Category Archives: People

Video Hatch: “Mend”

Mend, a Kickstarter film project from TwoFisted Heart Productions and Sharptail Media, tells the story of Joey Maxim and his recovery from a near-fatal car accident and discovery of fly fishing.

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John Melfi Passes

We are sad to report that John Melfi, MidCurrent‘s book reviewer and a Brooklyn, NY trusts and estates lawyer, died Monday night after suffering a severe head injury from falling.  We’ll offer a longer tribute to John, who was an incredibly talented … more

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Joan Salvato Wulff Honored by National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame

At a November 7, 2015 ceremony to be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Chicago, casting legend Joan Wulff will be inducted to the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Read more in the press release below.

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Remembering Lawrence Levine

One of the victims of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon was assistant professor of English and avid angler and guide Lawrence Levine. Ross Purnell remembers Levine with a reprinted article from Fly Fisherman, “Hats.” And … more

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TU Welcomes New Members to Board of Trustees

Trout Unlimited has announced three new members to its board of trustees: Patsy Ishiyama, Steve Moss and K.C. Walsh. Coming from diverse backgrounds, they bring a mix of conservation expertise, fishing industry acumen and business management experience. Read more in … more

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The Fly Fishing Show Appoints New President and CEO

Ben Furimsky has been announced as new president and CEO of the The Fly Fishing Show. Ben will take over the work from his father, Chuck Furimsky, who will continue his role as director. Read more in the press release … more

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Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Announces New Executive Director

Jim McDuffie has been announced as new Executive Director of The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. McDuffie brings over 25 years of experience in the non-profit sector, including with The Nature Conservancy. Read more in the press release below.

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Vedavoo Raffles Hand-Painted Packs for PHW

Vedavoo has announced an annual raffle of hand-built and hand-painted packs, with proceeds going to benefit Project Healing Waters. Read more in the press release below.

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Jess McGlothlin Joins AFFTA as Communications Director

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced Jess McGlothlin as communications director. “I’m thrilled to be joining AFFTA at this exciting time,” McGlothlin notes. “Our industry is undergoing significant change, and there is an opportunity for the fly-fishing community … more

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Video Hatch: “Healing Waters”

The third installment of “The Legacy Project,” features PHWFF Founder and President Ed Nicholson. The film shows how nature can heal wounds and how just one person can start something big.

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