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Key Editorial Changes at Morris Sporting Group

The Morris Sporting Group of Morris Communications Company, has announced several editorial changes set to take place in the coming year for Gray’s Sporting Journal, American Angler, and Fly Tyer magazines. Read more in the press release below.

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Crosby Beane Joins TrueFlies

Florida-based TrueFlies Clothing recently announced the appointment of Crosby Beane as National Sales Manager. As a 20-year veteran of outdoor industries, “He has a rich background to draw from as he guides TrueFlies’ sales staff through the tremendous growth we … more

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AFFTA Board of Directors Nominations Now Open

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) is now accepting submissions for open Board of Director positions. Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday July 18, 2014. Read more in the press release below.

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Interview with Filmmaker Travis Rummel

Filmmaker Travis Rummel of Felt Soul Media sits down with Brendan Leonard on Adventure Journal to talk about his critically acclaimed documentary ”DamNation.”  “Our hope with DamNation is to get folks to begin thinking about dams and rivers in a critical way,” … more

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Learning From Fly Fishing’s All Stars

The Florida Keys Fly Fishing School is a two-day session running every February, June, and October.  Students there learn the ins and outs of saltwater fishing from masters of the sport, including Steve Huff, Steve Rajeff, Chico Fernandez, and Diana … more

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Female Friendly

With an increasing number of women on the water, the fly fishing industry is taking note. In a recent piece on Gear Junkie, Jessica McGlothlin highlights some influential guides and anglers, as well as companies, responding to the demand. “The … more

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Buck Ryan Named First Snake River Waterkeeper

“Buck” Ryan has been appointed as the Snake River Waterkeeper and will work to protect and preserve the Snake River Basin and surrounding waterways. It’s a huge job, explains Marc Yaggi, Executive Director, Waterkeeper Alliance: “Waterkeepers defend their communities against … more

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Fly Fishing with Chouinard

Crishana Haynes spends a day learning about fly fishing from Patagonia’s founder, Yvon Chouinard, whose recent book Simple Fly Fishing: Techniques for Tenkara and Rod & Reel features a philosophic approach that is welcoming to beginners and advanced alike. “I … more

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Redington Introduces Fly Fishing Team

Redington has announced four new members to Team Redington, a diverse group of athlete-anglers who combine “a passion for fly fishing with adventurous outdoor lifestyles” and will help introduce fly fishing to new and nontraditional audiences. Read more in the … more

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Dick Cabela: Selling the Great Outdoors

Dick Cabela, founder the outdoor-goods chain Cabela’s, passed away recently at the age of seventy-seven. An article by Amy Merrick highlights the culture that grew up around the chain, which began in western Nebraska with selling flies. “The growth of … more

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