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Prominent Fly Angler Bud Lilly Dies at 91

Fly fisher and conservationist Bud Lilly has passed away at 91. He is credited as one of the pioneers of promoting catch-and-release techniques. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock issued a statement mourning Lilly, saying that Montana “lost a true outdoorsman, a … more

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Charity Auction for Artist Eric Knowlton

A charity auction is being held to raise money for artist Eric Knowlton’s medical condition and expenses. All proceeds from this auction will be donated to Eric and his family to help with everyday expenses and medical bills until he … more

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Christiaan Pretorius joins The Fly Shop Pro-Staff Team

The Fly Shop has announced that Christiaan Pretorius has joined The Shop’s Pro-Staff Team. Christiaan will host select destination fly fishing adventures, as well as act as The Fly Shop’s ambassador on exploratory trips around the world. Read more in the … more

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Trident Fly Fishing is Looking for a General Manager

Trident Fly Fishing, based in Windham, Maine, has announced their search for someone to fill a new general manager position. Read more in the press release below.

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Native Fish Society Announces New Executive Director

The Native Fish Society has announced the promotion of Mark Sherwood to new Executive Director. Sherwood has been with NFS since 2010. Read more in the press release below.

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Martin Simpson Tribute Website

Artist Martin Simpson has battled cancer since 2012, and in April 2015 a scan revealed the cancer had spread to his bones. A website has been created so that people can write their words of encouragement/tributes for him while he … more

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Daniel Carrier Joins Far Bank Sales Team

Far Bank Enterprises has announced the welcome of Daniel Carrier to the company’s sales team as Eastern Territory Sales Manager. Read more in the press release below.

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Cheeky Fishing Hiring Associate Business Manager

Cheeky Fishing has announced their search for an Associate Business Manager. The position would be based in Arlington, Massachusetts. Read more in the press release below.

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American Museum of Fly Fishing Welcomes New Executive Director

The American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced the hire of new executive director, Robert Ruley. Ruley brings strong experience in financial management and fundraising and community building and will join AMFF on November 14, 2016. Read more in the … more

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ISAN Seeks Fishing & Boating Program Coordinator

The Invasive species Action Network (ISAN) is seeking to hire an individual to serve as staff lead for implementing a variety of invasive species prevention programs within the fishing and boating communities. This full-time position is based at ISAN’s office … more

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