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Interview with Jay Zimmerman

From his start on warmwater ponds of Ohio to commercial halibut fishing in Alaska, to chasing “golden bonefish” on the mudflats of Colorado’s reservoirs, Jay Zimmerman’s angling is experienced and diverse. He talks about everything from his start as a … more

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Ben Knight: Breaking the Rules

Ben Knight, one of the filmmakers behind the documentary on the history and controversy of dam removal projects “DamNation,” talks about his career, activism, and how far he’s willing to go to make art.  “Pretty much everything we did in … more

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Angler’s Covey is Hiring Full and Part-time Positions

Colorado Springs-based fly shop Angler’s Covey has announced their search for full and part-time positions. Read more in the press release below.

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Simple Revolution

Patagonia founder and CEO Yvon Chouinard has become a great proponent of the tenkara method of fly fishing. He talks about his journey to this simpler technique, the future of conservation, as well as his new book, “Simple Fly Fishing,” in … more

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Mark Harbaugh Joins AFFTA Board

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association is welcoming Mark Harbaugh, Global Sales Manager of Fish for Patagonia, as a board member of AFFTA. “He is incredibly seasoned in our industry and will bring immense insight and leadership to the AFFTA board,” … more

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Umpqua Names Geri Norton Administration Manager

Umpqua Feather Merchants has announced Geri Norton as their new administration manager. Norton has been with the company for the past 10 years and will now oversee all Accounting, Customer Service, and Human Resource functions. Read more in the press … more

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NSLM Announces 2015 John H. Daniels Fellows

The 2015 recipients of the John H. Daniels Fellowship program hosted by The National Sporting Library & Museum have been announced. Topics of study of the visiting researchers include history, art, literature, anthropology, and sport. Read more in the press … more

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Video Hatch: “Story of a Guide: Episode 1”

This short film features the story of Truckee River guide Matt “Gilligan” Koles. From Catch, Snap & Release.

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Video Hatch: “Hoagy Carmichael Bamboo Rod Shop”

Legendary bamboo rodmaker Hoagy Carmichael recently donated his entire rodmaking shop to the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum. In this short video his son, Ben Carmichael, talks with Hoagy about his work and legacy.

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Q&A with John Gierach

Morgan Lyle reports from the Somerset Fly Fishing Show on a Q&A session with author John Gierach. From advice to aspiring writers to how the internet has changed the game, don’t miss some great words of advice and observation from … more

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