Category Archives: People

Orvis Presents First Breaking Barriers Awards

The first annual Orvis Breaking Barriers Awards were presented to Chad Brown of Soul River Runs Wild and Lori-Ann Murphy of Reel Women at the recent Orvis Guides’ Rendezvous in Missoula, MT. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “The Randall Steiger Story”

This short film features an Iraq War veteran’s journey from soldier to civilian life with the help of a  fly fishing trip with Project Healing Waters.

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Andy Mill joins Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition

The Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition offers anglers an opportunity to help participate in field work that will advance tarpon research, while also enjoying fishing opportunities in Belize. The 2015 expedition will be led in part by Andy Mill. Read more … more

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Profile of Norman Maclean

The June 1981 issue of Esquire featured a piece by Pete Dexter profiling Norman Maclean. With care, keen observation and humor, Dexter writes about a great teacher, author and angler in his element: his cabin on the banks of Seeley Lake … more

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Video Hatch: “BHA Salute to Fly Fishing Icon and Conservationist”

World War II veteran Frank Moore reflects on a memorable fishing moment in this short film from Backcountry Hunters & Anglers.

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Mark Knee Memorial

Mark Knee’s passion for the outdoors and conservation was evident through his work as a fly fishing and upland bird hunting guide at Schmidt Outfitters and wildlife biologist with the Michigan DNR. Tragically, Mark passed away this week after a … more

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Job Opening: Store Manager, Angling Company (Key West)

The Angling Company fly fishing store in Key West, FL has an immediate opening for a store manager.  Contact Nathaniel Linville ( for more information. Job responsibilities: Serves customers by providing merchandise; supervising staff. Job Duties: – Completes store operational … more

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Native Fish Society Hires Erica Stock as New Executive Director

The Native Fish Society has announced Erica Stock as the organization’s new executive director. “Erica’s passion for wild, native fish, understanding of the science that guides our efforts, and experience growing grassroots networks, will be a huge asset to Native … more

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Stalking Birdies and Bones

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus compares stalking birdies in a major tournament to stalking bonefish on a salt flat. “I think that bonefishing combines hunting, it combines calculation of where the fish could be, what the tides are, what the moon … more

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The Big Year

Mike and Aimee Eaton and their son Gus have embarked on an impressive trip for 2015: traveling the United States with the goal of catching every major game fish species in the U.S. They talk about the balance of working jobs … more

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