Category Archives: People
A recent episode on NPR’s “How I Built This” podcast series features an interview with Yvon Chouinard. He talks about starting Patagonia in 1973 and his “unique philosophy about business, leadership and profit.” Listen here.
RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service has announced their search for a full-time general manager. RIGS is based in Ridgway, Colorado. Read more in the press release below.
Vail Valley Anglers has announced their search for a full-time shop supervisor, a position involving the day-to-day management of the retail store and staff. Read more in the press release below.
Travis Campbell, who has been president and CEO of Far Bank Enterprises for the past eight years, will leave Far Bank and become CEO of Smartwool, based in Steamboat Springs, CO.
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
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
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.
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.