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Fishing Hall-of-Famer Passes on Kype Magazine Publishing Torch

George Douglas of the online fly fishing magazine “Kype” has announced Aileen Lane as new publisher/owner. “I believe Aileen is an up-and-coming star in the fishing industry and I am proud that “Kype” will run that course with her,” says … more

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AFFTA Hires Communications Director

After an extensive national search, the American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced Becky Edwards will join the AFFTA team as new Communications Director, and will work to further AFFTA’s mission of promoting sustained growth of the fly fishing industry … more

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Cane is Cool

After spending an afternoon with the “Boo Boys” of Sweetgrass Rods, Jessica McGlothlin shared an inside view of the legendary workshop in a recent article in Big Sky Journal. They are “All part of an ancient angler’s cult — which … more

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Salmon & Steelhead Journal Hires Patrick McGann as Editor

A veteran of the publishing industry, Patrick McGann has recently been announced as new editor of the Salmon & Steelhead Journal. McGann will take on editing responsibilities from former editor Pat Hoglund, who will continue to serve as publisher and … more

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Hemingway Collection Digitized

While his prose may be sparse, Hemingway hoarded. And a new collection of his gatherings containing everything from telegraphs, old shoes, and editing notes has been digitized and is on display online thanks to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library … more

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TU’s Moyer Elected to Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Trout Unlimited’s vice president for government affairs, Steve Moyer, was recently elected into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame for his work as a political advocate on behalf of coldwater fisheries.  “Steve represents the best of Trout Unlimited,” said … more

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Tag Kleiner Joins Far Bank Enterprises as VP of Marketing

Far Bank Enterprises has announced that Tag Kleiner, previously of Smith Optics, will join their team as Vice President of Marketing for Sage, Redington, and RIO Products. “Tag is a perfect cultural fit for Far Bank,” comments CEO and president, … more

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Video Hatch: “Doc of The Drakes: Hit ‘em Again Doc!”

Following a neurosurgical procedure to relieve the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, Dr. Robert Franklin heads to the river with his fishing partner, Pete Wood, in this preview of the film short sequel to the acclaimed “Doc of The Drakes.”

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AMFF Announces Outreach Program

The American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced a new initiative for 2014, focused on expanding online presence and outreach through digital mediums. Read more in the press release below. 

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AMFF Announces Communications Manager Opening

The American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced it is seeking applications for the newly created job of Communications Manager. The position will be “the marketing voice of AMFF in person, online, and in print.” Read more in the press … more

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