Category Archives: People

Tag Kleiner Joins Far Bank Enterprises as VP of Marketing

Far Bank Enterprises has announced that Tag Kleiner, previously of Smith Optics, will join their team as Vice President of Marketing for Sage, Redington, and RIO Products. “Tag is a perfect cultural fit for Far Bank,” comments CEO and president, … more

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Video Hatch: “Doc of The Drakes: Hit ‘em Again Doc!”

Following a neurosurgical procedure to relieve the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, Dr. Robert Franklin heads to the river with his fishing partner, Pete Wood, in this preview of the film short sequel to the acclaimed “Doc of The Drakes.”

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AMFF Announces Outreach Program

The American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced a new initiative for 2014, focused on expanding online presence and outreach through digital mediums. Read more in the press release below. 

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AMFF Announces Communications Manager Opening

The American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced it is seeking applications for the newly created job of Communications Manager. The position will be “the marketing voice of AMFF in person, online, and in print.” Read more in the press … more

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Maroun’s Big Bang Theory

Certified casting instructor and executive producer of What A Catch Productions Kathryn Maroun  has traveled across the world chasing exotic species and raising awareness for conservation issues with her viewers and fans. In a recent piece, Mauron shares her experience of … more

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Podcast Interview: John Van Vleet from Scientific Anglers Talks About the New Sharkwave Fly Line

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This week John Van Vleet, the marketing manager over at Scientific Anglers, talks to MidCurrent about living in a tent in a baseball stadium for 152 nights in a row, trout fishing, and most importantly about SA’s new line, called Sharkwave. … more

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Ben Kurtz Appointed to AFFTA Board of Directors

Ben Kurtz, co-owner of Fishpond, has been appointed to serve on the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) board of directors. “The appointment of Ben Kurtz to the AFFTA Board of Directors represents the addition of a new and young … more

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Bonefish and Tarpon Trust Seeks Communications Manager

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust is searching for a PR and Communications Manager. Read more in the press release below.

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AFFTA Board of Director Appointments

The Board of Directors for the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) has announced two new appointments:  Tom Sadler as Vice-Chairman and Michael White to fill an open board seat. Read more in the press release below.

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Podcast Interview: Jay Zimmerman

Author Jay Zimmerman is featured in the most recent episode of Rob Snowhite’s podcast series. In this good-humored and down-to-earth interview, Zimmerman talks about everything from pet peeves and philosophy of fly design to his recently released book, The Top … more

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