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Smythe named AFFTA Communications Director

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced that Matt Smythe will join their team as communications director. Read more in the press release below.

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AFFTA is Seeking Nominations For Two New High-Profile Awards

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced two new industry awards: the Jim Range Conservation Leadership Award and the AFFTA Industry Leadership Award. Read more in the press release below.

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TROUTS Fly Fishing looking for an eCommerce Manager

Denver-based Trouts Fly Fishing has announced their search for an eCommerce Manager. Read more in the press release below.

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Anthony Dante’s “Mountain Songs”

Angler and musician Anthony Dante has released a debut EP, “Mountain Songs,” featuring the song “On the Line,” which is a depiction of his passion for fly fishing “and the intangible characteristics that come along with it,” explains Dante. Listen to … more

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Lefty Kreh Update

Lefty Kreh Update: I spoke to Lefty for almost an hour this morning and he sounded great. Since there have been so many questions about his health, he asked that we publish this short note: “God and my doctor have … more

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Brandon Prince Joins T&T as a Manufacturing Sales Representative

Thomas & Thomas has announced Brandon Prince has joined the company as a Manufacturer’s Sales Representative. “As an individual, we know he represents all the values we value as a company,” says T&T owner Neville Orsmond. Read more in the … more

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Keepemwet Fishing Grows Team

Keepemwet Fishing has announced the welcome of two new members to their Fishing Ambassador team: Photographer and writer Jess McGlothlin, and and filmmaker Jako Lucas. Read more in the press release below.

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Marc Bale to Head Sales for Sage, Redington and RIO

Far Bank has announced the appointment of Marc Bale as Vice President of Sales. “Given Marc’s track record with our company, we are sure he will lead Far Bank sales to great heights in his new role,” says Larry Barrett, … more

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AFFTA Hiring Communications Manager

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced their search for a Communications Manager, a position that will work “on communications to AFFTA members, media, affiliate groups and the general public.” Read more in the press release below.

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Bart Bonime Joins SIMMS

Simms Fishing Products has announced the appointment of Bart Bonime to vice president of product design & merchandising for the company. Read more in the press release below.  

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