perspective that will allow us to approach rod design differently and expand our current offerings,” says T&T owner Neville Orsmond. … more

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Bittersweet Victory on the Chuitna River

Sam Weis was on the front lines of fighting PacRim’s proposed coal mine at the headwaters of the Chuitna River in Alaska. He was also fighting leukemia. “The stakes were high and the odds were long. A wild Alaskan paradise, … more

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Florida Keys Outfitters Announces Search for Fly Fishing and Tackle Manager

Florida Keys Outfitters, based in Islamorada, Florida, has announced their search for a fly fishing and tackle manager. This position will “Insure smooth and orderly operation of the Fly Tackle Department as well as engaging in all other aspects of … more

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