Category Archives: People

Trouts Fly Shop Hiring

Denver-based Trouts Fly Fishing has announced their search for a full time Sales Associate. Read more in the press release below.

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AFFTA Fisheries Fund Announces New Grant Recipients

The Utah Stream Access Coalition and the Public Land/Water Association have been announced as new grant recipients from The AFFTA Fisheries Fund. Read more in the press release below.

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Swift Hooks Vokey

Swift has announced that April Vokey, noted fly fishing personality and business woman, has bought into the company as a shareholder and director. “April’s seemingly boundless enthusiasm, sincerity and positive energy are in perfect concert with our goals,” says Carl McNeil. … more

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Landon Mayer Joins Winston Pro Advisor Team

The R.L.Winston Rod Company has announced it is proud to welcome Landon Mayer to its Winston Pro Advisor Team. Mayer is a full-time guide and author based in Florissant, Colorado. Read more in the press release below.

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Trapper Rudd Passes

Trapper Rudd, the founder of Cutthroat Anglers in Silverthorne, Colorado and also a well-known saltwater fly fishing guide, passed away May 5, 2016, at the Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Florida after suffering a heart attack. Known as a guide, … more

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Reese Ferguison, Co-star of Hank Patterson Videos, Passes

Reese Ferguison, also known as “Crazy Reese” in the Hank Patterson films, has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 46. “Please take a moment today and the next time you are on a river to remember Crazy … more

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Tom Brokaw to Deliver Keynote Address at PHWFF 2-Fly Tournament

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing has announced Tom Brokaw will deliver the keynote address at the annual PHWFF 2-Fly Tournament set to be held on Saturday April 30, 2016 at Rose River Farm in Syria, Virginia. Read more in the … more

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TU Founder Art Neumann Passes

One of the original founders of Trout Unlimited, Art Neumanm, has died at 99 years old. He wrote the “Philosophy of Trout Unlimited,” which is best summarized as “Take care of the fish and the fishing will take care of … more

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Jim Harrison Passes

Novelist, poet, essayist, gourmand and angler Jim Harrison died yesterday evening, apparently of a heart attack or stroke, at his home in Patagonia, Arizona. Harrison’s imaginative personality was too big for words, and yet he chose words as his way of gifting it … more

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Video Hatch: “Ghost, Come Closer”

Jeff Metcalf, an essayist, playwright, poet, and teacher living in Salt Lake City, talks about his cancer diagnosis and how fly fishing is helping in his treatment and healing. Via The Good Line.

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