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The Forest Group will help lead the Outdoor Industry Association in its national search for a new executive director. “We’re confident that they can find a strong leader to help shape the future of OIA and the important work that … more
Industry veteran Don Swanson will join the Orvis team as director of rod shop manufacturing, the company announced this week. “Don Swanson’s experience is perfectly suited for the focus and growth that we want to bring into our manufacturing skill set here … more
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association and the newly established AFFTA Fisheries Fund have announced the inaugural recipients of funds to help groups that work to “preserve and protect our fisheries and grow fly fishing anglers.” These include The Freshwater Trust, … more
Airflo has announced Bruce Chard and Kelly Galloup will join their Design Team in 2015. Both Chard and Galloup have new lineseries available in the 2015 product lineup. Read more in the press release below.
The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership has announced new members for their board of directors. Rod Nelson, Eric Schwaab, George Thornton and Paul Vigano were welcomed to their new positions at the TRCP board meeting in December. Read more in the press … more
From mourning to memory, this film is a son’s tribute to his father and the love of the sport they shared. The film can be seen in full on tour with the 2015 International Fly Fishing Film Festival.
A film about the life of Vietnam veteran Larry Fivecoats has been selected to be a part of the 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour. The film is written and directed by Colorado fishing guide and filmmaker Scott Thompson and features … more