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Bruce Chard and Kelly Galloup Join Airflo Design Team

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.

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TRCP Welcomes Four New Board Members

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

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Video Hatch: “Recapture”

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.

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Chouinard: Minimalism and Function

Yvon Chouinard has been called “America’s most unlikely business guru,” but he is a natural environmentalist. His recent work involves raising awareness about the harmful impacts of dams on fish populations. In a recent piece on The Globe and Mail, … more

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“Breaking Through” Selected for 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour

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

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“The Courage of Hope”

In a recent piece, Matt Smythe writes about hope and veterans; on the water and returning from war. “Ultimately, it’s a gift of presence, and greater courage. On the water and in life. Elusive, yes. But attainable. And absolutely worth … more

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Two New Board Members Join AFFTA Board of Directors

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced two new members to their board of directors: Steve Bendzak, Vice President of Sales at Simms Fishing Products, and Dr. Brandon Shuler, freelance journalist and Oceans Advocate for The Oceans Conservancy. Read … more

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Flies for Kids

Flies for Kids helps get young people introduced to the world of fly tying. One of the ways anglers can help is by donating unused flies, which will be packaged in Cliff boxes donated by Cliff Outdoors, and then given … more

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2014 Fly Tying Symposium Winners

Winners of the fly tying and casting competition at the International Fly Tying Symposium, held recently held in Somerset, NJ, have been announced. Read more in the press release below.

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In Memoriam: Christmas Island Guide Teannaki Kaiboboki

One of the first full-time guides in Kiribati, legendary Christmas Island fly fishing guide Teannaki Kaiboboki has unexpectedly passed away. Read more in the press release below.

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