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Outdoor Sportsman Group Promotes Ross Purnell to Publisher of Fly Fisherman Magazine

The Outdoor Sportsman Group has announced the promotion of Ross Purnell to publisher of Fly Fisherman. Purnell will also continue work as the magazine’s editor. Read more in the press release below.

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Thomas & Thomas Welcomes Erin Foley

Thomas & Thomas has announced the appointment of Erin Foley to the role of marketing communications manager, overseeing the company’s social media, blog, email marketing campaigns and newsletters, digital advertising, and website updates. Read more in the press release below.

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Ned Hobson Joins SIMMS

Simms has announced the appointment of Ned Hobson to Senior Director of Design. “Ned’s industry knowledge and experience, along with a proven track record in brand management are key elements for this leadership role,” said Bart Bonime, VP of Merchandising … more

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New Employment Opportunities at Far Bank

Far Bank Enterprises has announced new employment opportunities with their team. Newly created roles include: Digital Marketing Manager, Industrial Designer and Material/Process Engineer. Read more in the press release below.

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IGFA Names 2018 Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees

The International Game Fish Association has announced five angling pioneers who will be inducted into the IGFA Hall of Fame. Inductees include: IGFA World Record leader Dr. Martin Arostegui, fly-fishing broadcasting pioneer John Barrett, master blue marlin angler Ralph G. Christiansen … more

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Thomas and Thomas Welcomes New Expertise in Andy Stone

Thomas and Thomas has announced the welcome of rodmaker Andy Stone to their team. Stone will join T&T as Vice President of Manufacturing. Read more in the press release below.

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Remembering Lefty Kreh

Legendary angler, Lefty Kreh, has passed away at the age of 93. Kreh was a pioneer of saltwater fishing, reinvented fly casting, and designed one of the most well-known flies of all time: Lefty’s Deceiver. There are many great tributes … more

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Vail Valley Anglers Looking for Retail Manager

Vail Valley Anglers has announced their search for a full-time manager to join their team. The position will be responsible for managing all aspects of a retail shop including sales, inventory, merchandising, and seasonal shop staff. Read more in the … more

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Interview with Thomas McGuane

March marks the release of a new collection of short stories from Thomas McGuane. Callan Wink sits down with the author to talk about Montana, early years in the Florida Keys, his friendship with Jim Harrison, and balancing outdoor pursuits … more

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Winston Announces Scott Forristall as New President and CEO

The R.L. Winston Rod Company and Bauer Fly Reels have announced Scott Forristall as the new President and CEO. Forristall has been involved in the fly fishing and outdoor industries for 25 years. Read more in the press release below.

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