Category Archives: People
The American Museum of Fly Fishing will honor James Prosek with the 2016 Izaak Walton Award at a ceremony on October 26, 2016. To mark the occasion, the AMFF has released the full version of Prosek’s Peabody Award-winning video “The …
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing has announced the welcome of Todd Desgrosseilliers as new Chief Executive Officer. Desgrosseilliers is a Marine Corps veteran and infantry officer with 31 years of service. Read more in the press release below.
DUN Magazine has announced Meg Humphries as the director of marketing for the publication. Humphries has extensive marketing experience and will head social media and advertising efforts for the magazine. Read more in the press release below.
Acclaimed author Thomas McGuane and writer Callan Wink talk about the state of the short story, Western literature’s ranching clichés, and their mutual friend the late author Jim Harrison, all while sitting in a fifteen-foot drift boat. “And, yes,” writes … more
Andy Royer has created a special bamboo fly rod business sourcing Tonkin cane from China. His story, including the tragic turn of a cancer diagnosis, is featured in a video profile by Stephen Engle of Bloomberg.
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced the election results for board of directors. Colby Trow, Jen Lavigne, Sam Lundgren, Brent Bauer, and Lise Lozelle will serve three-year terms beginning at the October 16, 2016 AFFTA board meeting. Read … more
Umpqua has announced that Aaron Stiny will join the company as Regional Business Manager for the Northern Rockies, covering the states of Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Read more in the press release below.