Category Archives: People

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


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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Matching Challenge from Project Healing Waters

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Founder & President Ed Nicholson has donated his $25,000 Purpose Prize Award to PHWFF. In honor of Nicholson’s generosity, the group is holding a fundraiser to match the donated funds. Project Healing Waters has 158 … more

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The Madison River Foundation Names New Executive Director

The Madison River Foundation’s Board of Directors has announced C. Hans Figi has been named Executive Director. “We believe Hans has the right combination of skills and experience working with non-profit organizations to help lead the Foundation and build upon … more

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Share Your Story to Celebrate Jose Wejebe

Share your fishing story in honor of the late fishing legend Jose Wejebe. Now through his birthday January 18, the Jose Wejebe Spanish Fly Memorial Foundation is asking friends, family and fans “to take a picture of how they’ll celebrate … more

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Harrison’s Upper Peninsula

In a recent piece in The New York Times, author Jim Harrison recounts living in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and how a “largely fine and unknown location” and its landscape and culture have shaped his stories.

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