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