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The Fly Fishing Show Appoints New President and CEO

Ben Furimsky has been announced as new president and CEO of the The Fly Fishing Show. Ben will take over the work from his father, Chuck Furimsky, who will continue his role as director. Read more in the press release … more

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Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Announces New Executive Director

Jim McDuffie has been announced as new Executive Director of The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. McDuffie brings over 25 years of experience in the non-profit sector, including with The Nature Conservancy. Read more in the press release below.

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Vedavoo Raffles Hand-Painted Packs for PHW

Vedavoo has announced an annual raffle of hand-built and hand-painted packs, with proceeds going to benefit Project Healing Waters. Read more in the press release below.

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Jess McGlothlin Joins AFFTA as Communications Director

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced Jess McGlothlin as communications director. “I’m thrilled to be joining AFFTA at this exciting time,” McGlothlin notes. “Our industry is undergoing significant change, and there is an opportunity for the fly-fishing community … more

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Video Hatch: “Healing Waters”

The third installment of “The Legacy Project,” features PHWFF Founder and President Ed Nicholson. The film shows how nature can heal wounds and how just one person can start something big.

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New Partnership Focused on Recovery of Both Disabled Veterans and Wild Atlantic Salmon

Project Healing Waters and The Atlantic Salmon Federation have announced a new partnership to further help to military veterans through angling. Read more in the press release below.

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Fly Fishing Industry Loses Bruce Olson

The fly fishing community has lost one of its key figures in the passing of Bruce Olson. He started with Umpqua Feather Merchants over two decades ago, and had many influences over the evolution of the industry and sport. Read … more

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The Fly Shop Looking for Graphic Artist

The Fly Shop, based in Redding, California, has announced their search for a graphic artist to join their team. Read more in the press release below.

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AFFTA Elects New Board Members

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced the election of six new board members: Steve Bendzak, Brandon Shuler, Tom Sadler, Tucker Ladd, Mark Harbaugh and Rob Parkins. Each will serve a three-year term, which will begin October 12 2015. … more

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Flip Pallot Launches New Website, Blog

Fly fishing legend Flip Pallot has announced the launch of a new website and blog. “The site itself is a virtual ‘who’s who’ of legendary fly anglers, and users can expect to glean angling wisdom from the likes of Stu … more

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