Category Archives: People
Orri Vigfússon, founder and chairman of the Iceland-based North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF), has passed away. Vigfússon’s efforts and negotiation skills through the NASF has worked to buy out commercial fishermen’s nets, and “According to NASF estimates,” writes Ross Purnell, … more
Winston Rod Company and Bauer Fly Reels have announced the welcome of Jim Murphy to their teams. Murphy will serve as Sales Manager for both companies. Read more in the press release below.
Fishpond has announced the welcome of longtime angler and industry veteran Russell Miller to their team. Miller will serve the brand as marketing director. Read more in the press release below.
After 36 years of business, Ralph and Lisa Cutter of the California School of Fly Fishing have announced they will be retiring from the school. Read more in the press release below.
Thomas & Thomas Fly Rods has announced the welcome of Camille Egdorf to its advisory staff. “Camille provides a much-needed perspective that will allow us to approach rod design differently and expand our current offerings,” says T&T owner Neville Orsmond. … more
Florida Keys Outfitters, based in Islamorada, Florida, has announced their search for a fly fishing and tackle manager. This position will “Insure smooth and orderly operation of the Fly Tackle Department as well as engaging in all other aspects of … more
In a recent interview author Robert DeMott talks about his long friendship with fellow writer and angler Jim Harrison. “He used to always come back to the metaphor of the river—for time, fluidity, and movement forward,” says DeMott. Read the conversation … more